\The Parisian startups and scaleups to watch in 2021

\The Parisian startups and scaleups to watch in 2021

These are the startups driving innovation in the heart of France — one of Europe's key tech ecosystems.

Paris is home to some of the most hyped startups in Europe and boasts a dynamic tech ecosystem. Startups such as Doctolib, Alan and Agricool are just some of those at the forefront of the continent’s new economy.

Our team of experts at Sifted have chosen a list of Parisian startups and scaleups we think you need to know about, with an added “Sifted take” one some to provide an extra layer of insight on the most interesting.

(P.S The data is from European Startups with valuation estimates from Dealroom. If there is anyone missing from this list, or anything is wrong, please let us know by email at [email protected]).

Key

Year founded

Amount raised

Last funding round

Valuation

Employees

Meero's logo

Meero

Matches professional photographers with clients to produce beautiful images in a snap

media / content production

meero.com

Paris, France

2016

€269m

SERIES C

€909m

1000-5000

Alan's logo

Alan

Reshaping health insurance

insurance / health

alan.eu

Paris, France

2016

€310m

SERIES D

€800m

100-500

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Doctolib's logo

Doctolib

Medical booking platform

health / health platform

doctolib.fr

Paris, France

2013

€237m

LATE VC

€1bn

1000-5000

Pennylane 's logo

Pennylane

Pennylane, launched in 2020, is a book keeping startup.

fintech / saas

pennylane.tech

Paris , France

2020

€34m

LATE VC

€16-24m

50-100

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Leavy

Online community-based short-term rental platform

travel; social network /

leavy.co

Paris, France

2017

€17m

CONVERTIBLE

€51-76m

50-100

Altaroad's logo

Altaroad

Developing an industrial IoT platform for infrastructure to optimize transport and logistics

Greentech / Iot

altaroad.com

Paris, France

2017

€5mm

2020

€12—18m

10-50

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Spendesk

Smart spend management software

enterprise software / payments

spendesk.com

Paris, France

2016

€61m

SERIES B

€175m

100-500

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PayFit

Simplifying payroll management

fintech; enterprise software / financial management solutions

payfit.com

Paris, France

2015

€180m

SERIES D

€280-420m

100-500

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ManoMano

Gardening and DIY community

home living /

manomano.fr

Paris, France

2013

€633m

SERIES F

€500-750m

500-1000

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Lydia's logo

Lydia

All your payment needs - in one app

payments / mobile app

lydia-app.com

Paris, France

2011

€142m

SERIES B

€313-469m

100-500

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BlaBlaCar

Connecting drivers with empty seats to people looking for a ride

travel; transportation / mobility

blablacar.com

Paris, France

2006

€510m

CONVERTIBLE

€1.6bn

500-1000

Yubo's logo

Yubo

Social platform where Generation Z creates communities of friends around the world

social media / social media

yubo.live

Paris , France

2016

€51m

SERIES C

€160-240m

50-100

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Alsid

A cybersecurity provider that protects companies’ Microsoft Active Directory installation from hackers

cybersecurity; cloud; saas; enterprise software /

alsid.com

Paris, France

2016

€15m

EARLY VC

€52-78m

50-100

Qonto's logo

Qonto

Provides online banking services to small businesses

fintech / business banking

qonto.eu

Paris , France

2016

€136m

SERIES C

€416-624m

100-500

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Ledger

Provides security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications

fintech / cryptocurrency

ledger.com

Paris, France

2014

€432m

SERIES C

€261m

100-500

October's logo

October

P2P lending platform for SMEs

fintech / mortgages & lending

october.eu

Paris, France

2014

€55m

SERIES C

€128-192m

50-100

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Heetch

Ride-sharing app targeted at late night transportation seekers in France

travel; transportation / mobility

heetch.com

Paris, France

2013

€67m

SERIES B

€15-22m

100-500

Memo Bank's logo

Memo Bank

New bank for businesses

banking /

memo.bank

Paris, France

2017

€39m

LATE VC

€80-120m

50-100

Kard's logo

Kard

Mobile banking alternative for the new generation, offering a never-seen-before customer experience that is cool, social & free

fintech / banking

kard.eu

Paris, France

2018

€6m

SEED

€13-19m

10-50

Mirakl's logo

Mirakl

Best Online Marketplace Platform and Dropship Solution

marketplace & ecommerce;saas / enterprise software

mirakl.fr

Paris, France

2011

€357m

LATE VC

€1.5bn

100-500

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