5 Major Venture Capital Firms in Paris

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5 Major Venture Capital Firms in Paris


With €4 billion under management, Idinvest Partners is a European leader in private equity specialized in the low and middle market segments. Id Invest is managed by Christophe Bavière and Benoist Grossmann

Portfolio: Criteo, Sarenza, Talend, Viadeo

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Co founded by Philippe Gire and Xavier Lazarus in 2002, Elaia Partners is an independent private equity boutique focused on Digital Economy. Elaia Partners currently manages more than €125 million mainly through Elaia Ventures, a French FCPR fund backed by a diverse range of LPs – financial institutions, industrials and family offices– and through funds delegated by 123Venture, Neotec and Crédit Agricole Private Equity as well as through a seed investment fund, Elaia Alpha, raised in 2012 and dedicated to the investment in early stage companies in the digital economy. This €45m fund was subscribed particularly by the Fonds National d’Amorçage (FNA), managed by CDC, within the framework of Programme d’Investissements d’Avenir (PIA), the European Investment Fund (FSI), Pactinvest (SMABTP Group) and experimented entrepreneurs of the digital economy.

Elaia Partners is also co-founder of France Digitale (francedigitale.org), the VC & Start-ups independant association in digital economy.

Portfolio: 1001 Menus, AllMyApps, Carnets de mode, Criteo, ScoopIt, Goomeo, Mirakl
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Partech Ventures is an International Venture Capital firm with offices in San Francisco, Paris and Berlin. It was founded in 1982 and has since then invested in companies both in consumer internet and information technology. For example, Partech Ventures has invested in Sigfox and Scoop.it

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Location :
18 Avenue de Messine
75008 Paris

Phone : +33 (0) 1 53 65 65 53

ISAI is an entrepreneur’s fund for early stage internet startups. It was founded in 2008 by Pierre Kosciusko Morizet, Stephane Treppoz, Geoffroy Roux de Bezieux, Tariq Krim and Ouriel Ohayon.
ISAI’s portfolio includes Blablacar, Tinyclues or 360 Learning.

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Location :

10 bis, avenue de la Grande Armée

75017 Paris

Founded in 2008 by Patrick Malka and François Veron, Newfund is a french Venture Capital firm investing in tech startups, especially in the medical & health sector.

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Location :
124 Boulevard Haussmann
75008 Paris
Phone : + 33 (0) 1 42 93 43 21

Alven Capital is a venture capital specialized in internet, media & IT activities. It was founded in 2000 and invests now in its fourth generation fund. Companies like Mailjet, Novapost and Open Classrooms are part of Alven’s portfolio.

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Adress :
1 place André Malraux
75001 Paris

Phone : + 33 (0) 1 55 34 38 38

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