90 Software Startups in France to Watch in 2020

France's Software sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 90 France Software startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 24, 2023.

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Alan is a digital health insurance platform with a focus on user experience with an excellent price-quality ratio health plan.

Paris   101-250   $86,546,616  


Heetch is a ride-sharing app targeted at late night transportation seekers, offering an alternative to taxis.

Paris   101-250   $70,500,000  


Agricool grows local, tasty and pesticide-free fruits and vegetables by recycling shipping containers into urban farms.

Paris   51-100   $38,948,161  


Wynd develops the first unified commerce platform empowering retailers to od their omnichannel transformation to address new consumer needs.

Paris   251-500   $123,500,000  


Foodvisor app helps you eat smarter and healthier by instantly analyzing the nutrients in your food.

Paris   1-10   $1,282,720  


Vulog builds the technology solutions that power the most successful shared mobility businesses in the world.

Nice   101-250   $30,971,122  


Mirakl provides the technology and partner ecosystem needed to launch an eCommerce marketplace.

Paris   101-250   $93,000,000  


OpenClassrooms is a European online education platform with more than 2 million members and fully online degrees.

Paris   101-250   $69,703,858  


Fretlink connects chargers to the largest network of regional carriers in Europe.

Paris   101-250   $34,361,234  


360Learning is a learning engagement platform for corporate learning highly engage trainers, experts and learners.

Paris   101-250   $42,622,790  


Shippeo helps leading Supply Chains leverage transportation to deliver exceptional customer service and achieve operational excellence.

Paris   11-50   $14,054,581  


Ornikar is an online driving school that offers radically cheaper, uncomplicated and faster offer to obtain a driving license.

Paris   101-250   $54,204,102  


AgoraPulse is an affordable, all-in-one, self-service Social Media platform for SMBs and agencies.

Paris   51-100   $18,608,958  


Armis enables physical retailers to communicate locally through an AI-based SaaS platform.

Paris   11-50   $8,512,314  


Libeo is on a mission to simplify processing and payment of account payables for SMEs.

Paris   11-50   $2,211,758  


Traxens transforms the industrial supply chain through data analytics to give customers complete container and rail supply chain visibility

Marseille   101-250   $24,085,397  


TravelCar is a startup who’s innovating parking and rentals for travelers.

Paris   11-50   $22,424,221  


Splio platform delivers on and offline customer loyalty marketing.

Paris   101-250   $22,264,132  


PrestaShop is an open-source e-commerce solution that powers more than 250,000 stores worldwide.

Paris   101-250   $14,733,258  


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

Paris   11-50   $7,774,852  


iExec provides blockchain based decentralized cloud computing platform.

Lyon   11-50   $12,000,000  


365talents is the artificial intelligence SaaS solution for HR recommendations.

Lyon     $2,946,257  

Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle is a multi-channel media company that aims to inspire every individual to thrive in their professional lives.

Paris   101-250   $32,836,672  


HalioDx designs and develops diagnostic tests in oncology utilizing the immune contexture of cancers.

Marseille   51-100   $31,480,249  


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

Lille   11-50   $1,430,550  

OSE Immunotherapeutics

OSE Immunotherapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing.

Nantes   11-50   $21,281,701  


Karnott is a tool that automatically calculates agricultural mechanization loads by connecting to farm equipment and centralizing the data.

Lille   11-50   $4,143,265  


OpenAirlines is a needs of airlines to optimize their flight operations and reduce their costs.

Toulouse   11-50   $2,970,566  


Yooji offers delicious meals in frozen portions for babies.

Bordeaux   11-50   $10,441,201  


Equisense develops devices for equestrian sports that help riders improve while taking care of their horses.

Lille   11-50   $3,366,436  

Per Angusta

Per Angusta is an agile procurement performance management platform that develops a SaaS to enhance the performance of procurement teams.

Lyon   11-50   $1,184,856  


Jooxter provides real time services to create peaceful and productive work environment.

Lille   11-50   $1,051,358  

GamaMabs Pharma

GamaMabs Pharma is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company that developes optimized therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of cancer.

Toulouse   1-10   $20,585,901  


Ubiq is a company that produces software to help companies connect their brands to users through social media.

Marseille   11-50   $199,925  

Pole Star

Pole Star designs and developed the NAO SDK and the NAO Cloud platform to deliver the Best-In-Class Indoor Location solutions.

Toulouse   11-50   $5,197,009  


Xotelia is a channel manager designed for guesthouses, B&B and seasonal rentals.

Lyon   11-50   $1,389,303  

La Boutique Officielle

The leading urbanwear e-commerce company in France.

Lyon     $11,138,338  


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  


Appart'City offers fully furnished and equipped apartments that come complete with optional services.

Montpellier   501-1000   $17,004,142  


Alinto provides messaging groupware and electronic communication solutions.

Lyon   11-50   $3,602,334  


ForCity is Using 4D simulation to support decision making for tomorrow's smart cities

Lyon   51-100   $10,015,187  


Prototypo provide tools to enable people to get custom fonts in a matter of minutes.

