CloseMeet the daphnipolitans

Alana Tung

Co-Founder and Managing Director at Start-Up

Stéphanie Laurent

Book Category Manager

Géraldine Brasseur

Vianney Vaute

Walter Masalin

Venture Capitalist at Nokia Growth Partners

Matthieu Masselin

GM Wandercraft

Marc Rivoira

COO Asia at Linkfluence

Mickael Pinto

Franck Le Ouay

CEO Honestica, co-founder & ex-CSO Criteo

Jérome Delmas

CEO, SWEN Capital Partners

Tatiana Jama

Gonzague Gru

Christophe Baert

Didier Duval

Co-founder & Chief Transport Officer @FretLink

Gaël Duval

CEO & founder

Lars Lindgren

Angel Investor

Fabrice de Gaudemar

Entrepreneur & business angel, Ex Growth investor Eurazeo

Geoffrey Dorne

Designer & founder Design & Human

Benoit Fouilland

Chief Financial Officer at Criteo

Peggy Vendel

M&A Director

Albin Serviant

CEO EasyRoomate, W3 Fund - M&A Lead (Early stage investments)

Gregory Gazagne

Guillaume Pinto

COO AnotherBrain

Christophe Waignier

Directeur of Strategy SACEM

Dan Vogel

Tech Entrepreneur; Board Member in VCs and high-growth companies; Business Angel -

Ludovic Blecher

Head of DNI Innovation Fund Google

Keyvan Nilforoushan

VP Europe, onefinestay

Grégory Boutté

VP of Content at Udemy

Jean-Baptiste Duzan

Directeur général chez HORIZON

Philippe Raimbourg

Director of Master of Science (MSc), Financial Engineering, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Olivier de la Clergerie

CEO & co-founder of Groupe LDLC

Laurence Courtinat-Vernon

Managing director Auchan

Paul Duan

Founder & President bayesimpact

Akpeli Nordor

Pharmacist & Biotechnologist Institut Curie & Harvard-MGH

Haifa Aburdene

Managing Director at Capital Trust Ltd.

Bonnie J Roe

Partner @ Cohen & Gresser LLP

Fabien Penso

Remi Lacombe

VP Sales & Marketing at InVisage Technologies Inc.

Annika Sjoberg

Marketing Director

Serge Roos

Manager REGM

Christophe Bourbier

Chairman & co-founder Limonetik

Marc Verstaen

Zeyad Al Battal

Adrien Montcoudiol

Nicolas Perard

Isabelle Combarel

Investment Director and Head of ESG, SWEN Capital Partners

Pascal Chevalier

CEO Reworld Media

Gilles Malençon

Writer + Coach TEDx + Praticien en hypnose

Nicolas Steegmann

Anna Kowalska

Emmanuel Guyot

CEO & co-founder Edoki Academy

Denise Peck

Ex-VP Marketing, Software Mkt Development, Biz Operations Cisco Systems & Sun Microsystems

Christine Balagué

Chairman Marketing and Social Networks Research, Institut Mines-Telecom

Loic Sadoulet

Professor at INSEAD

David Argellies

Tim Spector

Cofounder project Sapiens

Cyrille Bourdeaux

Strategic Innovation Analyst for FNAC, Fabernovel US

Mr OneTeas Alberti

Isabelle Thonicke

Office Hero @ daphni
Experienced office manager and human resource professional. Born and raised in Germany and lived in the US for fifteen years.
Isabelle was born and raised in Germany and in 2001 moved to the US where she lived for fifteen years. She gained her experience in office management and human resources working at the law firm Cohen & Gresser in New York for eight years. Isabelle took part in the firm's growth and expansion and learned that organization and communication are key in making a changing environment function smoothly. She studied Sociology at Wells College in Aurora, New York. She is a believer in happiness and fairness at the workplace and practices yoga to find happiness and balance in her personal life.

