Meet the daphnipolitans

Benjamin Ratz

Operating Partner at Nordic Makers
Operating partner at Nordic Makers - a seed investor founded by entrepreneurs who built some of the largest startups from the Nordics.

Antonin Bibal

Chargé de mission Innovation at GROUPE MACIF

Maryline Kulawik

Managing Partner at Spice Capital LLP
BNPParibas #ElaiaVentures #SpiceCapital #FamilyOffice#realestate #venture #privateequity

David Domingues

Managing Director

Loïc Soubeyrand

Founder & CEO at Swile (ex-Lunchr)
Teads' co-founder & former CEO/CSO ( founder @ CEO (

Cyril Zimmermann

Executive Board Member at Azerion/President La Plateforme_/President FelixCitybird
#OnlineAdvertising, #MobileDevices#Onlinepayments, #fintech

Paul Thiroloix

Venture Investment Senior Associate at Founders Factory

Emmanuel Guyot

CEO & co-founder Edoki Academy
CEO and co-founder, Edoki Academy. Montréal, CA . #Education

Erwan Le Mene

Bressst Ambassador

Patrick Amiel

Founder & CEO at 321founded
Entrepreneur - Cofounder MyBestPro, sold to Vivendi I Board member X2 @Easyrecrue @FRdigitale I Speaker @INSEAD I Papa X3

Nathanael Mauclair

Managing Partner at Aldebaran Global Advisors
Co-founder Aldebaran Global Advisors, Equity Capital Markets Advisory, Strategic planning and IPOs. #IPO #CapitalMarkets #StockExchange
With 20 years of unparalleled experience gained at the heart of leading stock exchanges in the US and Europe, I have decided to set up Aldebaran Global Advisors, a strategic advisory firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs, executives and VCs in making informed decisions on capital markets strategy. Working with C-level executives at both private and listed companies, I have seen an increased need for insightful advice on listing and post-listing strategy. During my tenure at Euronext N.V. and the New York Stock Exchange, I was involved in over 90 listings from 15 countries on 7 listing venues.

Jean-Christophe Liaubet

Managing Partner at Fabernovel Alpha
Cofounder & [email protected] ALPHA, Business Angel & Start-ups Advisor

Olivier Desmoulin

Head of Design at Jumbo Privacy
Designer, UX specialist. Founder at . Investor & advisor at LiveMentor, prev co-founder at SuperMarmite. Paris, Fra.

Erik Byrenius

Co-founder at Trellis Road
Founded StartupDocs. Founded OnlinePizza, exited to Delivery Hero 2012. Now angel investor and partner in Nordic Makers.

Julien Coulon

CEO at Crédit Mutuel CIC Innovation

Mickael Dayan

Directeur général at Sonia Rykiel
Directeur associé ShowroompriveDiplômé du barreau de Paris. Avocat

Nicolas Perard

Senior Investment Manager at EIF
Investment Manager at European Investment Fund (EIF)

Fidy Ramamonjisoa

Partner, Head of International Business Development at Sycomore Asset Management
partner, bizdev @ sycomore

Lars Lindgren

Angel Investor

Guillaume Amblard

CEO at Amblard Ventures
- FinTech Business Angel and start-up advisor - Formerly Global Head of Fixed Income trading, FXLM business and quant research at BNPP

Laurence Le Ny

VP Ecosystem Startup Creative industries at Orange
#Marketing, #Music # Entertainment #connecting People # Startups

Zeyad Al Battal

Founder & CEO at Qwaed Technologies, Almadar Holding and MSN Investment
Founder & CEO at Qwaed Technologies, Almadar Holding and MSN Investment

Ossi  Tiainen

Vice President at NGP Capital

Loic Sadoulet

Professor at INSEAD

Philippe Mustar

Professor & Head of Entrepreneurship Program at MINES ParisTech
Professor and Head of Entrepreneurship Program, MINES ParisTech. Paris, FRA.#Research, #Innovation

Fatou Diagne

Managing Partner at Bootstrap Europe S.C.sp
Partner at Bootstrap Europe, focused on providing debt funding to growth companies across Europe in tech and life sciences.

Ronan Le Moal

ex-CEO at Crédit Mutuel Arkéa

Sofiane Ammar

Founder at Chams NGO
Sofiane Ammar spent more than 28 years experience in Telecom and IT /Digital business. He is also an active business angel.

Ed Zimmerman

Chair, Tech Group at Lowenstein Sandler NYC and Member Board Of Trustees at Harvey Mudd College
Chair, Tech Group @ Lowenstein Sandler NYC. Adj Prof of Venture Capital @ Columbia Univeristy. I write too#Investment, #TechCommunity

Pauline de Breteuil

Directrice générale @Majycc eSanté Invest - groupe SRS

Christophe Baert

daphnipolitan lawyer dedicated to the private equity ecosystem since 1999

Louis Balladur

Co-founder & Head of Marketing @Foxintelligence

Marie Soudré Richard

Founder & CEO at Cool cloud.Paris
Cool Cloud Paris (opé digital transfo) +LeCollectif.Paris (retail) / pure player LittleFashionGallery (big fundings!)

Julien Bourret

Directeur de participations at Swen

Timo Tammisto

Managing Director, Partner at Miston Oy
Management professional with 20 years of experience from technical trading, start-up investin and, entrepreneurship in US and Europe.

Paul Detree

Group M&A at Crédit Mutuel Arkéa

Jean-Marc Bouhelier

Chairman and CEO at Celoxica

Cyril Vermeulen

Entrepreneur, Angel investor & Board member
Internet Entrepreneur & Angel Investor
Experienced Investor with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Digital Strategy, E-commerce, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Partnerships. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a MS focused in Entrepreuneurship from HEC School of Management.

