Portfolio

Truffle Capital has been developing its expertise since 2001 in two investment sectors:

The Life Sciences sector (vaccines and therapeutic drugs, medical devices and green chemistry) and

The Information Technology sector (software as a service (SaaS), fintech, Internet and mobile platforms).

Truffle Capital has also financed several companies in the cleantech field.

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2 B Energy

Founded in 2007, 2-B Energy specialises in the design and performance of offshore wind turbines. The company is developing a new wind turbine generator to meet market needs and current trends, focusing on reducing energy costs. Alex Ouimet-Storrs is a Board member. www.2benergy.com

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Abivax

ABIVAX (Euronext: ABVX), co-founded by Truffle Capital (Dr Philippe Pouletty), is a leading biotechnology company in Europe, specialised in the discovery, development and sale of antiviral drugs and human vaccines for the treatment of some of the most serious infectious illnesses, such as HIV/AIDS and chronic hepatitis B. ABIVAX’s portfolio is comprised of two products […]

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Acerde

Acerde specialises in creating high-tech devices developed from reactors for High Temperature Chemical Vapour Deposition (HTCVD). Using this expertise, Acerde offers a new generation of rotating anodes for X-ray tubes that are lighter with a higher performance, and will integrate into the medical equipment of tomorrow. Alex Ouimet-Storrs is a Board member. www.acerde.com

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Actility

Founded in 2010, Actility is developing ThingPark, a new generation standardised platform for the Internet of Things. Actility’s ThingPark Wireless network allows the coverage of all the needs related to long-range applications and narrowband sensors used in applications in the smart city and the smart building. Actility also offers the ThingPark Cloud, an application development […]

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Altimmune

Altimmune is a biotechnological company that develops vaccines and biological products to satisfy medical needs that have not been met. This company uses a patented technology for a non-invasive intranasal delivery that it has demonstrated through animal testing and preliminary clinical studies. Truffle Capital first invested in Immune Targeting Systems (ITS), which was bought in […]

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AS-Groupe

AS Group, a Parisian company and a spin-off of Deloitte, was a corporate performance software vendor. Following an investment by Truffle Capital in 2005, the AS Group established established itself on the British market by purchasing a leading company in consolidation software, Falcon, from Inca Software Ltd. The company was sold by Truffle Capital in […]

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Biokinesis

Biokinesis, founded in October 2011, is a biotechnology company developing new treatments for cancer by targeting a specific kinesin found in several cancers. Biokinesis has so far had very good results on several types of animals. Dr Philippe Pouletty and Antoine Pau are Board members.

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CoolGames

CoolGames (previsouly known as Boostermedia) is the front-runner in the development, distribution and monetization of HTML5 games. They develop casual and social games within their in-house Game Studio and distribute games from third-party developers. In February 2016, BoosterMedia’s in-house studio merged with Tingly Games into the new CoolGames Studio, wich established the world’s largest HTML5 […]

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Carbios

Carbios (Alternext: ALCRB) is a green chemistry company whose objective is to make the plastic bags that are taking over our planet, biodegradable. Through the company’s expertise on enzymes – biological catalysts – the bioprocesses developed by Carbios will offer a real disruptive technology that will allow a very large number of polymers (plastics, textiles, […]

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Carmat

Carmat (Alternext: ALCAR) was co-founded in 2008 by Truffle Capital, EADS and Professor Carpentier with the support of Bpifrance. Carmat has developed a completely implantable artificial heart, including right and left ventricles and whose design is aimed at being as close as possible to a human heart. Cardiovascular illnesses currently affect more than 100 million […]

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Credit.fr

Credit.fr, co-founded by Truffle Capital in 2014, is a crowdfunding platform for SME lending. This financing method allows individuals to invest in companies through peer-to-peer lending platforms under. Credit.fr has been approved by the relevant French authority (Orias) with the IFP status (intermediary in crowdfunding). Bernard-Louis Roques is a a member of the Supervisory Board […]

