This article showcases our top picks for the best France based Finance companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Finance industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top France Finance Companies
Eurazeo is a private equity firm that offers investment services to SMEs in Europe, Asia, and America. With its expertise in private equity, real estate, and private debt, the group supports companies of all sizes in their development commitment through the commitment of its 235 professionals.
It provides companies with the necessary investments needed to realize their growth potential. The firm was founded in 1969 and is based in Paris, France..
Agicap develops and sells a SaaS platform for SMBs to manage and forecast their cash flows. Agicap allows business owners to build dynamic, reliable forecasts and have real-time visibility over their current and future cash position.
This data, which can be easily shared with banks, makes it easier for SMBs to access financing options and reduces the risk of bankruptcy.. .
Founded in 2012, Look&Fin is a European Crowdlending platform active in Belgium, France and Luxembourg. Look&Fin allows growing SMEs looking for funds to borrow directly from private investors. The lender thus invests his savings in the real economy in a useful and profitable way.
Efficient and fast, crowdlending allows SMEs to borrow up to €5 million while offering them a leverage effect with banks to obtain additional funds.Since its inception, Look&Fin has structured €125 million in loans, financing over 400 SMEs. 65 million has already been repaid to lenders, including €10 million in gross interest.
Furthermore, Look&Fin is particularly active in the real estate project financing sector, in collaboration with developers, land developers and real estate agents.
Look&Fin is also the leader in real estate crowdfunding in Belgium, with more than €50 million of real estate development operations completed. To date, the platform has worked with more than sixty players in the real estate sector.
Finexkap is a unique web-based marketplace providing a revolutionary web solution to short-term capital funding. Bringing together SMEs and qualified investors, Finexkap is fast, user-friendly and highly secure.
Finexkap offers a short-term, flexible and paperless funding solution with no volume or timeframe conditions attached.. .
Baobab is a leading digital finance group focusing on financial inclusion for individuals and small businesses in Africa and China. Founded by Arnaud Ventura, its CEO, in 2005, Baobab employs more than 3,800 people and has over 1,000 points of presence across Madagascar, Senegal, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Mali, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Democratic Republic of Congo and China.
Since its inception, the Group has originated more than EUR3Bn in loans to individuals and micro, small & medium sized enterprises, helping hundreds of thousands of people to unleash their potential.. .
SESAMm (www.sesamm.com) is an innovative fintech company specializing in big data and artificial intelligence for investment. Its team builds analytics and investment signals by analyzing billions of web articles and messages using natural language processing and machine learning.
With its NLP platform TextReveal and its quantitative data science platform SignalReveal, SESAMm addresses the entire value chain of alpha research. SESAMm’s 40 people team in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Tunis, and Metz, works with major hedge funds, banks, and asset management clients around the world for both fundamental and quantitative use cases.
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Linxo is a web based personal financial management service that helps consumers analyze, manage, and optimize their financial assets. The Linxo platform is the first in France to fully automate the recovery of bank transactions.
LINXO allows its users to have the dashboard of their finances effortlessly in 5 minutes. The use of e-banking has become completely trivialized in the last ten years.
But the features offered by the banks’ websites have very little changed since their launches. Yet the vast majority of European consumers want to be able to use more elaborate personal finance management capabilities.
Linxo is a SAS co-founded in 2010 by two engineers Telecom Paris, Hugues Pisapia (ex Wimba and initiator of the project at the end of 2008) and Bruno Van Haetsdaele (ex CTO and co-founder of Wimba and Engineer at the Stanford Research Institute). The Supervisory Board is chaired by Tommaso Trionfi (CEO of IXTENS ex CEO of Wimba and President of the INSEAD alumni association in the United States).
Luc Hardy (President of Sagax, participated in 2006 in the creation of Lending Club, world leader in peer-to-peer lending and Advisory Board member of Union Loan, the first Internet credit platform between Francois Mazon (Director of Development of Linagora, Director of the NRJ Group, former Chairman of Cap Gemini France) are members of the Advisory Board.. .
Lingua Custodia was founded by asset management professionals. The Fintech company builds machine translation engines specifically designed for the financial industry and specialised by type of document/linguistic sub-domain.
The aim is twofold: cater to the full spectrum of industry needs and achieve a superior translation quality thanks to highly domain-focused deep learning algorithms. The result: tapping into an estimated market potential of 1 billion euros in Europe alone.
It offers a full range of services, with around 100 specialised engines available in 9 languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese and more recently, Chinese and Japanese. The company presides over large accounts , including heavyweights from the French and Global banking industries..
Stratumn is a SaaS software company, based in Paris. Stratumn has invented a digital, irrefutable and customer-oriented audit trail based on the blockchain technology.
Stratumn simply connects with existing data sources and tools and gives business users an overview of their critical processes, regardless of the system or the contributor. Our customers are leading European players in Bank and Insurance..
TreasuryXpress is a SaaS company that offers treasury management solutions and cash forecasting solution. It services includes MS suite, C2Treasury, and C2Treasury Lite that allows its users to control and secure their financial actions through the use of its interface.
The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Paris.. .
Anaxago is a brand new crowdfunding platform dedicated to innovative companies. Anaxago aims at changing the traditional equity capital investment model.
Their goal is to forget about the capitalistic-only and go for a truly sharing and participative investment model. Thanks to Anaxago, entrepreneurs can benefit from the financial support of their investors but also learn from the shareholders’ experience, expertise and network.
Each investor can take an active part to the company life and so be a part of a lively entrepreneurial adventure. They offer a small range of companies each month to their investors community.
Startups and small companies are chosen with good care and have to go through a whole process of financial analysis. They also prefer to select companies with a real innovative value added.
With Anaxago, young and small companies can find funding and support to grow and develop. They give them a chance to be the actors of tomorrow’s growth and reboost their economy.
Since its launch, Anaxago gathered 100 000 members and invested more than 130M€ funding more than 200 businesses.. .
Created in July 2013 by two ambitious and passionate entrepreneurs, QuantCube Technology was born out of a desire to use to the fullest extent the potential and the new opportunities offered by Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. What was at the beginning a Fintech startup focusing on the development of the next generation of investment strategies rapidly became over the past six years a cross-sectoral R&D company whose purpose is to create value from all types of data, while being at the forefront of innovation and advocating for an ethical use of the data.
While looking at the future of Analytics, they are always keen to take on new challenges, as they did when they decided a couple of years ago to extend their analytics to the Space industry for example.. .
iRaiser is a SaaS vendor for nonprofits providing online fundraising solutions. iRaiser serves over 400 top organizations such as WWF, Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, Unicef, the Salvation Army and the Louvre in 16 countries.
Since 2012 iRaiser has helped organizations to raise over 480 million euro, making iRaiser the market leader for online fundraising in Europe. iRaiser has offices in France, the Netherlands, Italy, Denmark and Belgium and is expanding all over Europe..
TrackInsight runs Europe’s first exchange traded fund (ETF) analysis platform, which professional investors use to optimise their selection of exchange traded products. The solution provides advanced analysis software, so that investors can independently compare the replication quality delivered by the leading investment vehicles, coupled with a simple and transparent rating system that has been unanimously approved by the industry.
The TrackInsight solution is a natural addition to the toolbox of portfolio management, asset allocation and fund selection teams, providing fluid access to reliable and independent data. It enables a structuring of the analytic process and helps enhance the management and compliance of investment décisions..
Founded in 2011, Paymium is pioneering Bitcoin services, with several tens of thousands of European customers. Paymium.com is the first European Bitcoin marketplace compliant with EU regulations on payment services.
Paymium also offers solutions for merchants and payment processors allowing them to accept payments in bitcoins, while avoiding currency risks and reducing transaction costs. Paymium is a French company headquartered in Paris..
LaFinBox is a free and secure app that manages your money in all your financial institutions. LaFinBox was created in 2015 on the initiative of Swiss Life, a leading player in the insurance and wealth management market.
Founded in 1857, the group is one of Europe’s leading providers of comprehensive solutions in global pensions and finance. Through a comprehensive approach, Swiss Life advisers support individuals and businesses in a variety of areas: life insurance, private banking, financial management, health, welfare, and property damage.
They offer their customers a wide range of personalized solutions, adapted to the needs and evolutions of each, in the long term. LaFinBox centralizes all financial and investment support: current accounts, bank cards, loans, passbooks, employee savings, life insurance, PEA, mortgage..