Nicolas Bailleux

Group Innovation Director at Europcar

José Echeveste

Co-Founder at Antescofo

Sylvain Kalache

Co-founder & CCO at HolbertonSchool
@HolbertonSchool co-founder: training Full Stack Software Engineers • ex @slideshare/@linkedin • #while42

Sonia Lecommandoux


Karine Leymarie

Responsable de gestion d'actifs financiers at MAIF
Portfolio Manager - Equity, convertibles bond & private equity

Ludovic Le Moan

Co-founder & CEO at SigFox Wireless
CEO, SigFox Wireless. Toulouse, FRA. #MobileDevices, #M2M

Bertrand Cousin

Head of Corporate Client Banking & Specialized Industries (CCBSI) Europe at JP Morgan
MD, JPMorgan France.Paris, FRA.#Finance, #Wine

Cecilia Lundborg

Investor at daphni
Investor @daphni
Cecilia, originally being from Stockholm, is an investor at daphni covering international markets. She has experience from fintech companies in both Sweden and the US and ran the company PitchYard, helping start-ups with investor communication, before joining daphni. Cecilia holds a MSc from ESADE Business School in Barcelona.

Michel Galibert

COO at Memo Bank

Jean-François Caillard

Milène Gréhan

Fund Manager at MAIF

Charles Dupuis

CFO at Lifen

Louis Godron

Senior Partner Argos-Soditic
Senior Partner, Argos-Soditic. Paris, FRA. #Innovation, #Growth, #Equity, #BusinessTransformation

Anne-Laure Feldkircher

Group Strategy and M&A Director at FNAC-DARTY

Antoine Msika

CMO @Shine

Florian Pittion-Rossillon

General manager & co-founder
Founder of LightSwan, dedicated to co-business for transformation : the mix of marketing strategy and technological tactical excellence.

Thibault Roussey

Founder & Managing Partner at Alvedis
CEO, Alvedis. Paris, FRA. #Finance, #Talent

Constance de Villenfagne

Marketing Manager at FoxIntelligence

Petra Koudelkova Delimoges

Head of Public Affairs

Franck Rougeau

Co-founder VR Connection

Xavier Niel

Vice-President at Iliad / Free

Philippe Raimbourg

Director of Master of Science (MSc), Financial Engineering, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Director of Master of Science (MSc), Financial Engineering , Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Paris, FRA.#Finance, #Academic

George Hadjigeorgiou

Co-founder & CEO at ZOE

Florence Cantelaube

Directrice Développement, PFactory

Benoit Fouilland

Chief Financial Officer at Firmenich

Christine Balagué

Professor, Chair Holder Social Networks and IoT at Institut Mines-Télécom Business School
#Research #Marketing #Community #social networks #IoT

Philippe Germond

Senior Adviser at Barber Hauler

Leocadie Brothier

Head of Brand & Communication at Hemea

Frédéric Sadaca

In charge of investment diversification at ProBTP
In charge of investment diversification at ProBTP. #Insurance #Healthcare

Nicolas Steegmann

Founder at Stupeflix acquired by GoPro
Founded Stupeflix, acquired by GoPro

Gregory Gazagne

Technology Executive, Investor and Advisor.
20 years+ in mobile/digital/media sales & ops. People leader. Adtech expertise. Experienced in start-ups to publicly traded cnies.

Martin Destagnol

CTO at Trace
Engineering Director, Box. San Francisco, USA.#Tech, #MobileApplications, #Scalability

Jeremy Hassenforder

DaveP3 Zydeus

Axiom Axiom

CEO at Keakr

Alain Tingaud

Founder & CEO at Alain TINGAUD Innovations
Serial entrepreneur, ARCHE Comm. and Infovista, I started my own fund Alain TINGAUD Innovations investors in more than 12 startups as today

Damien Brunet

Head of Marketing @Zoov

Leo Liu

Chief Technology Officer at Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific
Previously @WebEx

Jeremy Girard

Co-founder & CTO at Kaliz Gestion
tech guy and former (and future) entrepeneur

Sylvain Lumbroso

COO Seven Academy
COO, Seven Academy. Montréal,CA. #Education

Franck Lebouchard

Philippe Eymerie

Responsable Relations Startup

Philippe Goldman

Strong experience in BtC companies as an entrepreneur and in leading multinational with effectiveness in driving business by leading projects and people and by increasing turn over, market shares & profits. From now on, lead project and teams toward a game changer adventure and a better future.

Grégoire Boutin

Founder & COO at
Former dir. of innov. @ CWT. Paris, FRA. BA in var. startups: Teads, Scality, Sculpteo, Bnbsitter, Seedtag, Metafora, Intercloud, costockage
Co-founder and COO of, a startup aimed at democratizing talent management by helping individuals and companies to assess their skills.’ skills profiler powers applications in Talent Management, Internal Mobility, Learning & Development, and Recruitment (visit us at I previously held global responsibilities at the Corporate Innovation department of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). Prior to that, I led the CWT Travel Management Institute for five years, a think tank dedicated to business travel, and spent four years in strategy consulting and private equity at L.E.K. Consulting. I am an investor and advisor in several startups such as Agricool, Beekast, Bnbsitter,, Fox Intelligence, Holberton School, Intercloud, Librinova, Limonetik, Meetrip/Cariboo, Metafora Biosystems, Scality, Sculpteo, Seedtag, Switch Collective, Teads, Tech’4’Team, Vide Dressing and Visiblee. Specialties: mentoring, strategy, consulting, client relations, business development, innovation, entrepreneurship, private equity, venture capital, startups.

Olga Aburdene

CEO at Capital Trust Ltd.
CEO at Capital Trust Ltd.

