Qwant, the French Tech search engine, is settling in Cannes

Qwant acquires 810 m2 of offices in the Forville district of Cannes.


The French search engine that respects your privacy will take a new step and install 810 m2 of offices in Cannes.


Already based in Nice, Éric Léandri's company is constantly growing and developing new products, vertical search engines.

Thus Qwant, the generalist engine, successively developed Qwant Junior, Qwant Music and Qwant Games.

In Cannes, to be part of the local ecosystem, a search engine dedicated to the 7th art and audiovisual creations will be launched. Qwant Edu, a real digital education laboratory, will also be based in Cannes.


Discover Qwant, the European search engine hosted in France:



With Qwant, jobs and digital outreach for Cannes.


Located at 1 Boulevard Tuby and 9 rue Louis Blanc, Qwant's new offices will welcome 40 new employees, or even more, by 2021.


Driven by the success of his search engine and the energy of French Tech, Éric Léandri is overflowing with projects and development ideas.

Thus, a social network dedicated to charities is already on track and should be called Qwant 100 for Charity.

Finally, Qwant Accelerator will support the creative and cultural economy by providing advice, method and know-how to start-ups in the sector.


To go further, discover the Cannes on Air project:



A municipal desire to develop the digital and creative economy.


Under the impulse of David Lisnard and his municipal team, no less than €32 million has been invested in the creative economy.

In the same spirit, the Cannes on Air project is in perfect harmony with the city's economic life and history: FIF, MIDEM, MIP TV or CANNESERIES.

To support this sector, the Bastide Rouge science park is developing, with a business incubator and university campus.

If we add to all this private investments, it is an envelope of 70 M€ which develops this strategic sector of activity for Cannes.


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