The French fintech funding map as of H12019


INVYO is monitoring real time market changes in fintech all over Europe. In this short analysis, we have extracted the data on the fund raised by French fintech players during the first semester of 2019.

This semester is set be a record period for French fintech start-ups. The country is about to create industry champions that are well positionned to have a global reach. See it by yourself below:

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Key takeaways

Please note that the analysis is based only on the companies which appear in the table below. Last update: June the 26th, 2019.

Biggest fundraising (by Value):

🏆 Wynd (€72M)

🏅 Payfit (€70M)

🏅 Younited Credit (€65M)

During the semester, French fintech players have raised an estimated of more than 521 million euros, already bypassing the total amount raised last year (See the detail below).

Most active investors (by Number of deals):

🏆 BPI (10 deals)

🏅Allianz (3 deals)

Followed by other corporate and VC investors: BlackFin Capital (2), Eurazeo (2), XAnge (2) or BNP Paribas (1).

Most invested sectors (by Number):

🏆 Insurtech (8 Fintech)

🏅 Personal and Business Cash Management (5 Fintech)

🏅 Alternative Funding (4 Fintech)

Followed by other segments: Payment (4), Service to Finance (3), Neobank & Bank-as-a-service (2), Wealth management & Investment tools (2), Crypto (1) and Regtech & Risk management (1).

Mapping the fund raised by French fintech as of H12019 (by Value)

We invite you to share your feedback in the comments below. Please also note that the ranking does not include investments of less than €1M as well as the deals that are not disclosed.

1WyndPersonal & Business Cash Management€72MNatixis, Sofina and BNF CapitalJanuary
2PayfitService to Finance€70MEurazeo and BpifranceJune
3Younited CreditAlternative fundings€65MBpifrance, through Large Venture, Eurazeo Growth, AG2R La Mondiale and Le Bon CoinJune
4IvaluaService to Finance€60MTiger Global Management, ArdianMay
5Shift TechnologyInsurtech€53MAccel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Elaia Partners, Iris Capital, General Catalyst PartnersMarch
6AlanInsurtech€40MIndex Ventures, DST GlobalFebruary
7FinexkapPersonal & Business Cash Management€39MChenavari Investment ManagersJune
8LunchrPayment, Loyalty, Transfer, Fx €30MIndex Ventures, Kima Ventures, Idinvest Partners, DaphniFebruary
9 BankinPersonal & Business cash management€20M Omnes Venture Capital, CommerzVentures, Casino GroupApril
10 GeorgesPersonal & Business cash management€10MAlvenJune
11BleckwenPayment, Loyalty, Transfer, Fx €9MRing Capital, Bpifrance, Tempocap and IneoJune
12PrettoAlternative funding€8MPierre Kosciusko-Morizet, Blackfin CapitalFebruary
13MooncardPayment, Loyalty, Transfer, Fx €5MRaise Ventures and Aglaé VenturesJanuary
14SesammWealth management & Investment tools€4.4MHavenrock, Caisse d'Epargne, Angelsquare and A-ventureApril
15YesWeHackRegtech & Risk management€4MOpen CNP, the corporate venture program of CNP Assurances, and Normandie ParticipationsFebruary
16Active Asset AllocationWealth management & Investment tools€4MPrivate investors, Maif Avenir, Région Sud Investissement (Turenne Capital) and InnovAllianzJune
17PixpayNeobank & Bank as a service€3.3MGlobal Founders Capital and business angelsMay
18WilovInsurtech€3.2MAllianz France and ArkéaApril
19TestamentoInsurtech€3MLa France Mutualiste, Allianz France and Malakoff Médéric HumanisFebruary
20CoinhouseCrypto & Blockchain€2.4MBlockchain ConsenSys, XAnge and Digital Currency GroupJanuary
21Descartes UnderwritingInsurtech€2MBlackFin CapitalFebruary
22OtherwiseInsurtech€2M360 Capital Partners, Bpifrance and Business AngelsMay
23QapeInsurtech€2MCap Innov’Est and Business AngelsJanuary
24YeeldPersonal & Business cash management€1.6MBpifrance and Business Angels February
25IpaidthatService to Finance€1.5MTruffle Capital, Bpifrance and business angelsApril
26SolylendAlternative funding€1.4MBusiness Angels, Bpifrance, la Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, Technostart (by Technowest)February
27EloaInsurtech€1.3MSerena Capital, XAnge and Cap Décisif ManagementMarch
28MipiseAlternative funding€1.3MINVESTESSOR, Sibessor 2, EDULIS, BPI and European Investment Fund (EIF) May
29MonewayNeobank & Bank as a service€1.1MBusiness Angels and BpifranceJune
30PaytripPayment, Loyalty, Transfer, Fx €1MBNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole and BPIJanuary

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