Linkfluence Announces a Record Investment of 12 Million Euros
PARIS, October 13, 2016
Linkfluence, global specialist in Social Data Intelligence, announces its most sizeable fundraising yet: 12 million euros. The company’s growth is rapidly accelerating, reaffirming its ambition to establish itself as the market leader. An exciting movement for Linkfluence in the year of its tenth anniversary!
Linkfluence announces a 12 million euro investment, following huge international growth in 2015. Last year saw the opening of a Linkfluence office in London, foreign growth operations in Germany, China and Singapore, as well as global provision of ongoing support for international brands in their digital transformation.
The round table began in July 2015 with long-standing shareholders (Banexi, Orkos Capital and Sigma Management), and new supporters, including BNP Paribas Development. Linkfluence aims to pursue its investment in R&D and innovation, and to further accelerate international expansion. The aim: to establish itself as the market leader. “Attracting investment from as BNP Paribas Development sends a strong signal to the market and positions the company as a serious player with excellent potential.”, states Hervé Simonin, CEO of Linkfluence.
Linkfluence, winner of the French Tech Ticket programme, exceeds a growth rate of 50% per annum. This record fundraising haul adds to an already celebratory year in which Linkfluence blows out ten birthday candles.
“In the context of an extremely rapidly growing market, we hold all of the tools for success: technological capital, a strategic R&D programme, flexibility and strong human expertise. Thanks to this, each day we are developing the most innovative technology in the market.”, Hervé Simonin comments.
Linkfluence was recently awarded the Goldbach prize for the best global “Earned Media Monitoring and Analytics” tool in 2016. Technological performance is recognised for the third consecutive year.
Linkfluence, the leading Social Data Intelligence company, offers unique solutions for the monitoring, analysis and activation of social media channels. Using its software suite Radarly and associated services, Linkfluence captures and analyses more than 150 million posts a day in order to help brands make better decisions. Founded in 2006, it is a very rapidly growing French company with more than 200 employees in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, China and Singapore. Linkfluence has over 300 clients worldwide, including Danone, Sanofi, Orange and McDonald’s.