> Kinéis raised €100m
to further develop its IoT network connectivity solution and finance its constellation of nanosatellites to be launched in 2022. Investors include CLS, CNES, Bpifrance, Thales, Hemeria, Celad
and smaller participations.
> Cybersecurity startup CybelAngel raised
a €33m Series B
funding led by Prime Ventures
and joined by Bpifrance
, Open CNP
and successful US based entrepreneurs.
> Shippeo takes €20m
as part of a Series B
to leverage data in the transportation industry. Investors include NGP Capital
(lead), ETF Partners
, Bpifrance Digital Venture
. With its unique platform, the startup aims at offering unrivaled digital solutions to digitize the whole supply chain starting from freight transport.
> Biotech Stilla Technologies grabbed €20m
in a Series B
funding from Chinese group TUS-Holdings
, alongside the participation of existing investors Illumina Ventures
, Kurma Partners
, LBO France
, Paris Saclay Seed Funds
, BNPP Développement
and Idinvest Partners
. The company has developed and markets a ground-breaking PCR solution
that enables scientists to quantify DNA mutations with unrivaled precision. Use cases include liquid biopsy tests for cancer diagnostics, pre-natal testing or even GMO detection.
> Lyon-based biotech MaaT Pharma raised
a €18m Series B
to finance phases Ib and II trials of its biotherapeutic drug, which aims to restore the microbiome and improve outcomes in patients with various types of blood cancer and solid tumors. Investors include Seventure Partners
, Crédit Mutuel Innovation
> Powell Software bagged $16m
and Level Equity
to further develop its enterprise portal SaaS solution and improve work collaboration.
, a platform that helps drug companies increase their pools of clinical trial patients, raised €12.5m
from American VC firm Obvious Ventures
and Cathay Innovation
. Existing investors Serena Capital
and Fly Ventures
also participated to the round.
> Fine art shipping solution Convelio raised
a €9m Series A
from Acton Capital
(Bernhard Schulte’s investment arm) to accelerate dramatically in the US.
> Other funding rounds include SaaS for non-profit organizations AssoConnect (€7m), anti-drone protection solution CerbAir (€5.5m), IP network operator Alsatis (€5m), business meetings disruptor Beekast (€5m), platform to match retired people and host families CetteFamille (€4m), IoT enabler Otodo (€3m), brain disease detection CV solution Avicenna.ai (€2.7m), edtech SaaS EvidenceB (€2m), citizen engagement platform Fluicity (€2m), AR mobile game developer Hootside (€1.6m), cloud-based field service management software for complex operations Siteflow (€1.5m), matching platform WeLink (€1.5m), and SaaS comparison tool Appvizer (€1.5m) among others.