Created in 2014 by Clément Francomme, Utocat aims to facilitate the process of investing in unlisted companies. The company has developed a suite of unique software tools that leverage Blockchain technology.
Thanks to their technical and professional expertise, we are equipped to offer first-rate financial services centered around client satisfaction as our absolute priority. It has joined the Acceleration program of EuraTechnologies of Lille in 2016 and has achieved its first fund raising of 500 000€ in september 2016.
It has more of 10 clients including AXA and BNP Paribas.. .
Agoranov is a public Science & Tech incubator that provides mentorship, office space, funding, and consultancy services to startups. The company is based in Paris.
Agoranov has supported more than 380 startups that have already created more than 7,000 direct jobs and raised €700 million from private funds. Among them Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), Anevia, Biophytis, Gensight and Pixium listed on Alternext, or Aldebaran, Dataiku, Doctolib, Point Vision and Ynsect.
Agoranov, founded by the Universities Pierre and Marie Curie and Paris-Dauphine, Ecole Normale Supérieure, ParisTech, and INRIA, is supported by the Ministry of Research and Higher Education, the Ile de France Region, the City of Paris and the European Social Fund. Agoranov provides its 60 incubated with personalized support, a state-of-the-art acceleration program, quality accommodation in the center of Paris and a rich community of several hundred entrepreneurs..
Active Asset Allocation
Active Asset Allocation is an investment solution designer providing institutional investors, pension funds and asset managers with state-of-the-art asset allocation techniques based on risk management. By actively managing downside risk, Active Asset Allocation puts into practice a responsible approach to preserve the financial resources managed over the long term.
It also provides them with an additional, unexploited source of alpha.. .
AXA is a French multinational insurance firm that focuses on global insurance, investment management, and other financial services. AXA helps its clients live more confidently day after day, by protecting them, their families and their property against risks, and by managing their savings and their assets .the company operates in 64 countries with a presence primarily in Western Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific region and the Middle East, as well as in Africa.
AXA is a conglomerate of independently run businesses which operate according to the laws and regulations of many different countries.The company’s primary goal is to protect customers by focusing on its core business: insurance and asset management.. .
Demmos is a research and development company in electromagnetic energies. It offers every kind of R&D campaigns from characterization to the industrial tests.
It puts its know-how at innovation services in order to satisfy its clients expectations and to push the investment on new processes development. It always keeps in mind the product added value that it can bring through the microwave technology.
Demmos is part of the first program granted by EASME (Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises) into agrifood.. .
XAnge is a Franco-German team of venture capital investors that manages €450 million and invests in digital, deeptech and impact startups. XAnge is the innovation brand of the Siparex group, a major player in French private equity.
XAnge is a key European investor in early stage startups and is looking for game-changing startups and entrepreneurs who rock the code[s].. .
BNP Paribas attracts deposits and offers commercial, retail, investment, and private and corporate banking services. It also provides asset management and investment advisory services to institutions and individuals in Europe, the United States, Asia, and the emerging markets.
BNP Paribas began operation on September 23, 1966. It has its headquarters in Paris in France..
Credit Agricole is a banking corporation with focuses on corporate and investment banking, retail banking, and savings management. Crédit Agricole Group is a responsible, helpful bank serving 49 million customers, 7.4 million mutual shareholders, and 1.2 million shareholders.
Crédit Agricole Group supports its customers in their plans and projects in France and around the world, through its operations in all segments of the market including insurance, real estate, payment systems, asset management, leasing and factoring, consumer finance, and corporate and investment banking. Crédit Agricole also stands out for its dynamic, innovative corporate social responsibility policy serving the economy.
This policy is based on a pragmatic approach that permeates throughout the entire Group and engages all its employees. Its recent inclusion in the Vigeo-NYSE Euronext extra-financial indices is recognition of this engagement..
Finamatic is a mobile application that offers identity funding services for its users. The application enables creatives to build and validate businesses in the industry of their choice.
Furthermore, it enables them to identify the funding that they would like to obtain based on name, contact details, and project name. Finamatic was launched in 2015 by Axel Dreyfus and is based in France..
Secab supports entrepreneurs in the areas of chartered accountancy, law, and strategy. The Group’s sales force, its transversal services (accounting, social, legal, etc.), as well as good control over the production processes, have enabled it to achieve a higher rate of return than the sector and to develop through organic and external growth.
