This article showcases our top picks for the best France based Fintech (Financial Technology) companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fintech (Financial Technology) industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top France Fintech (Financial Technology) Companies
Lydia develops a mobile payment platform intended to make payments easier. Lydia is a social interface that connects phones with cards to pay anyone with one app, allowing users to make pain-free payments through a mobile wallet system without carrying any cheques or ATM card.
Lydia was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Paris, France.. .
Pennylane is a developer of a full-stack financial management platform used to deal with financial data. Centralizing all the data that was fragmented in the past, this platform enables business managers to get a real-time view of their financial data and make the right decisions.
The company enables business leaders to access their complete, and up-to-date financial data at any time.. .
Founded in 2012, Look&Fin is a European Crowdlending platform active in Belgium, France and Luxembourg. Look&Fin allows growing SMEs looking for funds to borrow directly from private investors. The lender thus invests his savings in the real economy in a useful and profitable way.
Efficient and fast, crowdlending allows SMEs to borrow up to €5 million while offering them a leverage effect with banks to obtain additional funds.Since its inception, Look&Fin has structured €125 million in loans, financing over 400 SMEs. 65 million has already been repaid to lenders, including €10 million in gross interest.
Furthermore, Look&Fin is particularly active in the real estate project financing sector, in collaboration with developers, land developers and real estate agents.
Look&Fin is also the leader in real estate crowdfunding in Belgium, with more than €50 million of real estate development operations completed. To date, the platform has worked with more than sixty players in the real estate sector.
TagPay has developed the next-generation Core Banking System. Real-time, agile, cloud-based, mobile-centric, the Digital Banking System by TagPay powers innovative and highly adaptable financial services in 25 countries (Europe, Africa and Latin America).
The TagPay Digital Banking System enables the development of the best digital banks, neobanks, EMIs, payment establishment, mobile financial services implemented by international or local banks, microfinance organizations, NGOs, MNOs and FinServs. TagPay is omnichannel and ubiquitous.
End-users can receive their salaries on their mobile, ask for a loan in real-time, pay bills from their banking app, transfer money (nationally and internationally), pay at a point of sale, renew their subscriptions, top-up their phones, and access many other financial services TagPay’s clients are offering and launching for them. Thanks to the agility of the DBS by TagPay, any new offer can be developed in less than a month..
Eurazeo is a private equity firm that offers investment services to SMEs in Europe, Asia, and America. With its expertise in private equity, real estate, and private debt, the group supports companies of all sizes in their development commitment through the commitment of its 235 professionals.
It provides companies with the necessary investments needed to realize their growth potential. The firm was founded in 1969 and is based in Paris, France..
The idea of Qonto was born out of frustration: as Alex and Steve were building their first company together (Smok.io – acquired in 2015), they got very frustrated with their own banking experience. Dealing with their finances was time-consuming, complex, and forced them to use outdated tools.The two founders decided to scratch their own itch.
In 2017, they started to work on Qonto, the bank they would have loved to use as entrepreneurs. Two years later, 50,000 business customers now trust Qonto with their finances, a clear sign that SMEs have been neglected for too long and that traditional institutions have failed to propose a banking experience that fits the needs of entrepreneurs.
The ambition is now very clear: building the bank all European businesses love.. .
Spendesk is smart to spend management software designed for both finance teams and employees. With flexible payments, approvals, automated receipt capture, and real-time spend insights, finance can decentralize operational spending across the business without any loss of control or visibility.
Employees benefit from streamlined expense and invoice management through the Spendesk website and app. Their tool helps companies save time on spend management.
They empower finance teams with visibility across the entire spending process and wow employees with a streamlined experience for all spending at work. The company was established in 2016 and is based in Paris, France..
October mission is to empower businesses to thrive by simplifying and democratizing their funding. October was born in France at the end of 2014, under the name Lendix, thanks to a new regulation opening up the banking monopoly.
Today we operate as a pan-European lending platform with offices in France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands.. .
Upflow is a software company building a payment platform for B2B businesses. The platform help companies manage their unpaid invoices and improve their cash collection by using the company’s SaaS-based payment platform.
In 2018, Alexandre Louisy, Barnaby Malet, and Thibaud Elziere established the company in Paris, Ile-de-France.. .
Lemon Way is a white-label B2B platform that offers payment processing, wallet management and third-party payment solutions for joint gifts, crowdfunding, e-commerce, carsharing, mobiles, and marketplaces. With a range of complementary regulation and management services to its name, the company enables its clients to follow real-time back-office operations, carry out documentation, and fight payment fraud.
