A cross border network is a real advantage when one is looking to tap a global market. This is where newcomers and entrepreneurs established in SF can find a forum to share their experience and knowledge.
Entrepreneurs & Executives
Co-Founder & CEO
Web Entrepreneur. Passionate about IT, science, business development, human interactions, education, psychology and management.
Placecast, now Ericsson Emodo,
Anne created Placecast with the vision that mobile would fundamentally transform how people interact with information, commerce and advertising, and that location is key to relevance and context.
Co-Founder & CEO
Head of Business Development and M&A for Uber ATG & Uber Freight
Passionate about self driving technology, marketplace, and transforming the freight industry. Former tech executive at Cisco and investment banker at Lazard.
Serial entrepreneur, named one of the top 100 most influential French developers in the digital world.
Tech executive at the helm of the world’s largest freelance talent marketplace, Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk).
Serial entrepreneur. Managed several startups to success.
Advisor & Investor
Next World Capital,
Working with the firm’s portfolio companies as they expand into international leaders. Also Board Member of Groupama SA and a Business Angel at @50Partners.
Passionate about startups, entrepreneurship, and building great consumer products that can change the world.
French Tech Hub & PRIME
20+ years in Silicon Valley. 6 startups. Also CEO @PRIME. Mission: helping entrepreneurs!
42 Silicon Valley,
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Before launching 42 in France with Xavier Niel, Kwame participated in the creation of one the largest computer schools in France and has led a career completely dedicated to IT both as an entrepreneur and within major large companies. He is especially involved with underprivileged young adults in education regarding computer programming.
Global Head of Corporate Development
Deep expertise in and passionate about consumer tech, digital media & e-commerce; corporate strategy, M&A, investments & business development
Previously at YouTube (Corporate Strategy & Development Senior Principal); The Walt Disney Company (Head of Digital Business & Corporate Development); McKinsey (Engagement Manager) & JPMorgan (Investment Banking Associate)
Cathay Innovation, General Partner
Next World Group, Investment Partner
Nicolas El Baze
Partech Ventures, General Partner
Looking to support great entrepreneurs committed to their vision.
Bootstrap Labs, Co-founder
Géraldine Le Meur
Co-Founder & General Partner
Geraldine co-founded LeWeb and several successful tech companies. As an Angel Investor she invested in companies such as LinkedIn, LendingClub or Evernote.
Investor, senior executive with 20+ years experience in software marketing, from early stage startups to multibillion dollar companies.
Accomplished sales & go-to-market executive with 15+ years of experience building and leading organizations, creating scalable operations and mentoring high-performing teams to deliver results that place the customer as the center of the strategy.