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Headquarters Location

France, Maisons-alfort


Bpifrance was established in 2012, and is a well known Corporate Investor. The the headquarters of this Corporate Investor is in Maisons-alfort. The fund is located in France, Europe.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Besides Bpifrance, start-ups are typically funded by Xavier Niel, Sofinnova Partners, Iris Capital and 123 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Omnes Capital, Hi Inov - Dentressangle, Elaia and also 186 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Alven Capital, Omnes Capital, Auriga Partners, as well as 75 other investors.

In 2018, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. At the time of investment by Bpifrance, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars. Bpifrance is involved in 18 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. In terms of the fund's performance, this Corporate Investor has 3 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund usually participates in 25-48 investment rounds per year. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019.

The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Doctolib, Symphony Communication Services Holdings, ManoMano. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - France. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 3 other locations. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified SaaS, Health Care. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 42 more industries for this fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 6-10 years old to get investment from this fund.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 57.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: bpifrance.fr; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

96.6% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

10.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.8 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.27 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Previous

Sofinnova Partners, Iris Capital

Funds Investing Together

Omnes Capital, Hi Inov - Dentressangle, Elaia

Funds Investing in Following

Alven Capital, Omnes Capital, Auriga Partners

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