Startup Europe. Grown up reporting
Paris is home to some of the most hyped startups in Europe and boasts a dynamic tech ecosystem. Startups such as Doctorlib, Alan and Agricool are just some of those at the forefront of the continent’s new economy.
But the coronavirus has radically altered the business model of many young tech companies. No list of top startups today would be complete without asking: which are most likely to thrive in the post-Corona world?
This here is a living list of the city’s top startups with a twist, which will be regularly updated in the coming months. Keep reading to stay informed about Europe’s changing new economy.
P.S The data is from our partners at Dealroom.co. If there is anyone missing from this list, or anything is wrong, please let us know by email at [email protected]
Startups benefiting from trends like the rise of digital doctors, working from home and online learning
Paris & Marseille, France
Paris & Caen, France
A giant recession will probably be bad for them, but aside from that it’s hard to tell what impact coronavirus will have
La Courneuve, France
It handles paperwork and payment and takes a cut. The company has also developed automatic photo-editing algorithms to improve shots and give images a consistent look; for example, so all Airbnb shots can be standardised.
The wacky thing about the company is not so much the idea but the amount of the money it has raised, taking in another $230m in investment in June 2019. Who knew there was so much money in photos?
The next step for the company is to open up to the consumer market. So one day you may be able to get your wedding photographer through Meero. Also worth watching is the progress of its artificial intelligence editing technology — the tech team expanded from 80 to 300 people according to the company.
New York, United States
Paris & Marcq-en-Barœul, France
Paris & Saint-Malo, France
Paris & Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Paris & Vélizy-Villacoublay, France
San Francisco, United States
Paris & Roissy-en-France, France
Startups in industries such as travel, co-working and events are likely to be particularly impacted by the ongoing implications of the coronavirus pandemic
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