2019 Barometer of FirmFunding platform activity
The FirmFunding barometer, the leading digital platform for private debt financing in France, confirms the trend that private debt is an exceptional opportunity for French SMEs to finance their growth. The financing applications put online in 2019 by FirmFunding, which is pioneering a growing market, represented more than €170 million, compared with €40 million in 2018. Investors registered on the FirmFunding platform have a total investment capacity of more than €2 billion, so the potential for financing the growth of our companies is significant. And if, today, private debt represents only 5% of the financing of French SMEs, it could reach 20% within 5 years.