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Investments

50

Portfolio Exits

11

About Xavier Niel

Xavier Niel is an angel investor and Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Iliad. He is also the founder of Kima Ventures. Niel is interested in the data communications, Internet and telecommunications industries. Previously, he was a founder of Worldnet, amongst the first Internet service provider in France, which was sold to Kaptech in December 2000.

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TotalEnergies Welcomes the First 10 Start-Ups to its Electricity Start-Up Accelerator TotalEnergies On at STATION F in Paris

May 30, 2022

05/30/2022 | 07:08am EDT Message : TotalEnergies (Paris:TTE) (LSE:TTE) (NYSE:TTE): During the inauguration of TotalEnergies On – TotalEnergies' start-up accelerator at the world’s largest start-up campus, STATION F in Paris – Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TotalEnergies, and Xavier Niel, founder of STATION F, welcomed the first 10 start-ups to the accelerator program dedicated to electricity. In line with TotalEnergies' ambition to be a major player in the energy transition, TotalEnergies On intends to support the development of new companies in the electricity and renewable energy sector. This program is aimed at start-ups offering innovative solutions, particularly digital ones, across the electricity value chain. The selected start-ups benefit from privileged access to the Company's experts, a testing ground for their developments within TotalEnergies’ businesses. They also benefit from the STATION F ecosystem, thanks to their hosting at TotalEnergies On. "I want to extend a warm welcome to the 10 start-ups who will open our TotalEnergies ON electricity start-up accelerator program here at STATION F, a key venue for the start-up ecosystem, and I would like to thank Xavier Niel for hosting us. The energy transition brings many new challenges, particularly with the massive deployment of renewable energies and the complex issue of integrating them into the electrical system. As a global multi-energy company that places the development of low-carbon electricity at the heart of its transition strategy, it is important for us to support start-ups that will make this energy transition faster and more efficient," said Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TotalEnergies at the inauguration of the TotalEnergies On accelerator program at STATION F. "From electricity management to sustainable mobility, the start-ups selected by TotalEnergies are an excellent illustration of the positive impact that innovation can have on our daily lives and on societal issues. We are delighted to welcome them to STATION F for this first season of the TotalEnergies program and to follow their progress," said Roxanne Varza, Director of STATION F. The first 10 start-ups selected are: In renewable power generation: - Green Eagle Solutions: automating remote wind operations with software robots In distributed energy management: - Bia: software solutions to optimize flexibility through charging loads management In power trading: - TokWise: AI-powered short term trading strategies for renewable power In power retail: - Beev: one-stop-shop for customers transitioning to EVs In electric mobility: - Bonnet: one app, one subscription to improve EV charging experience *** About TotalEnergies TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company that produces and markets energies: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our more than 100,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, cleaner, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.

Xavier Niel Investments

50 Investments

Xavier Niel has made 50 investments. Their latest investment was in Pixmania as part of their Seed on June 6, 2022.

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Xavier Niel Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/8/2022

Seed

Pixmania

$11.78M

Yes

Undisclosed Angel Investors, and Undisclosed Investors

1

5/5/2022

Seed VC

Kinetix

$11M

Yes

2

4/13/2022

Seed VC

Dfns

$13.61M

Yes

2

3/3/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

2/23/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

6/8/2022

5/5/2022

4/13/2022

3/3/2022

2/23/2022

Round

Seed

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC

Series B

Company

Pixmania

Kinetix

Dfns

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Amount

$11.78M

$11M

$13.61M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Undisclosed Angel Investors, and Undisclosed Investors

Sources

1

2

2

10

10

Xavier Niel Portfolio Exits

11 Portfolio Exits

Xavier Niel has 11 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Sennder France on June 09, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/9/2020

Acquired

2

1/22/2020

Asset Sale

1

11/20/2019

Acquired

$99M

3

2/5/2019

Acquired

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10

11/29/2018

Acquired

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10

Date

6/9/2020

1/22/2020

11/20/2019

2/5/2019

11/29/2018

Exit

Acquired

Asset Sale

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

1

3

10

10

Xavier Niel Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Xavier Niel acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Nice-Matin on January 21, 2020.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/21/2020

$99M

Acquired

1

Date

1/21/2020

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

Sources

1

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