The European Union helps with the financing and reduction of risk capital for start-ups and innovating companies in the region particularly in the technological field.
The Aquitaine region is promoting the development of companies by supporting innovation program and facilitating financing of investments for commercial production or marketing of a product or process that it considers innovative.
CM-CIC capital privé
CM-CIC subsidiary of CIC Finance, CM-CIC Capital Privé is the management company of the mutual investment funds in the innovation (FCIC) and proximity investment funds (FIP) of the Crédit Mutuel-CIC group. On January 1st, 2010, the managed funds amount to 400 million euros split on eleven FCPI and thirteen FIP. In the course of its management of FCPI, CM-CIC Capital Privé accompanies innovative societies.