Lemon Way is a financial technology company offering payment solutions for e-commerce websites, crowdfunding platforms, and online marketplaces that is headquartered in Montreuil, France and was founded in 2007 by Antoine Orsini, Damien Guermonprez, and Sebastien Burlet. Notable companies using Lemon Way include: October, Helloasso, Comet, Housers, Youse, Wiseed, Carizy, and Rendity.
On January 31, 2019 Lemon Way announced raising €500,000 in venture funding from Sebastien Burlet, Manuel Montalban, Emmanuel de Cazotte, Damien Guermonprez, and Antoine Orsini. The company had a pre-money evaluation of €60 million.
On July 17, 2018 Lemon Way announced raising €10 million in venture funding from Breega Capital (lead investor) and Speedinvest. The company plans on using their venture funding to hire approximately 30 more employees.
On October 17, 2019 Lemon Way announced raising €25 million in private equity funding from Toscafund Asset Management. The company plans on using their private equity funding to further develop its products and expand in European presence with a focus on France, Italy, and Spain. The CEO and co-founder of Lemon Way made the following statement regarding the company's private equity funding round:
We are pleased to have found in Toscafund a strong and internationally experienced partner which is complementary to our first-round investors Breega and Speedinvest.