CloseMeet the daphnipolitans

Alain Tingaud

Serial entrepreneur, ARCHE Comm. and Infovista

Christine Kolb

Owner Sycomore Asset Management

Maxime Berthelot

Product Manager Growth @buffer

Nenad Cetkovic

COO Lengow, board member ZenChef

Ludovic Bodin

CEO & Co-founder @Cmune

Macha La Hausse

Sylvain Lumbroso

COO Seven Academy

Odile Roujol

Advisor Next World Capital, board member

Dominique Gruhier

Burgundy wine maker

Christine Balagué

Chairman Marketing and Social Networks Research, Institut Mines-Telecom

Thibauld Favre

President democratech, CEO

Isabelle Bluzat

Charles Ruelle

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

Sofiane Ammar

Jean-Baptiste Duzan

Directeur général chez HORIZON

Nathanael Mauclair

Jason McDonald

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

Valérie Schlosser

Thierry Petit

CEO & co-founder Showroomprivé

Fidy Ramamonjisoa

Tim Spector

Cofounder project Sapiens

Gabriel de Montessus

CEO HiPay Group

Timo Tammisto

Remi Lacombe

VP Sales & Marketing at InVisage Technologies Inc.

Ed Zimmerman

Chair, Tech Group Lowenstein Sandler NYC

Matthias Hilpert

Investor, Entrepreneur & Executive Board Member - MH2 Capital

Jean-Louis Frechin


Jérome Delmas

CEO, SWEN Capital Partners

Erwan Le Mene

Claire Courtejoie

Jack Habra

Clement Cazalot

Mickael Dayan

Alexis Kenda

Roxanne Varza

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

Edouard Blanchard

Thibault Roussey

CEO Alvedis

Charlotte Saglier

Chief of Staff, Anotherbrain

Christophe Bourbier

Chairman & co-founder Limonetik

Luben Pampoulov

Co-founder & Partner at GSV Asset Management

Erik Byrenius

Bruno Maisonnier

Founder Aldebaran Robotics

Peggy Vendel

M&A Director

Alain Thaly

Co founder at LINEBERTY

Stephane Le Corre

Delphine Villuendas

Didier Duval

Co-founder & Chief Transport Officer @FretLink

Guillaume Caboche

Co-founder Pandacraft

Cédric Teissier

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

Gilles Malençon

Writer + Coach TEDx + Praticien en hypnose

Florian Ingen-Housz

Chief Financial Officer at Back Market

Guillaume Lesur

Cloud Operation Manager Intrinsec, Neurones Group. Root, While42

Mats Carduner

Quentin Le Brouster

Dan Vogel

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

Frederick Rousseau

Valorisation Department IRCAM

Fabien Potencier

Lukas Gräf

Louis Janneau

Daniel Mayer

CEO at Expert System Enterprise

Ronan Le Moal

Marc Verstaen

Simon Letort

Head of Financial Engineering for SG in NY

Olivier Desmoulin

Designer, UX specialist. Founder at

Genevieve Douhet

Group Innovation Dptmt - Associate Director - Société Générale

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet

Co-founder EdTechXEurope

Christophe Waignier

Directeur of Strategy SACEM

Clémence Thomas-Ortel

Grégoire Briens

DG Groupe Vitalia

Barbara Grzes

Mentor @ Techstars & Product Manager

Tatiana Jama

Grégoire Boutin

Director innovation CWT

Romain Libeau

VP Marketing at Lunchr

Thomas Sales

Elina Berrebi

Growth investor

Louis Godron

Senior Partner Argos-Soditic

Réda Berrehili

Gilles Sitbon

Jean-Charles Samuelian

Estelle Werth

Global Privacy Officer Criteo

Géraldine Brasseur

Fred Potter

CEO & co-founder Netatmo

Nicolas de Rosen

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

Sacha Loiseau

CEO & co-founder Mauna Kea Tech

Laurence Courtinat-Vernon

Managing director Auchan

Nicolas Macquin

Akpeli Nordor

Pharmacist & Biotechnologist Institut Curie & Harvard-MGH

Adrien Montcoudiol

Fabrice de Gaudemar

Entrepreneur & business angel, Ex Growth investor Eurazeo

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.

