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The founders we support are building products that can change the way we all live. Curious on what the future might look like? Check it out right here our portfolio companies ! And discover “Living DA life!”
Swile, the card and app at the center of employee engagement
Witco is a B2B2C SaaS platform centralizing dozens of internal & external building services in a single app.
Lifen wants to deploy the first open Patient Relationship Management Platform
Backmarket allows customers to buy quality secured, refurbished electronic products.
A consumer payment service enabling consumers to use credit card rewards points, cash rewards and hotel points to pay online
Save market provides a Platform for buying back computer equipment from companies, gives electronic products a second life and fights against waste.
Hubcycle avoids huge wastage by converting plant-based industrial side-streams into competitive, innovative & strategic raw materials for personal care and food.
Winamax is an online platform where users can bet on sports and play poker.
Popchef is a new generation digital canteen offering solutions for all corporate catering needs: digital canteen, connected fridges, meal trays, breakfasts.
ecommerce / AI
Global general online classifieds platform
Hemea connects homeowners wishing to renovate their homes with top architects and contractors and supports them throughout the process
Ouicar is the leading C2C car rental platform in France
Mediarithmics offers a full stack trading platform to capture data marketing value for advertisers, media publishers and data owners
Keakr offers an app for urban music lovers; a music and video pocket studio and social network
Shine offers the perfect freelance co-pilot with the mission of making it easy to be an independent worker
personal care/home care
Agua Blanca is a marketplace for clean HomeCare and PersonalCare products
Agricool offers healthy and locally produced fruits and vegetables in urban areas through highly efficient vertical farming solutions
Pasqal develops Quantum Computer based out of Neutral atoms. Quantum Computers are one of the cornerstone in the transition towards a carbon neutral economy.
Zooz provides a data-driven payment platform that consolidates and analyzes all payment data to provide valuable information to merchants, enabling them to personalize customer experiences online and in-store
The 1st discount card dedicated to restaurants
hr | gaming
Goshaba offers an HR tool to qualify candidates’ soft skills through gamified and cognitive tests
Ornikar is the first French online driving school providing tutorials for the traffic laws and offering a platform to connect candidates with independent driving teachers
Typology is a skincare and bodycare DNVB that wants to deliver what consumers are craving for : ethics, authenticity and transparency
Jane de Boy is a multi-channel boutique embodying a casual high end vision of fashion within 4 physical shops and an e-commerce website
Adore Me is an e-commerce startup that disrupted the lingerie industry by creating fast-fashion, affordable, inclusive intimates
Home and professional alarm, digital video security and home automation solutions
Beendi offers easy to make, plant-based meals to customers aiming to eat healthy food with a vegetarian orientation
La Ruche qui dit Oui gives everyone the means to better feed themselves and to support farmers who cultivate a better world
Less optimizes city transportation by developing a short distance C2C carpooling solution (EXIT. Acquired by Blablacar)
Retail | Metaverse
Immersive virtual stores for the fashion and retail sectors.
ecommerce / adtech
Create your online boutique
Devialet is an innovative provider of amplified audio solutions with cutting-edge technologies
Coravin is manufacturing a preservation system for wine drinkers
Faume is the one-stop-shop solution for brands to launch a 2nd hand offer and free themselves from all the technological and logistical constraints linked to the implementation of a second-hand infrastructure.
Double gives busy people back 2 hours of their time every day, and empowers them to focus on what they do best.
e-commerce / furniture
Made.com disrupts high-end furniture stores by integrating the value chain from manufacturing to online retail platform in order to avoid third-parties sticking points.
Hunteed is an online platform that reinvents recruitment by connecting companies with a global headhunters community
The finest selection of luxury and designer accessories
Fretlink connects shippers and carriers over a trustful, efficient and innovative platform
AnotherBrain drives the third generation of AI
Numberly is a Marketing Technologist helping its clients to transform their marketing expenses into long-term investments in order to boost performance
Leocare is the first multi-service, fully-mobile and fully flexible neoinsurance for housing, car, motorbike and smartphone.
Masteos is a full-stack real estate agency that focuses on all the steps of rental investment for investors, from finding the housing to managing the rental process.
AI / blockchain
Starton is building the tools to enable any developer, individual and company to build blockchain applications at scale, simply and fast, without any expertise of blockchain technologies.
ZOE is a nutritional science company on a mission to help everybody eat with confidence
Pazzi offers fully-automated robots cooking tasty pizzas in less than four minutes
Context is able to decrypt any video media and turn it into homogeneous, granular and verified data at scale
Waysia (ex-Alorsfaim) is a food delivery platform founded in France. It‘s a platform created in order to make asian food and consumers life easier and more convenient.
Butterfly offers real-time leadership training to managers based on team feedback and surveys
Trusk offers seamless delivery of heavy items for retail shops and end-customers
music | ai
Antescofo enables you to play any instrument as if were in a concert hall, with an orchestra accompanying you and following your rhythm
Captain Cause is a marketing tool for companies that wish to build loyalty or reward their customers, employees or partners, through the support of positive impact projects.
Wandercraft develops and manufactures an autonomous exoskeleton to help weelchair users walk again
Gabsee offers the app July, which allows teenagers to enter a virtual world and build real friendships
TVTY is a software platform enabling advertisers to measure TV's impact in real-time and access cross-channel digital activation to unlock full business potential.
Arts Live is a show producer and distributor
The egg that doesn't kill the chicken!
Holberton trains the next generation of full stack software engineers, which is paid for once the graduate enters the workforce
Enables brands to reward their audiences with digital gifts
Signifai is an artificial intelligence platform for IT infrastructure that offers a full system approach and active data collection to offer predictive analytics and automated knowledge management and remediation
Enables businesses to leverage AI by turning the latest academic machine learning research into scalable products
Stockly connects e-commerce websites with a global inventory so that they never run out-of-stock
Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under considered as the “Netflix for books”
Mobile App / edtech
Challenging games that improve your cognitive skills
Fifteen (ex-Zoov) offers a sustainable, data driven and connected e-bike sharing solution
Innovative healthy « slow food » quick service and catering concept in Europe & the Middle East offering 100% organic, plant-based, gluten-free and vegan food & beverages
Epigene allows smart aggregation of genomic data for drug discovery in oncology
Foxintelligence offers real-time, transaction based intelligence for retailers, based on electronic receipts
Geev offers a marketplace for people to give away and find goods for free, based on geolocalisation
CozyCozy offers an unbiased solution to book accommodation with a wider market offering
Comet offers a freelance marketplace for engineers, connecting companies with qualified tech talent
Memo Bank develops banking services for SMBs with an offer built around data and management of financial flows
Modjo increases sales teams performance with its conversational analysis platform
Popsy is a free mobile app to buy and sell second hand products
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