French private equity firm Idinvest Partners has launched its SME Academy, an initiative to help foster European innovation and encourage collaboration and international expansion amongst its portfolio companies.
Kalray, a Grenoble, France-based developer of high-performance, low-power manycore microprocessors, completed a $26m round of funding.
Cosmo Tech (fka The CoSMo Company), a Lyon, France and San Francisco, Calif.-based provider of decision management solutions, raised $3m in funding.
Alpha Private Equity, a mid-market private equity firm operating in the continental European market, closed its seventh fund, with total commitments of €903m.
Independent private investment firm Ardian sold Clip Industrie, an Éguilles, France-based provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for industrial SMEs, to Forterro.
Stratumn, a Paris, France-based provider of network solutions securing processes between enterprises and their stakeholders through blockchain technology and advanced cryptography, raised €7M in series A funding.
Algolia, a San Francisco, CA-based hosted search API startup, raised $53m in Series B funding.
CybelAngel, a Paris, France-based Big Data technology cybersecurity startup, secured €3M in funding.
Clustree, a Paris, France-based automated HR recommendation platform, secured $7.9m in Series A funding.
Max, a French startup developing a virtual customer assistant, raised €20m in funding.
Julie Desk (formerly known as Wepopp), a Paris, France-based scheduling virtual assistant, raised €2.5m in funding.
Concord, a San Francisco, CA-based contract management platform, raised $3.7m in funding.
AB Tasty, a Paris, France-based developer of user testing, user experience and personalization platform, raised $17m in Series B funding.
Restopolitan, a French online restaurant booking, acquired MiSiedo, an online booking platform for mid/high level restaurants.
Stanley Robotics, a Paris, France-based robotics company focused on parking, raised €3.6m in funding.