CloseMeet the daphnipolitans

Nenad Cetkovic

COO Lengow, board member ZenChef

Macha La Hausse

Thibaud Hug de Larauze

Jérémie Le Febvre

Entrepreneur & Investor, Founding Partner Restopolitan, ValYouAd, RAISE

Ed Zimmerman

Chair, Tech Group Lowenstein Sandler NYC

Quintin Leeds

Freelance graphic designer

Gilles Samoun

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

Philipp Moehring

Zeyad Al Battal

Vincent Blandin


Philippe Raimbourg

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

Romain Lacombe

CEO & founder Plume Labs

Paul Thiroloix

Ludovic Le Moan

CEO SigFox Wireless

Anne de Kerckove

Non executive director, 7digital

Sebastien Derhy

Algorithm engineering Samsung

Jean-Baptiste Duzan

Directeur général chez HORIZON

Philippe Mustar

Professor & Head of Entrepreneurship Program, MINES ParisTech

François Scheid

Professor of digital marketing &innovation EMLYON

Clement Delangue

Gabriel de Montessus

CEO HiPay Group

Olivier de la Clergerie

CEO & co-founder of Groupe LDLC

Thierry Petit

CEO & co-founder Showroomprivé

Paul Guillemin

CEO @FretLink

Anna Kowalska

Estelle Werth

Global Privacy Officer Criteo

Pascal Chevalier

CEO Reworld Media

Tatiana Jama

Thibault Roussey

CEO Alvedis

Hersard Katia

Nicolas Steegmann

Leo Liu

Head of IT APAC @Tesla Motors

Augustin Landier


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 Sophie Frenove

EMEA Business Development Airbnb

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.

Nicolas Cohen

Co-founder Alittlemarket

Nicolas Macquin

Laurence Le Ny

VP startup Media/Entertainment/Content Orange

Tariq Krim

Founder jolicloud, netvibes

Grégory Pascal

Stephane Cordier


Gwendall Esnault

Louis Janneau

Odile Roujol

Advisor Next World Capital, board member

Carlos Diaz

General Partner at The Refiners San Francisco, USA

Mickael Froger

CEO Lengow

Nathalie Gaveau

CEO & co-founder Shopcade

Jean-Baptiste Rudelle

CEO @Less

Eric Carreel

Chairman & co-founder Withings

Guillaume Fourdinier

Benjamin Trochu

Catherine Barba Chiaramonti

Bruno Vaffier

Fabrice de Gaudemar

Entrepreneur & business angel, Ex Growth investor Eurazeo

Ning Li

Margaret Milan

President Deventis, ex-CEO Eveil & Jeux

Stephane Le Corre

Nicolas Petit

COO Microsoft

Pierre-Yves Geoffard

Director Paris School of Economics

Alexis Houssou

Co-founder Hardware Club.

Robert Lang

Fabien Potencier

Anne Hiebler

MD Natixis

Réda Berrehili

Michael Amar

CEO Ifeelgoods

Jonathan Wolf

Cofounder @ZGL

Géraldine Brasseur

Olivier Leclerc

Roxanne Varza

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

Clement Cazalot

Julien Thureau

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

Guillaume Pinto

COO AnotherBrain

Mr OneTeas Alberti

Colin Gruia

CTO Kisio Digital

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.

Gregory Gazagne

Romain Paillard

Co-founder LeWagon

Nathanael Mauclair

Alain Thaly

Co founder at LINEBERTY

Jeremie Murat

Co-founder & CEO @Heawen

Guillaume Decugis

Co-founder & CEO Scoopit

Martin Destagnol

Engineering Director Box

Olivier Desmoulin

Designer, UX specialist. Founder at

Roni Michaly

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

Arthur de Catheu

CEO & co-founder Finexkap + Qilaqila

Marc Rivoira

COO Asia at Linkfluence

Alexis Rateau

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

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.

