Stilla Technologies, a Paris, France-based provider of digital PCR (dPCR) solutions for high-precision genetic analysis, raised €20m ($22m) in Series B funding.
Shippeo, a Paris, France-based supply chain visibility provider, closed a €20m Series B funding round.
MaaT Pharma, a Lyon, France-based clinical stage company, raised €18m in Series B financing.
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) is to acquire EI-Technologies, a Paris, France-based digital technology consulting firm and independent Salesforce specialist in the country.
Convelio, a Paris, France-based digital freight forwarder focused on fine-art shipping, closed a €9m Series A funding round.
Hprobe, a Grenoble, France-based provider of semiconductor Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) for magnetic devices, closed an over €2m in funding.
Cynbiose, a Marcy l’Etoile, France-based service company specializing in the development and commercialization of innovative preclinical models, procured financing of €1.9m ($2.1M) under the third phase of the French Program ‘Investment for the Future’ (PiA3).
Ardian, a private investment firm, raised €3bn from investors for its fourth generation private debt platform to provide financing to mid-market companies across Europe.
Qonto, a Paris, France-based challenger bank for SMEs and freelancers, raised €104m in Series C funding.
Hivebrite, a Paris, France- and New York-based community management and engagement platform, closed a $20m Series A funding round.
Vygon, an Écouen, France-based specialist single-use medical devices company, tookover Advanced Perfusion Diagnostics, a Lyon, France-based startup specializing in the development of innovative monitoring solutions for critical care and the operating room.
PDC*line Pharma, a Liege, Belgium and Grenoble, France-based clinical stage biotech company developing a new class of potent and scalable active immunotherapies for cancers, completed its €20m Series B round of financing.
Carrefour Group (Paris:CA) acquired Potager City, a Lyon, France-based online leader of fresh, seasonal fruit & vegetable boxes sourced from local producers.
Seekyo, a Poitiers, France-based biotech startup specializing in the development of the next generation of chemotherapies, raised €800k in funding.
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global provider of people development solutions, acquired Clustree, a French technology company that developed an AI-powered skills engine and extensive skills ontology used by global brands, for approximately $18.5m.