Paul graduated with a BSC/MSC in engineering from Ecole des Ponts et Chaussees in France and a MSC in finance and economics from the London School of Economics.
In 2002, Paul joined Bain & co. In his three year tenure, Paul focused on CPG and retail companies where he led both turnaround and growth projects. In 2005, Paul left France to pursue his MBA at the Stanford graduate school of business, where he graduated in 2007.
After Stanford, Paul moved to NY to join Equinox, where he led strategy for over five years. For the past few years, Paul has been an active angel investor in NYC and SF; he sits on several boards and serves as a mentor at future labs at NYU Tandon and StartX.
After spending few years in consulting, I wanted to get my hands dirty and focus on smaller organizations. I spent 4 years leading Equinox's strategy and then joined a startup that I led to series A from proof of concept. Throughout those years, I advised few startups, angel invested and became Venture Partner for a French VC wanting to establish a US presence. I joined Red Sea Ventures as a Venture Partner 6 years ago and became a full time partner as we raised our second fund.
Passion, Grit and Hustle
One of our most valuable assets is the relationship we build with our founders. We have a "boutique" approach to supporting our founders: we make ourselves available when they need and we hustle for our founders for whatever they need (with a focus on Bus Dev, Marketing/PR and Strategy).
I fell in love with NYC at 11 years old when I visited the city (and the US) for the first time and promised myself to move here - so I'm personally passionate about NYC. We believe that the NYC ecosystem is one of the most exciting ecosystems because of its diversity of industries (especially as technology is eating the world) and with its ever increasing tech talent (from the existing startup ecosystem as well as the tech giants constantly expanding their presence).