Rikka Odowd

David Mendlewicz

Olfa Zorgati

COO VentureBeat

Jean-Louis Frechin


Peggy Vendel

M&A Director

Dominique Gruhier

Burgundy wine maker

Zenia Francker

Chief Relations Officer at Founders House

Thomas Sales

Emmanuel Guyot

CEO & co-founder Edoki Academy

Cyril Zimmermann

CEO Hi-Media

Cédric Teissier

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

Christine Balagué

Chairman Marketing and Social Networks Research, Institut Mines-Telecom

Charles Ruelle

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

Sylvain Lumbroso

COO Seven Academy

Pierre Bonelli

Co-founder @Heawen

Franck Rougeau

CEO & co-founder Sparkom

Thomas Girard

Entrepreneur Wipolo, Cityvox, Smach

Pierre Hurstel

Founder Matière à Réflexion

Guénolé Queau

Sigri Sevaldsen

Manager and Partner at 657 Oslo

David Dana

Mathieu Drida

CEO Newmda Partners

Chloé Bonnet

Co-founder Five By Five

Erik Byrenius

Henri Isaac

Master Telecom & Medias, University of Paris-Dauphine

Lara Rouyres

CEO & founder Selectionnist

Jérome Delmas

CEO, SWEN Capital Partners

Kat Borlongan

Co-founder Five By Five

Denise Peck

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

Jerome Lecat

Stéphane Labrunie

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

Nicolas de Rosen

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

Pacome Lesage


Eric Newton

CEO & founder, HOME

Sylvain Kalache

HolbertonSchool co-founder

Neil Murray

Founder, The Nordic Web

Jean-Christophe Liaubet

Dan Vogel

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

Marc Verstaen

Jason McDonald

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

Hervé Simonin

CEO Linkfluence

Adrien Montcoudiol

Florian Blanc

Managing Director at GEEV

Vianney Vaute

Julien Chaumond

Co-founder Hugging Face

Stéphane Kasriel

CEO Upwork

Antoine Le Squeren

Co-founder & Chief Product Officer @ FretLink

Sophie Elkrief

Chief Investment Officer
More than 20 years in Financial Services
- Deputy CEO: managing partner in asset management, strategy definition and implementation (marketing, sales, processes, risk management, fund management, etc) - Chief Investment Officer Alternatives & Global Credit: €10bn AUM at the peak; responsible for P&L, risk, operations, product development, business units strategy and operations - Professional Investor on Corporate Assets for 13 years: AUM growth €150mln to €3bn, 7,5% net annualized return over the period 2002-2013 - Independent Board Member In my various positions, and especially as a business leader, I demonstrated my ability to have a vision, share it and obtain support to implement it. As an Investor and a CIO, I stand out as a stress resilient decision maker, solving rapidly complex situations. I particularly like to create/ develop and grow businesses, dealing with associated challenges: culture, recruiting, positioning, marketing, customer knowledge, innovation, new business models etc Areas of expertise: - Investment / investment solutions: equities/credit/alternatives/ private equity/ private debt/fintech - Liquid Alternatives - Strategic thinking / business plan elaboration and implementation - Managing for value: p&l, cash flows, process optimizations, etc - Negotiation: contracts, partnerships, all types of deals/ situations - Organic and external growth - Specific sector knowledge: financial services, energy - New areas of business development - digital and fintech impact (started in 2000 within the LabMorgan)

Cyril Charlot

Fabien Bardinet

CEO Balyo, ex-COO Aldebaran

Aymeril Hoang

Chief of staff to Mounir Mahjoubi

Sacha Loiseau

CEO & co-founder Mauna Kea Tech

Walter Masalin

Venture Capitalist at Nokia Growth Partners

Marc-Antoine Brochard

CEO & co-founder StimuLab

Maelle Gavet

EVP Operations The PricelineGroup

Thibault Viort

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

Paul Degueuse

Flavien Kulawik

Stefania Maestroni

Florian Ingen-Housz

Chief Financial Officer at Back Market

Maryline Kulawik

Mats Carduner

Tamim Jabr

Guillaume Montard

Founder & CEO @Bearer

Valérie Schlosser

Jean Daniel Guyot

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

Christophe Baert

Ronan Le Moal

Gilles Sitbon

Ossi Tiainen

Associate NGP Capital

Mickael Dayan

Guillaume Lesur

Cloud Operation Manager Intrinsec, Neurones Group. Root, While42

Cédric Villani

French Deputy & Mathematician

Frederick Rousseau

Valorisation Department IRCAM

Patrick Amiel

Elina Berrebi

Growth investor

Bertrand Cousin

MD JPMorgan France

Alexis Kenda

Gaël Duval

CEO & founder

Remi Lacombe

VP Sales & Marketing at InVisage Technologies Inc.

