Raise Ventures is a Paris based venture capital firm investing in innovative technology startups in France and Europe. Raise Ventures is a venture capital arm of RAISE, a French investment company. Clara Gaymard and Gonzague de Blignières co-founded RAISE in 2013. The company aims to bring together large corporate shareholders to invest in medium-sized businesses. Its portfolio companies include Bird Office, Jabmo, mooncard, Bergamotte, Early Metrics, Virtuo, and WeMaintain. The firm closed its first venture capital fund with €60 million in September 2018.
Gonzague DE Blignières