Partech Ventures is a venture capital firm based in

San Francisco, Paris and Berlin.

 

Founded in 1982, we are a partnership with $650 million under active management.

We help outstanding entrepreneurs build companies that will be remembered.

We are

leading investors in high growth companies based in Europe

and the US with the mission to help outstanding entrepreneurs to succeed in a global economy.
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Our mission is to help outstanding entrepreneurs build companies that will be remembered. We like to invest in companies that are able to transform the structure of significant markets. We look for startups with a substantial technology or innovation leverage, both in consumer internet and information technology. We manage seed, venture and growth funds, allowing ourselves to invest from $250,000 to $40 million in the early and later institutional rounds of high growth companies.
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We believe in

the unique transatlantic model of our firm. For us long term success is based on being extremely open with and proactively supportive of our entrepreneurs.
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Although a great idea is a prerequisite, we also expect from the teams we back, the highest levels of passion, resilience and integrity. Come and talk to us, even before you launch, and find out what working together is like and how we can add value. We like companies that have the potential and ambition to disrupt the structure of the market they address.
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Most of our 100+ portfolio exits (IPO and M&A) are global companies and transatlantic success stories.

Including:
  • Business Objects
  • Five9
  • InvenSense
  • Jaspersoft
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Partech Ventures news


2015-05-27

Partech Ventures, investisseur historique de KANTOX, participe à sa nouvelle levée de fonds

de 10 millions d’euros.

Partech Ventures annonce une nouvelle prise de participation dans Kantox, le pionnier de la gestion d’échanges de devises pour PME et ETI.

« Avec ce 2e investissement significatif en 18 mois, Partech Ventures confirme son engagement total auprès de Kantox » explique Philippe Collombel, Managing Partner de Partech Ventures et membre du conseil d’administration de Kantox.

« Kantox est une entreprise en très forte croissance, au business model clair exécuté par une équipe de management soudée, visionnaire et ambitieuse » précise Philippe Collombel qui poursuit « Grâce à son modèle disruptif, Kantox peut devenir le leader mondial de la gestion de devises pour PME et ETI. »

« Nous sommes très fiers d’annoncer cette nouvelle levée de fonds réalisée lors d’un tour interne avec nos investisseurs historiques : Partech Ventures et IDinvest Partners. C’est pour nous un gage de confiance précieux et leur total soutien en notre stratégie va nous permettre d’accélérer notre déploiement et notre croissance. » explique Philippe Gelis, PDG et co-fondateur de Kantox qui poursuit « cela va nous aider à aller plus loin dans le développement de notre produit et apporter nos services à encore plus de PME et ETI qui bénéficieront enfin d’une plateforme de gestion et d’échange de devises, efficace, transparente et au meilleur prix. »

Par ailleurs, Kantox renforce son conseil d’administration avec l’arrivée de Patrick de Nonneville, ancien partner et co-responsable des activités de taux et change de Goldman Sachs en Europe. « Le  Conseil d’administration est ravi de bénéficier de l’expertise technique et de la grande expérience de Patrick ; c’est aussi une reconnaissance du potentiel de Kantox.» commente Philippe Collombel.

Cette nouvelle prise de participation s’inscrit dans la logique de Partech Ventures, qui investit dans des entreprises capables de transformer l’économie, en modifiant les règles du jeu de secteurs majeurs.

 «  Aujourd’hui, la finance est eu cœur de la transformation numérique et les  fintech constituent un secteur d’investissement important pour Partech Ventures » explique Philippe Collombel.

Partech Ventures est devenu un investisseur majeur de la fintech avec des prises de participation dans: Lendix (Paris), Auxmoney (Berlin), Bolt (San Francisco) et Kantox (Londres). Plusieurs autres opportunités dans cette industrie sont d’ailleurs en cours d’instruction aussi bien d’ailleurs en amorçage  qu’en ventures.

L’information est aussi sur TechCrunch et dans Les Echos (en français).

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Partech Ventures leads €10MM financing round for Kantox

Partech Ventures today announced that it has co-led a new €10MM financing round in Kantox,  the pioneer in foreign exchange services for SMEs and mid-cap companies.

“With our 2nd significant investment in 18 months, Partech Ventures reaffirms its full commitment to Kantox” explained Philippe Collombel, Managing Partner at Partech Ventures and Kantox board member.

“Kantox is a fast growing company, with a clear business model led by a strong, visionary and ambitious management team” specified Philippe Collombel, who also added “with its disruptive model, Kantox can soon become the worldwide leader in foreign exchange services for SMEs and mid-cap companies.”

“We are very proud to announce this new with Partech Ventures and IDinvest Partners. This underscores their commitment, trust and precious support for our strategy that will enable us to accelerate our deployment and growth,” explained Philippe Gelis, CEO and co-founder of Kantox, “this funding will help us go further in the development of our product and bring our services to more SMEs and mid-cap companies, that will eventually benefit from an efficient and transparent foreign exchange management platform at the best price.”

In addition Kantox today announced that Patrick de Nonneville, a former partner and co-head of European interest rates products at Goldman Sachs, has joined the Board.  “The Board of Directors is delighted to benefit from the deep technical expertise and immense experience of Patrick; this is also a validation of Kantox’s huge market potential”, added Philippe Collombel.

This new investment follows Partech Ventures’ strategy to invest in companies that are able to disrupt traditional markets, by modifying the core rules of major sectors.

“Finance is at the heart of digital transformation and FinTech constitutes an important investment sector for Partech Ventures” explained Collombel.

Partech Ventures has made a number of investments in the FinTech sector, with investments in Lendix (Paris), Auxmoney (Berlin), Bolt (San Francisco) and Kantox (London). The firm continues to seek other seed and early stage opportunities within the sector.

The information is in TechCrunch and Les Echos (in French).

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Priceline to acquire PriceMatch, the leading revenue management company for hotels

The company has announced its acquisition by Booking.com, Priceline group (read the Wall Street Journal news).

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