Linkfluence, leading social data intelligence solution, announces € 18 million round led by Ring Capital and Tikehau Capital

Clipperton acted as sole financial advisor to Linkfluence.

  • Ring Capital is leading this €18 million acceleration round, with the participation of Tikehau Capital as well as existing investors.
  • Linkfluence will use the funds to reinforce tech leadership and further boost global commercial expansion internationally, starting with the acquisition of San-Francisco-based content monitoring solution Scoop.it.

Paris – October 2018 –European corporate finance firm Clipperton is pleased to announce it acted as sole financial advisor to Linkfluence, a leading social listening and intelligence solution, in a € 18 million financing round with Ring Capital, Tikehau Capital and Jean-Philippe Roesch followed by existing investors (inc. Kreaxi, Sigma Gestion, BNP Development and Cap Decisif).

Founded in 2006, Linkfluence provides major global brands with a very technologically rich SaaS-based solution to monitor and analyze the unstructured web and social data.

Linkfluence monitors over 200 million social publications daily in real time, analyzes conversations and their impact through powerful machine-learning, and allows its customers to visualize results with a seamless UX. The company’s success relies both on its strong technological advantage through its platform Radarly, as well as on its unique team of data scientists.

Linkfluence addresses large international brands such as Danone, Pernod Ricard, Infinity or McDonald’s. With more than 500 customers globally, the company has offices in France, UK, Germany, China, Singapore and with the acquisition of Scoop.it, Linkfluence now has a new strategic presence in the US.

Guilhem Fouetillou, co-founder of the company, explains : “This new round led by Ring Capital and Tikehau Capital will enable Linkfluence to deploy its solution in the United States and to keep investing in R&D, especially in artificial intelligence technologies which allow large brands to understand their customers globally, real time and spontaneously.”

For more information, please contact:

  • Thibaut Revel, Managing Partner, trevel@clipperton.net
  • Nicolas von Bülow, Managing Partner, nvonbulow@clipperton.net
  • Caroline Landré, Director, clandre@clipperton.net

About Clipperton

Clipperton is a European independent corporate finance advisory firm exclusively dedicated to the Technology space, advising high growth companies on M&A transactions, debt financings and equity offerings. With offices in London, Berlin, and Paris and an international reach, Clipperton is a European leader in Technology financial advisory. Over the past 15 years, the team has successfully completed more than 250 high profile transactions globally. For more details please visit www.clipperton.net