The French bank Crédit Mutuel Arkéa has invested €20 million to launch its own fintech startup, Max. The bank wants to use the startup to give customers access to a range of banking and insurance services, personalized financial advice, and other features.
French Meero, a startup that specializes in producing photos, videos and 360° panorama shots for real estate agencies, has raised €4.1 million. The funding comes from several investors, including Xavier Niel (Kima Ventures), Fabrice Grinda (FJ Labs), GFC, Rocket Internet and Aglaé Ventures.
French connected cosmetics startup, Feeligreen, has raised €3.5 million from undisclosed investors. The company had previously raised €1 million in 2014 from Innovacom and SEB Alliance.
The French workspace management startup Connected Space Management (CSM) has raised €2 million from Bpifrance and private investors.
Ector, a French valet parking startup, has raised €2 million in funding from ViaID, Day One Entrepreneurs & Partners, 123 Investment Managers, and bpifrance.
The French homemade meal delivery startup Frichti has just completed a third round of €30 million. The new capital comes from Verlinvest, Felix Capital, and its existing shareholders Alven Capital and Idinvest Partners. To date, the startup has raised a total of €43 million.
French agritech startup ConnectAgri has raised its first round of €1.1 million for its new tool called Karnott, which collects data directly from agricultural machines and stores it in a centralized platform. The investment comes from Leap Ventures and several business angels.