Lyon   1-10   $163,363  


Developer of software to interpret smart geospatial data for decision making.

Lyon   1-10   $1,123,997  


Rendezvouscheznous is a community marketplace where you can meet local hosts.

Marseille   1-10   $689,358  


Sportintown is the marketplace for amateur sports events

Nantes   1-10   $325,305  


In this constantly changing evolution, BLEUJOUR offers, elegant design aligned with innovative and audacious technical solutions.

Toulouse   1-10   $53,417  

Electric Visionary Aircrafts

Electric Visionary Aircrafts provides compact urban electric and automated aircraft service.

Toulouse   1-10    


Planktovie develops and markets nutritional solutions that meet the highest standards for the maintenance of aquatic organisms.

Marseille   1-10   $81,868  

Clarance Hotel

Clarance Hotel is a 5-star boutique hotel located at the heart of Vieux Lille, comprising 16 luxury bedrooms and suites.

Lille     $373,512  

Weza Interactive Entertainment

A Technology Art and Culture company with a mission of empowering Africa using interactive media and games.We empower, educate and entertain

Lille   1-10   $60,018  

April Group

April Group is an international group of insurance services.

Lyon   5001-10000    

Mapi Group

The Mapi Group is a service provider to the global healthcare industry.

Lyon   501-1000    


Capsum is a scientific company that invents and creates new and different Beauty products.



Personalized trip itinerary planner.

Lyon   11-50    


Artelia is the result of a merger between Coteba and Sogreah, finalised on 30 March 2010.

Lyon   1001-5000    


Zéro-Gâchis is an innovative service to save money and avoid food waste during your shopping

Nantes   1-10    


Proservia is a digital services company specializing in the business of infrastructure management & user support.

Nantes   1001-5000    


EuraTechnologies promotes economic and social development through the exchange of scientific research and technologies.

Lille   11-50    


B2Expand is an editor of cross gaming video games based on the Ethereum Blockchain.

Lyon   1-10    


Edelris is a medicinal chemistry company dedicated to the design and synthesis of innovative, natural product-like screening compounds,

Lyon   51-100    


Automated infrastructures inspection by pictures and AI

Lille   1-10    


Ubiant created technology solutions to make buildings and smart objects.

Lyon   11-50    


Anatoscope provide Digital Anatomy for Personalized Healthcare.



Squadata is a data marketing solutions publisher helping SMEs to collect, centralize and process data to better address their customers.

Lyon   11-50    


This company is specializing in the preclinical and pharmaceutical development of nanocarriers named Nanotaxi®.



Somm’It is the automated sommelier for every restaurant.



Gaspard is a french company that develops, builds, and sells connected devices.

Nantes   501-1000    


OT4B is a biomedical startup developing the first therapeutic solutions for Prader-Willi syndrome.

Toulouse   1-10    

Hitech Software

Hitech Software develops multi-site, multi-company software solutions for the management of vehicle rentals, sales.



Corexpert is AWS Advanced Consulting Partner.

Lyon   11-50    


Contexeo has developed Mapwize App that allows interior building visualization, self positioning, surroundings discovery, and directions. I


Gaming Campus

Gaming Campus is a platform to reveal talent and develop skills.

Lyon   1-10    


A new mobile and web technology that facilitates communication between teachers or day care centers.

Lille   1-10    


Koovea provides an innovative solution for controlling and monitoring the temperature of biotechnologies.


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    

English MC Language Coaching

This company offers premium Language Coaching and training services with highly personalized programmes.

Montpellier   11-50    


Wedkit is a mobile app that helps you collect your wedding photos and videos in one place.

Nantes   1-10    

Montpellier Agglomération

Montpellier Agglomération offers economic development programs for entrepreneurs in Montpellier, France.

Montpellier   1001-5000    


The transition towards digital media has led to a proliferation of sources of creativity,

Nice   51-100    


CforGood is the Solidarity Network Next Generation that brings together citizens, businesses and associations.

Bordeaux   43840    

Lone Stone Studio

Lone Stone is an independent Video Games studio based in France.

Nantes   1-10    

Cheese Burgames

French independant video game studio

Montpellier   43840    


A company dedicated to the design and development of innovative digital solutions

Nantes   1-10    


BioPharma-reporter brings you all the latest new views and issues impacting the fast moving global biomanufacturing sector.


JOCK Factory Shop

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


Solution data

Solution data helps organizations design, integrate, and deploy information storage system.

Toulouse   11-50    

VTC Nice

VTC Nice is a private drivers company and transport on demand based in Nice, France, French Riviera

Nice   11-50    


MAHLER is a dermocosmetic company that develops specialized treatments for the face and body.



Cssnext is a CSS transpiler that allows you to use the latest CSS syntax today.



Projet2Team publishes business CRM software for software publishers, consulting, and service companies.

Nantes   1-10    

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