Nicolas is a partner at Alven Capital Partners, the French early stage Venture Capital firm specializing in information technology and internet ventures. He started his career at Paribas M&A Department in France and in Hong Kong. In 1999, he sailed 14,000 miles between Hong Kong and Brittany on a 40 ft sailing yacht. In 2000, he cofounded Crédit Lyonnais Venture Capital.
Nicolas graduated from HEC, Paris and holds a CEMS master’s degree from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. He is also co-founder and Chairman of the Investment Committee of Investir&+, a French Social Impact Venture Capital Fund financing and supporting social entrepreneurs, and a Board Member of France Digitale, the French startup & venture capital association.