Technological partnership


Octopia, a complete range of SAAS solutions to launch or develop your marketplace activities

Succeed in your marketplace activities

Founded in 2021 (spinoff of Cdiscount), Octopia is a French company which has developed a cutting-edge technological platform allowing e-retailers to create and manage their marketplace. Its mission is to help distributors and retailers become successful marketplace operators , while assisting merchant sellers in growing their sales on these platforms.

The platform includes a wide range of functionalities : management of sellers, orders, payments, stocks, etc.

Thanks to its experience as a knowledgeable player in the marketplace ecosystem, Octopia has 11 years of experience, 450+ technical and marketplace experts, 15,000 qualified sellers and 100M products.
The Octopia teams have acquired strong expertise around the role of marketplace operator: management of the seller life cycle, orders, platform management and even organization and change management.

Octopia is the combination of 4 pillars which makes it possible to fully support companies in defining their project:

Technology :

  • A high-performance IT architecture that supports more than 2M product updates per week
  • A marketplace platform capable of handling 3000 requests per second on the Orders API

Seller catalog:

  • A team of experts to build the best assortment and offer strategy
  • 15,000 sellers sourced and scored in 70 countries

E-commerce logistics:

  • Shipping times met 99.7%
  • 100K packages delivered per day in more than 20 countries in Europe


  • A transfer of operational know-how and key processes as a marketplace operator
  • Support on strategic subjects: marketing, onboarding, logistics, etc.


Smile & Octopia

Smile is currently a Gold level partner since 2022.
Thanks to this strategic partnership, Smile integrates the Octopia marketplace solution for its clients via several open source e-commerce engines such as Sylius or Adobe Commerce.
The Smile teams have the technical and functional expertise to support its clients at all phases of their marketplace project.
Recently the Octopia and Smile teams jointly launched the marketplace, with the ambition of becoming the leader in online childcare.