Ben Costantini

Cédric Teissier

Founder & CEO finexkap, founder Qilaqila & Palico, board FranceFintech

Mathieu Drida

CEO Newmda Partners

Guillaume Decugis

Co-founder & CEO Scoopit

Raphael Simon

Co-founder & CTO

Charlotte Saglier

Chief of Staff, Anotherbrain

Jeremy Hassenforder

Massimo Quattrocchi

Angel investor in Europe with a bridge to Asia and India

Marc Vogel

Business Angel / Serial Entrepreneur -

Jean-Charles Samuelian

Nicolas Princen

CEO Glose

Barbara Grzes

Mentor @ Techstars & Product Manager

Paul Guillemin

CEO @FretLink

Flavien Kulawik

Marc Ménasé

Entrepreneur, business angel

Loïc Soubeyrand

Stefania Maestroni

Ilsoe Bo

Partner at Nokia Growth Partners

Jerome Lecat

Fatou Diagne

Patrice Thiry

CEO, ProwebCE

Andre Trucy

François Scheid

Professor of digital marketing &innovation EMLYON

Jeremy Girard

Estelle Werth

Global Privacy Officer Criteo

Guillaume Potier

Founder Wisembly & GetSolid

Fabien Bardinet

CEO Balyo, ex-COO Aldebaran

Odile Roujol

Advisor Next World Capital, board member

Olfa Zorgati

COO VentureBeat

Jean-Louis Frechin


Cyril Zimmermann

CEO Hi-Media

Benjamin Ratz

Augustin Landier


Maxime Guedj

Chief Product Officer looking for a new challenge 💥

Marie-Suzanne Locqueneux-Ifthekhar

Marketing Innovation Leader at AccorHotels

Deborah Rippol

Head of Talent @ Alan

Sofiane Ammar

Guillaume Amblard

FinTech Business Angel and start-up advisor

Frédéric Sadaca

In charge of investment diversification ProBTP

Julien Romanetto

CTO Secret Media

Charles Matine

Experienced marketing & business development leader advising companies and investors

Cédric Sellin

Co-founder YogiPlay

Ossi Tiainen

Associate NGP Capital

Nicolas Reboud

Co-founder Shine, CFO FranceDigitale, former Printic

Margaret Milan

President Deventis, ex-CEO Eveil & Jeux

Clement Cazalot

Nicolas Petit

COO Microsoft

Martin Destagnol

Engineering Director Box

Alain Tingaud

Serial entrepreneur, ARCHE Comm. and Infovista

Olivier Leclerc

Jean Daniel Guyot

CEO & Co-founder TrustBK
CEO & Co-founder TrustBK
Former-CEO and Co-founder of Captain Train. International Director of Trainline.

Nicolas Macquin

Benjamin Trochu

Gabriel de Montessus

CEO HiPay Group

Patrick Amiel

Maryline Kulawik

Anne Hiebler

MD Natixis

Thomas Sales

Guillaume Caboche

Co-founder Pandacraft

Chloé Bonnet

Co-founder Five By Five

Jérémie Le Febvre

Entrepreneur & Investor, Founding Partner Restopolitan, ValYouAd, RAISE

Philippine-Mai Lê Vu

Funds of Funds analyst at Bpifrance

Edouard Blanchard

Sacha Loiseau

CEO & co-founder Mauna Kea Tech

Edouard Nattée

Julien Barbier

Co-founder & CEO Holberton School, former head of marketing, growth & community at Docker

Julien Venturini

Co-Fondateur at Anthisma Partners

Florian Ingen-Housz

Chief Financial Officer at Back Market

Erwan Le Mene

Quintin Leeds

Freelance graphic designer

Vincent Blandin


Jean-Marc Bouhelier

CEO Celoxica - board member/investor #zenchef #sportheroes #MWM #webengineering #eel-energy

Mickael Dayan

Nathalie Gaveau

CEO & co-founder Shopcade

Alice Albizzati

Investment Professional at Verlinvest

Henri Isaac

Master Telecom & Medias, University of Paris-Dauphine

Lara Rouyres

CEO & founder Selectionnist

Jason McDonald

Director and co-founder of Stringcan an creative innovation agency based in Paris.

Aymeril Hoang

Chief of staff to Mounir Mahjoubi

Grégory Pascal

Nathanael Mauclair

Roxanne Varza

Director Halle Freyssinet, member CNNum, ex-Microsoft, TechCrunch. Co-founder, GirlsinTech

Cyril Charlot

Yoann Caujolle


Trond Riiber Knudsen

Founder - TRK Group AS

Guillaume Lesur

Cloud Operation Manager Intrinsec, Neurones Group. Root, While42

Frederick Rousseau

Valorisation Department IRCAM

Bruno Maisonnier

Founder Aldebaran Robotics

Hervé Simonin

CEO Linkfluence

Lauga Oskarsdottir

Head of the Lab at StartupLab

Arthur de Catheu

CEO & co-founder Finexkap + Qilaqila

Renaud Visage

Co-founder & CTO Eventbrite.