Keyvan Nilforoushan

VP Europe, onefinestay

Erwan Le Mene

Tim Spector

Cofounder project Sapiens

Benjamin Chemla

Entrepreneur at Stuart, ex-Resto-in

Sylvain Gariel

Co-founder and COO, DNA Script

Fatou Diagne

Akpeli Nordor

Pharmacist & Biotechnologist Institut Curie & Harvard-MGH

Clémence Thomas-Ortel

Fabien Penso

Florent Boutellier

Co-founder Less

Genevieve Douhet

Group Innovation Dptmt - Associate Director - Société Générale

Cyril Vermeulen

Romain Libeau

VP Marketing at Lunchr

Gilles Malençon

Writer + Coach TEDx + Praticien en hypnose

Peter Bihr

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

Michel Floyd


Jean-Marc Bouhelier

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

Nicolas Kepel

Director AR Corporation / Board member PEPS

Grégoire Lucas

Partner & member of the Comex Image Sept.

Bruno Sportisse

Ecole Polytechnique, PhD in AppMaths

Guillaume Potier

Founder Wisembly & GetSolid

Hélène Reltgen

Global Technology & Communications Practice Leader, Egon Zehnder

Stéphanie Laurent

Book Category Manager

Philippe Cantet

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.

Timo Tammisto

Stephane Nieres Tavernier

Fund manager Montpensier Finance

Luben Pampoulov

Co-founder & Partner at GSV Asset Management

Nadir Batata

Business Development Director @XSBS

Nicolas Reboud

Co-founder Shine, CFO FranceDigitale, former Printic

Loic Sadoulet

Professor at INSEAD

Deborah Rippol

Head of Talent @ Alan

Christophe Parcot

Managing Partner Sixt5Partners Operating Partner C4Ventures

Ludovic Blecher

Head of DNI Innovation Fund Google

Haifa Aburdene

Managing Director at Capital Trust Ltd.

Louis Godron

Senior Partner Argos-Soditic

Quentin Martin-Laval

Simon Letort

Head of Financial Engineering for SG in NY

Loïc Soubeyrand

Yoann Caujolle


Antoine Carriere

Entrepreneur / Strategist / Chief Operations Officer (COO)
* I am passionate about resolving growing pains in uncertain environments. * I identify priorities, get the basics right (values, people, KPIs, processes, decisions), jump in as needed, then ensure that scaling the business results in further efficiency gains without compromising execution velocity. * I work best with groups who seek diversity/inclusion and embrace the "growth mindset". What others say of me * highly analytical, yet gets things done * a great mentor and people developer, adept at managing cross-functional teams * works well with professionals from different cultures The 3 values I put on top of everything else in business * Insight (knowledge of something not obvious, typically because of superior data analysis), * Impact (driving positive outcomes, in a measurable way), * Trust (an asset built over time by virtue of helping others, having clear motives, honoring commitments, acknowledging mistakes)

Alexis Surun

Founder AS Conseil

Geoffrey Dorne

Designer & founder Design & Human

Anne-Laure Navéos

Stephane Distinguin

CEO & founder Fabernovel group

Laurence Parisot

Présidente de Gradiva

Guillaume Martin

CEO Pictarine

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

Philippine-Mai Lê Vu

Funds of Funds analyst at Bpifrance

Alana Tung

Co-Founder and Managing Director at Start-Up

Maxime Guedj

Chief Product Officer looking for a new challenge 💥

Richard Chen

Global Tech Nomad

Bruno Maisonnier

Founder Aldebaran Robotics

Guillaume Caboche

Co-founder Pandacraft

Ludovic Bodin

CEO & Co-founder @Cmune

Fidy Ramamonjisoa

Grégory Boutté

VP of Content at Udemy

Alexandre Sagakian

Tech Entrepreneur & Investor - Figuring out what I build next

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet

Co-founder EdTechXEurope

Stina Liland Nysaether

Marion Moreau

Head of Sigfox Foundation

Petra Koudelkova Delimoges

Head of Public Affairs

Annika Sjoberg

Marketing Director

Alexandre Viros


Edouard Blanchard

Anne-Laure Feldkircher

Group Strategy and M&A Director at FNAC-DARTY

Lauga Oskarsdottir

Head of the Lab at StartupLab

Lars Lindgren

Angel Investor

Benoit Fouilland

Chief Financial Officer at Criteo

Jacob Key

Jkey Strategy Consulting and Investment

Patrice Thiry

CEO, ProwebCE

Axiom Axiom

CEO at Keakr

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.

