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YummyPets

Yummypets is a social media network for pets. It allows members to create social profiles for their pets, store photos and videos, build communities and access specific animal related content and services. Yummypets is a subsidiary of French company Octopepper which is headquartered in Bordeaux.

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In 2013 Yummypets entered into advertising agreements with WhiskasWhiskas, Pedigree, Zolux and Feliway. It also launched a UK version in May 2013.

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The Beta version was based on the idea of Hot or Not for pets. The competitive game mechanic (called, ‘Yummy or Not’) remains a feature on Yummypets. Soon after launch, Yummypets attracted media interest from many French bloggers and media outlets such as FranceTVInfo, L’Express, Mon Quottidien, L’Obs, RTL, helping membership grow quickly in Yummypets’ native FranceFrance.

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Octopepper co-founders Matthieu Glayrouse and Mathieu Chollon launched the Beta version of Yummypets in 2012. Both founders believed that despite the popularity of pet ownership and animal web content, pet lovers did not have a specific social platform for them. Matthieu Glayrouse and Mathieu Chollon felt that posting pet photos on generalist social networkssocial networks often led to negative stereotyping and stigmatizing of the user.

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In 2014 the company joined the Orange FABOrange FAB France Accelerator Program. Following this introduction, the company has worked closely with the mobile phone company, Orange France in the joint development of an internet connected pet collar which allows pet owners to monitor the location and vitality metrics of their pet. This data is integrated with pets’ Yummypets profiles. Commercial launch of the Yummypets Connected Collar was scheduled for late 2015 or early 2016.

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YummyPets

Yummypets is a social media network for pets. It allows members to create social profiles for their pets, store photos and videos, build communities and access specific animal related content and services. Yummypets is a subsidiary of French company Octopepper which is headquartered in Bordeaux.

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The company received Series A funding of €1.5 million in 2012 from NewFund and used the investment to enhance the feature set of the website and launch a range of mobile apps.

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In 2013 Yummypets entered into advertising agreements with brands such as Whiskas, Pedigree, Zolux and Feliway. It also launched a UK version in May 2013.

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In 2014 the company joined the Orange FAB France Accelerator Program. Following this introduction, the company has worked closely with the mobile phone company, Orange France in the joint development of an internet connected pet collar which allows pet owners to monitor the location and vitality metrics of their pet. This data is integrated with pets’ Yummypets profiles. Commercial launch of the Yummypets Connected Collar iswas scheduled for late 2015, or early 2016.

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Some of the social web’s most popular pets have joined Yummypets including Nala the Cat, Oskar the Blind Cat, MJ the Beagle and Sneezy the Cat. By June 2015 the company claimed to have 500,000 pet members.

By June 2015 the company claimed to have 500,000 pet members.

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YummyPets

Yummypets is a social media network for pets. It allows members to create social profiles for their pets, store photos and videos, build communities and access specific animal related content and services. Yummypets is a subsidiary of French company Octopepper which is headquartered in Bordeaux.

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Octopepper co-founders Matthieu Glayrouse and Mathieu Chollon launched the Beta version of Yummypets in 2012. Both founders believed that despite the popularity of pet ownership and animal web content, pet lovers did not have a specific social platform for them. Matthieu Glayrouse and Mathieu Chollon felt that posting pet photos on generalist social networks often led to negative stereotyping and stigmatizing of the user.



The Beta version was based on the idea of Hot or Not for pets. The competitive game mechanic (called, ‘Yummy or Not’) remains a feature on Yummypets. Soon after launch, Yummypets attracted media interest from many French bloggers and media outlets such as FranceTVInfo, L’Express, Mon Quottidien, L’Obs, RTL, helping membership grow quickly in Yummypets’ native France.



The company received Series A funding of €1.5 million in 2012 from NewFund and used the investment to enhance the feature set of the website and launch a range of mobile apps.

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In 2013 Yummypets entered into advertising agreements with brands such as Whiskas, Pedigree, Zolux and Feliway. It also launched a UK version in May 2013.

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In 2014 the company joined the Orange FAB France Accelerator Program. Following this introduction, the company has worked closely with the mobile phone company, Orange France in the joint development of an internet connected pet collar which allows pet owners to monitor the location and vitality metrics of their pet. This data is integrated with pets’ Yummypets profiles. Commercial launch of the Yummypets Connected Collar is scheduled for late 2015, early 2016.

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Some of the social web’s most popular pets have joined Yummypets including Nala the Cat, Oskar the Blind Cat, MJ the Beagle and Sneezy the Cat.

By June 2015 the company claimed to have 500,000 pet members.

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 YummyPets

Yummypets is a social media network for pets. It allows members to create social profiles for their pets, store photos and videos, build communities and access specific animal related content and services. Yummypets is a subsidiary of French company Octopepper which is headquartered in Bordeaux.

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