Funding startups


#2 in Europe

for sums raised to fund Deep Tech*
in 2017

US$509 million, versus US$1.801 billion in the UK
and US$400 million in Germany

*Startups built around major scientific advances, such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, nanotechnology, etc.

Dealroom.co, 2018

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#1 in Europe

for venture capital fundraising,
ahead of the UK and Germany

Dealroom.co, 2017

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Funding for tech businesses in France

since 2013

€8.8 billion

1,860 deals

CB Insights, 2018

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French startups going global

In 2017

 

Various French companies have raised funds
to finance their international development:

 

Actility : €71m

Oodrive : €65m

ManoMano : €60m

Vulog : €17.5m

TravelCar : €15m

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Crowdfunding

Since 2016, French law has allowed
project sponsors to raise up to

€2.5m in loans

on a crowdfunding platform, compared with €1 million in 2014.

+44%

money raised by crowdfunding platforms in France between 2016 & 2017

(up from €234 to €336 million)

Finance Participative France, 2018

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