Tech Company Financing Transactions

Akeneo Funding Round

Summit Partners, Alven Capital Partners and Partech Partners participated in a $46 million venture round for Akeneo. This venture round was announced on 9/13/2019.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Summit Partners (Lead Investor) (Steffan Peyer)

Alven Capital Partners (Jeremy Uzan)

Partech Partners (Reza Malekzadeh)

Salesforce Ventures (Alex Kayyal)

Proceeds Purpose
With the new funding, Akeneo intends to continue to invest further in its sales and marketing efforts in the United States, while doubling down on research and development, including product data intelligence to boost product information automation and monitor product experience quality.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
76 School St.
Somerville, MA 02143
Email Address
Our team has been working in the e-commerce industry for over 10 years. As we were helping brands to grow their online businesses, we realized that they were all struggling with complex or archaic systems to manage product information.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Frederic Gombert
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Chief Financial Officer
Thierry Fortin
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Chief Technical Officer
Benoit Jacquemont
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General Manager
Tobias Schlotter
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VP - Bus. Development
Sébastien Lieutaud
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VP - Engineering
Nicolas Dupont
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VP - Marketing
Christel Billault
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VP - Operations
Samuel Augy
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VP - Product Management
Emilie Gieler
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VP - Sales
Michael Bender
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VP - Sales
Johan Benoualid
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VP - Sales
Valérie Desbordes
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