Lemon Way also offers an API that can be integrated into a client’s current payment systems. Lemon Way is a Payment Institution dedicated to E-commerce websites, CrowdFunding platforms, Marketplaces and FinTech companies looking for payment processing, wallet management and third-party payment in a KYC/AML-regulated framework.
1,000 European marketplaces in addition to 11,0000 e-merchants use its service, generating a yearly cash flow of €1.4 Billion in 2017 The #1 French FinTech company: since its launch, Lemon Way has enjoyed positive word-of-mouth between start-ups. The result: 4.4 m customer payment accounts opened in four years and a turnover of €11m in 2017.
An independent Financial Institution: Lemon Way has been self-financing its growth since it was created in 2007, making it the only independent player in its market. Lemon Way is approved by the French regulator and is licensed to operate in 30 European countries.
The company employs 85 people based in Paris (HQ), London, Barcelona, Berlin, Turin and plans to recruit 40 more people this year.. .
Agicap develops and sells a SaaS platform for SMBs to manage and forecast their cash flows. Agicap allows business owners to build dynamic, reliable forecasts and have real-time visibility over their current and future cash position.
This data, which can be easily shared with banks, makes it easier for SMBs to access financing options and reduces the risk of bankruptcy.. .
HappyPal is changing the French employee benefit market ($20bn) replacing paper gift vouchers (o/w 20% expire before usage) with an innovative SaaS and fintech solution. HappyPal offers a new kind of credit card for all employee allowances (gift, culture, vacation, sport…).
« After experiencing first-hand the pain points of employee benefits management in France (hefty fees, unused allowances, poor user experience…), we are now driven by the belief that it is high time employees and admins had access to a modern plug & play solution to offer employee perks ». .
Shine is a mobile bank that provides an administrative and financial management platform for freelance workers. It offers freelancers a multitasking solution platform that combines online banking with contract and invoice management, streamlining administrative and financial tasks for those who work independently.
The company was established in year 2017 in Paris, France.. .
FairMoney is a mobile banking platform for private and business borrowers. It is an application that uses smartphone data to build an instant credit score and give loans.
Backed by European and American investors, with a team of 45 people between Paris, France and Lagos, Nigeria, and over 350,000 loans disbursed, they hire smart and ambitious team members to make the company’s vision, a reality for millions of people in Africa and South-East Asia. FairMoney was founded on 2017..
Lingua Custodia was founded by asset management professionals. The Fintech company builds machine translation engines specifically designed for the financial industry and specialised by type of document/linguistic sub-domain.
The aim is twofold: cater to the full spectrum of industry needs and achieve a superior translation quality thanks to highly domain-focused deep learning algorithms. The result: tapping into an estimated market potential of 1 billion euros in Europe alone.
It offers a full range of services, with around 100 specialised engines available in 9 languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese and more recently, Chinese and Japanese. The company presides over large accounts , including heavyweights from the French and Global banking industries..
Descartes Underwriting is an insurtech company that specializes in climate risk modeling and data-driven risk transfer. It works with corporate brokers to design and underwrite innovative, bespoke, and affordable insurance.
The company offers tech-based insurance products covering risks such as flooding, wildfires, droughts, and other large-scale events to businesses, across all sectors, including agriculture, hospitality, mining, construction, traditional and renewable energy, entertainment, and retail. The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Puteaux, Ile-de-France, France..
Eversend also provides multi-currency wallets and currency exchange and plans to offer personal loans, savings, group savings, merchant payments and investments in the future. Eversend will use the funds for product development, user acquisition, and regulatory compliance, while it also intends to expand its offering to Nigeria, Francophone Africa, and Europe.
Some of the funds will remain in company accounts as working capital to beef up Eversend’s netting off reserves.. .
Lovys is a digital insurance provider based in France. The company was founded in 2017.
Lovys is the first 100% digital, all-in-one and flexible insurance in France. They are rethinking the entire user experience so that insurance becomes finally simple, transparent and personal.
One interface, one monthly subscription for all insurance needs. Choose another insurance experience! Register on www.Lovys.fr to access the Beta version available soon..
SlimPay is the European leader in recurring payments for subscriptions. SlimPay’s payment solution enables merchants to facilitate acquisition, increase the consumer lifetime value and maximize revenue — through card and direct debit payments.
