Partner - Venture
Matthieu joined the Group 10 years ago. He is leading the Smart City investment practice: new energy, future of mobility, logistics, real estate and industry 4.0... The activity focus on supporting exceptional entrepreneurs developing innovative business models enabled by digital technologies such as IOT, mass data analysis, SAAS, Artificial Intelligence, telecommunications... The radical transformations under way in these sectors are fueling the growth of global champions while pushing forward environmental and social agendas: energy transition as well as quality of living for city dwellers globally.
Matthieu has 20 years of experience in investments, energy transition and software product development, including 15 years in Venture Capital and structured finance. Before joining the Group Matthieu held various executive responsibilities, including being Operations and Finance Director in a renewable energy international scaleup.
Matthieu has, among others, invested and/or is serving at the board of directors of Leosphere (Fr, acquired), Enlighted (US, acquired), Wemaintain (Fr), Sunrun (US, IPO), Allthings (CH), Sunfire (DE), Volta Charging (US, SPAC), Breezometer (IL), Actility (Fr), FirstFuel (US, acquired), Zola Electric (US/ TZ/RW), Seatower (NO), Sunfire (Ge), Immotor (Cn), Forsee Power (Fr, partial exit), Neurala (US), Forsee Power (Fr), NEOT Capital (Fr), Spacefill (Fr), MeteoSwift (Fr), COVE (SGP). Matthieu also launched two companies specialized in structured finance together with Fortune 500 investors. Matthieu has amongst others an MBA degree from INSEAD, a master's degree from the Ecole Polytechnique and also studied PE at Oxford Said business School.