the 12 startups selected by Business France

The Money20/20 Europe fair is back in Amsterdam (Netherlands) from 21 to 23 September 2021. After a digital-only edition last year, the event dedicated to the payments industry maintains its raison d’être: allow players in the sector to meet to create new partnerships and commercial relations. Around 1,400 CEOs attend the event on average each year – representing 22% of visitors. While more than a thousand start-ups from around a hundred countries are once again expected on site, Business France formed the tricolor delegation in the spring. This year, 12 start-ups will put their suitcases down on stand D60 occupied by French Tech. With the support of its partner Cartes Bancaires (CB), the public structure intends to promote the internationalization of French FinTechs.

“This 2021 delegation reflects the trends and changes in the needs of the sector, namely dematerialized payment, management of collection and late payments, identification services, open financing, carbon footprint, as well as the various aspects related to equipment certifications and tests » , Business France also reports. The French FinTech will also be represented on the stand of Crédit Agricole Payment Services (A110).

Between now and the show, the organizer wants to bring the meeting to life in July. A side event, called MoneyFest 2021, will take place online all week, from July 20 to 23. Issues related to the transformation of the financial sector and cross-cutting topics, such as female entrepreneurship, will be addressed.

The list of startups in the delegation:

Green

Greenly, enriches every payment with a measurement of CO2 emissions, so that everyone can manage their CO2 budget in the same way as their financial budget through an API for banks or CFOs, via a mobile application for individuals and via a climate dashboard to allow companies to assess their carbon footprint, engage their employees and monitor their action plans.

YouTransactor

YouTransactor is a specialist in mobile payment terminals and services with more than 3 million points of sale implemented worldwide. Founded by several professionals from the payment industry, YouTransactor designs point-of-sale solutions for Fintechs and major buyers in Europe and Latin America.

Antelope

Antelop designs and markets payment solutions for banks, certified Visa, Mastercard and CB. FinTech secures banking applications and enables banks to offer a digital customer experience through a single development kit – secure card/PIN screen, token management, NFC payments, strong authentication, etc. Its solutions are deployed at 40 banks in more than 25 countries.

Dejamobile

Payments, gifts, mobility, loyalty… Dejamobile provides secure transaction solutions that allow safer use of mobile devices for various purposes. Its solutions are intended for the payments industry, for issuing and accepting. Its main tool allows Android devices to be transformed into an acceptance terminal via a simple application. It thus aims to meet the needs of banks and issuers for digital wallet services – Issuer Wallet, OEM Pay and token management.

Voxpay

Voxpay markets an omnichannel payment solution via voice, SMS, chat and e-mail. Confidential, certified PCI-DSS level 1, the latter allows you to redeem a CB transaction during a telephone conversation without revealing the cardholder’s bank details to their correspondent. Call centers, collection agencies, e-tailers, players in the tourism industry, accounting departments or individuals use the startup’s tool to simplify their collection and invoicing process.

Ariadnext

Ariadnext develops digital identification solutions. Based on artificial intelligence, these aim to enable companies to build relationships of trust with consumers. These solutions provide an answer to regulatory issues and anti-fraud requirements without neglecting the customer experience.

famoco

Famoco designs and markets solutions that help companies implement, manage and protect their terminals in payment, public transport and identity verification. Based on a proprietary Android operating system, the tool aims to protect corporate data. The startup already operates worldwide and claims to have installed more than 300,000 terminals in more than 50 countries.

Ponant technologies

Ponant Technologies design office is developing eTASQ Motion, an intelligent and non-intrusive robot dedicated to testing electronic equipment, combining touch, hearing and sight to test any type of product – such as a terminal or payment. Modular, the latter is designed so that it can be programmed and used by an operator who does not have very advanced computer knowledge.

Budget insight

Budget Insight is a specialist in open finance and banking integration, supporting its 200 purported clients to create innovative financial services experiences. The range of APIs offered by the company must meet the needs of traditional players – such as banks – and FinTechs in terms of aggregating financial data, documents and payment initiations.

Trading

TradeIn develops a collaborative platform for immediate evaluation of companies’ solvency. A real-time assessment of B2B customers’ payment behavior aims to enable customers to protect themselves from unpaid bills and finance their cash flows.

PayCert

PayCert is a subsidiary of the Groupement des Cartes Bancaires and has the status of a certification body. It issues certificates of compliance with ISO standards and open standards for local payment, ticketing and identity schemes. Its approach has been accredited since 2015 by the French Accreditation Committee in accordance with the ISO 17065:2012 standard – which defines the activities and confirms the impartiality, reliability and competence of a given structure for handling requests.

W-Ha

Subsidiary of the Orange group, W-Ha supports the development of services and content available by publishers on the Internet. Its API money collection solution powers service platforms through the management of electronic money accounts. Regardless of the business, the payment phase is one of the most important in the customer journey. The tool must make it possible to manage payments and receipts between users. The streams are also integrated in strict accordance with the latest regulations regarding data protection and payments.

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