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.
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 include the co-founding of Playspan Inc. (e-commerce & 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 to USWeb. In 2001 Alex also co-founded the ETHZ spin-off SVOX AG, a venture-backed company in Switzerland, sold to Nuance Communications Inc. in 2011. Alex is founder of the European-American Angels Club, a Silicon Valley-based organisation that actively invests in European Start-up.
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 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.