Stephan Ramoin


Guillaume Amblard

FinTech Business Angel and start-up advisor

Pascal Levy-Garboua

Head of Business Checkr

Charlotte Saglier

Chief of Staff, Anotherbrain

Maxime Berthelot

Product Manager Growth @buffer

Renaud Visage

Co-founder & CTO Eventbrite.

Cédric Curtil

Innovation Banker

Philippe Langlois

Mickael Pinto

Marie-Suzanne Locqueneux-Ifthekhar

Marketing Innovation Leader at AccorHotels

David Argellies

Sofiane Ammar

Arnaud Coulondre

Christophe Waignier

Directeur of Strategy SACEM

Julien Venturini

Co-Fondateur at Anthisma Partners

Gilles Bian-Rosa

Raphael Simon

Co-founder & CTO

Andre Trucy

David Dayan

Co-founder Showroomprivé

Philippe Ruffin

Startup Program Manager @CEA

Florence Cantelaube

Directrice Développement, PFactory

Florian Pittion-Rossillon

Serge Roos

Manager REGM

Alexandre Huckert

Co-founder and Head of Product @ Lifen

Marc Ménasé

Entrepreneur, business angel

Simon Rakosi

Vincent Gufflet

Sylvain Zimmer

Franck Le Ouay

CEO Honestica, co-founder & ex-CSO Criteo

Marie Soudré Richard

CEO MSR Conseil

Julien Barbier

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

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.

Claire Courtejoie

Fred Potter

CEO & co-founder Netatmo

Catherine Gillion

Lukas Gräf

Grégoire Boutin

Director innovation CWT

Julien Romanetto

CTO Secret Media

Albin Serviant

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

Edouard Nattée

Nicolas Boudinet

Bruno Crolot

Ex-Midem/Orange/Sony, International Business Developer

Milène Gréhan

Fund Manager

Jean-Charles Samuelian

Grégoire Briens

DG Groupe Vitalia

Arnaud Sahuguet

Director of The Foundry Cornell Tech

Nicolas Simon

CEO & co-founder Wandercraft

Ben Costantini

Christine Kolb

Owner Sycomore Asset Management

Thibauld Favre

President democratech, CEO

Delphine Villuendas

Laurence Courtinat-Vernon

Managing director Auchan

Ilsoe Bo

Partner at Nokia Growth Partners

Romain Niccoli

CTO and co-founder Palto, formerly Criteo

Isabelle Bluzat

George Hadjigeorgiou

CoFounder, Project Sapiens

Jeremy Hassenforder

Jack Habra

Marc Vogel

Business Angel / Serial Entrepreneur -

Frédéric Sadaca

In charge of investment diversification ProBTP

Nicolas Perard

Cédric Giorgi

Director of special projects Sigfox

Delphine Vitry

Entrepreneur founder MAD

Benjamin Ratz

Massimo Quattrocchi

Angel investor in Europe with a bridge to Asia and India

Cyrille Bourdeaux

Strategic Innovation Analyst for FNAC, Fabernovel US

Hakim Baka

CEO / Co-founder GEEV

Jeremy Girard

Colette Ballou

Entrepreneur, business angel

Alain Tingaud

Serial entrepreneur, ARCHE Comm. and Infovista

Frédéric Montagnon

Founder & CEO Secret Media Inc. Entrepreneur

Didier Duval

Co-founder & Chief Transport Officer @FretLink

Bonnie J Roe

Partner @ Cohen & Gresser LLP

Matthias Hilpert

Investor, Entrepreneur & Executive Board Member - MH2 Capital

Olivier Mathiot

CEO & co-founder PriceMinister

Charles Matine

Experienced marketing & business development leader advising companies and investors

patrick khoffstetter

CEO at Newmedia360

Soizic Huet

Alice Albizzati

Investment Professional at Verlinvest

Eric Vieillevigne

Christophe Bourbier

Chairman & co-founder Limonetik

Christophe Barge

Trond Riiber Knudsen

Founder - TRK Group AS

Julien Coulon

Founder - Cedexis

Isabelle Combarel

Investment Director and Head of ESG, SWEN Capital Partners

Jonathan Azoulay

HR & recruitment specialist / Startup & innovation addict

Barbara Grzes

Mentor @ Techstars & Product Manager

Fiona De Nicola

Nicolas Princen

CEO Glose

Matthieu Masselin

GM Wandercraft

Karine Leymarie

Daniel Mayer

CEO at Expert System Enterprise

Pierre-Yves Philippon

Deputy Head of Asia Volatility Trading, SGCIB