Henri Isaac

Directeur du Master Management Télécoms & Médias, University of Paris-Dauphine
Ex-Vice President in charge of digital, University of Paris-Dauphine. Paris, FRA.#eCommerce, #Strategy, #Digital, #Academy

Keyvan Nilforoushan

Founder at Virgil
VP Europe, onefinestay. Paris, FRA. #Strategy #VentureCapital

Jonathan Wolf

Co-founder & CEO at ZOE

Ido Kissos

VP of Growth

Hervé Simonin

CEO Linkfluence
CEO, Linkfluence. Paris, FRA. #saas, #SocialInsight, #ModelThinker

Edouard Blanchard

Executive Partner at SBT Human(s) Matter
Partner at SBT - Human(s) Matter#Transform #Learn #Empower #Care

Louis Lagrange

Freelance Software Engineer

Dave Zydeus


Denise Peck

Executive Advisor at Ascend Leadership
Ex VP Marketing, Software Mkt Development, Biz Operations @ Cisco Systems and Sun Microsystems, Silicon Valley USA.#Marketing, #IT,

Mr OneTeas Alberti

Artist at Mr OneTeas
Artist (Street art, Graffiti, Photography...), Artistic Director, Art and visual marketing Consulting

Nadir Batata

Sub Saharan Africa - Financial Institutions Group - Portfolio, Risk Sharing Facilities
Experienced Manager and Consultant, with strong IT and SME development background. Long experience of data, BI projects, revenue management

Christophe Bourbier

Co-founder & CEO at Limonetik
Chairman and co-founder, Limonetik.Paris, FRA.#eCommerce, #OnlinePayment, #MarketPlace, #fun
Serial entrepreneur executive with 14 years of experience in General Management, Product, Competitive & Disruptive Strategy, Communication and RP, Fund raising. Ability to develop visionary ‘next-level’ ideas and deliver them to marketplace. Turn disruptive technology into business reality. Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing & Payments innovations, Marketplace & Multi-sided markets Ignition Strategy, Ambition Passions: Kite Boarding, Snow Boarding, Hiking and Running.

Jean Daniel Guyot

CEO & Co-founder at Margo Bank
CEO & Co-founder Margo Bank
Former-CEO and Co-founder of Captain Train. International Director of Trainline.

Pacome Lesage

Vice President Products France & International at Sage
CEO transit Company , CMO, ITSON. Paris, FRA. #Marketing, #ProductManager #global mgt

Tamim Jabr

Executive Director - Investments Kingdom Holding

Laurent Tran Van Lieu

Co-founder at Antescofo

Jerome Lecat

CEO at Scality
CEO, Scality. San Francisco, USA. #Cloud, #Storage

Arnaud de Bermingham

CEO at Scaleway

Philippe  Cantet

Entrepreneur (Shopmium, innocent drinks), Marketing and Packaged Goods enthusiast, ex-McKinsey & Danone

Jérome Delmas

CEO at SWEN Capital Partners
CEO, SWEN Capital Partners

Valentine Fauroux

Associate at SWEN

Thibaud Hug de Larauze

Co-founder & CEO of Back Market
I am an entrepreneur dedicated to build and develop circular economy online at Back Market

Gabriel de Montessus

EVP Retail Business Unit at Ingenico Group
#eCommerce, #OnlinePayment, #Fintech, #MobilePayment
Broad experience in Technology and Digital Industries, FinTech, Payments, Data Driven Businesses, Business Intelligence, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, M-commerce, Omnichannel, Online Marketplaces, Digital Marketing. Building and leading organizations in order to reach top industry results. Key Skills : Growth Hacking, Product Strategy & Management, Corporate Development, International Expansion, Business Development, Strategic Partnerships, Critical Thinking, People Management, Complex Problem Solving, Judgement and Decision Making Familiar with: International Environment, Regulated Industries, Listed Companies, Fund Raising, Venture & PE Backed Companies, M&A, Corporation / JV Investor, Business Angel and Board Member in various technological and digital companies

Anna Kowalska

Founder & CEO at Human Equity - HR Advisory
HR Executive with both start-up and corporate experience( Deezer,TripAdvisor) serving as an Advisor for a wide-range of company environments

Thibault Poutrel

Sebastien Tronel

Co-founder & CFO at Trusk

Delphine Vitry

Founder at MAD
Entrepreneur, founder MAD in 2009, a consulting company of 30 consultants now, leader in Retail and Customer experience for Luxury brands.

Didier Lallemand

Managing Director Société Générale Ventures at Société Générale

Yannick Migotto

Co-founder & DG Beendhi

Thibault Viort

CEO New Businesses at AccorHotels
CEO, Smach. Board Member, Studapart, Squarebreak, meltygroup. Paris, FRA. #Community #Marketing #Strategy

Yann Evin 

Directeur Général at Gaz Européen

Luben Pampoulov

Co-founder & Partner at GSV Asset Management

Stephane Cordier

Délégué régional adjoint à la recherche et à la technologie (MESRI/DGRI)
Université d'Orléans

Guillaume Lesur

Product Manager at Bearer

Philippine-Mai Lê Vu

Directrice de participations at Bpifrance
Funds of Funds analyst at Bpifrance. Paris, FRA. #venture #funds #Bpifrance

Bruno Grégoire

Co-founder & CTO at Gabsee

Pierre Roux

Chief Communication Officer at FretLink

Camille Morvan

Co-founder & Co-CEO at Goshaba
Camille Morvan is the co-founder and co-CEO of Goshaba, received the 2019 Woman in AI France and was a cognitive scientist (NYU & Harvard)

DaveP1 Zydeus

Pascal Chevalier

CEO at Reworld Media
CEO, Reworld Media. Paris, FRA. #Marketing, #Media

Bruno Maisonnier

Founder & CEO at AnotherBrain
Founder, Aldebaran Robotics. Paris, FRA.#Robotics, #R&D, #ArtificialIntelligence

