Famoco news


FAMOCO and Keolis develop a strategic partnership

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Keolis, a world leader in shared mobility and a pioneer in the development of public transport, to design the next generation ticket validator. During the first phase, the public transport network of Orleans in France will be equipped to accelerate the digitization of transport ticketing. The result will be a significant reduction in operational costs and greater ease of use. Press release (in English) Press release (in French)


Mont-Blanc Challenge : FAMOCO on top of Europe !

Our latest Team Building was quite an outstanding challenge. Indeed, our stated goal was to climb Mount Blanc – all together. After Mount Toubkal, in Marocco last November, our teams were hungry for a new challenge. This one was 4810m high !

And we did things well since we were about twenty to make it to the peak. Of course, we had not forgotten to take a FX100 with us.

You can follow the headlines of this incredible adventure with our press release (in French) and some photographs that were captured during the ascent.


Instant set up for professional devices with FAMOCO

FAMOCO devices are perfect for large-scale deployments: check out the video we just released illustrating how we stand out from the crowd! You’ll discover how FAMOCO devices compare with standard Android smartphones. Our professional devices can be set up in only 12 seconds: that’s 25x faster than standard smartphones.

25x faster than standard smartphones

You could save over 200 hours for a deployment of 1,000 devices. They are the perfect business ready solution thanks to their different embedded features:

– Instant set up
– Built-in Mobile Device Manager (MDM)
– Pre-configured wifi
– No Google account needed Contact us to learn more


FAMOCO on a successful business mission in South East Asia

Last week FAMOCO was part of an Information and Communication Technologies business mission in Singapore and Bangkok. It was organized by EU Gateway – Business Avenues, a business program funded by the European Union. Watch the below video to discover why this business mission was such a tremendous opportunity for FAMOCO! Contact us to learn more

Visit EU Business Avenues’ website


Be-Bound and FAMOCO pair up to make connectivity accessible to all

Connectivity for all!

We are proud to announce that FAMOCO is pairing up with the French start-up Be-Bound, specialized in mobile internet connections services. Be-Bound has developed a technology that increases mobile Internet coverage and its accessibility, bringing services to the largest audience possible. We are using Be-Bound’s expertise to optimize transactions and data flows, in an effort to bridge the gap for internet connections affecting businesses and populations in remote regions of the world. Check out the press release (French)


Visit Be-Bound’s website


FAMOCO wins best payment terminal innovation award at Cashless Africa Expo

On March 22nd and 23rd 2017, Mobile Money Africa organized the 6th edition of the Cashless Africa Conference and Expo in Lagos, Nigeria.
This event brings together Fintechs, technology companies and financial institutions to discuss the role of digital payment solutions  in Africa’s economy and how they can benefit all populations.

FAMOCO is proud to have received a Cashless Africa Award for Best Payment Terminal Innovation!
Check out the winners list. Contact us to learn more


Ingenico Group and FAMOCO pool their expertise to develop a new business offering

Partnership : Famoco help Ingenico Group to broaden its range of payment solutions

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the global leader in seamless payment, and FAMOCO, leader of Android-based transactional devices, today announced that they have been collaborating on an industry tailored offering. This partnership brings together the best of their know-how to achieve greater integration of payment acceptance solutions and business services.

This initiative forms part of Ingenico’s ongoing effort to open up to various platforms and ecosystems, with the aim to broaden its range of payment solutions and meet all merchants’ needs. FAMOCO is specialized in secure Android-based solutions supporting the digital transformation of businesses and their staff in mobility, notably in the fields of transport, healthcare or utilities. Ingenico provides its long-standing expertise in secure electronic payment. The companies’ respective markets are complementary, so are their sizes.

A proof of […]

FAMOCO at Mobile World Congress 2017

 27 February – 2 March 2017
Hall 5 Booth 5C22

After a memorable Mobile World Congress in 2016, where FAMOCO was awarded the Best B2B Solution Award, we will once again be attending the world’s largest mobile industry event – for the third time in a row! This will be the perfect occasion for us to showcase our latest solutions that target the mobility and access control markets.
In particular, you will discover the first standalone device in Europe to accept payments through AliPay, as well as the turnkey KYC solution that Orange has chosen to deploy across its network.
Come by our booth to discover how our Android transactional solution can help you achieve your mobile digital transformation goals.


Tuesday, 28th February
Friendly evening Wine & Cheese on our booth
Wednesday, 29th February
Networking open bar at Hotel Omm
– starting […]

Idinvest Partners participates to the raise of €11M for FAMOCO’s growth

FAMOCO, leader of Android-based transactional devices, today announced a €11m round of financing led by Idinvest Partners, together with Orange Digital Ventures, SNCF Digital Ventures, BNP Paribas Développement and alongside their historical investors Hi inov, Fonds Ambition Numérique managed by Bpifrance, and Aurinvest.

Paris – February 20th 2017 –
This new round of funding will enable FAMOCO to meet growing international demand for transactional solutions in the fields of cashless payment, transportation, smart city as well as the digital transformation in mobility faced by large corporations.

The startup experienced tremendous growth in 2016, driven by its innovative solution that secures transactions on mobile devices. It combines a secure Android-based device with a built-in Mobile Device Management (MDM) platform. FAMOCO plans to double in size this year with over 50 recruitments planned and will also open offices in Europe, Middle-East, Africa, USA and Asia. […]


FAMOCO boosts French Tech business at CES in Las Vegas

The startup launches an exclusive lead management offer for French Tech Startups
and will present a prototype of secure smartphones for kids and seniors

Meet Famoco at CES in Las Vegas

Paris, 19th December 2016

From the 5th to 8th January 2017, FAMOCO, the leader in secure Android devices, will be present at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the largest trade show devoted to technological innovation in consumer electronics, with two separate announcements: The launch of an exclusive lead management offer for startups of the French Tech and the presentation of a unique prototype of secure smartphones for kids and seniors.

An exclusive “Lead retrieval” offer for French Tech startups at CES

FAMOCO has negotiated an exclusive “Lead retrieval” offer for French startups present at the Las Vegas show. In partnership with ITN International, the official […]

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