VC investment in France is sometimes overlooked when compared with other Western European countries such as Germany and the U.K. The French VC scene, however, has quietly grown strong, closing in on $2 billion of capital invested since 2013. In that timeframe, 147 different VC firms have funded at least one startup based in France, with 22 having participated in 10 or more deals in the country. Of all the investors, 39 manage between $100 million and $500 million of assets, and another 13 manage $1 billion or more.
Top VC investors in France since 2013 and their investment counts: