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Innovation

Innovation at the core of the FDJ Group

Le stand de FDJ lors de Viva Tech
Vidéo stratégie Innovation

Our innovation strategy

It aims to prepare tomorrow by rolling out innovative solutions for the benefit of our customers, our retailers, and the whole society.

An innovation strategy focused on five Main Innovation Topics (MIT)

  • Future of Gambling

    Design the next generation of Gambling offer.

  • Future of player experience

    Simplify and personalize player experience & strengthen responsible gaming through an improved KYC.

  • Future of omnichannel distribution

    Modernize FDJ’s distribution towards an increasingly omnichannel model and closer to the French people.

  • Web3

    Understand and anticipate trends related to the new decentralized Internet based on blockchain.

  • Tech for Good

    Set FDJ as a pioneer in sustainable, responsible and positive-impact innovation, for the benefit of its activities and the whole society.

Our investments in startups

FDJ Ventures, our Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) fund, has an investment capacity of over €100 million in startups and Venture Capital funds. It invests in early-stage startups that can help us in implementing our innovation strategy. Its investment strategy focuses on our five Main Innovation Topics. The goal is to develop a win-win relationship with startups in  portfolio.
Stratégie d'innovation groupe FDJ

FDJ Ventures Team

  • Pierre Brousseau

    Pierre Brousseau

    Director of FDJ Ventures

  • Maxime Sbeghen

    Maxime Sbeghen

    Investment Manager

  • Lucile Baudrier

    Lucile Baudrier

    Communication Manager

  • Laure Houdayer

    Laure Houdayer

    Senior Analyst

  • Pierre Tramon - FDJ

    Pierre Tramon

    Senior Analyst

  • Louis Cournot

    Louis Cournot

    Senior Analyst

Our collaborations with startups

Our Inno Lab enables us to implement our innovation strategy, especially through experimentations and strategic partnerships with startups.

 

Partenariats INNO

  • 1 000 startups detected per year

  • 500 startups qualified per year

  • 30 experimentations per year

  • 400 French or European startups supported, directly or indirectly, since 2015