Arkose
The Company

Founded in 2013, Arkose develops urban and eco-responsible living spaces designed around the practice of boulder climbing. The group supports its blockparks with a range of related activities to offer a global offer called “Arkose & co” (catering and yoga areas, kids zones, climbing shops, but also a brand of climbing equipment and clothing through its subsidiary Snap and local breweries through its subsidiary Oskare). The company, which currently operates 13 establishments with 100,000 monthly visitors and employs more than 200 people, has federated a growing community of practitioners in France (Paris intramural, Ile-de-France, Bordeaux, Lyon, Massy, Marseille, Genevois and Tours). Fans looking for urban living spaces that combine sports and catering, offering moments of conviviality and sharing, all in a premium setting.

Technical
Date of creation:
2013
Headquarters:
Montreuil, France
Presence:
France
Investment:
2018
Market:
Unlisted
Followed by:
Nicolas de Saint Etienne
Julien Potier
Arthur Vigneras
Vehicles affected:
  • NextStage Croissance
 
Contractor
 
Steve Guillou, Grégoire de Belmont, Samy Camarzana, Lyes Mekesser
Steve Guillou, Grégoire de Belmont, Samy Camarzana, Lyes Mekesser
Co-Founders
 

The Arkose group is led by 4 complementary entrepreneurs, Steve Guillou, Grégoire de Belmont, Samy Camarzana, Lyes Mekesser who share the same values. Since the beginning of their common adventure, they have wanted Arkose’s development to be combined with a strong ecological and societal commitment.