Meet The New French Tech Next 40/120 Class

La French Tech mission has announced the 120 French startups it considers the most promising. They will benefit from streamlined services to help them scale up.

4 months ago   •   3 min read

By Chris O'Brien

The third class of the Next40/French Tech 120 program has been unveiled this morning, designating the startups that the French government believes have all the ingredients to be successful international scaleups.

The program was launched 3 years ago to provide special assistance to select companies, from navigating bureaucracy to international promotion and hiring.

Speaking at a press conference, Digital Minister Cedric O said that the top 40 companies on the list (which form the Next40) raised more than €49.6 million each in 2021, compared to €22 million in 2020. The new entrants on this list are:

360 Learning

Aledia

Alma

Ankorstore

Descartes Underwriting

DNA Script

I@D Infinity

Lifen

Loft Orbital Tech

Lumapps

Lydia

Swile

Spendesk

Sorare

The criteria for the list include the amount of money raised and revenue growth.

Here is a reply of the press conference and a Q&A with journalists:

And here is the full list of all 120 companies:

NAMETOTAL FUNDING (EUR M)LAUNCH DATE
Back Market926.182014, August
Mirakl861.822012
ContentSquare756.952012, April
Sorare670.552018, December
ManoMano633.18
Qonto621.62016, April
Vestiaire Collective587.732009
BlaBlaCar509.962006
Deezer480.432006, August
Voodoo447.822013
PayFit433.52015, April
Ledger432.152014
Exotec424.052015
Ankorstore379.182019, July
Younited326.22009, October
Alan309.822016, February
IAD France3002008
Swile (ex-Lunchr)296.232016
Shift Technology289.32013, March
DNA Script283.232014
Meero269.462016
Spendesk261.272016
Ÿnsect239.82011
Doctolib237.182013
Lydia233.392011, September
360Learning220.29
EcoVadis213.092007, April
InnovaFeed204.752016
DentalMonitoring186.362013, December
Aledia168.332011, June
SendinBlue167.73
Ornikar155.592013, January
Devialet151.452007
Amolyt Pharma149.83
OpenClassRooms135.472013
HR Path1352001, February
Loft Orbital Solutions132.912017
Tissium128.72013
Descartes Underwriting127.912018
Ivalua121.252000, January
Brut114.552016, November
Malt112.52013, February
Wynd111.692013, February
Agicap108.312016
Skeepers1022012, April
Kineis1002018
Verkor1002020, July
LumApps92.732012
Pigment89.912019, July
Withings83.662008, June
Bioserenity83.052017, January
Vade Secure81.912009
TreeFrog Therapeutics77.962018
Lifen77.52015
Imcheck Therapeutics77.012015
Mnemo Therapeutics752019
BOTIFY74.772012
Singulart72.62017
Luko722016, December
JobTeaser722008
Leocare68.822017
Heetch66.822013
Alma64.82018
SparingVision62.512016
Inotrem61.962013, March
Wandercraft60.812012, October
Corwave60.682012
Homa Games57.852018
PlayPlay572017
Akeneo55.92013, September
MusicWorldMedia55.772012
Cubyn53.372014
Iziwork51.52018, April
Yubo512016, March
GitGuardian50.912017, November
Klaxoon50.452014, December
iAdvize47.082010
Skello46.392016
Ubitransport452012, April
La Belle Vie42.12015, June
MEDADOM402016, July
Cooptalis402012
Hoppen402011
Yousign38.772013, August
Platform.sh37.552014, January
Pennylane842020
Gojob29.52015, December
Certideal252015, October
Happn202011, October
Crosscall18.52009
EkWateur15.942015, October
Madbox152018, April
PerfectStay152016, February
Adikteev13.832012, November
Papernest102015, February
GEOSAT102000
Joone102016, December
Trusk9.52016, January
Igyxos7.52017
Ultra Premium Direct72013, December
Smallable72008
Ilek62015, June
Visiperf2.32014
Libon1.82018, August
ALLMOL2013, July
AmarisoftN/A2012
MeilleurtauxN/A1999, September
AgriconomieN/A2014, January
Virtuo2016
NW Storage2019, February
MYM2018, November
Okwind.fr2009, April
E.Z DriveN/A2014
RecommerceN/A2009, August
VeepeeN/A2001
Woosmap2015
Smart AdServerN/A2001
Selectra2007, September
Pharmedigroup2017
Hubside2017

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