Launched in 2010 in France, SlimPay operates across Europe with flagship offices in Paris and Madrid.. .
SESAMm (www.sesamm.com) is an innovative fintech company specializing in big data and artificial intelligence for investment. Its team builds analytics and investment signals by analyzing billions of web articles and messages using natural language processing and machine learning.
With its NLP platform TextReveal and its quantitative data science platform SignalReveal, SESAMm addresses the entire value chain of alpha research. SESAMm’s 40 people team in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Tunis, and Metz, works with major hedge funds, banks, and asset management clients around the world for both fundamental and quantitative use cases.
#FinTech #BigData #MachineLearning #Innovation #Finance #AlternativeData #AltData. .
FinFrog accompagne les particuliers dans la gestion de leur budget en leur proposant des micro-prêts faciles d’accès. FinFrog propose un crédit 100% sur mobile avec une demande de prêt qui ne prend pas plus de 5 minutes.
FinFrog encourage un recours responsable à l’emprunt, avec des critères d’octroi stricts et adaptés aux changements de la société. Retrouvez-nous sur https://www.finfrog.fr et sur https://www.finfrog.blog.
Linxo is a web based personal financial management service that helps consumers analyze, manage, and optimize their financial assets. The Linxo platform is the first in France to fully automate the recovery of bank transactions.
LINXO allows its users to have the dashboard of their finances effortlessly in 5 minutes. The use of e-banking has become completely trivialized in the last ten years.
But the features offered by the banks’ websites have very little changed since their launches. Yet the vast majority of European consumers want to be able to use more elaborate personal finance management capabilities.
Linxo is a SAS co-founded in 2010 by two engineers Telecom Paris, Hugues Pisapia (ex Wimba and initiator of the project at the end of 2008) and Bruno Van Haetsdaele (ex CTO and co-founder of Wimba and Engineer at the Stanford Research Institute). The Supervisory Board is chaired by Tommaso Trionfi (CEO of IXTENS ex CEO of Wimba and President of the INSEAD alumni association in the United States).
Luc Hardy (President of Sagax, participated in 2006 in the creation of Lending Club, world leader in peer-to-peer lending and Advisory Board member of Union Loan, the first Internet credit platform between Francois Mazon (Director of Development of Linagora, Director of the NRJ Group, former Chairman of Cap Gemini France) are members of the Advisory Board.. .
Valoo is a Digital Management Platform for your belongings. It helps you: 1- to inventorize anything you purchase or own already in an automatic way, including important documentation (receipts, warranty, etc.) 2- to know the market value in real time of your belongings 3- to actively manage it – sell, rent, share any but also insure or file a claim – for a single item or your inventory as a whole.
It is free and if your home insurance provider is a partner, you get a premium version.. .
Mooncard was created with an ambition: to put the new payment technologies at the service of the day-to-day management of all companies to enable them to gain in simplicity, efficiency and therefore profitability. Currently, many purchasing and spending processes remain manual and complex, ranging from routine purchases and expenses to expense claims.
Businesses of any size, and often the small ones, lose valuable time to make and manage these payments. Mooncard completely transforms this situation by proposing an innovative payment solution, piloted in real time, secure and deployable very easily.
Thanks to the most modern technologies (web, big data, IA …) the payment and management circuit is completely automated. Mooncard supports all companies to enable them to take full advantage of the revolution of means of payment..
Kaiko is a market data provider in the blockchain-based digital assets space, providing institutional investors and market participants with enterprise-grade data infrastructure. The company collects, normalizes, stores, and distributes digital assets market data via a livestream WebSocket, REST API, and cloud-based Flat File (.csv) Data Feed, to which clients connect to build data-driven applications.
Its raw trade data, order books, and aggregates cover 20,000+ currency pairs across 85+ exchanges, with new markets added every day. With over five years of historical data, Kaiko provides the most extensive digital asset datasets in the industry.
Kaiko caters to the market data needs of professional investors, asset managers, funds, researchers, regulators, third-party platforms, and exchanges. The company was founded in 2014 and based in Paris, France..
Limonetik is driving the transformation into the new world of payment providing payments on a platform as a service (PaaS) basis to address a broad range of complex payment needs of multichannel retailers, marketplaces, gig and shared economy platforms as well as business to business platforms, acquirers and payment services providers. Limonetik started by processing, aggregating and creating payment methods for use online and offline in Europe, then expanding to cover a broad international selection of alternative payments.