Stina Liland Nysaether

Massimo Quattrocchi

Angel investor in Europe with a bridge to Asia and India

Thibaud Hug de Larauze

Florian Blanc

Managing Director at GEEV

Leo Liu

Head of IT APAC @Tesla Motors

David Dana

Christophe Baert

Augustin Landier


Delphine Vitry

Entrepreneur founder MAD

Julien Chaumond

Co-founder Hugging Face

Paul Christophle


Carlos Diaz

General Partner at The Refiners San Francisco, USA

Loïc Soubeyrand

Richard Chen

Global Tech Nomad

Frédéric Mazzella

Founder & CEO BlaBlaCar

Martin Destagnol

Engineering Director Box

Rikka Odowd

Nicolas Boudinet

Edouard Nattée

Margaret Milan

President Deventis, ex-CEO Eveil & Jeux

Nadia Nevzi

Legal & Corporate Director @ 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.

Stephane Distinguin

CEO & founder Fabernovel group

Sylvain Gariel

Co-founder and COO, DNA Script

Thomas Verhille

Vae Soli President

Alexis Rateau

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

Jonathan Azoulay

HR & recruitment specialist / Startup & innovation addict

Nicolas Princen

CEO Glose

Chloé Bonnet

Co-founder Five By Five

Zenia Francker

Chief Relations Officer at Founders House

Sebastien Derhy

Algorithm engineering Samsung

Marc Ménasé

Entrepreneur, business angel

Stephan Ramoin


Mr OneTeas Alberti

Hervé Simonin

CEO Linkfluence

Christophe Barge

Petra Koudelkova Delimoges

Head of Public Affairs

Pierre Bonelli

Co-founder @Heawen

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.

Grégory Pascal

Florence Cantelaube

Directrice Développement, PFactory

Julien Barbier

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

Flavien Kulawik

Philippe Cantet

Bruno Crolot

Ex-Midem/Orange/Sony, International Business Developer

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.

Philippe Ruffin

Startup Program Manager @CEA

Gilles Bian-Rosa

Lara Rouyres

CEO & founder Selectionnist

Jean-Marc Bouhelier

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

Laurence Le Ny

VP startup Media/Entertainment/Content Orange

Sylvain Zimmer

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.

