In September 2016, we published the first ever public list of VCs and Corporates who invest in France.

A year later, it’s time we give you guys an update, because a lot has changed in the ecosystem:

Key takeaway #1: more and more European VCs are interested in French startups

… some are even hiring to cover our market!

(link to the google sheet at the end of the article)

Key takeaway #2: US money, although still exceptional is becoming a reality

…because our ecosystem is getting more mature (ps: you should read Bartosz’s great article about this)

Key takeaway #3: good things are happening here as well

A bunch of new French VCs started to become active in 2017.

Some existing players also launched new funds… like us ;), Serena, with our 80m€ fund dedicated to early stage companies in AI and Data: Serena Data Ventures.

TL:DR ? Here are the links:


Sébastien & Marie

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