Meet Our Team

At the intersection of Wall Street finance and
Silicon Valley innovation

Valentine Baudouin

Legal & Origination

As a lawyer, Valentine was specialized in financial services and alternative finance for 12 years. 5 years ago she pivoted to early-stage investor and has invested in more than 40 companies, becoming one of the most active female business angels in France

Previously, Valentine was:

  • Partner at Founders Future
  • Lawyer in the alternative finance department of Kramer Levin
  • Head of Investment compliance at CITI Bank and legal counsel in the hedge fund branch of Banco Santander
  • Board member of 5 regulated entities (bank, fintech, asset management)
  • Senior advisor of FO in their tech investments
  • 10 Women in tech by Sista in 2019

Hadrien Mansour

Finance – M&A

Hadrien has been a financial advisor specialized in M&A ,fundraising and restructuring for 10 years. 5 years ago he pivoted to early-stage investor and has invested in more than 15 companies

Previously, Hadrien was:

  • Head of FFO (late-stage opportunities) at Founders Future
  • Board member of several portfolio companies (Waterdrop, Bonsoirs, Ezra, Taster, etc.)
  • M&A & Fundraising at Rothschild & Co and Natixis Partners (ex. Leonardo & CO)

Mehdi Ousahla

Fixed income market

Mehdi has spent 15 Years in Capital Market working for several banks (Bank of America, Société Générale; Nomura; UBS) in Fixed Income Structuring

Previously Mehdi was:

  • Head of Fixed Income Cross Asset Structuring at Bank Of America
  • Director in Fixed Income Structuring at Société Générale
  • Institution Solutions advisory at UBS Investment Bank
  • Fixed Income Structuring at Lehman Brothers

We bring diverse experience to navigate
complex situations