Snips, an AI voice platform provider based in Paris and New York City, has raised $13 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Korelya Capital and MAIF Avenir, with participation from BPI France and previous backer Eniac Ventures. This brings the total amount raised by the startup to $21 million in the past two years.
French startup Happydemics has raised 2 million. The funding comes from Starquest, the Finance Innovation Technology Fund, and several business angels including Frédéric Mazzella, Frédéric Basseto, Alexandre Ichai, Sébastien Duclos and Julien Godin from Playtwo, Olivier Mazeron, and Ruben Nataf.
French startup Shadow, has raised a €51 million Series A round. Shadow is developing super-sleek computers based in the cloud, directed at primarily at gamers. The user’s phones, laptops, and Shadow’s device are all connected in the cloud to hundreds of servers that provide hyper-fast service and perfect HD images.
French foodtech startup Youmiam has raised €1 million from M6 and Maslow Capital Partners.
French blockchain technology startup Stratumn has raised €7 million in Series A funding. The investment comes from Open CNP, the Corporate Venture arm of CNP Assurances, Otium Venture, Nasdaq and Digital Currency Group.
French SimpliField, which aims to “rebuild the future of retail” with its SaaS solution for shops, has raised $4 million in a seed round. The funding comes from Runa Capital, CapHorn, and 50 Partners Capital.
French online fashion platform Videdressing has just completed a financing round of €5.4 million. The funding comes from DN Capital, Piton Capital, Earlybird, and Generis Capital. The startup had previously raised €4.6 million in 2013, followed by another round of an undisclosed amount. Along with the financing the company is seeing a change in leadership, as its CEO stepped down and Jérémy Delorme, the former CFO, takes his place.