Grégoire Briens

DG Groupe Vitalia

Hersard Katia

Nicolas de Rosen

Co-founder Sinteo, co-founder Box Upon a Time, VP iAdvize

Tariq Krim

Founder jolicloud, netvibes

Catherine Barba Chiaramonti

Cédric Curtil

Innovation Banker

Philippe Langlois

Thibauld Favre

President democratech, CEO

Leo Liu

Head of IT APAC @Tesla Motors

Ludovic Le Moan

CEO SigFox Wireless

Florence Cantelaube

Directrice Développement, PFactory

Louis Janneau

Philipp Handel

Analyst @Daphni
Philipp is part of the investment team with a focus on start-ups in the German-speaking area. Philipp studied Management & Technology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Innovative products and business models excite his curiosity and he loves to think strategically. After falling in love with France during his semester abroad at KEDGE BS in Bordeaux, he decided to spend more time in France. He is now working in Paris at daphni VC to help building daphnipolis together with his colleagues.

Quentin Le Brouster

Nicolas Boudinet

Simon Rakosi

Paul Christophle


Michael Amar

CEO Ifeelgoods

Sebastien Derhy

Algorithm engineering Samsung

Alexis Surun

Founder AS Conseil

Gilles Sitbon

Christine Kolb

Owner Sycomore Asset Management

Paul Thiroloix

Jocelyn Fournier

CEO & Founder Softizy
Founder, Softizy. Nice, FRA. #MySQL #PHP #Optimizations
Specialties: MySQL, System optimisations, Software architecture, SEO, Project management, Web development, PHP Frameworks

Lukas Gräf

Quentin Reygrobellet

Co-founder Birchbox

Stephane Distinguin

CEO & founder Fabernovel group

Thierry Petit

CEO & co-founder Showroomprivé

David Mendlewicz

Thomas Verhille

Vae Soli President

David Dana

Stephane Nieres Tavernier

Fund manager Montpensier Finance

Florian Pittion-Rossillon

Sylvain Lumbroso

COO Seven Academy

Philippe Cantet

Emeric Ernoult

CEO & Founder, Agora Pulse
As an ex-business lawyer and a serial start-up founder, I find excitement in solving business issues and finding the right solution to move forward and succeed! Whatever I do, I try to do it right and love it (well, don't be fooled, it is not easy every day ;-)! Specialties: Web communities behaviors. social interaction online. Starting up high tech companies. white label social networks / blogs / communities. Facebook Applications, Page Management, Social CRM and Social ROI.

Romain Niccoli

CTO and co-founder Palto, formerly Criteo

Mats Carduner

Thibault Viort

CEO, Smatch. Board Member, Studapart, Squarebreak, meltygroup. Paris, FRA. #Community #Marketing #St

Stephane Le Corre

Olivier Mathiot

CEO & co-founder PriceMinister

Antoine Le Squeren

Co-founder & Chief Product Officer @ FretLink

Anne Sophie Frenove

EMEA Business Development Airbnb

Stephane Cordier


Jonathan Wolf

Cofounder @ZGL

Stéphane Kasriel

CEO Upwork

Michel Floyd


Milène Gréhan

Fund Manager

Neil Murray

Founder, The Nordic Web

Stéphane Labrunie

Venture Partner. ex-Robolution Capital, Orkos, MD Luceor, Aldebara

Peter Bihr

Emerging tech via consulting, research, conferences & publications at @thewavingcat: @ThingsCon @ixd

Erik Byrenius

Alexis Houssou

Co-founder Hardware Club.

