201406.01
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Goutu, the Frenchiest fast food

Effective Capital advised Goutu for its first financing round: €2.5m from Audencia. Since 2009, Goutu has become a key player in the Parisian sandwich’s industry. With its mini-sandwich at 1 €, the chain tries to differentiate itself through the large choice of sandwiches and the high quality ingredients. “Goutu Stores” are located in different areas of Paris and its…

201405.09
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A series B round fits FittingBox

FittingBox makes a Series B round of $2.9m (€2.1m) mainly from Innovation Capital, and also from Banexi Ventures, its historical shareholder. Created in 2006 with the aim of becoming the reference Saas solution for the optical industry, FittingBox develops and markets virtual fitting solutions in order to boost glasses and sunglasses sales both online and…

201302.25
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French start-up Feeligo raises 250,000 euros

Founded a year ago by Jonathan Levy-Bencheton and Davide Bonapersona, the young Parisian start-up Feeligo has just completed a first round of 250,000 euros with small company participation and several Business Angels. This fundraising has been completed for a total of 100,000 euros through loans and grants (OSEO, Scientipôle Initiative). The concept is simple: allow…

201212.28
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Auction website Agorastore raises 500,000 euros

Agora store, an auction site for local authorities established in 2006, has just completed a first round funding of 500,000 euros with Business Angels such as Mickaël Benabou, co-founder of vente-privée.com who has been brought on board to strengthen the executive committee. The site, which specialises in equipment resale to professionals, recorded 120% growth in…

201205.11
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Robinson les Bains isn’t alone on its island anymore, and sees things big

The luxury brand specializing in men beachwear announced the entry of new Business Angels in its equity. This first fundraising round will allow to Robinson les Bains to support its fast growth. Following its high reputation based on quality and creativity, Robinson les Bains aims to pursue these three axes for 2012: Increasing its production…