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Cybernétix

Cybernetix, a company based in Marseille, is a global specialist in high-tech robotic and automated solutions for work in hostile environments. Following an investment by Truffle Capital in 2005, Cybernetix, listed on NYSE-Euronext, was able to strengthen its presence in the nuclear and oil operations market. Truffle Capital sold this company in 2007. www.cybernetix.fr

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Deinobiotics

Deinobiotics was founded in 2009 by Deinove, (Truffle Capital portfolio), with the support of OSEO-ERDF. Deinobiotics is a subsidiary dedicated to the research and development of antibiotics and antifungals. The current R&D program targets mainly antibiotics capable of fighting against resistant hospital germs responsible for nosocomial infections (gram-negative bacteria and fungi). Antoine Pau is a […]

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Deinove

Deinove (Alternext: ALDEI) is a green chemistry company dedicated to the development and commercial use of innovative processes for the production of biofuels and industrial or pharmaceutical compounds that are higher performing and more environmentally friendly. The processes developed by Deinove use bacteria with exceptional natural properties: deinococci. Deinove was founded in 2006 by Truffle […]

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DenyAll

DenyAll, a company based in Paris and a spin-off of Société Générale, is a leading vendor of security software, specialising in internet security. The company’s products were initially designed to deal with the security requirements of major stakeholders in the banking sector. DenyAll now offers all commercial sectors three guarantees: full protection of applications, accelerated […]

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Dietswell

Dietswell (Alternext: ALDIE), a spin-off of Dietsmann, a leader in the field of maintenance operations and services in the petroleum sector, offers management services for drilling operations, well construction, technical assistance, the design and audit of drilling equipment. Dietswell focuses on largely technological bespoke projects in which its skills set it apart from the main […]

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Eco Carbone

Eco-Carbone operates within the emerging market of agrofuel production based on Jatropha curcase oil. Eco-Carbone advises farmers’ groups that plant jatropha and holds majority shares in industrial joint ventures that produce and sell raw oil and extraction co-products. Alex Ouimet-Storrs is a Board member. www.eco-carbone.com

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Equitime

Equitime, a spin-off of the Université de Grenoble, sells human resources optimisation software. Equitime’s software allows managers to save time on human resources management while remaining compliant with various legal and staffing constraints. Truffle Capital sold Equitime in 2014. www.equitime.fr

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Géocorail

Géocorail was co-founded by Truffle Capital in 2012 and is supported, since its creation, by the Holding Incubatrice “Commodities and Materials”. Truffle Capital subscribed to a 2-million-euro capital increase in October of 2015. Géocorail develops and commercializes innovative solutions to mitigate shore erosion and protect maritime coastal works and offshore structures. These solutions are based […]

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Horizontal Software

Horizontal Software develops and sells a horizontal software platform offering complex solutions for real time resource management, in SaaS mode and cloud architecture. This platform allows managing both human resources and the hardware devices required to carry out tasks in a company. The possibility of responding in real time allows failures and crisis situations to […]

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Kang

Kang.fr is a collaborative marketplace where masters can share and monetize their skills, to earn additional income from home. Users on the other hand get immediate answers to urgent matters, order digital services or request translations. They select  the relevant expert based online review from the community, for  a service that is mostly 5 times […]

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Kephalios

Kephalios, founded in April 2011, is a medical equipment start-up that is developing a mitral ring for a reversible and non-invasive correction of residual mitral regurgitation. After initial tests on animals, Kephalios identified a new concept that can satisfy all functional and industrial demands.

