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France Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
6th
+
1
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
12th
0
worldwide
Population
67.1
million

top industries
Hardware & IoT icon
Hardware & IoT
#5 worldwide
Social & Leisure icon
Social & Leisure
#7 worldwide
Ecommerce & Retail icon
Ecommerce & Retail
#8 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconManoMano
startup iconConvertio
startup iconLedger

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ecosystem description

The France Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 12 globally, and shows a strong hold by 0 spots since 2020. France also ranks at number 6 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 24 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in France and the top ranked city in France is Paris at 11 globally. Paris is followed by Toulouse at 132 and Marseille at 163.

France is an ideal place to locate for Hardware & IoT, Social & Leisure and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 543 Hardware & IoT startups in France, 185 Social & Leisure startups in France and 154 Ecommerce & Retail startups in France, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 1524 startups in France, 62 accelerators in France, 119 coworking spaces in France, 11 organizations in France and no leaders in France.

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ManoMano is an online marketplace for DIY, home improvement, and gardening products. Read more
Convertio Co is a web-based platform that provides its users with an online tool to convert files online. Read more
Ledger provides the secure and easy to use Bitcoin wallet inside a mini chip card customers can connect via USB. It prevents hackers or malware to access customer's sensitive data and steal customer's bitcoins. Read more
Ornikar is an online driving school that offers radically cheaper, uncomplicated and faster offer to obtain a driving license. Read more
Ownpage is a providesr of technology services that help publishers to personalize their newsletters, website, and application Read more
Tacotax is a tax services software that helps individuals optimize their personal finances. Read more
eTerritoire is the first website dedicated to all french cities in order to let them communicate on their economic and cultural needs. eTerritoire is a true discovery tool for users to find cities, territories, business opportunities and local events. Read more
Selency is a community platform specialising in pre-owned furniture and decor items. Read more
Welcome to the Jungle is a recruiting platform for young talents as well as an employer branding media for corporates. Read more
LegalPlace offers legal documents to individuals and professionals as well as a connection service with experienced lawyers.  Read more
Pearltrees is a place to organize all your interests. This free service lets you organize, explore and share everything you like. Save web pages, files, photos or notes and organize them naturally. Explore amazing collections that relate to your interests and subscribe to their updates. Access your account anytime and share anything from your computer, mobile and tablet Read more
Famileo est né d’une idée toute simple : prendre le meilleur des différents modes de communications et le mettre au service du bonheur familial. Il est si simple d'envoyer un message numérique et tellement réjouissant d'avoir du vrai courrier papier ! Read more
Planity is an online booking platform for hair and beauty salons. Read more
Livestorm is a browser-based video communication platform that easily connects teams to promote, host, and analyze online events. Read more
Vroomly is the platform that reconciles you with garage owners! Read more
Mailjet is an all-in-one solution to send, track and deliver both marketing and transactional emails. Its Cloud-Based infrastructure is unique and highly scalable. A proprietary technology optimizes the sending and the deliverability of the emails. Read more
On Ulule you can discover and help make wonderful projects happen. These projects are successfully financed only if they reach (or exceed!) their crowdfunding goal. Wether you are a project creator or a supporter, this page will give you complete details on how Ulule works. Since its launch in October 2010, 11,412 creative, innovative or community-minded projects have been financed thanks to users from 174 countries. Read more
CodinGame help recruiters identify and hire top tech talent faster through its all-in-one tech recruiting platform CodinGame for Work. Read more
Qare is a unique on-demand, online-to-offline, virtual medical practice, offering all the benefits of the French medical system abroad Read more
Click&Boat is a professional and private yacht charter company. Read more
AutoVisual is evaluates all current used cars online by comparing the price of the car to its valuation. Read more
Invest in the Future, now! Coinhouse is building a crypto bank: your trusted partner to invest, manage and safeguard your digital assets. Read more