Today Limonetik’s platform supports over 285 local payment methods in 60 different countries, reduces complexity of settlement by aggregating multiple financial flows into one settlement and supports these services with comprehensive reconciliation and reporting tools all via one sate-of-the-art API. Limonetik is one of the earliest developers of the marketplace payment solution and has over seven years’ experience in that relatively new sector.
Processing more than $2 billion a year, Limonetik support more than 14 k merchants or marketplaces through payment players. Limonetik has been awarded by Gartner as “Cool Vendor in digital commerce” status due to our ‘one-stop’ innovative SaaS solution which makes real and positive impacts on our clients businesses.
Limonetik has raised 10 million € in Series A from VCs (Newfund – Orkos – Hiinov) and some successful Business Angels. Among them Olivier Mathiot and Pierre Kosciusko Morizet (Founder of Priceminister), Regis Bouyala (Payment Guru and writer of “World of Payment”), Alain Parize (founder of Smile’s), Laurent Nizri (Founder of Alteir Consulting specialized in Bank & Payment), and Arnaud Barey (Founder of Voyagermoinscher), Erich Lawson Smith (Arma Partners)..
Epsor designs and distributes employee savings and retirement plans. The company has thus built an easy-to-deploy digital platform with a transparent pricing policy.
Compared to other market players, Epsor’s product offering is cheaper and relies on an open architecture, meaning that employees can select funds from various asset managers in accordance with their goals and risk appetite. Epsor also offers tailor-made advises to employees..
Moonshot Insurance previously Moonshot-Internet is an Insurtech, leader of contextual insurance that provides Insurance-As-A-Service products to empower the e-commerce industry, mobility providers, along with financial services and so much more. From underwriting to claim process, Moonshot Insurance innovates at every stage of the insurance value chain.
Our value proposition combines innovative insurance coverage with a fully digital experience to enrich the customer experience and meet new consumer behaviours. Moonshot Insurance operates innovative white-labeled contextual insurance products thanks to its cutting-edge technologies and its API architecture.
Since its creation in 2017 within Société Générale Assurances, Moonshot Insurance has been recognized as one of the major fintech firms in Europe by “Emerging 50 fintechs” by KPMG, “TOP 100 Insurtechs” by The DIA Community, “TOP 100 Insurtechs” by Fintech Global…. .
Founded in 2009 by Celine Lazorthes, Leetchi is a group payment application. Leetchi is an European service for online group money collection.
Its easy and secure interface allows anyone to create a money pot and invite other participants with the aim to finance any type of project. With Leetchi money pot you can turn a projects into a reality from buying group gifts (for birthdays, leaving dos, weddings, baby showers etc.), organising events to supporting charitable causes and much more..
TreasuryXpress is a SaaS company that offers treasury management solutions and cash forecasting solution. It services includes MS suite, C2Treasury, and C2Treasury Lite that allows its users to control and secure their financial actions through the use of its interface.
The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Paris.. .
Created in July 2013 by two ambitious and passionate entrepreneurs, QuantCube Technology was born out of a desire to use to the fullest extent the potential and the new opportunities offered by Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. What was at the beginning a Fintech startup focusing on the development of the next generation of investment strategies rapidly became over the past six years a cross-sectoral R&D company whose purpose is to create value from all types of data, while being at the forefront of innovation and advocating for an ethical use of the data.
While looking at the future of Analytics, they are always keen to take on new challenges, as they did when they decided a couple of years ago to extend their analytics to the Space industry for example.. .
Cashbee is a mobile application to helps save money with budget analysis tools based on artificial intelligence. They wish to help the French to save better and more, and to provide the technological means to do this in the simplest possible way, without having to change banks.
The Cashbee App allows you to put money aside with a simple swipe on your smartphone. They alert you every time when they think you can put some more cash aside..
TrackInsight runs Europe’s first exchange traded fund (ETF) analysis platform, which professional investors use to optimise their selection of exchange traded products. The solution provides advanced analysis software, so that investors can independently compare the replication quality delivered by the leading investment vehicles, coupled with a simple and transparent rating system that has been unanimously approved by the industry.
The TrackInsight solution is a natural addition to the toolbox of portfolio management, asset allocation and fund selection teams, providing fluid access to reliable and independent data. It enables a structuring of the analytic process and helps enhance the management and compliance of investment décisions..
Streamdata.io is an API management software developer that intended to streamline data with event-driven infrastructure. It provides three sets of software and service: Distribute, Journey, and Discover.
