69 Hardware Startups in France to Watch in 2020

France's Hardware sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 69 France Hardware startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on October 11, 2021.

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Shadow

Shadow is a high-performance cloud-based computer that has an automated hardware evolution.

Paris   101-250   $138,154,513  

Aircall

Aircall is an advanced call center software, complete business phone and contact center 100% natively integrated in any CRM.

Paris   101-250   $40,550,000  

Back Market

Back Market is an online marketplace dedicated to refurbished products.

Paris   101-250   $56,016,228  

Devialet

Devialet is a French implosive sound center that offers solutions ranging from ADH intelligence to sound amplification.

Paris   251-500   $145,285,293  

Parrot

Parrot creates, develops and markets advanced technology wireless products for consumers and professionals.

Paris   501-1000   $35,135,537  

Cityscoot

European scooter sharing market.

Paris   251-500   $66,118,703  

Actility

Actility provides smart energy management, machine-to-machine(M2M) and Internet of things(IoT) services.

Paris   101-250   $104,133,671  

NAVYA

NAVYA is a leading French name in the autonomous vehicle market and in smart shared mobility solutions.

Paris   251-500   $72,466,002  

Exotec Solutions

Exotec Solutions offers an innovative order preparation system, based on a fleet of collaborative mobile robots.

Lille   11-50   $21,219,061  

Alkemics

Alkemics helps retailers and CPG manufacturers collect, enrich, and share content across the retail ecosystem.

Paris   51-100   $27,825,487  

Deepomatic

Deepomatic designs a platform to let professionals build custom image recognition AI and delivers computer vision systems to clients.

Paris   11-50   $8,950,000  

Augment

Augment is an augmented reality platform that allows users to visualize 3D models in real time and the real environment at scale.

Paris   11-50   $4,956,608  

Lifen

Lifen is your simple and secure exchange of medical letters assistant.

Paris   11-50   $31,930,371  

TrustInSoft

TrustInSoft is a game-changer in cybersecurity and provides solutions to mathematically guaranteed software.

Paris   11-50   $6,854,781  

Skello

Skello makes schedule in a few clicks, communicate with teams and automatically process payroll.

Paris   11-50   $7,328,046  

OnePark

OnePark is a booking platform of parking spaces .

Paris   11-50   $32,139,173  

Livestorm

Livestorm help companies make their webinars simpler, smarter and more efficient.

Paris   1-10   $5,085,913  

Jenji

Jenji is a essential application for managing your expense reports free of charge.

Paris   11-50   $7,774,852  

Latecoere

Latecoere specializes in the manufacturing and marketing of structures for the aeronautics sector.

Toulouse   1001-5000   $106,800,000  

Mapwize

Mapwize is the indoor mapping platform for the creation of new digital services inside buildings and events.

Lille   11-50   $1,430,550  

Antidot

Antidot designs innovative and highly configurable software solutions.

Lyon   11-50   $10,000,000  

Solvionic

Solvionic is a company developing specialized chemistry in the field of ionic liquids.

Toulouse     $4,444,908  

Utocat

Utocat offers a solution for managing the registration and life of unlisted securities by automating the transfer process.

Lille   11-50   $2,405,673  

SeqOne

SeqOne is a next generation genomic analysis for next generation healthcare.

Montpellier   11-50   $3,368,924  

Syntony GNSS

Syntony GNSS is a developer of a software based GNSS location technology designed to shape the future of navigation.

Toulouse   11-50   $7,904,963  

Go Touch VR

Go Touch VR is a haptic design company formed by experts in the field developing innovative solutions for virtual and augmented reality.

Lille   11-50   $1,152,297  

HelloAsso

HelloAsso is the free solution for associations and clubs to receive payments over the Internet.

Bordeaux   51-100   $8,378,862  

Guest Suite

Guest Suite is an application for tourism professionals to collect customer reviews on site.

Nantes   11-50   $2,351,300  

SchoolMouv

SchoolMouv provides digital education.

Toulouse     $3,972,069  

Clic and Walk

Clic and Walk is a free app that makes you earn money by completing missions and taking pictures with your smartphone.

Lille   11-50   $4,853,211  

IBAT

IBAT creates intuitive applications to simplify the day-to-day life of construction companies and help them regain their margins.

Toulouse     $2,671,799  

Dictanova

Dictanova has developed a text analytics and sentiment analysis cloud based platform, for customer feedback analysis purpose.

Nantes   11-50   $1,310,993  

onTracks

Simple and intuitive guidance solution that allows you to follow easily an itinerary, without the need of a screen or a map.

