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Innovation: the start-ups of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, gems of French technology

02 Mar. 2021
28 start-ups from the Institut Polytechnique de Paris ecosystem feature in the Next 40 and FrenchTech 120 indexes.
Innovation: the start-ups of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, gems of French technology

On February 8, Cédric O, State Secretary of Digital Transition and Electronic Communications, unveiled the new composition of the Next40, which brings together the most successful and promising companies in French Tech as well as the 80 companies added to this list to form the French Tech 120.

IP Paris startups (founded or run by alumni from the IP Paris Schools or from one of its incubators) are numerous to be ranked in the Next 40 and the Frenchtech 120. They account for more than 20% of the total ranking of the 120 and, above all, they represent a quarter of the 40 most promising startups in France.

IP Paris startups ranked in the Next 40

Exotec, hosted by the Télécom Paris incubator (Télécom Novation Center)

Ivalua, founded in 2000 by David Khuat-Duy (Alumni, École polytechnique)

Jobteaser, co-founded in 2008 by Nicolas Lombard (Alumni, École polytechnique),

Kineis, created in 2019 by Alexandre Tisserant (Alumni, École polytechnique)

OVHCloud, directed by Michel Paulin (Alumni, École polytechnique)

Payfit, co-founded in 2015 by Florian Fournier (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique /ENSTA Paris),

Sendinblue, co-founded in 2012 and directed by Armand Thiberge (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique /ENSAE Paris)

Shift Technology, co-founded in 2013 by Jérémy Jawish (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Ÿnsect, co-founded in 2011 by Jean-Gabriel Levon (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Younited Credit, directed by Jean Lecomte (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

IP Paris startups ranked in the French Tech 120

Alma, co-founded in 2018 by Guillaume Desloges (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique) and Louis Chatriot (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

DNA Script, co-founded in 2014 by Thomas Ybert (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Dreem, co-founded in 2014 by Quentin Soulet de Brugière and Hugo Mercier (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

EkWateur, hosted by the Télécom Paris incubator (Telecom Novation Center)

Flying Whales, created in 2012 and whose Chief Operating Officer is Vincent Guibout (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Happytal, co-founded in 2013 by Romain Revellat (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Ilek, co-founded in 2016 by Julien Chardon (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Iziwork, co-founded in 2018 by Alexandre Dardy (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Lemonway, hosted by the Télécom SudParis incubator

Luko, co-founded in 2016 by Benoît Bourdel (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Medadom, co-founded in 2017 by Nathaniel Bern (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Meilleur Taux, founded in 1999 and managed by Guillaume Autier (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique), offers online brokerage services for financial products and services.

Mistertemp’ Group, founded co-chaired by Alexandre Pham (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Papernest, co-founded in 2015 by Philippe de La Chevasnerie (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Recommerce, co-founded in 2009 by Antoine Jeanjean (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique) and hosted by the Télécom SudParis incubator

Reuniwatt, founded in 2000 by Nicolas Schmutz (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)

Spendesk, co-founded in 2016 by Rodolphe Ardant (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique), co-founded in 2015 by Nicolas Meunier (Alumni Ecole Polytechnique)


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