Distribute allows companies to consume and publish events alongside APIs to turn request/response, batch applications into streams of events. Journey provides consulting services and a platform to help companies progress along their API Lifecycle.
Discover helps companies raise an inventory of their digital assets to design best-of-breed APIs. Distribute was integrated with Xignite market data APIs to launch a joint product, Cloudstreaming to stream events from capital markets, and with Salesforce Financial Services Coud to provide a market-event based platform for financial advisors.
They have won the European Data Award at Vivatech in 2016, VentureClash in the USA in 2016, and Go-Ignite at the Mobile World Congress in 2016. In 2018, they have been nominated in the top 24 French by Saastock in Dublin, and top 10 AI French Startup by Datanalyze.
They contributes to the AsynchAPI standard, as well as OpenAPI. It started operations in 2008 and is based in France (Grenoble & Paris) and USA (East & West Coast)..
Particeep is a fintech that provides banks, asset management firms, insurances and their distributors an API technology, enabling them to distribute their financial products and services online. The company offers, in addition to its API integrating ready-to-use banking and insurance micro-services, white-label platforms to industrialise the online distribution of banking, insurance and investment products.
Particeep is a young innovative firm, winner of the 2017 and 2018 Banque et Innovation Fintech and Open Banking awards, elected Future Fintech European Star 2016 (ICT Awards 2016) and selected by Challenges in the 2016 ranking of 100 startups to invest in. .
Meteo Protect is the Parametric Division of Cooper Gay, a leading wholesale European MGA and Lloyd’s broker. www.coopergay.eu
Our Parametric Solutions Division is exclusively dedicated to the financial management of weather/natural catastrophe related risks and the development of parametric solutions.
The Meteo Protect team has been active in the index/parametric insurance and reinsurance market since 2011.
Thanks to Vivaldi, our award winning fully digitized platform, we design, structure, price, underwrite and manage portfolios of innovative parametric products worldwide on behalf of leading insurers and reinsurers.
In 2019, Meteo Protect launched the first Open Insurance API platform for parametric insurance.
FundShop is a web-based financial application that helps investors construct and manage their investments online. The application identifies investors’ profiles, generates optimal asset allocations, and selects funds to compose their portfolios.
Users’ portfolios are tracked in order to maintain the adequacy between their risk and performance objectives with the market conditions. FundShop was launched in 2013 and is operated from Paris, France..
In 2010, Bertrand Sylvestre-Boncheval and Jean-Rémi Kouchakji created a payment solution which relies on wristbands and handmade payment terminals to manage payments at HEC’s student bar. The system was then improved to scale up from tens to thousands of consumers.
In 2012, they equipped the Hadra Trance Festival, the first 100% cashless festival in Europe, managing cashless payments of 14, 000 festival-goers at the festival’s bars and food stands. Two fundraisings of 1.1 million of euros in 2015 and of 4.5 million of euros in 2017 allowed the company to invest substantially in R&D and products and to diversify itself on all private payment markets.
The main investor is La Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (equivalent to the French sovereign fund). Nowadays, PayinTech is a worldwide fintech leader in cashless systems.
The added value has always been the same: simplify transactional systems while allowing corporate customers to increase their on-site revenues, optimise management costs and to improve their users’ experience. Since 2015, PayinTech equips resorts, amusement parks, stadiums, events, local authorities, life bases, companies and NGOs in 16 countries from Europe, Africa, the Middle-East, Latin America and South-East Asia..
Founded in 2011, Paymium is pioneering Bitcoin services, with several tens of thousands of European customers. Paymium.com is the first European Bitcoin marketplace compliant with EU regulations on payment services.
Paymium also offers solutions for merchants and payment processors allowing them to accept payments in bitcoins, while avoiding currency risks and reducing transaction costs. Paymium is a French company headquartered in Paris..
CityTaps has developed a solution that bridges the gap between water utilities and the urban poor: a prepayment service that comprises the world’s only smart and prepaid water meter, and a billing software. CityTaps’ system helps utilities become financially independent and able to invest in infrastructure for at-home water service to even the poorest residents.
Beneficiaries use mobile money to prepay for running water with any mobile phone, at any time, for any amount, and improve their household budget. Running water in the home is substantially cheaper, more convenient, and healthier than any alternative.
CityTaps’ innovative solution has the potential to dramatically and quantifiably improve the lives and well-being of a billion people who do not have access to water in the home.. .
