Real estate refinancing

Paris, November 14th, 2015 – Effective Capital advises CMC on the refinancing of its real estate assets for total amount of €3m with OBC Neuflize private banking.


Merci Jérôme cooks up another round!

Paris, September 7th, 2015 – Merci Jérôme successfully undertakes a second round with the Business Angels. After their initial backing in 2013, notably with the help of Charles Dunston, founder of Chronoresto, and the investment fund Audacia, the fast food restaurant chain offering great meals at a great price has convinced the Business Angels of…


SeFaireAider.com raises €4.5M and increases its visibility

Paris, July 9, 2015 – Founded by two internet experts with proven track records, Denys Chalumeau (founder of SeLoger.com) and Pascal Queslin, SeFaireAider.com has just completed a second round of fundraising with €4.5M from TF1 and ClearChannel (managed by 5M Ventures) as part of its Media For Equity strategy as well as long-term shareholders. SeFaireAider.com…


Prestigious Funding for Babbler

Founded in 2012 by two sisters, Hannah Oiknine and Sarah Azan, Babbler starts playing in the big leagues with prestigious investment funds entering its equity. Babbler has developed B2B software solutions for the press industry : agencies, press departments and press agents. It offers a new real time communication channel between professionals and media. Babbler…


Goutu raises €2.5m from Audacia to expand its store network

Created in 2009 by Noam Dahan, Goutu is a restaurant chain specialized in the sandwich. The concept is based on 3 main ideas: the sandwich at €1, the taste with 25 original recipes and the small size of the sandwich allowing aiming every moment of the day. The firm has already 7 points of sale….


Series B round for FittingBox with Innovation Capital and Banexi Ventures

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…


Ilan Elbase: Merging talents (La Tribune)

A specialist in mergers and acquisitions, 32-year-old Ilan Elbase has set up his own investment bank, Effective Capital. He is unhesitatingly shaking up the ground rules for his entrepreneurial clients. Gone is the formal necktie Ilan Elbase has traded it for jeans and honest camaraderie. This 32-year-old investment banker, who does not beat about the…


Effective Capital and VentureOutNY take French Startups to New York

Effective Capital et VentureOutNY accompagnent actuellement à New-York des start-ups françaises triées sur le volet et désireuses de s’installer dans la ‘Big Apple’ ou d’y ouvrir une branche afin de s’attaquer au marché américain. Les dirigeants des entreprises sélectionnées vont avoir cette semaine l’occasion de rencontrer des fonds de capital risque, des avocats, des incubateurs…