Founding partner

Marc Ménasé is a French serial entrepreneur.

Entrepreneur and early stage investor, he created and participated in many European successes including nextedia (acquired by Lagardère Group), Kelkoo (acquired by Yahoo Inc), teads (acquired by Altice), Le Petit Ballon (acquired by Vente-Privé, Menlook, lendix,,...

Marc is very involved in the European tech industry, he co-founded France Digitale (French digital and venture association) and was elected French E-commerce personality of the year in 2012.

Marc is graduated from HEC Paris.



Before joining Founders Future, Valentine Baudouin Barbelivien spent more than a decade as a lawyer in private practice, investment fund or private bank in the field of capital markets, private equity and investment banking advising regulated companies, particularly in the field of innovation (marketplace, blockchain, ICOs, Fintech, IA). Valentine is also an active business angel who is involved alongside entrepreneurs in their development.

Valentine is graduated from Paris Assas and Paris Dauphine.


Investment Team

Before joining Founders Future, Hadrien worked in M&A at Rothschild in Paris. He began his career at Leonardo & Co as an analyst.

He graduated from Sorbonne and IE Business School.


Investment Team

Before joining Founders Future, Victoire was an Equity Analyst at Goldman Sachs in London. She started her career at Lazard Frères Gestion in Asset Management.

She is a graduate of ESSCA and ESCP Europe.


Hiring operating partners coming from the best entrepreneurial ventures
(coverage of the key functions of the company).


Tech Expert

Previously, Jordan spent 7.5 years at Uber (San Francisco, Amsterdam and Paris). He was Uber's #5 employee and first mobile engineer (there is now more than 10,000 employees).

He also worked as a consultant on SAUV Life - a non-profit initiative - in collaboration with Uber France, a major sponsor to the project. He left Uber in March 2018 and is currently pursuing the SAUV Life adventure.


Communication Expert

Economic journalist on the radio and on television, Jérôme had been Chief Editor of BFM and head of economy at I-Télé (now CNEWS). He has decoded the French and European industrial ecosystem for nearly 20 years.

His intimate knowledge of the media, how to express himself, his skills in economics and his passion for entrepreneurship led him to create his agency in 2017.