François has 10 years of experience in Private Equity and has been part of the team since 2007, in charge of the Environment Energy and Industry sectors.
In ten years, Francois has made around 20 investments, including in Ethera (polluting air chemical detection), Nanomakers (nanopowders of silicon carbide), NawaTechnologies (ultra fast carbon batteries), Apix Analytics (miniaturized gas analyzers) and SymbioFCell (hydrogen fuel cell systems for vehicles).
He began his career at the creation of the CEA Marketing Assessment Bureau in Grenoble before co-founding and directing the start-up Alchimer during 5 years while working on the start-up’s material investment and industrialization.
He participated in a number of evaluation Committees at the ANR in the medical sector, as member of the national jury for the Concours de Creation d’Entreprise National and as jury member of several poles of competition.
François is a graduate of ESCP and holds a Technologies and Management master’s degree from the Ecole Central Paris, and from MIT’s Visiting Program. Francois sits on the board of companies including RB3D, Nanomakers, SymbioFCell, Kronosafe, Genesink, Nawa Technologies, Apix, Sylfen, Mirsense, Arcure, Multix and Eye Tech Care.
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