Jeremie Murat

Co-founder & CEO @Heawen

Gaël Duval

CEO & founder

George Hadjigeorgiou

CoFounder, Project Sapiens

Nicolas Reboud

Co-founder Shine, CFO FranceDigitale, former Printic

Maxime Guedj

Chief Product Officer looking for a new challenge 💥

Stéphanie Laurent

Book Category Manager

Guillaume Montard

Quentin Martin-Laval

Anne Sophie Frenove

EMEA Business Development Airbnb

Cédric Giorgi

Director of special projects Sigfox

David Argellies

Nicolas Perard

Lauga Oskarsdottir

Head of the Lab at StartupLab

Jonathan Wolf

Cofounder @ZGL

Guillaume Potier

Founder Wisembly & GetSolid

Grégory Boutté

VP of Content at Udemy

Quentin Reygrobellet

Co-founder Birchbox

Guillaume Fourdinier

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

Catherine Barba Chiaramonti

Tamim Jabr

Albin Serviant

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

Roni Michaly

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

Milène Gréhan

Fund Manager

Nicolas Steegmann

Andre Trucy

Isabelle Combarel

Investment Director and Head of ESG, SWEN Capital Partners

Gonzague Gru

Vianney Vaute

Paul Guillemin

CEO @FretLink

Mickael Froger

CEO Lengow

Cédric Villani

French Deputy & Mathematician

Stéphane Kasriel

CEO Upwork

Paul Thiroloix

Nicolas Cohen

Co-founder Alittlemarket

Benjamin Chemla

Entrepreneur at Stuart, ex-Resto-in

Nicolas Kepel

Director AR Corporation / Board member PEPS

Olivier Leclerc

Florian Pittion-Rossillon

Yoann Caujolle


Bruno Sportisse

Ecole Polytechnique, PhD in AppMaths

Pascal Chevalier

CEO Reworld Media

Hersard Katia

Kai Hong

Chairman and Partner at JINGdigital

Arnaud Coulondre

Philippe Mustar

Professor & Head of Entrepreneurship Program, MINES ParisTech

Vincent Gufflet

Serge Roos

Manager REGM

Mathieu Drida

CEO Newmda Partners

Maryline Kulawik

Thibault Viort

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

Gregory Gazagne

Alice Albizzati

Investment Professional at Verlinvest

Philippe Raimbourg

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

Emmanuel Guyot

CEO & co-founder Edoki Academy

Nadir Batata

Business Development Director @XSBS

Loic Sadoulet

Professor at INSEAD

Ning Li

Stéphane Labrunie

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

Thomas Girard

Entrepreneur Wipolo, Cityvox, Smach

Anne de Kerckove

Non executive director, 7digital

Guillaume Martin

CEO Pictarine

Haifa Aburdene

Managing Director at Capital Trust Ltd.

Sylvain Kalache

HolbertonSchool co-founder

Philipp Moehring

Alexis Houssou

Co-founder Hardware Club.

Hélène Reltgen

Global Technology & Communications Practice Leader, Egon Zehnder

Karine Leymarie

Anne-Laure Navéos

Benoit Fouilland

Chief Financial Officer at Criteo

Maelle Gavet

EVP Operations The PricelineGroup

Anne Hiebler

MD Natixis

Michel Floyd


Pierre-Yves Geoffard

Director Paris School of Economics

Romain Niccoli

CTO and co-founder Palto, formerly Criteo

Jean-Christophe Liaubet

Paul Duan

Founder & President bayesimpact

Jerome Lecat

Olivier de la Clergerie

CEO & co-founder of Groupe LDLC

Bruno Vaffier

Ilsoe Bo

Partner at Nokia Growth Partners

Anne-Laure Feldkircher

Group Strategy and M&A Director at FNAC-DARTY

Ludovic Blecher

Head of DNI Innovation Fund Google

Nathalie Gaveau

CEO & co-founder Shopcade

Romain Lacombe

CEO & founder Plume Labs

Walter Masalin

Venture Capitalist at Nokia Growth Partners

Quintin Leeds

Freelance graphic designer

Grégoire Lucas

Partner & member of the Comex Image Sept.

Eric Carreel

Chairman & co-founder Withings

Henri Isaac

Master Telecom & Medias, University of Paris-Dauphine

Ossi Tiainen

Associate NGP Capital

Olivier Mathiot

CEO & co-founder PriceMinister

Gilles Samoun

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

Tariq Krim

Founder jolicloud, netvibes

Deborah Rippol

People Success Manager @ Buffer

Florent Boutellier

Co-founder Less

Yann Evin

Managing director @Gaz Européen

Alexis Surun

Founder AS Conseil

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.

Marc Vogel

Business Angel / Serial Entrepreneur -

Patrick Amiel

Benjamin Ratz

Catherine Gillion

Julien Romanetto

CTO Secret Media

Cyril Vermeulen

Stephane Nieres Tavernier

Fund manager Montpensier Finance

Soizic Huet

Marc-Antoine Brochard

CEO & co-founder StimuLab

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.