Ronan Denoual

Co-founder at North Digital Angels
Entrepreneur and early-stage investor. Now Nahimic: because audio matters! Also founder of North Digital Angels, a french network of angels. In my previous life, I was co-founder of Hospimedia Group: online platforms for professionals in healthcare (acquired in 2016). Ultra-trail runner, kite-surfer and mountaineer :-)

Victor Ravenel

CPO at Zoov

Nicolas Kepel

Acting Director, Strategic initiatives at Jet Contractors
Director at AR Corporation / Board member and Investor at PEPS and Meditect, and Monk #EMEA #busdev #infra #pfi #cleantech

Nicolas Schmitt

Sr Program Manager at Microsoft
Product & Program Manager | Tech. Various experiences across the industry in US/Europe/Asia: Sales&Marketing, Project Management, Supply-chain & Outsourcing, Value-added services. Specialties: Project Management (cross-cultural, multiple locations) Outsourcing Marketing Business Development Office/Subsidiary creation Enterprise Resource Planning In-depth knowledge of the China and Asian markets Near Field Communication (NFC) Technology

Johann Devaux

Directeur Associé @123 IM

Colin Gruia

Directeur plateforme client at Carrefour
Directeur plateforme client at Carrefour & Acting CTO for daphni

Julien Venturini

Co-founder at Anthisma Partners
Co-founder Excico, entrepreneur in tech industries Partner and Business Developer in growth projects like @drust @aryballe @enerbee

Jean-Charles Morisseau

Chairman at Cléante

Grégory Pascal

Co-founder & CEO at SensioLabs
Co-Founder - CEO - Extreme Sensio - 360 digital agencyCo-Founder - SensioLabsBoard Member : AACC Digital (Président), TechInFrance, ...

Eric Carreel

Chairman at Sculpteo, Invoxia and Zoov, co-founder at Withings
#Wireless, #ProductManagement

Jonathan Azoulay

Founder at
HR & recruitment specialist / Startup & innovation addict / Kite surf lover Founder of Urban Linker and Business angel

Guillaume Jouanneau

Finance Director at Cléante

Alexandre Huckert

Co-founder and CPO at Lifen

Katia Hersard

Présidente at Fnac Ticketing & France Billet at Fnac
CEO Fnac Ticketing/France Billet. #data #HR #ecommerce #art #entertainment #culture #sport #b2b #b2c #b2b2c

Alban Vicarini

Valérie Schlosser

Directrice gouvernance des données & stratégie numérique at MGEN

Walter Masalin

Global growth-stage investor. Overseeing investments and portfolio for NGP in Europe. My focus is on digital health and mobile consumer services. I’m looking to invest in already viable business models with a track record of success and revenues. Have invested in Clue, Lifesum, Babbel, MAG Interactive (MAGI), Grand Cru, Yogaia, Omnidrone, Moovit, Drivy, GetYourGuide, Fyber (sold to RNTS media). My passion is to help thriving entrepreneurs and dedicated teams to succeed. I enjoy working with exceptional companies, innovative new technologies and bold thinking individuals. Well-being is a curiosity of mine and I have a big appetite for how technology can enable better personal health.

Murielle Colart

Directrice at NJJ Capital

Frédéric Montagnon

President at LGO (Cryptocurrency Exchange)
Entrepreneur. French. Engineer. Ex Codanova, OverBlog, Nomao, Teads

Pierre Roux

Pierre-Emmanuel Calmel

Founder at Devialet

Valérie Pancrazi

Owner/President at VAP Conseils

Grégoire Briens

Directeur General at Groupe Vitalia
Entrepreneur & Angel / ex co-Founder and CEO Vitalia

Charles Thomas

Co-founder & CEO at Comet
Les meilleurs freelances tech et data à la demande
We help growing companies to scale their tech and data teams on demand by connecting them to a direct pipeline of freelance engineers. We've worked with companies like Renault, LVMH, Société Générale, Webedia, and Deezer. By using Comet you don't look for the best talents, we find them for you. On-demand, in less than 48 hours. Fully vetted by ourselves. We're also building and nurturing a thriving community of tech and data freelancers by offering them unfair advantages (payment at the end of the month, exclusive events, exclusive partnerships with insurances, and much more to come).

Nicolas Schweitzer

Angel Investor
Expert in B2B Sales / Investor

Guillaume Bril

Associé at %ARABICAFrance
What I love the most, apart from my family of course, is developing a company and so now with my new project... Still confidential, I will let you know soon.

Anne de Kerckhove

CEO Freespee Business angel investor
Senior Executive in Digital Media, Entertainment and E-Commerce. Business Angel and Board Member. Advisor and Mentor to Startups & Entrepreneurs. Anne is currently CEO at Iron Group and Iron Capital. She sits on the board of 7digital and She mentors start-ups and is an active business angel.

Michael Amar

CEO Ifeelgoods
CEO, Ifeelgoods #Entrepreneur # angel #Go tomarket #Strategy # growthhacking #international

Francois-Xavier MEYER

Vice President Investments - SEB ALLIANCE

Jeremy Charoy

Entrepreneur / Investor
Entrepreneur & Investor. Co-founder and CEO of LALALAB (the leading mobile printing app service in Europe). 6M+ downloads / profitable / 80% of the turnover generated outside France. Acquired by Photoweb / Clairefontaine in 2016. Skills: Entrepreneurship, User Experience, Mobile user acquisition, Marketing & Branding, Managing and supervising teams, Business development, International expansion, Outsourcing, Negotiations. Investor / Business Angel: Feed, The Family, So Shape, Senseii, Diag&Go, Pandalab, French Food Capital, Adelie, Ardian... Now focusing on Impact / environnemental projects. Hobbies: kitesurfing, sailing, skiing.

