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Olvid is selected for the French Tech DeepNum20 program


🏆 We are delighted to announce that Olvid is the winner of the 1st edition of the FRENCH TECH DEEPNUM20 !

This LaFrenchTech program supports technological champions in strategic sectors of the economy.

On Thursday, October 27, 2022, the Minister for Digital Transition and Telecommunications Jean-Noël Barrot  and the Director of the Mission French Tech  Clara Chappaz  announced the list of winning start-ups of the 1st edition of the French Tech DeepNum20.

Media coverage:

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Thomas Baignères tells Pierre Cappelli about Olvid


« Thomas Baignères tells us about Olvid, the French instant messaging service that is not afraid of WhatsApp, Telegram or Signal… and for good reason 🚀”.

A new and fascinating interview for Pierre Cappelli’s blog, to be read here 👉

👀 Read the interview (FR)  Tweet  LinkedIn Post


Olvid on France TV prime-time documentary


“Cyber: the war is declared”, an excellent documentary on cyber issues today. Directed by Coraline Salvoche and Alain Pirot.

For C DANS L’AIR. Broadcast in prime time on France 5 (France TV). To watch here 👉

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A secure and sovereign collaborative suite soon on your screens


📣 A complete, secure and sovereign collaborative suite soon on your screens! Thats’ Project TOO - for TIXEO | Oodrive | Olvid 😎.

Media coverage:

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Olvid Digital Sovereignty Award


Many thanks to the Economic Intelligence Portal and to the Economic Warfare School - EGE for granting Olvid the Digital Sovereignty Award!

We are grateful to AEGE - the economic intelligence experts network for this magnificent evening at the Gabriel Rotunda of École Militaire in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Economic Warfare School - EGE and the 10th anniversary of the Economic Intelligence Portal. The theme of this Gala was “Serving France” 🇫🇷.

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Olvid in the 100 French innovations of Le Point


100 innovations of tomorrow chosen by a jury of excellence.

Because their inventors will shape our future with vision, science and a lot of nerve.

Olvid is very honored to be part of it.

👀 Read Le Point article (FR)  Tweet  LinkedIn Post


Olvid at FIC 2022


📆 We will be at FIC 2022, Stand F32, from June 7 to 9 in Lille.

The opportunity to meet us and share how to deploy Olvid in your company, simplify enrollment (add contacts in one click), rely on your own SSO, distribute Olvid via MDM, and much more!

 FIC 2022  Post LinkedIn  Tweet


Olvid at READY FOR IT 2022


📆 The future of private messaging will be at booth 43 at Ready For IT 2022 from May 17-19 in Monaco! 🎪. An opportunity to meet our team and discover how to roll Olvid in your company!

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Olvid was a guest on the Good Morning Business program presented by Audrey Maubert and Christophe Jakubyszyn  on BFM Business. To watch or listen here 👉 

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Partnership with TEHTRIS


OLVID and TEHTRIS announce their 100% sovereign 🇪🇺 🇫🇷 and complementary partnership for an optimal security of smartphones and communication channel. 📱

👀 Read the press release (FR)  LinkedIn Post  Tweet


RAID chooses Olvid


RAID uses Olvid for secure communication!

The RAID (Research, Assistance, Intervention, Deterrence), an elite unit of the French National Police, chooses Olvid to ensure communications between all its members. Founded in 1985, the unit’s mission is to fight organized crime, gangsterism and terrorism. It must therefore protect itself more than anything else against malicious acts, with the constant challenge of securing the data shared between its members.

“We chose Olvid because it is an extremely advanced French solution in terms of cryptography, which protects the anonymity of RAID operators”, explains Eddy, head of the unit’s technical resources…

👀 Read the press release (FR)  LinkedIn Post  Tweet from French National Police  Tweet

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Olvid on France 24


« We deserve extremely secure messaging ».

On France 24 for #Tech24, Guillaume Grallet  consults Thomas Baignères  on Telegram, then recommends Olvid.

To watch here, at 04:30 👉 

👀 Read the article and watch the video (FR) Post LinkedIn

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Olvid in Le Point


“We have to stop considering Telegram as an encrypted messenger. It is a social network like Facebook, without any particular security”.

For Le Point, Thomas Baignères  talks with Guillaume Grallet .

An excellent article to discover here 👉

👀 Read Le Point article (FR)  Tweet  LinkedIn Post


Olvid secures the Ambassadors of the Gendarmerie Reservists


Olvid selected to secure communications for all Gendarmerie Reserve Ambassadors.

ANAROSGend, the “National Association of Ambassadors of the Gendarmerie Operational and Specialty Reserves”, is now securing its communications with Olvid.

