Open CNP is the Corporate Venture and Open Innovation program of CNP Assurances. We partner with entrepreneurs to build the future of finance and insurance.
Launched in 2016 and endowed with € 100m, the Open CNP program aims to financially support the growth of startups while developing partnerships in a win-win logic and in fields of activity close to those of CNP Assurances: e -health, fintech, assurtech, B2B services ...
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We invest from 250K€ to 5M€ in Seed and Series B in innovative companies in Europe.
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Left to right : Jonathan Denais - Head of Investments, Thibault Baratelli - Investment manager, David Gache - Head of Development, Lisa Barretieri - Principal, Anas Tazlaoui - Investment manager.
Our start-up partners
October#1 Crowdlending platform in France
Founder : Olivier Goy
Crowdlending has changed access to financing for SMEs. It enables private individuals to invest their savings directly in companies looking for funds to finance their projects, in exchange for an attractive interest rate. October is the leading platform in France and is very well-positioned in continental Europe. CNP Assurances has become a shareholder and has also supported October’s raising of institutional funds.
H4DTelemedicine : consult’station
Founder : Franck Baudino
H4D is an early adopter of remote medical solutions. CNP Assurances proposes its Consult Station®, a mobile medical practice, when submitting tenders to local authorities. This is a real advantage in making prevention accessible to everyone and maintaining access to diagnosis in areas where there is a shortage of medical facilities.
AlanThe health insurance with direct subscription 100% online
Founder : Jean-Charles Samuelian
The first independent insurance company in France to obtain accreditation in 1986, Alan raised €12m in 2016 to offer an online-only top-up health insurance solution to start-ups and independents, including a simplified customer experience. As an early partner, CNP Assurances has become Alan’s reinsurer and has co-developed a group pension solution. By April 2018, Alan was already covering over 7,000 people and 850 companies.
MyNotaryThe real estate sale 100% simple and collaborative
Founder : Sacha Boyer
This web platform facilitates property transactions by centralising documents and promoting collaboration between those involved, from signature of the contract of sale through to completion of the transaction. It is already being used by 2,000 property professionals and 750 notaries. Its equity participation in MyNotary will ensure that CNP Assurances, the leading loan protection insurance company in France, is better placed to respond to the expectations and changing behaviour of mortgage applicants.
StratumnBlockchain for enterprises
Founder : Richard Caetano
Blockchain technology is facilitating exchanges of data between partners. Stratumn is making this technology work for companies by providing them with the capacity to secure, certify and audit processes both inside and outside the company. The equity participation of CNP Assurances in the start-up Stratumn has been followed by a pilot involving 14 other insurers under the umbrella of the French Insurance Federation.
LydiaUnder 30's favorite payment app
Founder : Cyril Chiche
Open CNP’s sixth investment is a fintech set up in 2013 and already a leading name in mobile payment solutions in France. Its instant payment app is very popular with young people and has been adopted by over 1 million users. The partnership aims to support Lydia’s expansion in France and Europe, to co-develop new services around mobile payment and to draw inspiration from Lydia’s capacity to attract young people.
YesWeHack#1 Bug bounty platform in Europe
Founder : Guillaume Vassault-Houlière
The number one Bug Bounty platform in Europe, YesWeHack offers companies an innovative cybersecurity approach by putting 7,000 experts (ethical hackers) in 120 countries in touch with companies, to secure their exposed perimeters (websites, apps and infrastructure). The equity participation of CNP Assurances will help YesWeHack to strengthen its development in France and to accelerate its presence worldwide, particularly in Asia.
IntercloudLeader in cloud application interconnection
Founder : Jérome Dilouya
InterCloud is the leader in cloud application interconnection. Thanks to its global application platform, the start-up is the only SDCI (Software-Defined Cloud Interconnect) provider delivering a turnkey solution enabling companies to simplify their infrastructures by offering them increased visibility and control over their multi-cloud applications.
PayleadThe marketing & loyalty platform that works with banking data
Founders : Charles de Gastines, Jacquelin Becheau La Fonta
Paylead is a French fintech startup, created in 2016, that leverages banking data (PSD2) to create loyalty program for corporates (banks, insurances, fintechs, retailers) through a white-labelled cash-back feature. The final client receives an automated cash-back related to his purchases, directly credited to his bank account.
CybelAngelThe leading enterprise data leak detection platform
Founders : Erwan Keraudy, Stevan Keraudy & Matthieu Finiasz
CybelAngel, founded in 2013, develops a scrapping tool that continuously monitors every layer of the internet (surface web, deep & dark web, connected storages) to detect data leaks and exposed data thanks to artificial intelligence. The company is able to scan more than a billion documents per day and to identify data related to its clients, that are verified by human analysis. Instant alerts are then sent to the client with remediation instructions.