Smile & Pay offers electronic payment terminals that enable small and medium merchants to accept payments from a large customer base with smartphones for no fixed fee. The company’s products include PocketSmile, a mobile-sized terminal that accepts all credit cards; and MaxiSmile, a terminal that features a printer and mobile GPRS facilities.
With Smile & Pay’s payment solutions, individuals can also track their receipts in real time through their computers or phones.. .
Paytweak turns the payment into an amazing customer experience. The universal payment link generated by Paytweak’s technology is directly connected to 500 banks and PSP around the world and perfectly fits any channels.
It secures, speeds-up and removes frictions for all incoming payments like never before. It also prevents from fraud by authenticating card holders in real time, even during phone calls.
Paytweak offers innovative and smart payment services anywhere, at anytime, on any device.. .
Fundvisory is a French Fintech, recognized by the industry and the press as a top emerging player in the robo-advisory field. They research, develop and code all of Their proprietary tools internally.
Their mission is to equip financial institutions with highly secured, innovative and robust technology.. .
A3BC (Anything, Anytime, Anywhere Biometric Connection) is Universal Digital Id Service Provider relying on state-of-the-art biometrics and a patented secured storage protocol, offering end-to-end integrated digital authentication and identification services. Not needed anymore pin code, password, phone…Its unique data storage protocol enables secure, fast and easy transactions for customers.
GDPR and PSD2 SCA compliant, entering a multi-billion-dollar market with double digit growth leveraging perfect timing & market readiness; focusing first on seamless invisible payment in-store and on-line. Currently on trial with world leading retailers ..
LaFinBox is a free and secure app that manages your money in all your financial institutions. LaFinBox was created in 2015 on the initiative of Swiss Life, a leading player in the insurance and wealth management market.
Founded in 1857, the group is one of Europe’s leading providers of comprehensive solutions in global pensions and finance. Through a comprehensive approach, Swiss Life advisers support individuals and businesses in a variety of areas: life insurance, private banking, financial management, health, welfare, and property damage.
They offer their customers a wide range of personalized solutions, adapted to the needs and evolutions of each, in the long term. LaFinBox centralizes all financial and investment support: current accounts, bank cards, loans, passbooks, employee savings, life insurance, PEA, mortgage..
Dejamobile is a fin-tech and software solution provider specialized in mobile transaction services. Its solutions help businesses and organisations to develop interactive and secure mobile services using contactless and proximity technologies in the areas of payment, retail, and transport.
Its main solution is the “ReadyToTap-Payment”, a leading solution in the mobile payment European market. This white-label solution, certified by Visa and MasterCard, allows issuers to offer the payment service within their own mobile application.
The issuer therefore keeps control over the whole service, from customer experience to security and quality. The company was established in 2012 and is headquartered in France.
Based on HCE and tokenization technologies, Dejamobile’s payment solution allows banks and card issuers to offer a mobile service unifying proximity and online payments.. .
Building Bruno, they want to empower each individual with the knowledge and tools to manage their financial life. They deeply believe that the main problem with financial products is complexity.
Therefore they build simple products. They leverage recent technologies to offer a range of financial services that are useful, appropriate and tailor-made.
Their services are easy to understand and require no daily maintenance. They are building digital tools to make financial services meaningful again..
Youpass is a global payment group (E-money institution) that enables millenials and gamers to create, spark their own e-money, manage their wallet and monetize their talents, to explore new consumption skylines and a lot more… They all know that the mobile era is uncountable.
At its core, the massive millenials and all the unbanked present in the emerging markets shift to smartphones is about one thing: financial empowerment and new consumption eyeline. So what do they want with such huge fingertips power? They want to create money, lessen their problems, find new disruptive ways to consume and monetize their apps.
They learn about that and created Youpass, the relevant mobile payment solution who embrace the whole Y payment and consumption wish cycle. Actual leader on their historic french market, they will expand their solutions in Europe in early 2016..
Walnut Algorithms is a technology firm focused on applying the latest advances in data science and machine learning research to the financial markets. They combine advanced machine learning techniques with financial expertise to generate absolute return investment strategies.
They develop sophisticated trading models able to continuously learn and improve. The strategies are designed to identify meaningful patterns forming in the financial markets with high levels of confidence.
They scale over numerous assets globally and intelligently self-adapt to changing market conditions. Walnut Algorithms will start managing third party assets from 2017..
Active Asset Allocation
Active Asset Allocation is an investment solution designer providing institutional investors, pension funds and asset managers with state-of-the-art asset allocation techniques based on risk management. By actively managing downside risk, Active Asset Allocation puts into practice a responsible approach to preserve the financial resources managed over the long term.