🇫🇷 A partnership that will benefit the hundreds and then thousands of Ambassadors of the Gendarmerie’s Operational and Specialty Reserve 👮‍♂️🧑‍🎓.

🙏 Thanks to Colonel Georges Pierrini, President of ANAROSGend, and to his teams for selecting Olvid.

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Olvid winner of the France 2030 plan


Olvid is a winner of the France 2030 Investment Plan which also supports the « development of innovative and critical cyber technologies », annonce Bruno Le Maire , Minister of the Economy, Finance and Recovery, by inaugurating the Campus Cyber  in la Défense and reviewing the first achievements of the national cyber strategy, with Cédric O. , Secretary of State for Digital Transformation and Electronic Communications, and Frédérique Vidal , Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

👀 Read the Press Release from the Ministry of Economy and Finance 👀 Read the publication of the General Secretariat for Investment LinkedIn Post  Tweet


Olvid goes open source


We kept our promise.

🔥🔥🔥 Olvid is open source 🔥🔥🔥

Media coverage:

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Agoranov's acceleration


Olvid had the privilege of participating in the excellent Deeptech Impact accelerator program of Agoranov 🚀. What did it bring us? Thomas Baignères  answers in 2 minutes.

Replay the interview (FR)


Cyber-espionage, the new face of economic intelligence?


How to escape cyber and mass espionage? What questions should you ask yourself when choosing a communication method? Cédric Sylvestre  shares.

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Partnership with Sopra Steria


Sopra Steria, a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development, announces the launch of its new cyber resilience offer to help organizations securely recover their critical activities.

Sopra Steria chooses Olvid to preserve communication security in the event of an IT crisis.

👀 Read our press release (FR) 👀 Read the Sopra Steria press release (FR)


About privacy in the digital space, for Little Syster


For Little-Syster’s interviews on privacy in the digital space, Jacques-André Bondy  answers.

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Podcast Fraudologie


Denis Pénot, fraudologist, interviews Thomas Baignères for the Fraudology podcast #16: “Be FINALLY sure of the identity of your interlocutors thanks to Olvid”.

🎧 Listen to the Podcast


Open letter to the President published by Le Point


Open letter to the French President, published by Le Point. Thank you Guillaume Grallet .

👀 Read Le Point article (FR)


Olvid at Viva Technology


📆 Olvid will be at Viva Technology, Europe’s biggest startup and tech event. June 16-19, 2021. In Paris & online. Hosted by BNP Paribas - Lab / WAI.

Viva Technology online


Olvid in PortraitDeStartuper


Thomas Baignères in PortraitDeStartuper #50 on

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Olvid in France's most promising deeptech startups


Olvid in France’s most promising deeptech startups to watch, according to investor Anne-Sophie Carrese, partner at Elaia Partners. By Cécile Bussy for Sifted, backed by Financial Times.

👀 Read the article (en) LinkedIn Post


Olvid receives a second Security Visa (CSPN certification) issued by ANSSI


Olvid was the only messenger to have a Security Visa (CSPN certification) issued by ANSSI. Now it’s the first to have two!

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Olvid on France Inter


Olvid, « the purest fruit of French research » for France Inter. Thanks Christine Siméone .

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Olvid on RTL


“4 more privacy-friendly alternatives to WhatsApp” for RTL. Thanks Benjamin Hue .

👀 Read the RTL article (FR)

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Olvid on RTBF news


Olvid on RTBF news. Thanks to Jean-François Noulet and to Commissioner Olivier Bogaert of the Federal Computer Crime Unit, for introducing us at 02:05.

👀 Read the article and replay the news (fr) LinkedIn Post


Olvid in the Success Stories of Systematic Paris-Region


“Systematic Paris-Region is delighted with the success of Olvid, a well-known member of its Cyber & Security Hub.”

👀 Read the article (fr) LinkedIn Post

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Olvid in 60 millions de consommateurs


“Instant messaging: what if we left WhatsApp?” for 60 millions de consommateurs, by Hervé Cabibbo .

👀 Read the article (fr)


Orange Cyberdefense introduces Olvid


Orange Cyberdefense presents Olvid as an alternative.

👀 Read the article (fr) LinkedIn Post


Olvid in Affiches Parisiennes


“Instant messaging: what risks to corporate data sovereignty?” for Affiches Parisiennes, by Anne Moreaux .

👀 Read the article (FR)

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Olvid in L'Usine Nouvelle


“When Whatsapp also worries companies” for L’Usine Nouvelle, by Marion Garreau . Also published in the print edition (No. 3692 - April 2, 2021).

👀 Read the article (FR) 👀 Read the print edition


Olvid at the MEDEF Webinar


Olvid invited to the MEDEF Webinar: “Instant messaging: what are the risks to your data sovereignty? A no-holds-barred debate on the digital and economic security of our data. Which actors should be trusted and under what security conditions? ”.

