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 January 21, 2023.

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

Paris   101-250   $138,154,513  


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

Paris   251-500   $145,285,293  


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

Paris   501-1000   $35,135,537  


European scooter sharing market.

Paris   251-500   $66,118,703  


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

Paris   101-250   $104,133,671  


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

Paris   51-100   $27,825,487  


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 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 is your simple and secure exchange of medical letters assistant.

Paris   11-50   $31,930,371  


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

Paris   11-50   $6,854,781  


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

Paris   11-50   $7,328,046  


OnePark is a booking platform of parking spaces .

Paris   11-50   $32,139,173  


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

Paris   1-10   $5,085,913  


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

Paris   11-50   $7,774,852  


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

Toulouse   1001-5000   $106,800,000  


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

Lille   11-50   $1,430,550  


Antidot designs innovative and highly configurable software solutions.

Lyon   11-50   $10,000,000  


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

Toulouse     $4,444,908  


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

Toulouse     $2,671,799  


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

Nantes   11-50   $1,310,993  


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  


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

Montpellier   43840   $1,186,119  


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

Marseille   51-100   $2,867,134  


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  


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

Bordeaux   1001-5000    


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



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

Toulouse   1-10   $85,651  


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

Nantes   1-10    


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

Toulouse   1-10    


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

Toulouse   1-10    


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

Marseille   11-50    


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

Bordeaux   11-50   $450,000  


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

Montpellier   43840    


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

Toulouse   1-10    


Woonoz is today the European leader in adaptive learning.

Lyon   51-100    


Easily create interactive content for any device.

Marseille   1-10    


Universal naming protocol relying on secure digital identifiers

Nantes   1-10    


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

Nantes   1-10    


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


Bilhi Genetics

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

Marseille   11-50    


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

Montpellier   43840    


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 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    


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


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.


STEAM France

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

Montpellier   391769    

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