Andre Trucy

Former CEO of international industrial companies involved in foodtech, healthtech and chemicals

DaveP2 Zydeus

Kat Borlongan

Director @La French Tech
Founding Partner, Five by FiveCo-director, Open Data Institute Paris

Akpeli Nordor

Co-founder & CEO at Epigene Labs
Pharmacist-scientist leveraging data science and genomics to fight cancer

Philippe Zanetti

Thomas Girard

CEO at OneFineStay
Entrepreneur (Wipolo, Cityvox, Smach)#Product #Techno#TravelParis, FRA.

Yoann Caujolle

Directeur du développement - Fonds de fonds at Bpifrance
funds of funds @ Bpifrance #fof #vc #innovation

Jonathan Asquier

Co-founder @ CTO at Trusk

Alexandre Sagakian

Founder & CEO at Blend my day
Currently disrupting the frozen food category with healthy breakfast and snack options targeted to millennials. Co-Founder of FrenchConnect

Romain Paillard

Co-founder LeWagon
Co-founder, LeWagon. Paris, FRA. #Management #Marketing #BusinessStrategy

Grégoire Lucas

Head of External Relations
Partner & member of the COMEX. Image Sept. Paris, FRA. #Corporation, #Influencer

Yann Depoys

Directeur Général COO at HEMEA (ex Travaux Lib)

Alexandre Viros

CEO at & Comex at SNCF Voyageurs
FNAC, Ticketing, BCG

Nicolas Petit

COO Microsoft
COO, Microsoft. Paris, FRA. #Strategy #Mobile #Cloud


Co-Founder - Community & Partners Developer at Kickmaker
#hardware #Prototyping #Industrialization #China
Experiences : Co-Founder @ KICKMAKER® Share Holder SOFBANK ROBOTICS R&D project development Director SOFBANK ROBOTICS Industrialisation Director SOFBANK ROBOTICS Domain of expertise: Business Development / Channel & Go-to-Market / Ecosystem / Business Modeling / Team Management / P&L Management / Industrial Engineering / IoT / Hardware & Software / Digital / Sustainability / Consulting / Innovation Management Sectors of predilection: High-Tech / Consumer Electronics / Robotics / Industrials / Medicals / Automotive / Energy / Telecommunication / Internet

Romain Libeau

COO at Swile (ex-Lunchr)

Gaël Duval

CEO & founder
CEO and founder, Paris, FRA. #Entrepreneurship, #WebMarketing, #FrenchTouchConference

Gilles Samoun

Founder & CEO Salesmachine, founder & ex-CEO Qualys (QLYS)
Founder & CEO Salesmachine, ex Founder & CEO Qualys (QLYS) #Business, #Cloud, #security, #Opensource

David Dayan

Co-founder at Showroomprivé
Co-founder, Showroomprivé. Paris, FRA.#eCommerce, #Fashion

Annika Sjoberg

Marketing Director at NGP Capital
NGP capital
Experienced Marketing Communications professional with a demonstrated history of working with both corporate brands and consumer marketing and branding. Skilled in Brand Management, Digital Strategy, Media Relations, Communications, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Master’s degree graduate from Hanken School of Economics.

Pierre-Yves Philippon

Managing Director - Head of Equity Derivative Trading
Deputy Head of Asia Volatility Trading, SGCIB. Hong Kong. #Trading #Equities #Derivatives

Julien Barbier

Co-founder & CEO at Holberton School
Co-founder & CEO at Holberton School.Former head of marketing, growth & community at Docker.#community #marketing #growth #education

Franck Le Ouay

Co-founder & CEO at Lifen
Co-founder and ex Chief Scientist, Criteo. Paris, FRA. #BigData #Algorithms #Health

Patrick Hoffstetter

Founder & CEO at Newmedia360
Advisor @Bain, Advisor @VivaTechnology, several NED and business angel

Edouard Nattée

Founder and CEO at Foxintelligence (Misterfox / Cleanfox / Foxzon)
Passionate about science, e-commerce, code and data.

Olivier Mathiot

CEO at The Camp
CEO and co-founder, PriceMinister. Paris, FRA.#eCommerce, #Digital, #Advertising

Nicolas Dubost

Acceleration Manager

Augustin Landier

Professor Of Finance at HEC Paris

Julien Thureau

Senior Manager -West & Central Africa at IFC

Jean-Philippe Emelie Marcos

Vice President at New Relic, Inc.

Franck Farrugia

Co-CEO at Omnicom Media Group France

Jérémie Le Febvre

Executive Director at AMI PARIS
Entrepreneur & Investor, Founding Partner Restopolitan, ValYouAd, RAISE. Paris, FRA. #Builder, #Fundraising, #PrivateEquity

Romain Niccoli

Co-Founder and Co-CEO at Pigment
CTO and co-founder Palto, formerly Criteo. Paris, FRA. #Data #Scale #HR #Dev

Massimo Quattrocchi

Managing Director at Asia European Capital Investment SA
Angel investor in Europe with a bridge to Asia and India. Extensive knowledge and contacts of India having spent 22 years in Delhi.

