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Bpifrance

Investor type Government Office

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Total investments 913
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 730
Rounds per year 91.30
Lead investments 159
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 87
Key employees 62
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
Summary

In 2012 was created Bpifrance, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Maisons-alfort. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in France.

The overall number of key employees were 57.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Bpifrance, startups are often financed by Xavier Niel, Sofinnova Partners, Iris Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Omnes Capital, Hi Inov - Dentressangle, Elaia. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Alven Capital, Omnes Capital, Auriga Partners.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Doctolib, Symphony Communication Services Holdings, ManoMano. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - France. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

Opposing the other organizations, this Bpifrance works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Bpifrance is 100-500 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dust Mobile

Telecommunications
$14M23 Nov 2022 City of Brussels, Belgium

Aniah

Information Technology
$7M21 Nov 2022 Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France

Verkor

Battery
Electronics
Industrial
Manufacturing
$295M02 Nov 2022 Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France

Jeudimerci

Advertising
Digital Marketing
Internet
Marketing
$3M28 Oct 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Shippeo

B2B
Freight Service
Mobile
SaaS
Shipping
Supply Chain Management
Transportation
$47M24 Oct 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Outsight

Artificial Intelligence
Robotics
Service Industry
$26M20 Oct 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Aqemia

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Machine Learning
Pharmaceutical
Quantum Computing
$35M19 Oct 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Homa Games

Publishing
$121M12 Oct 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Jiko

Banking
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Other Financial Services
Trading Platform
$40M06 Oct 2022 Berkeley, California, United States
News
Corporate learning platform 360Learning raises $200 million

– 360Learning, a French e-learning company, raised $50m funding.
– The round was led by Bpifrance’s Large Venture fund and joined by XAnge and Educapital.
– Existing investors also participated in the round.
– The company plans to hire more people, expand to new markets and make some acquisitions.

Provepharm Life Solution Raises €120M in Funding

– Provepharm Life Solutions, a Marseille-based pharmaceutical company that finds new applications for known molecules.
– The company raised €120M in funding.
Tikehau Capital will provide the funds joining the group’s pool of banking investors, including Société Générale, BNP Paribas, Banque Populaire Méditerranée, Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence and Bpifrance.
– The new investment will be used to consolidate its position as an international and independent pharmaceutical group, specifically by hiring new staff in France and the United States, and increasing the size of its laboratories in Marseille.

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