Frédéric Sadaca

In charge of investment diversification ProBTP

Yann Benhamou

Analyst Verrazzano Capital

Anna Kowalska

Colette Ballou

Entrepreneur, business angel

Kat Borlongan

Co-founder Five By Five

Peter Bihr

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

Philippine-Mai Lê Vu

Funds of Funds analyst at Bpifrance

Stefania Maestroni

Aymeril Hoang

Chief of staff to Mounir Mahjoubi

Denise Peck

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

Eric Vieillevigne

Cyrille Bourdeaux

Strategic Innovation Analyst for FNAC, Fabernovel US

Colin Gruia

CTO Hubee

Marion Moreau

Head of Sigfox Foundation

Guillaume Decugis

Co-founder & CEO Scoopit

Lars Lindgren

Angel Investor

Benjamin Trochu

Michael Amar

CEO Ifeelgoods

Laurence Parisot

Présidente de Gradiva

Fabien Penso

Simon Rakosi

Guénolé Queau

Arnaud Sahuguet

Director of The Foundry Cornell Tech

Gwendall Esnault

Eric Newton

CEO & founder, HOME

Renaud Visage

Co-founder & CTO Eventbrite.

Jérémie Le Febvre

Entrepreneur & Investor, Founding Partner Restopolitan, ValYouAd, RAISE

Fiona De Nicola

Zeyad Al Battal

Clement Delangue

Cédric Curtil

Innovation Banker

Geoffrey Dorne

Designer & founder Design & Human

Pierre-Yves Philippon

Deputy Head of Asia Volatility Trading, SGCIB

Cyril Zimmermann

CEO Hi-Media

Paul Degueuse

David Dayan

Co-founder Showroomprivé

Bertrand Cousin

MD JPMorgan France

David Mendlewicz

Jean Daniel Guyot

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

Marc Rivoira

COO Asia at Linkfluence

Cédric Sellin

Co-founder YogiPlay

Cyril Charlot

Annika Sjoberg

Marketing Director

Julien Thureau

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

Stephane Cordier


François Scheid

Professor of digital marketing &innovation EMLYON

Neil Murray

Founder, The Nordic Web

Trond Riiber Knudsen

Founder - TRK Group AS

Alana Tung

Co-Founder and Managing Director at Start-Up

Raphael Simon

Co-founder & CTO

Bonnie J Roe

Partner @ Cohen & Gresser LLP

Julien Coulon

Founder - Cedexis

Olfa Zorgati

COO VentureBeat

Axiom Axiom

CEO at Keakr

Sigri Sevaldsen

Manager and Partner at 657 Oslo

Pascal Levy-Garboua

Head of Business Checkr

Matthieu Masselin

GM Wandercraft

Frédéric Montagnon

Founder & CEO Secret Media Inc. Entrepreneur

Hakim Baka

CEO / Co-founder GEEV

Mickael Pinto

Charles Matine

Experienced marketing & business development leader advising companies and investors

Jeremy Hassenforder

Vincent Blandin


Philippe Langlois

Alexandre Viros


Alexandre Sagakian

Tech Entrepreneur & Investor - Figuring out what I build next

Romain Paillard

Co-founder LeWagon

Antoine Le Squeren

Co-founder & Chief Product Officer @ FretLink

Franck Le Ouay

CEO Honestica, co-founder & ex-CSO Criteo

Jeremy Girard

Guillaume Pinto

COO AnotherBrain

Robert Lang

Jacob Key

Jkey Strategy Consulting and Investment

Patrice Thiry

CEO, ProwebCE

Franck Rougeau

CEO & co-founder Sparkom

Fabien Bardinet

CEO Balyo, ex-COO Aldebaran

Marie-Suzanne Locqueneux-Ifthekhar

Marketing Innovation Leader at AccorHotels

Ben Costantini

Julien Venturini

Co-Fondateur at Anthisma Partners

Nicolas Simon

CEO & co-founder Wandercraft

Fatou Diagne

Keyvan Nilforoushan

VP Europe, onefinestay

Pierre Hurstel

Founder Matière à Réflexion

Arthur de Catheu

CEO & co-founder Finexkap + Qilaqila

Ludovic Le Moan

CEO SigFox Wireless

Jean-Baptiste Rudelle

CEO @Less

Marie Soudré Richard

CEO MSR Conseil

Guillaume Amblard

FinTech Business Angel and start-up advisor

Pacome Lesage


Nicolas Petit

COO Microsoft

Christophe Parcot

Managing Partner Sixt5Partners Operating Partner C4Ventures