Nicolas de Rosen

CEO North America at iAdvize
Co-founder @ SinteoCo-founder @ Box Upon a TimeVP Projet Stratégique @ iAdvizeVP US @ iAdvize#Angel, #BusinessDevelopment

Irakli Katchkatchishvili

Jean-Baptiste Rudelle

President at Zenon Research ; Founder & CEO at Criteo

Serge Roos

Manager REGM
I opened my Real Estate boutique Brokerage in 2000.In 2016 I turned it to a Saas for independent Realtors #RealEstate, #Luxury

Nicolas Cohen

Co-founder Alittlemarket
Co-founder, Alittlemarket. Paris, FRA. #eCommerce, #SocialMarketplaces

Guillaume Pinto 

COO at AnotherBrain



Laurent Balayre

CEO at Bizz4

Frédéric Gillion

Partner at Pinsent Masons LLP

Cecile Coulombez


Romain Aubert

Freelance product & growth for startups
I work for la French Tech; we build communities and connect ecosystems around the world (SF, NYC, London, Berlin, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, etc). In my spare time, I enjoy writing about online privacy and community building and moderating/speaking at Tech conferences (RISE, Techsauce, etc). Prior to joining la French Tech, I helped multiple start-ups with growth, crowdfunding and strategy as well as corporations with startup scouting, design thinking and venture building. I started my career as an equity analyst working for a USD 8 billion investment funds. I also had a short career as a sailing instructor and skipper.

Thomas Lousse

Chargé d’études junior en fusions & acquisitions

Chipper Boulas

Operator, Investor, Advisor

Paul Degueuse

Partner at Korelya Capital
Investor @Korelya Capital

Guillaume Montard

Founder & CEO @Bearer
Entrepreneur & Hacker since 2006 Business Angel since 2016 Ex. Founder & CTO @Vodeclic

Pascal Levy-Garboua

VP Business Development at Checkr
VP Business Development @Checkr. Angel Investor @40 US Companies San Francisco, USA.

Christophe André

Directeur Général at Arkema

Guillaume Rousseau

Stephane Nieres Tavernier

Fund Manager at Tocqueville Finance
Co manager of the Tocqueville Megatrends fund (Europe zone large & mid caps)

Emmanuel Picard


Anne Hiebler

Managing Director at Natixis
MD, Natixis Partners. Paris, FRA. #M&A, #Analysis, #dealmaker

Ben Costantini

Founder & CEO Startup Sesame
CEO Startup Sesame, the largest alliance of tech events in Europe.

Simon Rakosi

Co-founder - COO at
Hi I am Simon one of the Founders of Butterfly, we are here because great managers make great teams!

Arnaud  Monnier

Innovation & Ventures Lead for France & Benelux
Altima° is a leading independent digital agency specialized in e-commerce activity. Our 350 staff are passionate about their work and cover all the services needed to meet our clients' needs, be it for strategy, UX & design, SEA & SEO, CRO, e-merchandising, web-analytics, PRM & CRM, Social Media, operations and hosting...

Sophie Elkrief

Chief Investment Officer MAIF
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)

Géraldine Brasseur

Directrice des Investissements at MGEN
Directeur des investissementsMGEN

Alice Default

CEO & Co-founder at Double

Benjamin Grumbach

Co-CEO at Omnicom Media Group France

Beena Paradin

Co-founder & CEO at Beendhi

Benjamin Paternot

Head of Funds Investments at Bpifrance Investissement

Jeremie Murat

Co-founder & CEO at

Quentin Martin-Laval

Directeur de l'Innovation at PRO BTP

Cédric Villani

French Deputy & Mathematician

Jean-Louis Frechin

Founder at
Founder : Design, innovation & technology. Strategic and Creative team. #DesignStrategy #bUX #bUI #product #iot #hardware

Dominique Gruhier

Burgundy wine maker
Burgundy wine maker. Troyes, FRA. #Wine, #Oenology

Ilsoe Bo

Partner at Nokia Growth Partners
Partner at Nokia Growth Partners

Isabelle Bluzat

Chargé d'études Innovation at Societe Generale
Chargé d'études Innovation chez Société Générale

Raphael Simon

Co-founder & CTO at Shine

Florent Peyre

Co-founder & President at Small Door Veterinary

Arthur Pernot

Co-founder & COO at Gabsee

Anne-Laure Cöen

CMO @Swile (ex-Lunchr)

Fabrice de Gaudemar

Co-founder Qotto & Sqreen
Entrepreneur and Founder, (still stealth) Energy companies,, Qotto ; ex Growth investor; Paris, FRA. #Energy #Tech #Finance

Gwendall Esnault

Founder & CEO at The Atelier
Product guy

Guillaume Potier

Founder Wisembly & GetSolid
Founder, Wisembly and GetSolid. Paris, FRA.#Tech, #Product

Nenad Cetkovic

COO at Lengow, Advisor/Board Member @Zenchef & TheBlockChainGroup
COO, Lengow. Board Member, ZenChef Numa BCN Mentor. Startup Advisor



Laurent Ghilardi

Managing Director at SWEN

Olivier de la Clergerie

Co-founder & CEO of Groupe LDLC
CEO and co founder of Groupe LDLC #ecommerce

Alexis Surun

Founder AS Conseil
Moved to a family office after 5 years in the microfinance industry (OXUS Network) and 5 years in Investment Banking/PE (BNPP+PAI)

Jack Habra

Founder & CEO at Reminiz, TV discovery & monetization / Face Recognition
#AI #movies #bouldering and #rubikscube!

DaveS2 3 Zydeus

Guillaume Fourdinier

Co-founder & CEO at Agricool
Cofounder & CEO - Agricool. We grow food where you live.

Gilles Sitbon

Portfolio Manager at Sycomore AM
am a portfolio Manager in public equities at Sycomore Asset Management, also a technofile

Réda Berrehili

Founder & CEO at Ki Foundation
Entrepreneur, Advisor, Founder & CTO @SqrBreak, Founded Mixotv. #Strategy #Product #Hospitality #Venture #TV

Pierre  Bonelli

Co-founder at cozycozy
Previously founder @Liligo

Amandine Aman

Director of Marketing at Holberton School

Pierre Hurstel

Founder at Matière à Réflexion
Founder, Matière à Réflexion. Paris, FRA. #StrategicCommunications, #EmotionalIntelligence

Marc Ménasé

Founder & CEO at Founders Future
Entrepreneur and business angel Passionated about marketplaces, fintech, food and people!

