Balderton Capital is one of the leading venture capital firms in Europe. Based in London, Balderton manages $1.9 billion in committed venture capital, and has invested in over 100 companies, principally in Europe but also in the US and Asia. Balderton focuses on the technology, internet and media sectors. Current active investments include Betfair, the Hut Group , Wonga, Talend and YOOX Group. Past ventures include Bebo, LOVEFiLM, Icera and MySQL.
Since its creation, Ventech has pursued an unchanged strategy, investing in start-ups in the innovation- driven sectors of Information Technologies and Life Sciences. Due to its expertise gained as both venture capitalists and operational executives in many companies in these sectors, Ventech has been able to make significant investment commitments in the growth segments of the technologies sector, and was seduced by Vestiaire Collective business model, resulting in an initial investment while the company was at incumbent stage.
Condé Nast International (CNI), a division of Advance Publications, sets the benchmark for multimedia Publishing excellence. CNI currently operates in 27 markets, publishing 127 magazines, close to 100 websites and over 200 tablet and Smartphone apps, under such respected brands as Vogue, GQ, Glamour, Wired, Condé Nast Traveller, AD and Vanity Fair. Recent launches include Vanity Fair in France, Condé Nast Traveler in China, Vogue in Thailand, Ukraine and The Netherlands, GQ in Turkey, Glamour in Brazil, AD in India and Allure in Russia. CNI continues to expand beyond its traditional publishing domain, through activities which include: global events such as Vogue Fashion’s Night Out, GQ Men of the Year and Glamour Women of the Year; Wired events and consultancy services; The Vogue Wedding Show; CNI Restaurants and the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design which recently opened in London.
Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Its mission is to identify and accelerate the transformation of the companies in which it invests. Eurazeo is notably either a majority or key shareholder in brands such a Moncler and also start-ups such as Farfetch. Eurazeo is listed on Euronext Paris.
Idinvest Partners is a leading pan-European manager focused on the middle market segment. Idinvest Partners has developed several complementary areas of expertise including investments in innovative European start-ups, primary, secondary and mezzanine investments in European non-listed companies, and private equity consulting.
Vitruvian is an independent private equity firm which specialises in growth middle‐market investments. Vitruvian focuses on investing in ‘dynamic situations’ in industries characterised by rapid growth and change, such as information technology, media, consumer services, business services, financial services, life sciences & healthcare.
Bpifrance, Public Investment Bank, accompanies organizations to see bigger and further. The bank particularly supports SMEs, middle size and innovative companies, in support of the state’s and regions’ public policies. From initiation to stock exchange listing, from credit to equity, BpiFrance offers a continuum of financing solutions.
Founded in 2016 by Fleur Pellerin, former French Minister of Digital Economy and Culture, Korelya Capital is an investment platform with over EUR 300 million under management. With offices in Paris, London and Seoul, their mission is to broaden the horizon of European technology by providing leading start-ups with the capital for growth and access to Asian markets. They support the most ambitious founders in their journey to build global technology champions by sharing their passion, experience and market reach.
Technology & innovation are shaping the future of luxury whether influencing products, processes & experiences. Luxury Tech Fund supports this transformation, with sustainability at the heart. Luxury Tech Fund supports those who contribute to raise the standards and design the future, those who invent products & services improving people's lifestyle and well-being. They believe in venture-as-a-service and operate with an ecosystem approach - leveraging the power of many to deliver more value to both startups and investors.
Vaultier 7 is an investment Firm dedicated to partnering high growth Category Creators and Disrupters in Beauty & Personal Care, Health & Wellness and Lifestyle. They join forces with visionary entrepreneurs, whose brands are poised to meet the demands of the new Consumer Tribes, understand intimately how to excite their customers and who inspire their teams through integrity & enthusiasm, empowering and equipping them to reach their full development potential with sustainable strategies.
As a global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, ...
Kering promotes modern, authentic, and genuine Luxury that enables everyone to express his or her unique personality. A Luxury based on creative risk-taking and sincerity that inspires dreams and emotions. This conception of Luxury is at the heart of their business model and organization. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way.
Tiger Global is an investment firm focused on public and private companies in the global Internet, software, consumer, and financial technology industries. Their mission is to generate world-class investment returns over the long term. They aspire to do so in a way that makes their partners and portfolio companies proud, as they build a unique, global investment platform.
Chairman of the Board of Directors - Bernard Liautaud
Managing Director - Maximilian Bittner
Director - VENTECH représenté par Claire Houry
Director - EURAZEO représenté par Yann du Rusquec
Director - Idinvest Partners représenté par Matthieu Baret
Director - VITRUVIAN DIRECTORS I LIMITED représenté par Sylvain Macquin
Director - BPIFRANCE INVESTISSEMENT représenté par Charlotte Corbaz
Director - Jonathan Newhouse
Director - KORELYA CAPITAL représenté par Paul Degue
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