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List of the largest SaaS companies in France

Top SaaS Companies in France

These are the top SaaS companies in France. In todays day and age its possible to launch a company from anywhere. We wanted to show some love for France by featuring these 1,040 companies with combined revenues of $11.9B.

Together, France SaaS companies employ over 69K employees, have raised $9.2B capital, and serve over 1B customers around the world.

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$8B
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19K
19K
1900
France
02
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Doctolib

Healthcare Software

Provider of an online healthcare platform designed for patients to choose doctors and make appointments. The company's online healthcare platform offers its subscription-based SaaS platform across France and Germany to medical practices or hospitals of varying sizes as well as patients, enabling doctors to manage their appointment bookings and communicate with patients, and patients can locate doctors and services and track their appointments.

$170M
$830M
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2K
2013
France
03
SAS
Smart AdServer

Digital Advertising Platforms

Provider of advertising services. The company develops and markets an integrated advertising management platform for media agencies and publishers in Europe, North and South America.

$152M
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30K
302
2001
France
04
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Prevision.io

Artificial Intelligence Software

Prevision's enterprise AI platform enables business users, data scientists, and developers to deliver AI apps with better ROI, faster.

$143M
$9M
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32
2016
France
05
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Planisware

Project

Over the past five years, Planisware has regularly been reviewed by analysts in the project and portfolio management space, such as Info-Tech Research Group, Gartner, Forrester Research and the European Business School.

$105M
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100
346
1996
France
06
M
Mirakl

E-Commerce Software

Mirakl is the leading provider of Marketplace Solutions. The Mirakl Marketplace Platform helps companies scale e-Commerce.

$90M
$948M
300
556
2012
France
07
T
Talentsoft

HR Software

Founded in 2007, TalentSoft has climbed the rankings with record-breaking speed to take a leading position in SaaS-based Integrated Competencies and Talent Management; an unparalleled achievement in the French business software sector. Since its earliest days, TalentSoft has been forming alliances with key players in the information technology industry to develop a unique offering. With its long-term partnerships , first-rate teams and attractive technology solution, TalentSoft has been able to convince many financial, technology and sales partners of the optential in its positioning, and thus drive its business growth. TalentSoft's numerous awards and financial backers demonstrate the company's credibility with its clients and has enabled it to pursue its international development at an accelerated pace. After only a few years of operation, TalentSoft now has a presence on every continent with its network of subsidiaries and affiliates in Africa, North America, Asia and Europe.

$70M
$102M
2K
637
2007
France
08
BC
Bim & Co

Data Integration Software

Operator of a platform which focuses on creating and publishing 3D models with technical data stored in the attributes. The company's platform focuses on publishing a set of data required to describe a real object by offering a collaborative platform where manufacturers can communicate their needs with the community and converting relative data into a digital format, enabling manufacturers to receive a free model with relevant functionalities with an extended storage space and download statistics.

$69M
$2M
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821
2015
France
09
D
Deezer

Information Technology Software

Deezer is a digital music streaming service provider that enables consumers to listen to music on any device at any time and anywhere. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Paris, France. It seeks to acquire other companies that provide mobile audio services and online music download services.

$67M
$548M
7M
809
2007
France
10
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Sendinblue

Email Marketing Software

Powerful marketing solutions for SMBs

$65M
$198M
180K
321
2008
France
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What are the fastest growing companies doing?


83 of the fastest growing companies that also have the most revenue have a clear expansion revenue strategy. On average, sales reps are selling plans where starting contract value is $4,606.

Those same companies employ 1,678 sales reps that carry a quota. The most common compensation plan used by these companies is a 1:5 ratio of sales rep on target earnings (OTE) to quota. Meaning if a rep can earn $200k in base and commissions, quota target for that year is set at 5x, or $1m in new ARR closed.

If you’re going to build a high growth SaaS company, you need to figure out how to scale with quota carrying sales reps.

Which CEO’s are the most efficient capital allocators?


We can measure this a variety of ways. Which company has the most revenue per employee? What about dollars in revenue compared to dollars raised? What about time, which founder went from $0 to $10m the fastest?

Looking deeper at dollars in revenue compared to dollars raised, bootstrappers take the cake because they self fund (denominator zero). When we look at companies that have raised at least $1m, Actito is the clear winner generating $21m in revenue, growing 100% yoy, on just 1m raised ($.05 dollars raised for every $1 of revenue).

Omnisend comes in a close second with $.08 dollars raised for every dollar of revenue. Doing $19m as of December 2020. Proposify gets honorable mention with $0.46 dollars raised (3.25m) for every dollar of revenue ($7m).

The worst performers here are companies like YayPay with $3.68 dollars raised ($14m) per dollar of revenue ($3.8m). Many of the worst performers just did a round of funding and haven’t had a chance to deploy to drive growth yet. That makes this data less valuable but still illustrative.