In today’s show, we talk with Michaël Niddam, co-founder and managing partner of the venture builder Kamet Ventures.
Just south of Paris, Palaiseau-based quantum processor maker Pasqal has raised €25 million in Series A round in a round led by go-to quantum computing fund Quantonation and the Defense Innovation Fund, managed by Bpifrance on behalf of the Defense Innovation Agency (AID). The round also saw participation from Runa Capital, Daphni and Eni Next, […]
Paris-based ransomware foe HarfangLab has secured €5 million in funding; €3.5 million from Elaia, and €2.5 million in non-dilutive loans. The funding is slated to be used to further develop the commercialisation of HarfangLab’s offering as well as continue R&D. Founded in 2018 by Grégoire Germain and Xavier Boreau, HarfangLab specialises in cybersecurity EDR (Endpoint […]
Angers, France-based public agencies management software provider ILTR has been acquired by the Sogelink – Geodesial Group. With the acquisition the Sogelink – Geodesial Group is further accelerating its entry into this market segment. No staffing changes are planned, and the financials of the deal remain undisclosed. Founded in 2002 by Yann Gobrait, ILTR’s proprietary […]
Parisian makes-your-app-run-faster service Blackfire has received intent to be acquired by crosstown friend, web and app scaling services provider Platform.sh. No staffing changes are planned, and Blackfire CEO and founder Fabien Potencier will join the Platform.sh executive team. Financial details of the deal were undisclosed. “With this acquisition Platform.sh furthers our vision that organizations should […]
Parisian customer experience platform Contentsquare has raised $500 million in a Series E round led by SoftBank Vision Fund. Existing investors Bpifrance, Canaan, BlackRock, Eurazeo, Highland Europe and KKR all participated in the round. As part of the deal Junichi Miyakawa, President of SoftBank Group International will join Contentsquare’s Board of Directors. The funding is […]
Parisian property tech startup Matera has raised €35 million in a Series B round led by Mubadala Capital. As with all things French, naturally, Bpifrance took part, alongside Burda Principal Investments. Existing investors Index Ventures and Samaipata also participated. Matera is reporting that the new capital will be used to fuel its European expansion with […]