Opening by Geoffroy Roux de Bezieux , President of MEDEF  .

Co-hosted by:

  • Laurent Giovachini, Co-Chairman of the MEDEF’s Economic Sovereignty and Security Committee, CEO of Sopra Steria, Chairman of the Syntec X-ENSTA Federation.

  • Christian Poyau , Co-President of the MEDEF’s Technological Change & Societal Impacts Commission, CEO of Micropole.


  • Marc-Antoine Brillant, deputy assistant director of strategy at the ANSSI (National Agency for Information Systems Security).

  • Arnaud Vieules, deputy director of economic protection at the DGSI (General Directorate of Homeland Security).

  • Thomas Baignères , CEO and co-founder of Olvid.

Conclusion by Christine Hennion , Deputy of Hauts de Seine.

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Olvid in Alliancy


“Medef prefers Olvid to WhatsApp” for Alliancy, by Catherine Moal.

👀 Read the article (FR)

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Olvid in La Croix


“France wants to progress on cybersecurity” for La Croix, by Romain Subtil.

👀 Read the article (FR)


MEDEF visits Olvid


Geoffroy Roux de Bezieux , President of the MEDEF   visits Olvid and his team, surrounded by a delegation of professionals and the Press:

Laurent Giovachini, Co-Chairman of the Medef Sovereignty Committee, CEO of Sopra Steria, Chairman of the Syntec X-ENSTA Federation.

Christian Poyau , Co-Chairman of the Medef’s Technological Change & Societal Impacts Commission, CEO of Micropole.

Stephanie Tison , Deputy International Director of Medef.

Gautier Berna , Mission Director at Medef’s social division.

Francine Bertrand , Director of the WAI Paris Accelerator  at BNP Paribas Développement Innovation.

Marguerite Bérard , Director of Networks France, member of the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas.

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MEDEF chooses Olvid


“Bye bye WhatsApp, hello Olvid. The MEDEF   changes messaging and chooses a French player” publishes its President, Geoffroy Roux de Bezieux .

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Olvid in 01Net


“Olvid: how to get started with the “world’s most secure” messaging system” in 01Net. Thanks Geoffroy Ondet.

👀 Read the article (FR)


Olvid in SDBR News


“With Olvid, users regain possession of their digital identity…” for SDBR News. Thank you Alain Establier.

👀 Read the SDBR News article (FR) 👀 Read the previous SDBR article (FR)

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Olvid in Le Figaro


Olvid in “Alternative instant messaging solutions are taken by storm”, by Ingrid Vergara . Also published in the printed edition.

👀 Read Le Figaro article (FR)

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Olvid invited on 01HEBDO


Jacques-André Bondy was the guest of François Sorel and Jérôme Colombain in 01HEBDO on 01TV, the video channel of the high-tech news website

Followed by a precise article written by Gilbert Kallenborn .

Replay 01HEBDO TV Show (FR) 👀 Read the 01net article (FR)


Podcast La Robe Numérique


Oriana Labruyère , lawyer in digital law and DPO, receives Cédric Sylvestre for the launch of the podcast “La Robe Numérique” (The Digital Dress) which allows to discover technological solutions responding to modern legal issues.

🎧 Listen to the Apple podcast (fr) 🎧 Listen to the Spotify Podcast (fr)


Thomas invited by Smart Tech on B SMART


Thomas Baignères was the guest of Delphine Sabattier in Smart Tech on B SMART TV, alongside Claire Poirson and Benoit Grunemwald. A beautiful tray for an exciting topic: “What do messengers do with our data?”.

Replay the Smart Tech TV Show (FR)

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Olvid in Le Point


In-depth interview of Thomas Baignères  by Le Point. And reminder in the print edition (No. 2527 - January 21st, 2021). Thank you Guillaume Grallet  for this time and all these details.

👀 Read Le Point article (FR) 👀 Read the print edition


Olvid on RTL


“Olvid, the French messaging service more secure than WhatsApp and Signal” for RTL. Thanks Benjamin Hue .

👀 Read the RTL article (FR)


Olvid on Phonandroid


“Olvid: this French messaging app is more secure than WhatsApp and Signal” for Phonandroid. Thanks Florian Bayard.

👀 Read the Phonandroid article (FR)


Thomas and Olvid in the "Most Significant Interviews of 2020" for clubic


Thomas Baignères and Olvid in the “Most Significant Interviews of 2020” for 🗞 clubic, alongside a co-creator of Siri and David Caroll, a Cambridge Analytica/Facebook whistleblower, among others 👏. The year is off to a strong start. Thank you Alexandre Boero . Best wishes to all of you.