Richard Chen

Global Tech Nomad

Mickael Froger

CEO Lengow

Eric Newton

CEO & founder, HOME

Pierre-Yves Geoffard

Director Paris School of Economics

Sarah Caboche

Investment @ daphni
Investment @ daphnipolis. Travel addict. Rugby lover. #entrepreneurcentric #willingtoliveventures
Sarah is part of the investment team. Prior to daphni, she worked as a business developper and/or marketing assistant in several startups (Capsule, United Donations, Pandacraft and TheTops). She is also a former analyst at Partech Ventures, especially focused on seed and venture deals as well as on e-commerce, marketplaces and sharing economy industries. Sarah studied at University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles and is graduated from HEC Paris with specialization in entrepreneurship.

Jean-Christophe Liaubet

Quentin Martin-Laval

Isabelle Bluzat

Rikka Odowd

Colette Ballou

Entrepreneur, business angel

Benjamin Chemla

Entrepreneur at Stuart, ex-Resto-in

Alain Thaly

Co founder at LINEBERTY

Sigri Sevaldsen

Manager and Partner at 657 Oslo

Nicolas Kepel

Director AR Corporation / Board member PEPS

Philipp Moehring

Bruno Sportisse

Ecole Polytechnique, PhD in AppMaths

Charles Ruelle

Head of factory (Social Media Trading Desk) Socialyse, Havas Group, former CTO Etalab

Pierre Bonelli

Co-founder @Heawen

Jack Habra

Cyril Vermeulen

Julien Coulon

Founder - Cedexis

Fred Potter

CEO & co-founder Netatmo

Sylvain Kalache

HolbertonSchool co-founder

Robert Lang

Guénolé Queau

Delphine Vitry

Entrepreneur founder MAD

Matthias Hilpert

Investor, Entrepreneur & Executive Board Member - MH2 Capital

Genevieve Douhet

Group Innovation Dptmt - Associate Director - Société Générale

Ronan Le Moal

Melinda Elmborg

Investment @ daphni
Analyst @ Daphni
Melinda is part of the investment team with a focus on Nordic startups. She is born Swedish but has after living in five different countries (Sweden, France, UK, China, Germany) become a global citizen. With previous experience as a business controller, she loves KPIs and financial analysis. Melinda has a BSc from the University of Gothenburg and an MSc from EMLYON Business School. In parallel with her studies, she was a hobby entrepreneur running an online vintage shop with her sister.

Cédric Giorgi

Director of special projects Sigfox

Cédric Villani

French Deputy & Mathematician

Simon Letort

Head of Financial Engineering for SG in NY

Vincent Gufflet

Guillaume Martin

CEO Pictarine

Kai Hong

Chairman and Partner at JINGdigital

Arnaud Coulondre

Luben Pampoulov

Co-founder & Partner at GSV Asset Management

Alexandre Viros


Stephan Ramoin


Christophe Barge

Christophe Parcot

Managing Partner Sixt5Partners Operating Partner C4Ventures

Ludovic Bodin

CEO & Co-founder @Cmune

Bruno Crolot

Ex-Midem/Orange/Sony, International Business Developer

Delphine Villuendas

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet

Co-founder EdTechXEurope

Réda Berrehili

Macha La Hausse

Nadir Batata

Business Development Director @XSBS

Jonathan Azoulay

HR & recruitment specialist / Startup & innovation addict

Paul Degueuse

Pierre-Yves Philippon

Deputy Head of Asia Volatility Trading, SGCIB

Romain Libeau

VP Marketing at Lunchr

Arnaud Sahuguet

Director of The Foundry Cornell Tech

Grégoire Boutin

Director innovation CWT

Axiom Axiom

CEO at Keakr

Guillaume Montard

Nicolas Cohen

Co-founder Alittlemarket

Colin Gruia

CTO Hubee

Nenad Cetkovic

COO Lengow, board member ZenChef

Pauline Richard

Investment @ daphni
daphni alumni. Product Manager Startup Flow.
Pauline Richard is part of the investment team at daphni. She began her career at Mondial Assistance France where she took part at the establishment of Solvency 2. Then she joined all-in-web where she was a fundraiser, before being an investment analyst at SparkUp. In the meantime, she was head of the department dedicated to foster women’s entrepreneurship of L’1ncubateur à idées. Pauline Richard holds a Master of Science in financial engineering from the Université Paris Panthéon Sorbonne.

Frédéric Montagnon

Founder & CEO Secret Media Inc. Entrepreneur

Karine Leymarie

Grégoire Lucas

Partner & member of the Comex Image Sept.