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Keyyo

Keyyo (Alternext: ALKEY) is a VoIP operator aimed at SMEs, call centres and private individuals. The company’s services are based on its proprietary voice over IP technology. Truffle Capital sold its participation in Keyyo in 2015. www.keyyo.com/fr

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LeadMedia Group

LeadMedia Group (Alternext: ALLMG), founded in 2008, is a major digital marketing player providing activities related to data collection and the generation of a qualified audience, as well as software publishing and data marketing services. LeadMedia Group’s mission is to provide advertisers with targeted and personalised communication campaigns to optimise internet users’ engagement and retention. […]

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Makazi

Makazi, is an expert in data marketing technologies and services and allows advertisers to consolidate their audience data and add intelligence to it in order to carry out personalised marketing campaigns and thus promote their data capital. By providing smart technologies that make audience data operable on all marketing channels, Makazi opens the doors to […]

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Momac

MoMac developed a platform allowing media companies and mobile telephone operators to create websites accessible from mobile telephones. MoMac’s clients include European mobile telephone operators (Vodafone, O2, 3, KPN, Lebara Mobile) as well as media companies (MTV, TF1, AFP). It has offices in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Bernard-Louis Roques and Mark Bivens are […]

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MyoPowers

MyoPowers is specialised in the development of artificial muscles to treat severe incontinence. MyoPowers has great potential to solve a major medical problem that affects the well-being of millions of patients. Its flagship product, ARTUS™, is an artificial urinary sphincter intended to treat patients with severe stress urinary incontinence. Dr Philippe Pouletty is a Board […]

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Neelogy

Founded in 2006, Neelogy develops and sells magnetic sensors with no remanence (thus very specific and non-intrusive) to measure alternating and direct currents. Neelogy’s technology is based on the Neel EffectTM, which allows direct current and alternating current to be measured accurately to meet new needs related to energy metering, AC/DC energy conversion, electric energy […]

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Neovacs

Neovacs (Alternext: ALNEV), a spin-off from the Université Pierre & Marie Curie in Paris, is a biotechnology company focused on an active immunotherapy technology platform, with applications for auto-immune diseases and other chronic diseases. It was founded by Professor Daniel Zagury, MD, PhD, one of the best immunologists in the world. Neovacs was listed on […]

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Netbooster

Netbooster (Alternext: ALNBT) is a leading European company specialised in digital marketing, with its headquarters in Paris. Netbooster studies and optimises its clients’ websites by analysing the behaviour of visitors to these websites, thereby improving the return on investment and income from digital marketing. Bernard-Louis Roques is a board member of Netbooster. www.netbooster.com

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Netmedia Europe

NetMediaEurope is the result of a management buyout (MBO) and a carve out of several of the internet media activities of the VNU Business Media Group.  With about 25 websites across Europe, NetMediaEurope’s mission is to inform IT decision makers and Business decision makers while helping them reach their targets. NME publishes more than 5 000 […]

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Nexeya

Truffle Capital had initially invested in Isis Innovation, a company based in Toulouse and a spin-off of Areva, developing software and services for industrial control and management systems for large companies in the aeronautics, defence, transport, energy and telecommunications fields. In 2007, Isis was sold to Eurilogic, which then changed its name to Nexeya and […]

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OHT

OHT was founded in December 2010 and focuses its work on the setup of high-tech extraction technologies through the adsorption of hydrocarbons from the ground, sludge and polluted water. OHT does this through the treatment of polluted soils, sludge and water, the treatment of production water and the treatment of heavy fuel. OHT is also […]

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Osead

Osead is a French company founded in 2006 specialising in the prospecting, exploration and development of raw mineral deposits. The company holds patents and exclusive technologies for the extraction of hydrocarbons from tar sands, which are usually found in Canada and Venezuela. Truffle completed its exit from Osead in 2013.

