Updated: Oct 7, 2020
The "Ecosystem" series gather the key players of Europe's innovation ecosystem - startups, investors, corporations and public sector actors
ParlayMe is proud to support '#EcosystemGiants' Talks, the series highlighting the investors and founders who redefine the tech investment landscape. @Jean-Marc Patouillaud, Managing Partner at Partech, one of world's leading venture capital firms, will join @Tzvete Doncheva on Tuesday, 20 October at 5pm BST in a conversation on early stage venture investing, evaluating global teams, markets, products and what makes the very best startup boards. He is one of the two founding partners of Partech Partners and currently serves on the board of Dayuse, Happytal, Lifen, Sigfox and Privitar.
Jean-Marc has a long track record of successful exits including IPOs, in France, Israel, UK and the USA.
In the end of the session a founder will do a 3' pitch for feedback - if you would like it to be you (in this or a future event); reach out to Tzvete. Find out more about the Ecosystem Project here: https://ecosystem.substack.com/
About this Event An 'Ecosystem' event by Tzvete Doncheva and supported by ParlayMe
The 'Ecosystem Giants' Talks highlight the ecosystem members who redefine the tech investment and startup landscape. They are sessions of practical, actionable advice to entrepreneurs and operators. The ‘Ecosystem Giants' Talks speakers will share their ‘secrets’ to success, offer insights and commentary on the market. Join for an opportunity to meet and get to know (albeit virtually) some of the most seasoned VC investors and high-growth founders.
Timings 17:00 BST Start; in conversation with Jean-Marc Patouillaud 17:20 Market commentary and Q&A 17:40 Pitching for feedback *An early stage founder will give a 3' pitch for the chance to get direct feedback from Jean-Marc 17:50 End
About Jean-Marc is a Managing Partner at Partech*, also responsible for the early stage fund. He joined in 1996. Prior to joining Partech, Jean-Marc was a partner at Finovelec, a Paris based venture capital firm, and managed Genèse Investissements, the first French seed capital fund. He started his career as an engineer with Cegelec and worked in the Nuclear Power Plant division. Jean-Marc currently serves on the board of DayUse, Happytal, Lifen, Novasparks, Sigfox and Privitar. He has a long track record of successful exits including IPOs with Lannet (GIAN), RadVision (RVSN), ALLOT (ALLT), Buongiorno (BGN.MI), and Alvarion (ALVR) and trade sales with Fluxus (acq. by British Telecom), Digitick (acq. by Vivendi), ISDNet (acq. by Cable and Wireless), Jungo (acq. by NTS), Jobpartners (acq. by ORCL), Apogee (acq. by Colt), LaFourchette (acq by TRIP) and Teads (acquired by Altice).
*Partech is a global venture capital firm with offices in San Francisco, Paris, Berlin and Dakar. The firm invests in internet and information technology startups at seed, venture and growth stages. With €1.5B under active management, Partech is consistently ranked among the top 10 VC funds worldwide and number one in Europe by Preqin (the US leading independent research organisation).
Tzvete Doncheva is the founder of 'Ecosystem' and works as a visiting VC analyst at Amplifier, an early stage VC fund investing in the interconnected supply chain. Previously she led the platform efforts at a proptech VC, a spin out of multinational real estate investment manager Round Hill Capital. A core activity of her work has been identifying innovative solutions and connecting the key stakeholders in the public and private sectors (transport and real estate) to enable open dialogue and future progress. Tzvete is also a non-exec trustee at Girls in Charge, a mentor to female founders and advises companies on positioning/growth.
An Ecosystem series - webinars where Europe's leading investors, innovators, corporate players and public sector actors come to share insights, hear from experts and create meaningful connections. *Spaces are limited.