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Why France’s startup ecosystem may have just had its best week

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"Over the course of five days, five companies in France (including two far outside the center of Paris’s gravity), raised more than $85 million."

Sigfox, Actility, La Ruche Qui Dit Oui, Devialet, Aledia and Sketchfab.

Last week, these 6 companies raised more than $85 million. Among these investment were two investments from US venture firms: Union Square Venture (La Ruche Qui Dit Oui is their first in investment in France and second in Europe) and FirstMark Capital, which invested in Sketchfab.

Read more about what happened last week in this piece bt Chris O’Brien : http://venturebeat.com/2015/06/20/why-frances-startup-ecosystem-may-have-just-had-its-best-week/