Anne-Laure Navéos

Managing Director - M&A, Strategic Investments, Digital at Crédit Mutuel Arkéa
M&A + Digital Director @arkea | Board member Acsel, Raise, Leetchi ..and more | #Fintech #Insurtech #OpenInnovation #DigitalTransformation

Charles Ruelle

Chief innovation officer of Euler Hermes, leader in B2B credit insurance, part of Allianz group.
Previously Global Trading Director of Socialyse (Havas Group), Former CTO Etalab, French Open Data

Hakim Baka

Co-founder & CEO at GEEV

Olfa Zorgati

CFO & Head of Operations
#Community #Digital #Connecting #CorporateFinance #Startups #Paris #London #Silicon Valley #Tunis #Women

Nathalie Dubée

Associé at Aston Conseil

Marion Carrette

Board member at OuiCar

Adrien Lebon

Directeur d'investissements at AccorHotels

Philippe Langlois

Founder & CEO at P1 Security
CEO, P1 Security, Ex founder Qualys. Paris, FRA. #Tech, #Security

Genevieve Douhet

Global Transaction & Payment Services - Head Of Innovation at Société Générale

Sebastien Derhy

Navigation Intelligence Team Leader @VIA
Former #VC and #Entrepreneur

Tristan Pontet


Djamil Kemal

Co founder & Co-CEO at Goshaba

Remi Lacombe

VSP Sales & Marketing

Hélène Reltgen

Global Technology & Communications Practice Leader, Egon Zehnder
Global Technology & Communications Practice Leader, Egon Zehnder. Paris, FRA.#Talent, #Leadership, #Governance

Nicolas Boudinet

Directeur général adjoint en charge du secrétariat général

Cyril Charlot

Founding Partner at Sycomore Asset Management
Founder of Sycomore A.M.

Karin Rénier


Albin Serviant

CEO at Founders Factory Paris
CEO, EasyRoomate; W3 Fund - M&A Lead (Early stage investments) Londres, UK. #Marketing #BusDevt #FrenchConnectLondon #FrenchTechLondon

David Dana

Head of VC investments - Disruptive Tech & Innovation at EIF
Venture Capital Investment Officer at European Investment Fund

Paul Guillemin

CEO & Co-founder at FretLink

Eric Granjon

CFO at Orefi

Alexandre Auriac

Chief Commercial & Innovation Officer at EKIM
Co-Founder at Big Fernand

Neil Murray

Co-Founder & CEO at Playmaker
Passionate about the Nordic tech and startup ecosystem

Didier Duval 

CEO at DL Dev SA & Co-founder & COO at FretLink

Percheron Sophie


Laurence Parisot

Chairwoman at Citi

S3 Zydeus

Marc Vogel

Business Angel / Serial Entrepreneur at
Co-founder & CTO @Enablon

Florian Blanc

Managing Director - Co-founder & COO

Mickael Pinto

Business Development Manager
A management executive and startup entrepreneur with 15+ years of international business development experience possessing exceptional analytical skills and the business acumen necessary to conceptualize value propositions, create sustainable business models, and scale ventures to generate superior value. Comfortable with leadership in complex environments where agility is a prerequisite, I have built a reputation of leading success with integrity, gaining buy-in across multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural teams, and the resolve to overcome obstacles.

Fred Potter

CTO at Legrand, ex-CEO & co-founder at Netatmo
CTO at Legrand ,ex-CEO and co-founder, Netatmo. Paris, FR.

Christine Kolb

Founding Partner at Sycomore Asset Management
Owner, Sycomore Asset Management. Paris, FRA. #CorporateRelation, #AssetManagement

Frederic Picq

CEO at PI2 Capital

Jérôme Tafani

Directeur général & vice président at Burger King

Vincent Blandin

Partner at Spice Capital Partners LLP

Olivier Leclerc

Director at McKinsey & Company
McKinsey Senior Partner focused on healthcare, biotech, digital, advanced analytics

Gilles  BianRosa

Chief Product Officer at Sound Clound

Antoine Le Squeren

Co-founder & Managing Director at FretLink

Alain Dinin

President at Nexity

Thierry Petit

Co-founder & CEO Showroomprivé
CEO and co-founder, Showroomprivé. Paris, FRA.#eCommerce, #growth

Catherine Gillion

Directrice de Programme Ecosystèmes Innovation at Societe Generale
Innovation team at SG, Startup Radar Manager


Directeur de l’innovation Groupe chez GROUPE MACIF

Sylvain Zimmer

Staff Software Engineer at Contentsquare
CTO, multi-entrepreneur, conference organizer, angel investor, free software advocate.

Patrice Thiry

CEO at ProwebCE / Président & Co-Fondateur at Tomcat Factory
CEO, ProwebCE. Paris, FRA. #eCommerce #BusinessStrategy

Lucas Bouyoux

Co-founder & CEO at Gabsee

Dan Vogel

Partner / Advisor / Investor / Entrepreneur in PEs, VCs and high-growth companies at
Co-founder @Enablon

Antoine Carriere

Head of Strategy & Business Operations - Play Store at Google
* 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)

Jacques Veyrat

CEO at Impala

Sébastien Roverso

Co-founder at EKIM

Maxime Guedj

Founder at PCFH Studio
? CEO PCFH Studio ? Crowdfunding mentor ? Founded 1.6M music fans community JNPPVSM (sold) ? Founded collective MailTape ?ex Deezer

Minh Phan

CTO & co-founder chez Goshaba
CTO & co-founder at Goshaba

Helene Alunni

Senior Vice President Innovation Group at Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator - EMEA
Design and execute actionable strategies creating sustainable impacts Expertise: Transformation, FINTECH / Start ups, Strategic planning, CRM, Data Management, Merger, BREXIT Brand values: Strategic, trustworthy, result oriented, passionate, culturally aware

Marie-Pierre Calmel

Nicolas Reboud

Co-founder & CEO at Shine
Co-founder @Shine, [email protected] : #joblessfuture #foodsupply #triathlon #kitesurf

Aymeril Hoang

Strategic Adviser & Coach
Transitions, innovation, prospective, effondrement, résilience.