Marseille   1-10   $2,252,990  

Antofenol

Antofénol is a post-harvest biocontrol company thatdirects and develops its work on the valorization of viticultural waste.

Montpellier   43840   $1,186,119  

Gamned

Gamned! is an independent programmatic trading-desk, pioneer in real-time bidding digital advertising.

Marseille   51-100   $2,867,134  

Mazeberry

Mazeberry is the best decision-making tool for e-commerce professionals

Lille   11-50   $964,336  

Space Designer 3D

Online application to draw, furnish and visualize architectural projects.

Lyon   11-50   $1,246,253  

CytunePharma

Cytune’s goal is to turn novel concepts into best-in class immunotherapeutics restoring and activating the immune system to fight cancer.

Nantes   1-10   $6,660,006  

Cdiscount

Cdiscount is an e-commerce website offering a wide range of products including high-tech, IT, household appliances, and personal app.

Bordeaux   1001-5000    

Nuage

Nuage is a Cloud-native tech & data freelance outsourcing platform

Bordeaux      

Novasep

Novasep is a service provider in the field of molecule production and purification for the life science and chemical industries.

Lyon   1001-5000    

VUPEN Security

VUPEN Security offers defensive and offensive cyber security intelligence and advanced in-house vulnerability research.

Montpellier   11-50    

Telcap

Telcap designs, develops and markets network capacity dimensioning and forecasting SaaS solutions to support operators.

Toulouse   1-10   $85,651  

Listo

Listo is a web based application (saas) that simplifies payroll management for SMBs.

Nantes   1-10    

Obuu

Obuu offers offers stock and spare parts optimization methods for various industries.

Toulouse   1-10    

ilek

ilek is the leading electricity supplier that directly connects renewable energy producers and consumers.

Toulouse   1-10    

ENOGIA

ENOGIA designs, manufactures and sells plug-and-play ORC-modules.

Marseille   11-50    

BEAR SAS

BeAR is an AR platform that reinvents PRINT experience by connecting all your marketing materials with digital content

Montpellier   11-50    

Bluestar Silicones

Bluestar Silicones one of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialty and commodity silicones, helps its customers to deliver.

Lyon   5001-10000    

LIBCAST

Libcast is the cloud-based service for live streaming and on demand videos built on a customizable publication platform.

Bordeaux   11-50   $450,000  

Soledge

Soledge is a pioneering company specialising in embedded electronics and software, audio/video applications and communications networks.

Montpellier   43840    

Flipr

Flipr The connected object that guarantees a blue pool all year.

Toulouse   1-10    

Woonoz

Woonoz is today the European leader in adaptive learning.

Lyon   51-100    

Touchify

Easily create interactive content for any device.

Marseille   1-10    

@unik-name

Universal naming protocol relying on secure digital identifiers

Nantes   1-10    

Finple

Finple is a crowdfunding platform that brings investors closer to entrepreneurs through a value proposition.

Nantes   1-10    

Eazylang

Eazylang connects clients and professional translators with a cloud-based innovative software that brings online professional translation.

Lyon      

Bilhi Genetics

Bilhi Genetics is a biotech company at the edge of biotechnology and digital technologies.

Marseille   11-50    

CosmeticsDesign-Europe

CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com is the leading and highest read European news website in the cosmetics industry.

Montpellier   43840    

Sodius

Sodius provides products and services that facilitate the flow of data across engineering teams, from design to implementation.

Nantes   1-10    

Nevo Watch

Névo is a minimalist smart watch that combines Swiss technology with French design.

Lille   11-50    

Arioflow

Arioflow is a global provider of cloud-based collaborative field asset inspection apps.

Nantes   11-50    

42 Factory

A network of environmental sensors which measures air quality, street by street, with real-time data feedback in HD mapping.

Nantes   1-10    

AUFERT

Qualitative food shops' products on a marketplace delivered at your door within maximum 2 hours

Toulouse   1-10    

Index Multimedia

Index Multimedia engages in creating and supplying various services on multimedia platforms, primarily mobile and Internet.

Toulouse   11-50    

Qwesteo

Qwesteo is a unique way of gathering & interpreting large amounts of client feedback.

Montpellier      

Kaliop France

Kaliop is a digital transformation and innovation specialist.

Montpellier   101-250    

JOCK Factory Shop

The Jock Group, founded in 1938 and based in Bordeaux, specializes in the design and production of dessert mixes.

Bordeaux      

STEAM France

STEAM France SA manufactures, supplies, and installs sterilization and disinfection equipment to support hospitals, clinics.

Montpellier   391769    

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