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75 Top Venture Capital Startups and Companies in France (2021)

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This article showcases our top picks for the best France based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top France Venture Capital Startups

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Eurazeo

Eurazeo

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Eurazeo is a private equity and venture capital firm that invests in SMEs and manages a diversified portfolio of assets.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

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Breakthrough Energy provides reliable and affordable power without contributing to climate change.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Sofinnova Partners

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Sofinnova Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in the life sciences sector, from seed to later-stage.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

TotalEnergies Ventures

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TotalEnergies Ventures is TotalEnergies’ venture capital arm focusing on climatech start-ups.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Prodways

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Prodways is one of the few players able to drive the emergence of 3D printing for series manufacturing.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Future Shape

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Future Shape is an investment and advisory firm that invests in engineers and scientists that develops deep technology.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

PAI Partners

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PAI is a major European private equity firm and is the largest private equity investor in France.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

astorya.vc

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Astorya.vc is a VC fund investing in insurance technologies, with a focus on early-stage / European startups.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Idinvest Partners

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Idinvest Partners is a pan-European private equity manager focused on the low and middle market segments.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

CAPZA

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CAPZA is an established European private investment platform focused on small & mid cap companies.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

FinKey

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FinKey is a digital platform dedicated to M&A for start-ups and small businesses.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Entrepreneur Venture

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Entrepreneur Venture is one of the French Management Company in the Venture Capital Market.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

SmartAngels.fr

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SmartAngels is the crowdfunding platform dedicated to capital investment of start-ups and growth SMEs.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Renault Group

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Renault Group designs, manufactures, sells, repairs, maintains, and leases motor vehicles.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Argos Wityu

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Argos Wityu is an independent European private equity group supporting management buyouts of medium sized companies.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

XAnge

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XAnge is a Franco-German team of venture capital investors that manages assets and invests in digital, deeptech, and impact startups.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Demeter

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Demeter is a major player in venture capital and private equity for the energy and ecological transition.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Viareport

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Viareport offers Finance Departments and CPAs modular solutions in financial consolidation, reporting, governance and tax.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Business France

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Business France is the national agency responsible for the development of exports and international investment in France.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

InvestiGroup

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InvestiGroup assists individuals in learning, understanding, and starting financial investments

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

123Venture

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123 Venture is an independent asset management company.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Auriga Partners

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Since 1998, AURIGA PARTNERS, an independent Venture Capital firm, has been managing several early stage funds specializing in Information

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Turenne Capital

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Turenne Capital is a private equity management and venture capital company.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

The Hardware Club

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The Hardware Club is a venture capital firm that helps fearless founders tackle hard problems with capital, resources and collaboration.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Groupe BPCE

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Groupe BPCE provides a range of banking and insurance services in France.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

NewAlpha Asset Management

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NewAlpha is a leading European investor providing venture capital solutions to emerging Fintech and Insurtech companies

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Weinberg Capital Partners

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Weinberg Capital Partners is an investment firm.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Emertec

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Emertec is a Grenoble-based company managing early-stage venture funds focused on ICT and cleantech startups.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Paris Business Angels

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Paris Business Angels is an investment firm.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Cap10

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Cap10 was founded in 2015 and covers the intersection of finance, technology, culture and all things venture capital.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Momentum Invest

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Momentum Invest is a constructive investor dedicated to small and medium-sized companies in the services sector.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Merieux Equity Partners

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Merieux Equity Partners is an investment firm that specializes in healthcare and nutrition sectors.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

ODDO BHF Private Equity

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ODDO BHF Private Equity (formerly ACG Capital) is a management company dedicated to Private Equity.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

RYSE

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Investment Management Platform for VC/BA/Incubators and accelerators

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

HUB612

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HUB612 is a Accelerator VC based in Lyon, France.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Ditto Bank

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Ditto by Travelex is the first digital bank dedicated to currency management.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

iBionext

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iBionext is a unique healthcare fund created within a proven breakthrough innovation accelerator.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Habert Dassault Finance

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Habert Dassault Finance is an investment firm which prefers to make seed, early stage and later stage investments.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

IDI Group

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IDI Group provides investment support to small and mid-sized companies.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Partech Ventures

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Partech International places and manages venture capital investments in technology companies.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

MG Ventures

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Holding, Investment, Fundraising, M&A

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

SGPA

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SGPA is a non-public equity firm that offers information technology for business products, and various services sectors.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

BlockVen

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Building the European digital assets market infrastructure

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

SOYA CAPITAL

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Powering visionary entrepreneurs with smart money.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Robolution Capital

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Robolution Capital is the first private equity fund dedicated to service robotics in the world.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

POSITIVE CAPITAL

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POSITIVE CAPITAL supports all stages of the company’s lifecycle: Venture, Growth, LBO, M&A.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Cambon Partners

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M&A boutique for growth companies

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Angelor

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Angelor is an investment company.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Alven Capital

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Alven is an early-stage venture capital firm with over $500 million under management.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Chaineum

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Chaineum, the DeFi Company (blockchain technology & finance)

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Partech Shaker

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The Partech Shaker is a startup campus designed for tech companies from all over the world.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Shapr Ventures

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The Seed Fund launched by a startup. We invest tickets ranging from 300k to €1M.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Ader Finance

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Ader Finance is a capital raising, IPO and M&A advisor in France serving IT, communication, greentech, healthcare, and digital media.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

FundQuest Inc.

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FundQuest Incorporated is a registered investment advisor based in Boston, MA. FundQuest Inc. is a leading provider of managed account

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

FAMAE Impact

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FAMAE Impact is a private equity fund aimed at making environmental impact investments.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Elephants & Ventures

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Elephants&Ventures is an early-stage venture boutique for hardware & software companies.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

LFA

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LFA is a financial solutions company that offers consultation, investment and financial services to startup firms.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

IMX Group

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IMX Group, a mail and parcel delivery business.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Kodawari Ventures

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Kodawari.vc is building a community of European Angel Investors to help the best entrepreneurs to getting funded

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

101PROJETS

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101projets is the initiative of three entrepreneurs from French web.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Zero Limits Ventures LLC

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Zero Limits Ventures is an advisory, consulting, and venture investment firm specializing in Growth funding and funding strategies.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

FirmFunding

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FirmFunding is the leading digital platform specializing in matching between professional investors and high balance sheet advice.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Borderless Ventures

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Borderless Ventures enables cross-border investment, fundraising and corporate business development for FrenchTech and ASEAN startups.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

16th Ventures

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Conseil aux entreprises et prise de participation

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Lisan Finance

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Dedicated part-time CFO services for Tech companies, such as accounting, financial planning, fundraising and administrative operations.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

France Invest

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France Invest brings together all private equity structures in france.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

EQUITIS

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Equitis is a private equity management company.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

myFrenchStartup

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MyFrenchStartup is a data-driven platform with enhanced information about the French Startups Ecosystem

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Forinvest BA

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Forinvest Business Angels is the forest investor network for business development of the forest industry in france.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

My New Startup

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Financement participatif / crowdfunding pour les PME, et pour jeune entreprise ou entrepreneur. Accompagnement de startup.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

IDIA Capital Investissement

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IDIA Capital Investissement brings together the national minority private equity activities of the Credit Agricole group.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

The Garage

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The Garage is a blockchain venture studio based that provides education, services and infrastructure to entrepreneurs.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Another Ventures

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A Start-Up Ecosystem Advisory & Venture Firm.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Banque Leonardo

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Banque Leonardo is a private investment bank.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

NOLA Holdings, LLC

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NOLA Holdings, LLC, a private equity investment firm owning interests in numerous niche businesses.

Written by Mark Kendall

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