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Team

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.

Guillaume Dubray

Switzerland

› Guillaume is a Managing Partner of PEV and has a special interest in investing in FinTech, Blockchain (Dapps), Cyber Security and Digital Health. Guillaume is a founder of FUSION, Switzerland’s first FinTech accelerator based in Geneva.
› He previously co-founded Active Niche Funds SA, an investment firm specialized in the CleanTech sector. Before-hand, he was responsible for various Venture Capital investment & advisory activities for Rothschild in Geneva.
› Guillaume has 15 years of experience in investment management and corporate finance and he started his career with Ernst & Young in Geneva and then moved to New York, where he worked as an M&A advisor on behalf of large US-based Private Equity funds.

Alexander Fries

Silicon Valley

› Alex brings over 25 years of progressive experience in founding, funding, and managing global businesses that provide technology, products, and services to mobile operators, enterprises, and consumers.
› His most recent entrepreneurial experiences includethe co-founding of Playspan Inc. (ecommerce & micro- payment platform for online gaming) and sold to Visa International in 2011.
› Alex also worked as Executive Vice President of sales and marketing for Advance Visual Communications Inc., a Boston-based venture-backed content company sold toUSWeb.
› In 2001 Alex also co-founded the ETHZ spin-off SVOX AG, a venture-backed company in Switzerland, soldto Nuance Communications Inc. in 2011.

› Alex is founder of the European-American Angels Club, a Silicon Valley-based organisation
that actively invests in EuropeanStart-up.

Laurent Bischof

Switzerland

› Laurent has over 10 years of private equity investment experience, including an operational role in VC funded companies and was also an early stage investor.
› Former personal assistant of Mr. Armand Lombard, Private Banker, Laurent had managed a biotech start-up before joining Bisange, an investment consulting company. In parallel, he directly supported
the launch of several start-ups, and was part of a European private investors circle.

› In 2006, he joined a family office based in Switzerland as Head of Private equity. He was in charge of all the PE activities and managed investments across Europe in several industries as e-gaming,
financial services and real estate.

› Laurent holds a masters degree in international relation (IUHEI) & an Executive Master’s Degree in Technology Management (eMBA in MoT/EPFL)

Jonathan Sadoun

Switzerland

› Jonathan joined PEV in 2015 as an Investment Analyst. Jonathan is in charge of managing the dealflow and carrying preliminary assessment of venture projects.
› Before joining PEV, Jonathan operated as a Research Analyst for NewFinance in London, a global network of Fintech-focused finance professionals, where he was responsible for UK Fintech scene analysis. Jonathan has a passion for technology and tech enabled business models.
› When he is not in the office, he’s playing video games or cooking some delicious food from his hometown Toulouse.