Fabrice started his career in Paris, working in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Lehman Brothers. He then joined the team at Morgan Stanley. Thereafter, he divided his skills between Paris and London when he was approached by Credit Suisse for whom he worked daily on strategic advice, fund raising, stock-market flotations, and capital increases.
Early in 2012, Fabrice founded Valmeon, a Corporate Finance Advisory boutique, where he advises numerous startups and SMEs on topics related to capital increases, development strategies, restructurings, acquisitions and disposals. With his experience, Fabrice founded Valmeon, a Corporate Finance Advisory boutique, where he advises numerous startups and SMEs on topics related to capital increases, development strategies, restructurings, acquisitions and disposals.
With his experience, in 2018, Fabrice was one of the first figures of the awareness campaign “De la réussite parmi vous” which aims to promote diversity through new role models. Fabrice is Belgian and he graduated from Solvay Business School.
Ibrahim Ouassari is the founder and CEO of MolenGeek. Following an atypical, self-taught career in technology, Ibrahim established himself as an accomplished consultant in the sector. He went on to launch his entrepreneurial career with some of Belgium’s largest and most renowned firms. It was his experience that drove him to launch MolenGeek, an international inclusive tech ecosystem that makes the TechWorld accessible.
Born in Molenbeek in the heart of Brussels, MolenGeek has rapidly expanded across borders to open in Padua (Italy), Amsterdam and Rotterdam (Netherlands) but also in Antwerp and Charleroi (Belgium).
He was designated by Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet , as “innovator who is building a better future”.
After taking care of Mastercard’s strategic alliances and the Le Pain Quotidien’s strategy, Menno helps executives in their daily development issues.
Corinne acquired and developed Sequoia organic stores until its sale in 2018. Since then she has been putting her expertise at the service of entrepreneurs.
After having founded and sold Semetis in 2015, Gabriel is currently the co-founder of Hakacia, a digital & marketing transformation agency.
Pierre has more than 15 years of experience in Private Equity and he is currently Managing Director within Core Equity Holdings fund.
Acting as a Business Angel and Advisor, Philippe has grown sales teams from early product-market fit exploration all the way to multi-million € deals.
Benoit has over 15 years of experience in M&A and Private Equity and is currently Investment Director within the family-owned investment group CNP.
We will attract diverse entrepreneurs, notably because we are building a strong network of diverse VC Scouts.