Following the tradition in Silicon Valley venture capital, the investment team is made of entrepreneurs, some with a track record as investors in venture capital, others with high-tech, artificial intelligence background; all with multi-cultural and deep scientific backgrounds.
Dr. Robert Troy is Managing Director. He is a former General Manager of Geneva Partners Venture Capital Funds, which successfully made early stage investments in Silicon Valley companies including Salesforce.com and Zantaz. He managed a $1.2 Billion portfolio of thirty Silicon Valley companies for an investment Bank. Robert is a former entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Verilog SA. He is a Doctor in Computer Science.
Jacques-Alexandre Gerber is Managing Director. He is a serial high-tech entrepreneur (Intalio, Stoic, Fermat) and AI expert who has successfully led global business development efforts. He joined Agave Partners in 2017 as COO to assess and coordinate cross-border Financing and M&A deals. He has a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Ecole des Mines de Nancy and a M.Sc. in Parallel Computing from Ecole Normale Superieure of Lyon.
Olivier Delerm is Investment Partner. He started his career at CERN before moving to Silicon Valley to lead the development of the first ever CRM suite of applications at Scopus Technology and Siebel Systems. He later launched his own company to assist high-tech companies develop and market cloud solutions. Olivier received a MS in Engineering from ENSAM and a BA in Economics and Finance from IEP, both in Paris.
Jean-Pascal Tranié is Investment Partner. He has held senior executive positions at Veolia Énergie and was head of Vivendi’s Media and Multimedia divisions, before becoming CEO of the Viventures Partners venture capital arm, a large multi-corporate venture fund. He was one of the co-founders of Aloe in 2003. Jean-Pascal is a graduate of École Polytechnique and École Nationale d’Administration.
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