ABOUT US

WE ARE A FRENCH MULTI-STAGE VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM HELPING TECH ENTREPRENEURS SHAPE THE FUTURE OF LUXURY.

Strategic expertise : a thematic fund providing expertise & hands-on mentoring to support ventures at all stage

Ecosystem approach : c. 40 mentors & partners to foster business acceleration & facilitate access to luxury, fashion or retail decision makers

International : building bridges between markets for business development & exits.

Portfolio

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Devialet

Devialet

French company founded in 2007 which quickly became the world leader in high-end amplifiers and the most awarded start-up in Audio history.

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Vestiaire
Collective

Vestiaire
Collective

Leading European online marketplace for pre-owned luxury fashion items

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Team

A STRATEGIC ALLIANCE BETWEEN COMPLEMENTARY PARTNERS SUPPORTED BY AN ECOSYSTEM OF STRATEGIC ADVISORS & MENTORS TO PROVIDE BEST IN CLASS ADVICE AND ENSURE ACTIVE FOLLOW UP OF START-UPS WITHIN THE PORTFOLIO.

Céline LippiManaging Partner

Céline spent over 15 years’ in international high tech sector working for Fortune 500 companies. She has acquired a strong experience at defining and implementing strategies with a strong focus on subsidiaries set-up.

Céline has been supporting innovation across luxury industry for many years; she focused on building a strong ecosystem around initiatives such as Fashion & Technology Lab, Fashion Capital Partners, Decoded Fashion Paris, Luxury & Digital book and Luxury Forward conference.

Geoffroy RossetManaging Partner

Geoffroy spent more than 10 years in financial & entrepreneurial environments. He started his career in the M&A department of US investment bank Merrill Lynch. He spent 4 years in China as a consultant and an entrepreneur before joining Fred & Farid Group in China.

Back to France in 2013, he heads Fred & Farid Digital Investment Fund, an early stage investment fund dedicated to AdTech, Media & Mobile.

AurigaPartners

Auriga has been supporting software and life sciences entrepreneurs for more than 20 years, returning world-class performances.

Management company focusing on growth and innovation with €400 million under management,  Auriga has completed more than 50 IPO and M&A since its creation in 1998.

Ecosystem

TO FOSTER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND BRAND VISIBILITY, OUR TEAM IS SUPPORTED BY A NETWORK OF INDEPENDANT PARTNERS & MENTORS HOLDING KEY POSITIONS IN THE ECOSYSTEM.