That counts as a record for a French start up and founder Didier Rappaport says the money will help them conquer new markets.The innovative app which is being billed as a rival to Tinder relies on geo-localisation - and of course, people being signed up.
There wasn’t a site like that.” She discussed it with friends living in France and discovered that they felt the same.
But are the French really so traditionally romantic, or are they in fact bucking tradition in favor of modern romance, aka the internet or smartphone Apps?
Are dating websites changing the dating game in France?
Well if that's you, the chances are you might be interested in Happn, a French dating app that gives users the chance of turning a one-off everyday encounter into a romance.
The French start up, which is now serving singles in 25 cities around the world, has just announced it has raised another €12.5 million in funding, on top of the €8 million it raised in February, meaning over €20 million in less than a year.