French tech startups to watch in 2022

The startups from one of Europe's hottest tech hubs

French tech has long nipped at the heels of the UK and Germany — the two largest European tech ecosystems. 2021 showed France’s startups were truly a force to be reckoned with.

French startups welcomed $13.1bn in funding in 2021, 11.6% of the total for the continent. There were 28 $100m+ deals, and more than 1,350 new startups were formed.

But which companies will be the breakout successes of this year? We’ve ranked the promising startups that we think are the ones to watch in 2022 as French tech goes from strength to strength.

Key

Year founded

Amount raised

Last funding round

Valuation

Employees

NAWA Technologies's logo

NAWA Technologies

Vaudreville, France

2013

€44m

Series C

€92

51-200

Yousign's logo

Yousign

Legal, Enterprise Software /

yousign.com

Caen, France

2013

€38m

Series A

€166

51-200

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Skeepers's logo

Skeepers

Security, Marketing /

skeepers.io

Marseille, France

2012

€102m

Series B

€340

11-50

LumApps's logo

LumApps

Enterprise Software /

lumapps.com

Tassin-la-Demi-Lune, France

2012

€93m

Series C

€318

201-500

Wandercraft's logo

Wandercraft

Health, Robotics /

wandercraft.eu

Paris, France

2012

€61m

Series C

€205

51-200

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MusicWorldMedia

Boulogne-Billancourt, France

2012

€56m

Series B

€250

51-200

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Ÿnsect

Paris, France

2011

€240m

Late VC

€568

51-200

Enterome's logo

Enterome

Health /

enterome.com

Paris, France

2011

€112m

Series E

€232

51-200

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Forsee Power

Energy, Transportation /

forseepower.com

Paris, France

2011

€70m

Late VC

€75

201-500

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Uromems

Health /

uromems.com

Grenoble, France

2011

€37m

Series B

€80

11-50

Happn's logo

Happn

Dating /

happn.com

Paris, France

2011

€20m

€64

51-200

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InterCloud

Hosting, Enterprise Software /

intercloud.com

Paris, France

2010

€137m

Series D

€500

51-200

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iAdvize

Marketing, Enterprise Software /

iadvize.com

Nantes, France

2010

€47m

Grant

€160

201-500

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Scality

Enterprise Software /

scality.com

Paris, France

2009

€141m

Series E

€243

201-500

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eCential Robotics

Health, Robotics /

ecential-robotics.com

Gières, France

2009

€115m

Growth Equity VC

€54

51-200

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JobTeaser

Jobs Recruitment /

jobteaser.com

Paris, France

2008

€72m

Series C

€270

201-500

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Sendinblue

Marketing /

sendinblue.com

Paris, France

2007

€168m

Series B

€700

200-500

Devialet's logo

Devialet

Music, Home Living /

devialet.com/fr-fr

Paris, France

2007

€152m

Series D

€500

201-500

Microphyt's logo

Microphyt

Health, Food /

microphyt.eu

Baillargues, France

2007

€32m

Late VC

€143

11-50

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