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France Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
6th
+
1
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
12th
0
worldwide
Population
65.6
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 iconBetaSeries
startup iconConvertio
startup iconQWANT

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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 871 Hardware & IoT startups in France, 301 Social & Leisure startups in France and 292 Ecommerce & Retail startups in France, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 2687 startups in France, 62 accelerators in France, 119 coworking spaces in France, 11 organizations in France and 1 leaders in France.

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BetaSeries is the best companion to manage your TV Shows and movies! Read more
Convertio Co is a web-based platform that provides its users with an online tool to convert files online. Read more
QWANT is an internet search engine that focuses on user privacy, web content filtering, and social networks. Read more
iAdvize is a conversational marketing platform that connects customers in need of advice with experts who are available 24/7 via messaging. Read more
DataDome is a SaaS bot protection solution for e-commerce and classifieds businesses. Read more
OCUS is restoring confidence between brands and consumers by producing millions of high-quality always-on images across every sector. Read more
Ornikar is an online driving school that offers radically cheaper, uncomplicated and faster offer to obtain a driving license. Read more
Bien'ici is a real estate company. 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
OpenClassrooms is a European online education platform with more than 2 million members and fully online degrees. Read more
Lynx is a first standalone Mixed Reality headset capable of virtual and augmented reality. Read more
Open Digital Education develops a platform that provides digital services for education. 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
GymGlish A9 is a mobile apps development company. Read more
Smash is an IT & Communication - Internet based company. Read more
HelloAsso is the free solution for associations and clubs to receive payments over the Internet. Read more
Melty is a website aimed at young people providing entertainment news and trending topics. Read more
Welcome to the Jungle is a recruiting platform for young talents as well as an employer branding media for corporates. Read more
Kartable is a free learning platform for students from 12 to 18 editing its own learning materials and technology. 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
Affluences is a mobile app and digital solution that lets you know how busy your favorite places are 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
Planity is an online booking platform for hair and beauty salons. Read more
Georges.tech offers an end-to-end and advanced AI-powered accounting software for freelancers and professionals. Read more
Slite is where modern teams write and organize their content. Read more
Decentralizing and incentivizing environmental monitoring Read more
SchoolMouv is a provider of an online educational platform to offer video courses. Read more
Wethenew is a online platform for buying and reselling new, authentic and limited sneakers. Read more
Octoly is a marketing company that empowers influencers 
to become successful entrepreneurs. Read more
Ausha is a podcast hosting platform. 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
JobTeaser is a European job board platform for students and recent grads. Read more
Target2Sell is a provider of a Saas-based predictive marketing tool designed to offer a personalized recommendation engine. 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
Pearltrees lets them organize everything and collaborate with anyone. Read more
Mooncard is a corporate payment card that automates the management of expense claims and business expenses. Read more
Kameleoon is the most advanced optimization platform on the market. Simple, fast and reliable. Read more
Orthodidacte develops and operates an online platform to help learners improve spelling skills. Read more
Zoomalia is the online pet shop that offers accessories and feeds for animals and animal blog. Read more
A Toulouse, France-based ecommerce company focused on DIY, gardening and home improvement products Read more
SportEasy is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, web and mobile app to manage amateur sports teams. SportEasy has something for everyone in a team: - it helps coaches organize their team's games and practices; communicate easily with their players; capture and analyze statistics - it offers players fun, social features to share their passion with their teammates (vote for player of the game, private forum, photo sharing...). SportEasy is available on the web, and as iPhone and Android apps. It is free, although premium paid plans will be available for teams and clubs starting Q4 2014. Launched in France in 2011, SportEasy is now available in French, English and - very soon - other languages. Read more
Specialist in the sale of food supplements and natural and organic cosmetics. Read more
Younited Credit is a provider of an online platform to facilitate financial transactions between lenders and borrowers. Read more
Shipfix operates as a data and community platform that helps with the operational efficiency in the maritime industry. Read more
Shadow is a high-performance cloud-based computer that has an automated hardware evolution. Read more
AB Tasty is an easy to use SAAS application that enables e-marketers to optimize their website and conversion rate without technical knowledges by running A/B tests and personalising their customer experience. Thanks to a WYSIWYG editor, they can easily create several versions of their pages and test them in real-life to identify which one has the biggest impact on their business goals (user engagement metrics, average order value, conversion rate...). Our solution helps to meet the need for a high degree of autonomy and agility in an increasingly technical and dynamic sector, where decisions must be backed up by data. It also helps in achieving profitability objectives: traffic generation is not enough, conversion is what really matters. AB Tasty is intended for e-commerce, services and media websites. Created 3 years ago by Liwio, a French web analytics consulting agency, AB Tasty has already convinced many companies such as Photobox, Bouygues Telecom, Axa, Microsoft... Read more
PayPlug is an online payments platform designed for SMEs and micro-businesses. Read more
Vroomly is the platform that reconciles you with garage owners! Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in France Ranked by StartupBlink

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5.27
16.62
3.41
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132nd
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73
4.477
0.33
0.74
3.41
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3.314
0.49
0.26
2.56
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2
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3.304
0.47
0.27
2.56
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215th
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16
1.822
0.27
0.15
1.41
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3
232nd
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7
1.577
0.23
0.13
1.22
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1
233rd
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1.549
0.23
0.12
1.20
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21
1.439
0.22
0.10
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244th
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1.434
0.21
0.12
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1.399
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