Tech veteran & Investor

Francois is a seasoned tech entrepreneur and investor. After building 8 companies, joining the startup-to-NASDAQ IPO ride, experiencing one bankruptcy and everything in-between, he has a thing or ten to share. Francois is an angel investor and has raised over $200m for his startups. He knows both sides of the investment table, which is why he’s been mentoring startups for years, being known for his no-BS and practical approach. As a true french, he’s also known for his love of wine.

His experience includes RealNetworks, Polycom, Symantec, The Cloud Wifi, and co-founding Speed Ventures, Europe’s first accelerator ($70m, 28 companies, 4 IPOs). He is also the founder and CEO of TMRW, south London’s no1 Tech Workspace.