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In summary

Founded in 2011, Proxistore© is leader in the field of local online advertising. The company, through its own patented geolocation search engine, reaches over 180 million surfers and its ambition is to geolocate one thousand million surfers worldwide within 5 years. The head office is located in Brussels where the management, marketing, and research and development teams are based, working in collaboration with their European and American sales teams.

Our Values

  • Proximity - Proximity is one of the core values of our work. It provides us with a better understanding of the necessities of market. Working hand-in-hand with our partners means better understanding of their needs and how we can respond to them. They are at the center of our attention.

  • Technical - Our geolocation tools require work based on high technical skills of our collaborators. This enables us to guarantee know-how and precision, essential elements in order to offer advanced technologies.

  • Innovation - Obtaining Patents is the result of attentive work with new technologies, combining intuition, research, development, experience and know-how.

  • Collaboration - At Proxistore we are well aware that two heads are better than one. It is by collaborating with each other on a daily basis that we succeed in achieving superior quality work. Collaboration is therefore paramount, whether with our partners or with our teams.

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Our history

2011

The story begins

Initial developments and launch of Proxistore technology within the Beweb Advertising Board. The first geolocalized advertising campaign in Belgium was created on 25 October 2011 for the automotive brand SEAT and its 131 dealers.

2013

The big jump

Proxistore technology becomes the property of Proxistore SA, resulting from the split of BEWEB; The founder Bruno Van Boucq is appointed CEO.

2014

Our entry into the big arena

Proxistore raises € 2.7m, launches its mobile advertising format and opens offices in Paris and Montreal.

2015

Expansion continues

Opening of an office in New York and Madrid.

2016

A new turning point

Proxistore raises €3.5M in additional revenue and launches the first ever e-commerce platform for geolocated display. Technology is officially recognized as unique and innovative; It is patented worldwide.

2017

The first programmable geo-localized display platform

Proxistore launches its new and unique programmatic platform, 100% legal, SSP and DSP for the local digital adverting market and advertisers, whether single or multi-brand, integrated or franchised. This platform will allow them to create, manage, purchase or even optimize their geo-located online advertising campaigns.

Our team

Our IT team represents 50% of our employees. Their daily development work is based on constantly listening to the needs of our partners.

Team Member

Bruno Van Boucq


Founder & CEO of Proxistore
The Busy Bee Award

After more than 19 years of founding and directing the BEWEB advertising network and with his experience in advertising, Bruno launched Proxistore in 2011. He is also President of the Tournai football club (RUS Tournai). Regardless of how busy he is, he always takes the time on Friday afternoons to connect with all his teams regarding the evolution of society.

Team Member

Eric Lafargue


CTO
The Cool Headed Award

With his 17 years of experience, Eric is always looking for a new challenge to rise to and he gives it a 100%! Highly competent he has no difficulty to give his team their best and work harmoniously.

Team Member

Manon Jacobs


Business Assistant
Mama Bear Award

Manon joined Proxistore in 2016. On her own, she manages the entire HR department and the finances of the company. She is always the first to arrive in the morning to welcome the team.

Team Member

Jean-François Namèche


Sales & Marketing Manager
The Energizer Bunny Award

Jean-François's mission at Proxistore is to support the Sales teams by developing the commercialization of Proxistore with Retailers. Jean-François does not count his hours and when he is not on the road for his appointments, he is usually the last one to leave in the evening.

Team Member

Julie Dambly


Communication Manager
Old Timer Award

After starting her career in communication in the audiovisual sector, Julie joined Proxistore in 2011 as Project Manager. Responsible for the Proxistore project from its conception, her main function now is to manage the communications department as part of the Management. A great worker, Julie often skips her lunch break to work on her files.

Team Member

Aurélie Van de Steen


Marketing Strategist
The Bubble Award

Aurélie arrived at Proxistore in 2016 and is in charge of marketing. Autonomous, and always combining efficiency and design in her work. Multi-tasking by nature, she always manages several things at the same time, without ever losing her sense of humor.

Team Member

Stéphane Denoiseux


Int. Business Development Manager
Carpe Diem Award

Initially Head of Marketing for BEWEB, Stéphane is now in charge of international development for Proxistore. Always in a good mood, he prospects with enthusiasm for new partners and opportunities.

Team Member

Victoria Barlemont


Int. Project Manager
The Little Miss Sunshine Award

Victoria joined Proxistore in August 2016 to support and strengthen international development. She has a strong background in international business and management and even won the Vatel International Business Game during her studies. She works a lot and always with a smile.

Team Member

Laurence De Prins


Int. Project Manager
'Consider It is Done' Award

Laurence began her career in the audiovisual production field, working for the RTL and BeTV groups. Initially at BEWEB and then at Proxistore since 2012, she supports the sales teams in the various partner agencies.

Team Member

Xavier Luyckx


Web Designer
Bunsen Burner Award

Xavier began his career at Proxistore in 2014. Constantly looking for the latest innovations in design, he always has a card up his sleeve. His style is found everywhere on this site, because he developed it entirely.

Team Member

Dimitri Hautot


Java Developer
Rookie of the year Award

With a career that started in 1997 and already fully in gear, his main position was Senior Software Developer at Take Eat Easy before arriving at Proxistore in September 2016. Dimitri was hired to reinforce the IT team, mainly to develop the new Proxistore platform.

Team Member

Vincent Descamps


Front Developer
Rookie of the Year Award

After working as a developer at Cloud Rebelz, Vincent arrived at Proxistore in 2017 to reinforce the IT team as a front-end developer. Young and dynamic, he loves challenges and can work solo as well as in a team.

Team Member

Marco Coratella


Back-End Developer
The Traveller Award

Marco began his career in Italy where he worked for more than 5 years as an analyst programmer and architect. He then spent 4 years working in Spain and finally settled in Belgium two years ago. Friendly and dynamic, Marco is a hard worker and isn’t afraid of challenges.

Team Member

Hervé Tenaerts


Country Manager Spain
One More Thing Award

Hervé is responsible for developing the Proxistore network in Spain since 2012. He negotiates and proposes partnerships with the country's leading publishers and resellers. Always inclined to party, he is always a great worker.

Team Member

Christian Bourcy


Country manager Canada
Lost in Canada Award

Christian has been responsible for developing the Proxistore network in North America since 2014. He negotiates partnerships with the country's leading publishers and resellers.