Check out the 10 coolest tech startups to work in Paris in 2019

Check out the 10 coolest tech startups to work in Paris in 2019

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Working for a  tech startup is exciting yet risky. You got to be fast and innovative, have to deal with the latest technology and what not. In fact, in the recent past, the scenario of working conditions has changed dramatically. But the good news is that in the age of information, there’s no shortage of great startups to work for.

When it comes to tech scenes, Silicon Valley is the major player dominating the ecosystem for many decades now. But, a few cities outside the valley has started to catch up with repeated effort. In this list, Paris is on the radar as a rising technology innovation hub.

Moreover, Paris is now home to some extraordinary startups in tech keeping automation, machine learning, data collection and AI as the key elements. Having said that, below are the 10 most attractive startups to work for in Paris in 2019.

BlaBlaCar  

Founders: Francis Nappez, Frédéric Mazzella, Nicolas Brusson

Funding: €405M

BlaBlaCar is a long distance carpooling platform that connects drivers with empty seats and passengers to share travel costs. The site and free mobile apps provide a range of features to create a secure, trust-based community and easy connections between drivers and passengers. They have the option to even specify how chatty they are from “Bla” to “BlaBlaBla”, hence the name BlaBlaCar.

TravelCar

Founders: Ahmed Mhiri, Lotfi Louez

Funding: €20.7M

The company aims to help people spend less so they can travel more. With innovative parking solutions and carsharing options, TravelCar’s promise is to deliver services at the lowest prices and with outstanding quality and customer service. TravelCar not only provides the marketplace for listing and renting autos but also provides necessary insurance and support for drivers and for all vehicles that have been rented through its system.

ContentSquare

Founder: Jonathan Cherki

Funding: €111M

Content Square is a specialist for optimising web and mobile sites. It is a digital experience insights platform that helps businesses understand how and why users are interacting with their app, mobile and web sites. The company computes over billions of touch and mouse movements, and transforms this knowledge into profitable actions that increase engagement, reduce operational costs and maximize conversion rates.

Snips

Founders: Mael Primet, Michael Fester, Rand Hindi

Funding: € 22.5M

Snips is an end-to-end solution with Speech Recognition and Natural Language Understanding, enabling anyone to add a customizable voice assistant to their product. It is a deep-learning based voice platform that runs fully on-device while maintaining Cloud-like performances. Also, it requires little hardware and can run on both microcontrollers and microprocessors.

Alan

Founders: Charles Gorintin, Jean-Charles Samuelian

Funding: € 77.6M

Alan is a digital health insurance platform with a focus on user experience with an excellent price-quality ratio health plan. With this platform, the company makes healthcare simpler, smarter, and better.

Augment

Founders: Cyril Champier, Jean-Francois Chianetta

Funding:  € 9M

Augment is an augmented reality platform that allows users to visualize 3D models in real time and the real environment at scale. Notably, this platform helps retailers and manufacturers to increase engagement, sell more products, and reduce returns.

October

Founder: Olivier Goy

Funding: €55M

October is an online marketplace for business loans, enabling investors to lend money directly to small- and medium-sized enterprises. Formerly known as Lendix, the company operates in France, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands.

Ledger

Founders: Eric Larchevêque, Joel Pobeda, Nicolas Bacca, Thomas France

Funding: € 70.1M

Ledger develops security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies as well as blockchain applications for individuals and companies using a unique proprietary technology. The company has a team of 200 professionals developing a variety of products and services including the Ledger hardware wallets line already sold in 165 countries.

Voodoo

Founders: Alexandre Yazdi, Laurent Ritter

Funding: €182M

Voodoo creates and publishes mobile games for casual players. In fact, Voodoo is the second company worldwide with the most downloads on the App Store per day. Voodoo apps total over 150M monthly users and generated 300M downloads in 2017.

Linkfluence

Founder: Guilhem Fouetillou, Alain Le Berre, Antonin Rohmer and Camille Maussang

Funding: € 40.2M

It is a social media intelligence company, that analyses conversations on social networks to create business opportunities for brands. It offers a unique and powerful solution to monitor, measure, understand and engage efficiently on the social web.

Stay tuned to Silicon Canals for more updates in the tech startup world.

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