A comprehensive, data driven look at emerging trends, investments, and active investors in France
FINANCING TO FRENCH TECH ON PACE FOR RECORD HIGH IN 2017
2017 is set to potentially outpace 2016 based on the Q1’17 deals and dollars run rate. Deal and dollar activity had already reached a 5-year high in 2016, growing 109% and 63%, respectively, over full-year 2015.
PARIS, THE CENTER OF THE FRENCH TECH UNIVERSE
$427M was invested across 87 deals in Paris, France in Q1’17, marking a 36% increase in deals, and a 21% increase in dollars invested over Q4’16.
FRENCH INTERNET SECTOR CONTINUES UPWARD TRAJECTORY
Deal activity to the internet sector in Q1’17 saw a quarterly increase of 16 percentage points. Internet and mobile accounted for 87% of deals in Q1’17.