👀 Read the clubic article (FR)


Conference at the AEGE Cyber Club


Conference at the Cyber Club of the AEGE (Alumni of the Economic Warfare School). “Can you trust WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, etc.?”

Watch the conference (FR)


Olvid on the front page of clubic


We dreamed about it, Alexandre Boero did it 🙌 ! Thanks to him for this great interview where we come back on what makes Olvid a really respectful messaging service for its users, really safe, fundamentally different!

👀 Read the clubic article (FR) Watch the interview (FR)


Olvid in Les Echos Entrepreneurs


“IT: Olvid sells its ultra-secure messaging service”. Interview with Jonathan Grelier.

👀 Read the article online (FR)


Olvid in Le Figaro Economie


That is done 🙌! “Olvid, a French start-up, challenges WhatsApp and Telegram on security” by Ingrid Vergara . Also published in the week-end printed edition of Le Figaro Economie, with the anniversary issue of Madame Figaro’s 40th birthday.

👀 Read the Figaro article (FR)


Olvid Wins Jury and Public Awards for Innovation at the 2020 Cyber Security Forum Les Assises


Olvid has the tremendeous honnor to be awarded the jury and public prizes of the Innovation Award of the Cybersecurity Forum Les Assises 2020.

Award Ceremony (FR) Olvid on Assises Website Pitch video


Olvid receives a Security Visa (CSPN certification) issued by ANSSI


Olvid becomes the first instant messenger to receive a Security Visa (CSPN certification) issued by ANSSI. It attests to Olvid’s robustness, based on a compliance analysis and penetration tests performed by an independent Information Technology Security Assessment Center, renowned for its high standards.

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Olvid is a guest of Smart Tech on B SMART TV


Thomas Baignères was invited by Delphine Sabattier in the TV show Smart Tech on B SMART TV Channel to share his expertise on this good subject: “And tomorrow… The future of instant messaging”.

 Replay Smart Tech (FR)


Mathematical proof of Olvid's security is published


The mathematical and independent proof of Olvid’s security is available. Thanks to Michel Abdalla, Adjunct Professor at ENS, CNRS Senior Researcher and Chairman of the Board of IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research) for this honor 🙏.

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Olvid featured among the 100 startup handpicked by Challenges!


Every year, the weekly business magazine Challenges publishes a handpicked selection of 100 startups. We are very proud to be part of the 2020 edition 😎!

👀 Read this special issue of Challenges magazine (FR)


CONF@42. Can you trust instant messengers?


Conference at 42. Can you trust WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, and all the others? If you want to understand how these instant messengers work, their security model, and how they treat the protection of your personal data, listen to Thomas Baignères and Matthieu Finiasz.

Watch the conference at Ecole 42 (FR)


Olvid in Challenges, the French weekly business magazine


“Olvid, the French messenger that aims to be more secure than WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal”. Challenges, the French weekly business magazine, publishes a comprehensive article entirely dedicated to Olvid, by Antoine Izambard .

👀 Read the Challenges article (FR)


Olvid on BFM Business in Tech & Co


Thomas Baignères looked at the specifics of Olvid on BFM Business  , in Tech & Co , hosted by Frédéric Simottel .

Watch Tech & Co


Olvid wins the FIC 2020 Startup Award


Olvid has the honnor to be rewarded the FIC 2020 Startup Award, from the hands of Frédéric Julhes, President of the jury and CEO of Airbus Cybersecurity SAS, during the FIC (International Cybersecurity Forum) .

Award Ceremony (FR) FIC website Video Interview (FR)


NoLimitSecu Podcast


Thomas Baignères and Matthieu Finiasz discuss what sets Olvid apart from other messengers with Hervé Shauer , Johanne Ulloa and Vladimir Kolla, for NoLimitSecu  .

🎧 Listen to the podcast (fr) 🎧 Listen to the Apple podcast (fr)


National Days of the GDR in cybersecurity


Lecture on the applications of cryptography in communications at the annual days in Paris, CNAM. The GDR Sécurité informatique, an animation tool of the French scientific research, was created by the “Institut des sciences de l’information et de leurs interactions” (INS2I) of the CNRS.

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Olvid featured in the 2019 edition of Wavestone's cybersecurity french start-ups radar


Wavestone publishes its annual overview of cybersecurity startups, highlighting the main trends. Privacy has become a major topic.

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Building an instant messenger providing true security: Which security model? Which cryptographic means?


Conference for members of OSSIR (Observatory of the Security of Information Systems and Networks) .

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CESIN, the club of Cybersecurity Experts


Presentation of the challenges of securing communications with CESIN   members.


Publication in the FIC Observatory


“Securing our Communications: From Email to Whatsapp and Beyond”. Publication of our article in the International Cybersecurity Observatory by FIC (International Cybersecurity Forum) .

👀 Read the article (en)