International innovation capital funds

Bpifrance invests into leading foreign innovation funds, especially pan-European and North American funds, with the objective of internationalizing the French innovation ecosystem.

International innovation capital funds


These innovation funds may be early, mid- or late-stage venture capital funds. These funds provide additional financial resources to French high growth start-ups and contribute to the internationalization of French start-ups.
As part of Bpifrance’s investment, these funds are required to implement a specific organization to address the French market and to increase their investments in French start-ups.

Some examples of success stories :


– Advent Life Science II

– Versant V

– Balderton VI

– Atomico IV

– Cherry Ventures

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