It was founded in 2007, bringing together 12 firms located in the East of France in Paris, Villeparisis, Melun, Montereau, Sens, Joigny, and St. Florentin, Fréjus..
Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services. Mazars and its correspondents operate throughout 87 countries.
73 of these countries are part of Mazars’ integrated partnership and draw on the expertise of over 15,000 professionals to assist major international groups, SMEs, private investors and public bodies at every stage of their development. Mazars bears the name of its original founder, Robert Mazars, who started its practice near Rouen, in Western France, in 1940.
The firm quickly grew to establish itself as a highly reputable practice, rapidly acquiring new clients and becoming well-known for its focus on technical excellence and quality of service. Since its foundation, Mazars has chosen the demanding option of being a truly integrated firm.
The Mazars Organisation is based on democratic partnership. It gives each partner the right to vote on the strategic decisions involving the future of the partnership.
This kind of responsibility is central to Mazars’ principles and practices. It runs throughout the organisation and is daily expressed in the way we exercise our profession and in the relationship Mazars maintains with its social and economic environment.
Mazars established an integrated international partnership with the principal objective of guaranteeing consistent quality in their service to clients. Mazars clients with international activities wish for well coordinated services which reflect their own corporate structure.
For 160 years, CNP Assurances has been protecting people against the risks of everyday life. CNP’s Group is France’s leading provider of life insurance and term creditor insurance, and the sixth largest insurance company in Brazil.
With CNP’s life insurance, pension, personal risk insurance, health insurance and service offerings, we offer a response to the many changes affecting our policyholders’ lives. In Europe, CNP develops and manages personal insurance products for their banking partners, such as La Banque Postale, BPCE, Barclays and UniCredit, as well as for mutual insurance companies, companies, local authorities and hospitals.
CNP also has targeted offers for financial services companies interested in diversifying their product line-up. CNP is the leading personal insurer in France and the fourth largest life insurer in Europe.
In Latin America, CNP has operations in Brazil and Argentina. Through their subsidiary Caixa Seguradora (formerly Caixa Seguros), partner of the country’s second largest state-owned bank, CNP is Brazil’s sixth largest insurance provider.
CNP enjoys the backing of a core group of stable shareholders, Caisse des Dépôts, the French State and two major banking partners – La Banque Postale and BPCE – through their joint holding company Sopassure, that are united by a shareholders’ agreement. Together, these four shareholders own more than two-thirds of our capital.
With over €320 billion in assets (excluding unit-linked portfolios) at 31 December 2014, CNP Assurances is a leading institutional investor. We invest in a wide range of different asset classes such as infrastructure projects, corporate debt, private equity and property.
The Caisse des Dépôts
The Caisse des Dépôts is a French financial organization investing in development projects that serve general interest and economic development of France. It centralizes and manages savings accounts, savings accounts dedicated to sustainable development, and savings accounts for non-taxable people; grants loans primarily to social housing and urban renewal sectors; and invests in financial markets, as well as in projects to support the development policies launched by local authorities and public sector actors.
The Caisse des Dépôts also invests in small, medium, and intermediate-sized enterprises to consolidate their equity capital, promote innovation, and support the investment capital market, as well as grants loans to small, medium, and intermediate-sized enterprises; supports business start-ups and social economy; supports local authorities and inter municipal institutions in their projects and accomplishments in the areas of housing, transport, engineering, renewable energy, and digital technologies; manages retirement pension schemes; and is engaged in insuring individuals. Further, the organization provides banking services to legal professions, and social security and public interest bodies; invests in ‘eco-service’ companies, carbon assets, and climate and energy transition initiatives; and conducts research in climate change economics.
The Caisse des Dépôts was founded in 1816 and is headquartered in Paris, France.. .
As La Poste Group’s Express Parcels activity grew, the La Poste group created the GeoPost holding company in order to focus all its majority and minority investments in the Parcels and Logistics domain. In the beginning, GeoPost brought together Chronopost, Tat Express, Publi-trans, DPD among others.
In June 1999, GeoPost increased its holding in the DPD European network to 42.7%. GeoPost’s share of the capital of DPD has grown steadily over the years..
4-traders is an international stock market and financial news website for active investors. It provides financial news, investing tips, discussion forums, in-house technical and fundamental analysis, dynamics charts, an economic and financial calendar, state of the art decision making and financial tools.
4-traders obtains real-time information from Dow Jones, Reuters, Business Wire, and other feeds. The site also provides in-depth information on currencies, indexes, stocks, futures, options, commodities, currencies, rates, and bonds..
Vybe is a provider of a digital platform used to develop a payment card for young people aged 13 to 18. It helps in instant transfers, receives instant notification of each expense, and manages expenses securely that enable teenagers to manage their pocket money and pay with their smartphone.
It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.. .
Business France is a government agency. It supports the international development of the French economy.
Business France assists French companies in export and for foreign companies to set up their businesses in France. Business France is headquartered in France..
Our bank is evolving and you can participate in our exceptional project. Integrating our teams means joining committed employees, a digital and human company, a subsidiary of a large group, Orange.
We recruit all types of profile, with the desire to participate in a unique adventure “the launch of the first 100% mobile bank.” So, do not hesitate to consult our offers. Your ideas, skills, and know-how are the assets of our future success..
Newedge is a premier global agency broker and clearing firm. Newedge offers leading global, multi-asset brokerage services across a broad range of listed and OTC derivatives and securities.
A world leader in execution and clearing, they offer clients the opportunity to trade the world from a single point of contact via their global platform, which comprises more than 85 global exchanges, and comprehensive suite of world-class clearing, prime brokerage and financing solutions.. .
Boursorama provides online banking, brokerage, and financial information services. The company’s portfolio of banking products include current and interest-bearing accounts, saving products, housing loans, credit cards, life insurance, related mobile applications, and more.
Boursorama’s brokerage portfolio includes diversified investment shares, options and futures, warrants, turbos, certificates, bonds, trackers, stocks, bonds, derivatives, CFDs, technical analysis, market information, and quotes. In addition, the company operates boursorama.com and onvista.de, which are online financial and economic information internet portals that deliver information on listed companies and agencies comprising of discussion forums, news, videos, and market prices.
Boursorama was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. The company currently operates as a subsidiary of Société Générale Group..
Argos Wityu is a private equity firm specializing in investments in management buyouts, middle market, growth capital, emerging growth, mature, later stage, PIPEs, industry consolidation, management buy ins, buy in management buyouts, and spin-offs by large corporations. It also provides mezzanine financing.
The firm prefers to invest in small to medium sized privately or publicly held companies across all sectors with focus on energy, materials, hotels, media, retail, consumer products, healthcare, information technology, financials, and telecommunication sectors. It primarily invests in companies based in Benelux region and Continental Europe, with a focus on France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Belgium, and Switzerland..
Financial Modeling Prep
Financial Modeling Prep is a new concept that informs you about stock market information (news, currencies, and stock prices). Financial Modeling Prep update financial statements in real-time, every statement is audited, standardized, and up to date.
They have a real-time stock price that covers the fundamental data part of the stocks via providing income statements, balance sheet statements, and cash flow statements quarterly and annually. The company was founded in 2016..
Neoen is an independent energy company, develops, finances, builds, and operates power plants based on renewable energies in France, Portugal, Australia, Mexico, Egypt, and El Salvador. It operates solar, wind, and biomass power plants.
The company, through its subsidiaries, also specializes in the development of marine renewable energy projects in France; supports photovoltaic project developers and investors in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of solar power plants in France and abroad; and develops solar and wind farms.. .
A Fintech company created in 2000, Finance Active develops high-quality solutions to optimize debt and financial risk management: foreign exchange, investment, financial forecasting and guarantees. With over 10,000 users worldwide, Finance Active paves the way for digital transformation in financial departments of companies, local public authorities and financial institutions.
Permanently connected to financial markets, their solutions provide a dynamic and centralized view that simplifies transaction management. Their innovative, user-focused approach allows us to develop agile and collaborative software to maximize financial performance and enhance operational efficiency.
Their mission: providing financial teams with high-quality data and advice in order to allow them more room for manoeuvre in operational and financial decision-making.A Fintech company created in 2000, Finance Active develops high-quality solutions to optimize debt and financial risk management: foreign exchange, investment, financial forecasting and guarantees. With over 10,000 users worldwide, Finance Active paves the way for digital transformation in financial departments of companies, local public authorities and financial institutions.
