> Music app publisher MWM raised €50m
in a round led by Blisce/
and followed by Idinvest
, Aglaé Ventures
and Xavier Niel
. The startup, which generated 400m app downloads
since its inception in 2012, now targets new verticals in the creative space.
> Co-living startup Colonies bagged €30m
and La Financière Saint James
. The company provides fully equipped shared apartments to young people and operates day-to-day chores to offer a seamless experience. LBO France also committed to invest €150m in real-estate projects
to be potentially managed by Colonies.
> 7-year-old coding school Le Wagon raised
its first funding ever with Cathay Capital
in the company. Le Wagon, which has 38 campuses across 25 countries, is breakeven since day 1 but decided to raise fresh money to launch new courses and open new countries
> In Sun We Trust
, which simulates solar panel benefits and helps households in all aspects of the transition process, raised €17m
from Axel Johnson
> Fintech Alma
, which offers a solution to small ecommerce merchants to implement installment payments, raised €12.5m
from its existing investors Idinvest
plus €17m in debt. The startup now targets small offline stores and B2B payments.
> Other funding rounds include new-gen cashback fintech Paylead (€6m), plant energy efficiency measurement solution Energiency (€4.5m), data-driven environmental decisions solution provider Demand Side Instruments (€3.6m), public data optimization solution Manty (€2.4m), children delivered-at-home clothing box Little Cigogne (€2.2m), blockchain-based food traceability solution Connecting Food (€2.1m), surgery robot Ganymed (€2m) and bicycle last-mile delivery solution Tousfacteurs (€1.5m) among others.