Ventech is the historical financial shareholder of the 2 French high-growth internet start-ups which closed the largest private fundraising in France in 2013, according to Le journal du Net.
Withings wins the competition with €23.5 million raised, followed by Vestiaire Collective with €15 million.
Both successes validate the companies’ international development, key pillar of VENTECH‘ investment strategy.
Vestiaire Collective (Paris, France) is the leading global online marketplace for the resale of trend driven luxury goods. All items are chosen, verified and shipped by the Vestiaire Collective experts in France, allowing the consumer to buy and sell genuine trend-driven luxury brand handbags, accessories and clothing for women, men and children. The company is headquartered in France with a subsidiary in the UK and serve customers in Europe and in the US.
Ventech, original investor since 2010, participated alongside the lead investor Condé Nast, a US media group (Vogue, Glamour, Vanity Fair or GQ), Balderton (UK based fund who joined in 2011) and Idinvest joining as new investor.
Withings (Paris, France), the leading innovator in health & wellness smart devices and applications, sells a wide range of lifestyle-friendly devices including the Wi-Fi Body Scale, the Smart Blood Pressure Monitor, the Smart-Baby Monitor, the Pulse Activity Tracker and lastly the Smart Sleep System Aura. Withings devices and applications are used in all part of the world by individuals as well as professionals.
Ventech, original investor since 2010, participated alongside Bpifrance, the lead investor, IdInvest Partners and 360 Capital Partners.