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

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

Effective Capital advised Goutu for its first financing round. 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 region…

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Series B round for FittingBox with Innovation Capital and Banexi Ventures

Series B round for FittingBox with Innovation Capital and Banexi Ventures

Effective Capital advised Fitting Box for its first financing round. 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…

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Catherine Max

Catherine Max

Effective Capital advised Catherine Max in the acquisition of Arlettie. Catherine Max has acquired Arlettie, a group specializing in private sales, previously owned by BrandAlley. The new group, renamed Arlettie, is now the main actor of private sales for luxury brands in Paris. The operation was performed thanks to the support of its historical shareholder…

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Catherine Max acquires Adèle Sand from Brandalley

Catherine Max acquires Adèle Sand from Brandalley

Effective Capital advised Catherine Max in the acquisition of Adele Sand. Catherine Max, specializing in private sales for luxury brands, acquired its competitor Adele Sand, previously hold by BrandAlley. Catherine Max now has two showrooms in Paris, one located in the  Bastille area and the other located close to the Trocadero. This acquisition is a…

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French start-up Feeligo raises €250,000

French start-up Feeligo raises €250,000

Effective Capital advised Feeligo for its first financing round. Created in 2012 by Jonathan Levy-Bencheton and Davide Bonapersona, Feeligo offers a turnkey solution for social websites. This application allows them to monetize their audience through the sale of digital gifts for users. Known as the “social monetization specialist”, Feeligo is used by a network of more than…

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Auction website Agorastore raises €500,000

Auction website Agorastore raises €500,000

Effective Capital advised Agora Store for its first financing round. Agorastore is a website created in 2005, in partnership with the city of Lyon in France. Agorastore enables public institutions and companies to organize their auctions online. A great variety of goods of all types is proposed (vehicles, computers, furniture, gardening equipment, roadways equipment, kitchenware…) at auction sales…

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Luxury beachwear brand Robinson les Bains: successful first financing round

Luxury beachwear brand Robinson les Bains: successful first financing round

Effective Capital advised Robinson les Bains for its first financing round. Founded in 2007 by Christophe Vérot, an insider who worked with prestigious “haute-couture” brands, Robinson Les Bains is a French brand specialized in beachwear. With a high standing position, the brand seduces men looking for casual and stylish clothes. Distributed in more than 20 countries, with…

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