Permanently connected to financial markets, their solutions provide a dynamic and centralized view that simplifies transaction management. Their innovative, user-focused approach allows us to develop agile and collaborative software to maximize financial performance and enhance operational efficiency.
Their mission: providing financial teams with high-quality data and advice in order to allow them more room for manoeuvre in operational and financial decision-making.. .
Oaklins is the collective trade name of independent member firms affiliated with Oaklins International Inc., a Delaware company operating under a trademark license from Oaklins Swiss Verein. The members of Oaklins International Inc.
are separately constituted and regulated investment banking and/or financial advisory firms that provide M&A, corporate finance, debt advisory, growth equity and ECM services in accordance with the relevant laws of the jurisdictions in which they respectively operate. Oaklins International and Oaklins Swiss Verein do not themselves provide, directly or indirectly, financial advisory or other client services.
Details of the Oaklins members that render services to clients in respect of each country in which Oaklins members carry on business can be found below. Oaklins is a registered trademark in the US, UK and certain other countries around the world.
All rights reserved.. .
Financetesetudes is a student loan broker, a company that mediates between students and banks. We ornanize a competition beetween the french banks in order to provide the best deals to the students.
A loan is an investment for the future. In this sense it must be accessible to all and in the most effective and advantageous way possible.
Launched in 2012 in France, Financetesetudes.com is the first online broker specialised in the Education market. Consequently, we bring a growing number of young clients to banks..
CODIX is the software company which developed iMX – the event-driven enterprise management system. Its innovative blend of technologies optimizes the rapid implementation of tools customized to meet the requirements of each client, making it the leading software in several industries.
Codix is an active player in the development of new technologies, such as inter-operability standards, SOAP and REST services, Block-chain systems, supporting disruptive business plans and constantly searching for new ways to address emerging new practices. They work in close collaboration with their Fintech Clients and well-established financial institutions, as well as with cutting-edge providers of complementary services like OSMO, Atradius, Euler Hermes, Risk Factor, COFACE, Dun & Bradstreet and many more.
Their unique goal is to always be ahead of the curve, to include features in iMX before their Clients need them, and to provide a software solution which eases and secures daily operations in the various functional domains covered by iMX.. .
Capzanine, a European Private Equity firm, invested in Horizon in June 2018, becoming a majority shareholder alongside Horizon’s CEO, Sylvain Thieullent, and its management team, to support organic and global growth. Horizon Software focuses on all trading businesses related to listed markets such as delta-one, structured products and options market making & trading.
Thanks to the sophisticated algorithmic capabilities, their clients create, test and implement automated strategies within incredibly short timescales: they trade the way they really want, this – Trade your Way – is their philosophy.. .
Advize is a fully licensed online broker based in Paris with a full stack approach and the ambition to disrupt retail investment scene. Ma Sentinelle®, our proprietary platform allows us to partner with any bank or insurance company (even if they do not have online services) on all products (stocks, funds…) Advize clients can discover their investor profile, select a model portfolio and execute the transactions in one clic.
Each Friday our clients receive La Météo de votre épargne®, an easy to read report on what happened to their investments while they had better things to do with their lives. And if a rebalancing is needed we tell thew what, why and they can execute in one clic.
This combination of online brokerage and bespoke advisory services, previously only found in private banks, is unique in continental Europe. In 2013 Advize won 3 press awards for the innovation, the customer benefits and the user experience of Ma Sentinelle Vie (in partnership with Generali Group) Please note that currently the service is restricted to residents of France and French nationals residing in the European Union..
Created in 1983, the Cegid group is the leading French developers of management software. Cegid is in the European Top 10, with more than 2,000 employees and241.1 million euros in annual sales.
Cegid’s strategy is oriented around the following areas : * Cegid’s has recognized expertise in four sectors : o The Cegid Business ERP, covering all functional needs of large and medium-sized companies (Accounting â€“ Finance â€“ Taxes, Human Resources, Sales and Contract Management, Production Management, CRM, and more) and integrates operations (data management), company management (Business Intelligence), and a customized portal in the same “package” approach o Vertical solutions: The Cegid Business ERP is verticalized for Fashion, Retail, Wholesale, Industrial Manufacturing, Construction, Hotel-Restaurant, Sanitation, and more. o A unique offering in terms of finance and taxes including Cegid Etafi, the leading reference in financial report production with Etafi Conso and FCRS, as well as a complete line of Corporate Performance Management solutions (FCRS and Open Executive) o Payroll and human resources solutions for corporations and corporate groups with the RH Place product.
