Stan is an investor at daphni. He has experience in consulting and startups before creating his own startup. He joined the VC industry at Idinvest before joining daphni in 2018. He studied engineering at CentraleSupelec and management at UCL in London.
Portfolio following at daphni: Comet, Goshaba, Beendi, Fox Intelligence and Hemea.
Icebreaker: Just mention cycling or poker.
Aurelie van Peteghem
Head of Community & Communication at daphni
Expert in Public Relations, Communication & Sales with international experiences.
Aurelie is the Head of Community & Communication at daphni and her magic power is caring & connecting people! She is also making sure that you will never miss any news of what is happening at daphni because communication is key! She developed strong skills in public relations and communication while working in a prestigious private bank in Paris for 5 years. Her love for travels pushed her to move to Hong Kong later on to discover a new culture and way of working. She spent 3 years there working for a luxury leathergood brand before returning to the homeland and settling down in Paris, where she helped CEOs, startups and investors make the right connections, enabling their business to thrive.
Icebreaker: tell her how long do you last in handstand pose?
Investor at daphni
Paul is an investor at daphni. He worked as an engineer on several research projects on robotics, artificial intelligence and embedded systems before joining daphni in 2016. He studied engineering at ESIEE Paris and London Brunel University. He acquired an entrepreneurial focus at EMLyon.
Portfolio following at daphni: Agricool, AnotherBrain, Antescofo, BackMarket, CozyCozy, Ekim/Pazzi, Epigene Labs, Geev, Trusk.
Icebreaker: talk about football or on how the northern brittany cost is the most beautiful place in the world.
Secretary General at daphni
Vanina began her career at the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF). Then she made audit assignments with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, especially focused on investment funds and portfolio management companies. Vanina worked at A Plus Finance, as a Compliance Officer and Responsible of Regulatory Affairs ; and as Head of Compliance at LBO France Gestion. She graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Paris IX Dauphine University.
Icebreaker: sharing of experiences around the practice of executive coaching
Student @Dauphnie and part of daphni's investment team
Investor at daphni
Shabir is an investor at daphni. He has experience in private equity, marketing and business development. He joined the VC industry at Jaïna Capital in 2017 before joining daphni. He studied business at EDHEC Business School and focused on Entrepreneurship at the MDI university of Gurgaon.
Icebreaker: just try to find a video of Federer’s best points he has never seen.
Partner at daphni
Investor at daphni
Philippine is an investor at daphni. She studies Business Management at the University of Bath, England. She is passionate about entrepreneurship in general and particularly interested in AI applications in healthcare and proptech.
Icebreaker: Talk about running (or how she almost sunk in the middle of the Philippine sea).
Pel is a co-founder of daphni. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Agricool, Foxintel, AnotherBrain and a member of the advisory board of The Hardware Club. After a first experience with Merrill Lynch’s emerging market risk management entity in New York, Pel joined the BANEXI Telecommunications and Media Department in 1997, where he worked on private equity investment operations and corporate advisory assignments in telecom and media sectors. From 1999 to 2007, he was Partner of the ETMF II LP fund, an independent private equity fund in the IT sector.
Then he co-founded and served as a managing partner of Orkos Capital in 2007 and Robolution Capital in 2012. He realized and managed as board of Directors various startup investments including Allociné, Aplio, Musiwave, Urbi TV, Sensee.com, Limonetik, SMG, Liligo.com, B3G Telecom, Neurala, Balyo and EnerBee. In addition, he is a professor of financial engineering at ESCP EAP and has co-authored a book on legal, fiscal and financial engineering (Ingénierie Financière, Fiscale et Juridique, 2009-2010, Dalloz). He holds a MBA in entrepreneurship from Babson College (Massachusetts, USA) and a Master of Science in financial engineering from the Université Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris).
Secretary General Assistant at daphni
Weindé is currently the secretary general's right-hand man. Prior to joining daphni as an apprentice in 2018, he worked as an analyst for a brokerage firm, then as an assistant accountant in a financial leasing institution and as an assistant project manager on structured finance assignments in an engineering and infrastructure design firm operating in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions at the Financial Business School.
Icebreaker: Talk about football, horses and everything that functions with mechanics.
Partner at Daphni
Expertise in Media, Internet, Telecom. Specialties: Business / corporate development, venture capital, M&A and international roll-out strate
CH is an investor at daphni. He has experience in entrepreneurship, business development and private equity both in France and in the US. He studied business at Edhec & Insead and law at Sorbonne & EFB.
Portfolio following : Devialet, Mediarithmics, Jane de Boy.
Icebreaker: talk about speed skiing.
Office Manager at daphni
After studying Marketing and Human Resources, Stéphanie spent most of her career in the pharmaceutical sector before joining the daphni team.
Her mission is to take care of the administrative and HR tasks, helping her colleagues to feel good at work and facilitate their job. She always enjoys learning new things in order to do a better work.
When she’s not at work, she presents Office manager job to students and participates in the board of examiners for the office manager diploma.
Pym is a co-founder and investor at daphni. He has experience in audit, finance / M&A and private equity, helping founders develop their business. He also launched a humanitarian project in Cambodia. He studied business at HEC Paris as well as in the Hochschule St Gallen.
Portfolio following at daphni: BackMarket, CozyCozy, Fretlink, Geev, Goshaba, Hemea, Trusk.
Icebreaker: talk about martial arts.
Sophie de Champs
Marketing & Communication at daphni
Sophie is studying entrepreneurship and innovation at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is currently doing a gap year and joined daphni as a Communication and Marketing intern.
She lived in China for a year, where she worked for an e-commerce startup while following classes at university to complete her bachelor. Her long-term goal is to support disruptive initiatives providing positive impact for the future through tech.
Icebreaker: Tell her how amazing Lille is.