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PayTop

PayTop is an innovative, complete and independent payment institution that works as a mobile and web payment operator. The company obtained a multi-services approval from the ACPR (French regulator) in April 2011 and belongs to the international financial competitiveness “Finance Innovation” centre. In June 2014, PayTop created and launched the first multi-currency card in France. […]

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Peoplecube

PeopleCube is an American company that offers software to optimise the management of resources in organisations of any size. Companies are always looking to improve their productivity without increasing costs. PeopleCube’s solutions allow them to reduce the cost of real property, meetings, travel and energy through the effective use of workspace. PeopleCube was sold to […]

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Pharnext

Pharnext, a biopharmaceutical company specialised in the development of innovative treatments based on PleotherapyTM for serious neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Carcot-Marie-Tooth. Pharnext was founded in 2007 by an internationally renowned team led by Professor Daniel Cohen, author of the first human genome map. Truffle Capital contributed to the creation of Pharnext in 2007. […]

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Photon Power Technologies

Photon Technologies is a French company, a supplier of photovoltaic installations for private, industrial, agricultural and public clients. Photon Technologies was founded at the end of 2006 by Roland Barthez, a solar energy pioneer in France, with more than 30 years of experience and with the participation of EDF ENR. Truffle Capital sold the company […]

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Populis

Founded in 2006, Populis is a Digital Media publisher with leading brands in Europe and South America. It is a technology platform offering a wide range of services for publishers and communication solutions for brands and advertisers. Populis is one of the top European growing digital media companies with a double digit growth in the […]

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Retency

Founded in 2014, Retency provides physical retailers with analytics, marketing and advertising solutions equivalent to those used by their e-commerce counterparts, allowing them to gain insights on shoppers’ behavior in their stores and optimize their on- and off-line marketing. Truffle Capital invested in Retency in September 2015. Bernard-Louis Roques and Patrick Lord are Board members. […]

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Smile & Pay

Smile & Pay, created in 2007, offers a practical payment solution by bank card without commitment offered to contractors, retailers and the self-employed. www.smileandpay.com

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SP3H

Founded in 2005, SP3H developed a system based on near infra-red (NIR) technology. The solutions developed by SP3H enable lower fuel consumption, lower pollution and CO2 emissions, the optimisation of reliability performances and engine power. The business is organised around the optimisation of the operation of engines. The system uses the HydroCarbon Profiler (HCP) proprietary […]

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Symetis

Symetis, founded in January 2001 as a spin-off from the University of Zurich, is a Swiss company developing new transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) systems. The company’s products, ACURATE TA™ and ACURATE neo™ and their delivery systems, based on proprietary design and delivery technologies, are marketed and sold in key markets in Europe and in other […]

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Theraclion

Theraclion (Alternext: ALTHE), a French company founded in 2004, is a spin-off of Edap-Technomed, a pioneer in the use of ultrasound for therapeutic purposes. Theraclion develops, manufactures and sells the Echopulse device that allows a non-invasive and ambulatory treatment of breast fibroadenoma and thyroid nodules. Benefiting from the support of an international scientific and medical […]

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Theradiag

Theradiag (Alternext: ALTER) is a pioneer in the field of the development, manufacture and sale of high quality innovative IVD (in vitro diagnostic) products. Relying on this 25 years long expertise, Theradiag is currently focusing its development strategy on theranostic tests to monitor biotherapies. Theranostics is an emerging branch of in vitro diagnostics, whose purpose […]

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Velcan

Velcan Energy specialises in electricity generation and the reduction of greenhouse gases through the production and negotiation of carbon credits. The company develops and finances renewable energy infrastructures (such as biomass, hydraulic electricity) in emerging countries where there is a very high demand for electricity. Truffle Capital sold its participation in 2007 by selling its […]

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Vexim

Vexim (Alternext: ALVXM), co-founded by Truffle Capital in 2006, is the French leader in orthopaedic cements. Vexim specialises in mini-invasive solutions to treat the causes and consequences of vertebral fractures. It has specifically developed the SpineJack® implant to repair vertebral fractures. Vexim has already treated thousands of patients successfully. Vexim was listed on Alternext in […]

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Wizypay

A specialist in prepaid services, Wizypay offers a prepaid card solution in SaaS – Card as a Service – allowing marketplaces and online merchants to manage Gift Card, Kitty or e-Wallet programs easily. www.wizypay.com

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