It also provides them with an additional, unexploited source of alpha.. .
Risk is our DNA. Since our very first day back in 2001, we have been dedicated to one thing only: helping investors identify and actively manage their risks.
We help sophisticated investors across diverse geographies, industries and regulations to apply excellence in their investment processes – turning complex data into smart analytics, clear visualizations and sound decisions.. .
Dfi Labs is a global systematic asset manager dedicated to digital assets. We focus on providing high-net worth individuals, family offices and financial institutions with the opportunity to achieve their investment objectives by deploying capital in this promising new asset class.
Our goal is to deliver consistent risk-adjusted returns across market environments using established best practices in quantitative investing while leveraging new data science and machine learning technology within state-of-the-art execution systems.. .
Kard believes young people deserve a banking experience that is adapted to their needs and gives them control. It offers an intuitive mobile app adapted to the codes of teenagers and a Mastercard card allowing them to pay online or in-store, everywhere around the world.
With Kard, teenagers can safely manage their money and progressively prepare for financial autonomy. Kard also offers an app for parents that makes it easier for them to manage children’s pocket money and help them better manage their finances..
Wealth Square is a crypto robo-advisor platform where users can invest, manage, diversify, save, track investments and goals and get advice for their Fiat and Crypto investments. Wealth Square offers fully-diversified cryptocurrency portfolio based on userst risk profile.
We use advanced proprietary algorithmic tools to simply the entire investing experience that comes with automated features to make investing and portfolio rebalancing a breeze.. .
At Coinhouse, we believe digital assets and blockchain technologies are breakthroughs that will fundamentally change societies. They will transform the way we exchange value and disrupt the financial system for the better.
Founded in 2014 and based in Paris, France, Coinhouse is the leading and trusted partner for investing and safeguarding digital assets using entreprise-grade custody systems. A comprehensive suite of online and in-person services sets Coinhouse apart by: – Offering immediate access to a wide selection of digital assets where transactions can range from tens of euros to several million with best prices and high-level liquidity – A dedicated account manager for all our premium clients to support them throughout their investment journey with premium research and services.
– An enterprise-grade custody service offered by our sister company, Coinhouse Custody Services.. .
Matchupbox proposes Digital Identity and Personal Data services around its PikcioChain, a proprietary modular permissioned-based blockchain, After three years of R&D, the PikcioChain creates an intelligent, secure and unique transactional eco-system. Based on the data exchanged or collected, the smart contracts developed by MatchupBox perform on demand specific tasks (payment, renewal, upgrades, supports, product and services search and booking.) By exemple, KYC process costs more than $10 Billion a year to US banks.
MatchupBox builds an eco-system to facilitate on-demand, secure access to Personal Data and Digital Identity via its PikcioChain, so background and personal information verification checks no longer needed to be undertaken from the ground up every time. This reduces the overall cost of KYC, remove inefficiencies, enhance security and privacy, improving customer experience..
Finamatic is a mobile application that offers identity funding services for its users. The application enables creatives to build and validate businesses in the industry of their choice.
Furthermore, it enables them to identify the funding that they would like to obtain based on name, contact details, and project name. Finamatic was launched in 2015 by Axel Dreyfus and is based in France..
YouTransactor reinvents payment in mobility for merchants and professional with the next generation of shopping experience. Present in 23 countries across 5 continents, with a strong development in Brazil and Europe, we support over 2.5 million retailers and merchants with our mobile POS solutions.
We help Acquirers, Merchants service providers, PSP and System integrators to accept Contactless, Chip Card and QR code payments for consumers all over the world. We provide mPOS terminals, secure chip and module, payment applications and card acceptance solution for transport, delivery and retail markets.
YouTransactor’s main shareholder is BlackFin Capital Partners, a private equity focusing on asset-light businesses in FinTech across continental Europe.. .
Just Me Technologies
We believe in a world where customers and companies are finally able to consider transparency and trust as non-negotiable aspects of their relations. EU regulators share the same belief and designed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with the primary objective of giving control back to users over their personal data.
Change is not always easy and compliance may results a difficult task for companies, especially for SMEs. Just Me is a web-based platform helping users to easily access and manage their personal data, while supporting companies in their path toward higher transparency and GDPR compliance.
We act as a bridge to access information where they are already stored without gathering data in a single storage system. Users can access data companies have on them and easily take actions (such as amend / delete / transfer data), while organizations can improve transparency, customer relationship and prove compliance to data protection laws..
