Category Archives: France-Startups

Video advertising marketplace Teads raised € 43 million and plans to expand in Asia

Teads – the inventor of outstream video advertising and a leading video advertising marketplace – announced today that it has raised €43 million of new debt financing. It happened with the help of a bank syndicate including BNPP, Bank of China, … Continue reading

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Partech Ventures raised €400 million for its growth fund investing in technology and digital companies

Partech Growth intends to invest between €10 million and €50 million of capital in fast‐growing technology and digital companies that have already achieved significant revenues. Launched in January 2015, Partech Growth is a direct response to the relative lack of availability … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup hubs in 2016

It’s time for our annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Almost exactly 365 days have passed since we did our last research on this topic. Let’s see what has changed since then. In order to come up with the … Continue reading

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Online travel marketplace Evaneos secures $21M in funding to become a global leader

Evaneos, the first online marketplace in Europe that allows travellers to book holidays directly with local travel agents, has just completed its third round of investment, raising $21 million from Serena Capital, Fonds Ambition Numérique managed by Bpifrance, ISAI, and … Continue reading

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Travel tech: KelBillet plans to generate €100 million of business volume to its partners in 2016

Since launching in 2009, KelBillet aims to provide the most comprehensive offer for travellers looking to find the best way to reach their destination. Based on the idea to help  conscious travellers to save time and money, the Rennes-based company … Continue reading

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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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