Category Archives: France-Startups

P2P lending platform Lendix announces $13.5 million investment

Lendix, the Paris-based SME loan platform, announced today it has raised $13.5 million in a series B funding round led by CNP Assurances. Its existing shareholders like Decaux Frères, Partech Ventures, Sycomore Factory, Weber Investissement and Banque Wormser Frères also … Continue reading

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TD Ventures: Tradedoubler launches a €5 million investment fund for European startups

Tradedoubler, one of Europe’s leading performance marketing companies,  has launched the business accelerator programme TD Ventures to invest in and accelerate the growth of European startup businesses. A €5 million fund is available to invest into digital companies in the UK, … Continue reading

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OpenJet launches real-time booking platform for private jet charters in Europe

OpenJet, a New York, Paris and Luxembourg-based startup, has developed a unique Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for charter operators which allows them to calculate availability and pricing on flights in real-time, thus reducing empty-leg flights. The new service gives travel … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence: Virtual assistant Julie Desk raises €600K to accelerate growth in France and internationally

Julie Desk, the AI-powered virtual assistant that automatically organizes meetings, carries on its growth and secured € 600K from SIDE Capital. Launched in 2015, Julie Desk revolutionizes timetable management and has already several hundreds of clients. The fresh capital will … Continue reading

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French t-shirt crowdfunding platform Teezily expands to Australia and New Zealand

Teezily has just announced its expansion in Australia and New Zealand showing growth in the creation of a fully borderless e-commerce platform. Founded in January 2014, the Paris-based startup introduced a new and free way for individuals, groups and charities … Continue reading

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La Belle Assiette raises €1.3M to launch 4 new catering services and to enter the events catering industry

La Belle Assiette, Europe’s leading on­-demand chef service, announced today that it has received a €1.3 million in a new financing round which brings the total amount of funding to €3 million. The fresh capital, which comes from investors like Kima … Continue reading

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The Berlin-based team behind the media startup today announced that they raised a 6-figure seed-round from lead investor WestTech Ventures and 5 European business angels – Sven Fund, Bertrand Landel, Simon Bungers, Michel Lurquin and Adveris. This round of capital was … Continue reading

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Paris-based Aircall secures $2.75M to accelerate the growth of its online phone system for teams

Aircall, the online phone system built for teams, today announced that it closed a seed investment round of $2.75 million, led by Balderton Capital. The young company, founded in 2014 in Paris, will use this funding to accelerate its growth … Continue reading

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French market leader Planet Cards acquires Rocket Internet daughter Bonnyprints

​Bonnyprints ( has just been acquired by Planet Cards SAS, the French market leader for personalized wedding­, birthday­ and special occasion­cards. Planet Cards will integrate Bonnyprints, and their shop, into their product portfolio. This deal combines two

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5 French startups to look out for in 2016

We started the year with some research and the goal to come up with a list for each EU country with 5-10 of the most promising startups to look out for in 2016. After looking at Germany and Italy, we’re now continuing with … Continue reading

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