KeeperDAO provides an efficient mechanism for large scale arbitrage and liquidation trades on all DeFi protocols. KeeperDAO can be used for capturing any on-chain opportunity on Ethereum.
This could be liquidating a position in Compound or dYdX, taking over a Maker CDP, rebalancing a SET basket, or taking advantage of arbitrage between Kyber and Uniswap. By joining KeeperDAO, both Keepers and LPs benefit from economies of scale.
LPs benefit from shared capital and profit, and Keepers benefit from incentivized collaboration (and hence reduced competition). .
NewAlpha Asset Management
Expert in investments targeting the entrepreneurial financial industry, NewAlpha launched the first French venture capital fund dedicated to Fintech start-ups in November 2015. The fund has made five Fintech investments in 2016.
NewAlpha provides qualified investors with access to the most innovative and dynamic firms in the financial industry thanks to its wide range of products and services. On behalf of its clients, NewAlpha selects, finances and supports innovative entrepreneurial projects, mainly in asset management but also in related sectors such as services for investment managers or financial technologies (Fintech and Insurtech)..
IOV provides a universal protocol for blockchains and wallet users. IOV solves the problem of complexity, human error and lack of interoperability when exchanging digital assets on the blockchain.
IOV provides the Blockchain Communication Protocol that enables autonomous blockchains to be accessed efficiently. Additionally, IOV provides the Blockchain Name Service, the first DNS for all participating blockchains..
Vybe is a provider of a digital platform used to develop a payment card for young people aged 13 to 18. It helps in instant transfers, receives instant notification of each expense, and manages expenses securely that enable teenagers to manage their pocket money and pay with their smartphone.
It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.. .
Under continuous control and supervision of the financial regulator, Fintecture is an authorised Payment Institution (ACPR-17248). First bank to bank instant payment solution in France, Fintecture Pay by Bank enables merchants and businesses to : + Bypass card ceilings + Avoid illegitimate declined payments + Significantly reduce their transaction costs + Receive funds rapidly into their bank account + Reduce fraud by removing chargebacks + Increase security, protecting their customers Fintecture Pay by Bank makes payments easy and adapts to your needs : may it be B2B payments, recurring payments, Pay by link, you name it ! ======= Sous le contrôle et la supervision continus du régulateur financier, Fintecture est un établissement de paiement agréé (ACPR-17248).
Première solution instantanée de paiement banque à banque en France, Fintecture Pay by Bank permet aux marchands et aux entreprises de : + Contourner les plafonds des cartes + Éliminer les rejets illégitimes + Baisser considérablement les coûts de transactions + Disposer plus rapidement des fonds collectés + Réduire la fraude en supprimant les chargebacks + Augmenter la sécurité, protégeant leurs consommateurs Fintecture Pay by Bank facilite les paiements et s’adapte à vos besoins : B2B, paiements récurrents, abonnements, Pay by Link et bien plus.. .
4-traders is an international stock market and financial news website for active investors. It provides financial news, investing tips, discussion forums, in-house technical and fundamental analysis, dynamics charts, an economic and financial calendar, state of the art decision making and financial tools.
4-traders obtains real-time information from Dow Jones, Reuters, Business Wire, and other feeds. The site also provides in-depth information on currencies, indexes, stocks, futures, options, commodities, currencies, rates, and bonds..
ParaSwap aims to solve the liquidity problem in crypto markets by bringing every exchange protocol into one plateforme. Our goal is empower our users with the most competitive market prices and the highest liquidity.
We actually handle Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens, but our goal is to handle most major blockchains.. .
Unicorn Data Services
We provide more than 20 YEARS of FUNDAMENTAL data, DELAYED, INTRADAY, TECHNICAL and DAILY historical prices for stocks, ETFs, Mutual Funds and Bonds all around the world. Our market coverage is more than 60+ stock exchanges and more than 120,000 tickers all over the world.
In addition, we do support 200+ indices, 120+ CRYPTO currencies and 150+ FOREX pairs.. .
Financial Modeling Prep
Financial Modeling Prep is a new concept that informs you about stock market information (news, currencies, and stock prices). Financial Modeling Prep update financial statements in real-time, every statement is audited, standardized, and up to date.
They have a real-time stock price that covers the fundamental data part of the stocks via providing income statements, balance sheet statements, and cash flow statements quarterly and annually. The company was founded in 2016..
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