Most of businesses communication channels were built for one-to-one interactions: email, twitter, linkedin etc. They are so powerful that they have been used for support, hiring, sales, projects etc. involving lot of people in the company. We designed a multi-channel client that makes possible to work faster and more efficiently as a team. Read more
Wethenew is a online platform for buying and reselling new, authentic and limited sneakers. Read more
Doctrine builds legal research and analytics software for legal professionals. Read more
Captain Contrat est un service qui permet aux chefs d’entreprises existantes ou aux créateurs d’entreprises d’obtenir des documents juridiques sur mesure, personnalisés par des avocats, adaptés à leurs besoins légaux et à un coût 3 à 4 fois inférieur à celui d’un avocat mandaté en direct. Captain Contrat optimise le travail de l'avocat et lui permet de gagner du temps, ce qui se traduit par des économies en frais juridiques pour l’entrepreneur. Read more
Prime Minister Francois Fillon has created the Interministerial Mission Etalab in February 2011 and set goals for him to coordinate the actions of government departments to enable the widest possible line of their public information and public data (aka "Open data"). The Open Data responds primarily to a desire for transparency in government. The open data can account for the action of the state and public institutions, it helps to enable citizens to evaluate public policies: it is a Democratic issue. Etalab also aims to facilitate and encourage the widest possible reuse to participate in supporting innovation and the creation of innovative online services. Etalab manage data.gouv.fr to make freely and easily accessible French public open data. To support the creation of new projects built with open data, Etalab federate a community of innovative startups and more than 30 major partners like Google, Microsoft, Orange, La Poste, Dassault System, SNCF Read more
Payfit allows small and medium enterprises to easily and quickly pay their employees. Read more
Artsper est une place de marché spécialisée dans l’art contemporain qui permet à des galeries d’art de mettre en vente leurs oeuvres sur une plateforme commune accessible à tous. Chaque galerie est sélectionnée et ce afin d’assurer la qualité des oeuvres proposées. Ainsi l’entreprise remplie ses 3 promesses: qualité des oeuvres, large catalogue, accessibilité (aussi bien au niveau du prix que de l’oeuvre en elle-même). Notre mission est de démocratiser l’art contemporain en vendant au plus grand nombre des oeuvres d’art uniques et à des prix accessibles, tout en proposant un large éventail d’oeuvres, du contenu pédagogique de qualité et un service client exceptionnel. Notre vision est de devenir le leader européen de la vente d’oeuvres d’art contemporain sur le web. Read more
Application that scans and analyzes your diet Read more
Pretto is making mortgages simple thanks to artificial intelligence and product design. Read more
Concilio is a digital health platform. Read more
The workplace of the future relies on collaboration to drive a focus on building a culture of shared information, shared vision, and shared direction. Klaxoon is a platform that develops collective intelligence and engagement everywhere people work together. Read more
PayPlug is an online payments platform designed for SMEs and micro-businesses. Read more
Gitbook is creating a modern and simple solution to documentation, digital writing, and publishing. Read more
Cityzeum.com : social travel guides in french and targeted redirect to travel agencies. Babeltrip.com : Q&A for travellers and travel deals. Alundi.com : weekends in France. In progress : international site (6 languages), Facebook Social Travel Application and other confidential projects.  Read more
Patatam is a leading european online shop to buy and sell like-new kids' clothing. Read more
Cleanfox is the smartest way to clean your inbox and the easiest way to improve your carbon footprint. Read more
Compte Nickel is a service bank account alternative and means of French Payment Read more
Aircall is an easy and smart way to handle business calls. Buy a number instantly in 40 countries Invite your team mates Start making and receiving calls immediately on your existing devices Handle calls as a team Aircall provides collaborative tools to manage calls as a team : shared activity feed and contacts, forward/store/comment functions, anywhere access Aircall integrates call information into companies' data and tools (CRM, website etc) Read more
Appvizer is a software comparator for professionals to easily find the software that will allow them to work smarter. Read more
Marcher, courir, grimper, glisser : découvrez chaque jour de nouvelles aventures sportives et le matériel pour les réaliser. Read more
Shipup creates a unique post-purchase experience for online retailers. Read more
Needelp is a peer-to-peer home services platform. Read more
Strapi is an open-source software platform that helps developers to easily build, deploy, and manage APIs. Read more
Hello We Are Buuyers and com visit us Read more
GensDeConfiance is a secure classified posts board for trustworthy people (recommended by at least three other members of the community). Read more
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2.56
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1.439
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