Zoé Reyners

Catherine Barba Chiaramonti

Founder of PEPS Lab, Retail Innovation Lab and of W.IN Forum NY
Mamie du Web, French Entrepreneur and Angel Investor, just moved to NYC #eCommerce #retail #DigitalTransformation #womenintech

Antoine Msika

Public Relations & Communications Manager at Shine

Macha La Hausse

Head of Sourcing - Strategic investments & partnerships at Arkea
Fintech, Digital & Partnerships @Arkea

Louis-Christophe Laurent

Angel investor

Adrien Balp

Venture Associate @ Société Générale



Yann Lechelle


Solène Claoué


Ludovic Blecher

Head of Google News Initiative Innovation
Head of DNI Innovation Fund, Google

Eric Newton

Founder & CEO at we are
CEO and founder, we are. Paris, FRA, #Music, #Entertainment

Marc-Antoine Brochard

CEO & co-founder at StimuLab
CEO and co-founder, StimuLab. Paris, FRA. #BusinessStrategy #Management #Healthcare #Behaviourchange #Digitalhealth

Maxime Berthelot

Co-founder & CEO at PixelMe Inc.
Growth, Product Management, Marketing, Customer Acquisition

Thomas Sales

Co-Founder & CPO at Memorizer
Product guy passionate with technology & entrepreneurship in fintech, food, marketplaces & sport. Ex-BlaBlaCar & Slimpay product lead.

Soizic Huet

Chief Financial Officer at Keakr
COO KEAKR. An extensive 15 years international experience with artists, events, sponsors, corporate finance, coordination, administration.

Alexis Kenda

CO-founder & COO at Reminiz

Fabien Bardinet

VP, Head of robotics and automation acceleration, ex-CEO Balyo, ex-COO at Aldebaran
VP Head of robotics and automation acceleration at Airbus, ex-CEO Balyo, ex-COO AldebaranParis, FRA.#Strategy, #Management, #Robotics

Vianney Vaute

Co-founder & CCO at Back Market
co-founder and chief creative officer of Back Market

Nicolas Macquin

Managing Director at Vitruvian Partners
20 year experience in PE/ VC in Europe and globally alongside French expats. Track-record of > 100 investments. Looking forward for more !

Matthias Hilpert

CEO at MH2 Capital

Helene Blassel

Chargée d'investissement at Bouygues Developpement

Clémence Thomas-Ortel

Strategy Project Manager at Fnac Darty

Tim Spector

Co-founder at ZOE

Zak Cervantes

Head of Digital & Commercial
Short BiO
15+ years in Telecommunications & Technologies, and 2 years in Finance Advices. I’m experienced in both Marketing and Project Management. I create and bring products & services on the market. I coordinate project teams and together we ensure to deliver the project with quality and we reach timelines. I also created my own company on financial advices. I experienced on how to drive and develop a business. My goals and motivations are to innovate, to reach customers’ needs and satisfaction, to participate in developing a company products offer, its notoriety on the market, and in increasing its revenues. With a high adaptability, I quickly learn new markets and environments, I like challenges.

Isabelle Combarel

Investment Director and Head of ESG, SWEN Capital Partners
Investment Director and Head of ESG, SWEN Capital Partners

Emeric Ernoult

CEO & Founder at 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.

Ning Li

Founder of and Typology
Entrepreneur. Founder of Goodbrands a new startup to disrupt FMCG industry; founder of MADE.COM - a London based company on a mission to offer high-end, beautiful designs to everyone. Previously co-founder of in Paris.

Renaud Visage

Co-founder & CTO Eventbrite.
Co-founder & CTO of Eventbrite. I also invest and advise start-ups. SF/Paris/London

Arshia Cont

Co-founder at Antescofo
AI + Music + Entrepreneurship

Eléonore Péan

Domnin de Kerdaniel

Co-Founder & CEO at CAREIT Investment Advisory

David Mendlewicz

CEO and Co-founder at
I envision things, federate people and make it happen!

Simon Letort

Chief Digital Officer & Head of Innovation - Americas at Société Générale
Digital Strategy: data engineering, data science, API, public cloud

Alexandres James

Avocat Associé - Droit des Sociétés et Fusions-Acquisitions

Stefania Maestroni

Directrice de l'Innovation GROUPE MACIF (Open Innovation & Corporate Venture)
M&A Director at Macif Groupe and VP Macif Innovation: strategic alliances, Innovation, corporate venture

Margaret Milan

President Deventis, Advisory Board Member at Bpifrance
President Deventis, Advisory Board Member at Bpifrance, ex-CEO Eveil & Jeux. Paris, FRA. #eCommerce, #Retail, #B2C, #ClientCentric

Cyrill Hamon

Co-founder & Ingénieur logiciel at EKIM

Alexis Rateau

Board Member & Senior Advisor at 5M Ventures, onepoint and French Family Office
Ex Director in media (M6, TF1, NRJ) strategy consulting, business development for startups, Paris, FRA. #BA #VC #BoardMember #FamilyOffice

Fiona De Nicolas

Fintech Associate

Jean Philippe Lecommandoux