Franck Rougeau

CEO & co-founder Sparkom

Alexis Kenda

Frédéric Mazzella

Founder & CEO BlaBlaCar

Clémence Thomas-Ortel

Thibaud Hug de Larauze

Hélène Reltgen

Global Technology & Communications Practice Leader, Egon Zehnder

Philippe Ruffin

Startup Program Manager @CEA

Jeremie Murat

Co-founder & CEO @Heawen

Olivier Desmoulin

Designer, UX specialist. Founder at

Nadia Nevzi

Legal & Corporate Director, DPO @ Lifen
French qualified attorney with expertise in M&A and 8 years of law firm and in-house experience.
Broad set of skills including French corporate law, French and US securities law, IPO, secondary offering, joint venture, due diligence, equity and share compensation, corporate governance, commercial and contract law, compliance, project management, FPI, renewable energies, new technologies.

Anne de Kerckove

Non executive director, 7digital

Valérie Schlosser

Gwendall Esnault

Ed Zimmerman

Chair, Tech Group Lowenstein Sandler NYC

Fiona De Nicola

Sylvain Gariel

Co-founder and COO, DNA Script

Pierre Hurstel

Founder Matière à Réflexion

Clement Delangue

Nicolas Simon

CEO & co-founder Wandercraft

Eric Vieillevigne

Fabien Potencier

Roni Michaly

Managing Director of the Asset Management company Financiere Galilee and fund manager

Gilles Bian-Rosa

Yann Benhamou

Analyst Verrazzano Capital

Tamim Jabr

Julien Thureau

Hub Leader, Infrastructure & Natural Resources - Africa at International Finance Corporation

Timo Tammisto

Thibault Roussey

CEO Alvedis

Alexis Rateau

Director in media & strategy consulting, Business Angel, Média for Equity, Family Office VC

Marion Moreau

Head of Sigfox Foundation

Louis Godron

Senior Partner Argos-Soditic

Florian Blanc

Managing Director at GEEV

Jean-Baptiste Rudelle

CEO @Less

Pascal Levy-Garboua

Head of Business Checkr

Yann Evin

Managing director @Gaz Européen

Sylvain Zimmer

Zenia Francker

Chief Relations Officer at Founders House

Soizic Huet

Bruno Vaffier

Laurence Le Ny

VP startup Media/Entertainment/Content Orange

Alexandre Sagakian

Tech Entrepreneur & Investor - Figuring out what I build next

Philippe Mustar

Professor & Head of Entrepreneurship Program, MINES ParisTech

Thomas Girard

Entrepreneur Wipolo, Cityvox, Smach

Catherine Gillion

Petra Koudelkova Delimoges

Head of Public Affairs

David Dayan

Co-founder Showroomprivé

Ning Li

Marc-Antoine Brochard

CEO & co-founder StimuLab

Fidy Ramamonjisoa

Elina Berrebi

Growth investor

Anne-Laure Navéos

Guillaume Fourdinier

Eric Carreel

Chairman & co-founder Withings

Kat Borlongan

Co-founder Five By Five

Anne-Laure Feldkircher

Group Strategy and M&A Director at FNAC-DARTY

Carlos Diaz

General Partner at The Refiners San Francisco, USA

Romain Lacombe

CEO & founder Plume Labs

Pacome Lesage


Claire Courtejoie

Romain Paillard

Co-founder LeWagon

Florent Boutellier

Co-founder Less

Dominique Gruhier

Burgundy wine maker

Alexandre Huckert

Co-founder and Head of Product @ Lifen

Hakim Baka

CEO / Co-founder GEEV

George Hadjigeorgiou

CoFounder, Project Sapiens

Marie Soudré Richard

CEO MSR Conseil

Gilles Samoun

Founder & CEO Salesmachine, founder & ex-CEO Qualys (QLYS)

Stina Liland Nysaether

Julien Chaumond

Co-founder Hugging Face

Maelle Gavet

EVP Operations The PricelineGroup

Maxime Berthelot

Product Manager Growth @buffer

Bertrand Cousin

MD JPMorgan France

Jacob Key

Jkey Strategy Consulting and Investment

Laurence Parisot

Présidente de Gradiva

Daniel Mayer

CEO at Expert System Enterprise