* Two segments of the market make up Cegid’s natural area of operations : the VSB, SME and mid-sized company segment, and corporate accounts. * Four strategic advantages enable Cegid to meet market demands : o An innovative technology platform : “Web oriented”, accomodating all operating systems and databases enabling it to integrate into customer operations, regardless of their technology o Proven expertise in terms of “on demand” products and IT webhosting o Strong experience in providing industry-specific vertical solutions, as well as meeting the everyday needs of users o A strategic partnership with Certified Public Accountants, guaranteeing Cegid’s expertise in terms of managing and optimizing accounting firm performance, and synergy between business and CPAs.
Cegid has installations abroad, with offices in New York, Barcelona and Shenzhen, with distribution agreements in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria…. .
Finance Innovation is a global business and research cluster dedicated to financial services, a widescope initiative of the Paris financial marketplace banks, insurance companies, asset management firms, consulting firms, service providers to financial institutions, universities, and research centres. Its goal is to draw upon the strengths of the Paris financial marketplace in order to create new high added value industrial and research projects to increase the market share of the French financial services industry in the European and international competition.
Discover the cluster, its objectives, lines of action, governance, its international activities, and news. Meet the cluster members, by type or sector of activity, and join them within FINANCE INNOVATION! FINANCE INNOVATION approves and supports SME’s and innovative projects in the financial services sector, be they industrial or research projects, assisting them in obtaining public funding.
Explore the cluster’s services offer, whether you represent an SME, a large corporation, a professional association, a university, college, laboratory or research center, a local authority.. .
Pandaloc is a digital property management service designed for independent landlords. Its products is for rent payments, rental applications, and tenant screening.
Pandaloc helps small and medium landlords and renters to get things done. It was founded in 2020 and headquartered in Paris, France..
Orevon Labs is a French accelerator whose goal is to create innovative startups with ambitious and visionary project leaders. The firm invests in seed and early stage companies operating in the information technology, mobile application and software sectors.
Orevon connects start-up members, mentors and investors to create a network of talented entrepreneurs supporting our start-up community. It help startups launch their business by developing their technology products in exchange for Equity (IT for Equity).
Orevon also provides mentoring and strategic and financial advice.. .
Welcome Real Time
Welcome Real-time S.A. provides credit and debit card acceptance, and payment integrated value-added service solutions for the banks, retailers, merchants, and financial organizations.
Its products include XLS Server, which adds EMV capabilities to a bank’s payment authorization and processing system; XLS POS that includes software libraries used by POS developers to create full featured payment applications; XLS Card, which includes personalization specifications and card applets used to add payment parameters and data next to EMV risk parameters, and data during the card issuance process; CardCare that provides card activity reporting and card’s contents to facilitate cardholder services, such as card replacements and cardholder inquiries through a bank’s Website or call centre; and MerchantCare, which provides a bank’s merchant services with merchant activity reporting, as well as a view of merchant’s transaction activity and payment parameter settings. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Aix-en-Province, France with additional offices, and research and development facilities in Singapore, Singapore; Madrid, Spain; Miami, Florida; Shanghai, China; and Sao Paulo, Brazil..
Positive Planet’s primary objective is to develop economic, social and environmental INCLUSION across the world in a fair and sustainable way. Its projects are carefully developed and managed to promote the fulfillment of individual aspirations empowering them to benefit future generations.
Positive Planet will achieve this ambition by giving access to financial services, education, entrepreneurship, markets, health, housing, water and sanitation, and clean energy to the greatest number, and particularly the poorest and most needy.. .
Groupe IDI is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in direct and fund of funds investments. In direct investments, it seeks to invest in early venture, mid venture, late venture, growth capital, leveraged buyouts, expansion capital, middle market, acquisition of significant holdings in listed small and medium companies and secondary private equity portfolios, mezzanine financing, loans senior to senior debt, discounted leveraged buyouts loans, and PIPEs in early stage and mature companies and through co-investments in early-stage companies and pre-IPO financing.
Within fund of fund investments, the firm invests in private equity funds.. .
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