Temasek Sees Promise in French Startup ManoMano

Posted on 01/29/2020


ManoMano is an e-commerce startup in France aimed at DIY (Do-it-yourself) home improvement and gardening products. Singapore’s Temasek Holdings led a €125 million Series E funding round in ManoMano. Other investors in the round include General Atlantic, Eurazeo, Piton Capital, Bpifrance, and Kismet Holdings.

Formed in 2013 by Philippe de Chanville and Christian Raisson, ManoMano is active in France and other markets such as Germany, Spain, Italy, and the United Kingdom. ManoMano raised €110 million on April 1, 2019. ManoMano Fulfillment, the company’s logistics platform based in Gretz, was launched on November 2018. The company hired a new chief technology officer in 2018 and recruited a team of data scientists.

Paris-based Colibri SAS is the holding company of ManoMano.