Alven Capital Partners
We back ambitious founders from seed to growth
About Alven Capital Partners

Paris-based Alven is an early-stage venture capital firm with over $500 million under management. Alven backs primarily ambitious French and French-related entrepreneurs in the digital technology space. Alven’s sectors of interest include notably AI, data management platforms, Saas, security solutions, as well as disruptive consumer models with a particular focus on marketplaces and web brands.

Examples of past or current investments

Consumer :
MARCO VASCO - MEILLEURS AGENTS - SMALLABLE - DRIVY - GEMMYO - BIRCHBOX - HAPPN - HEETCH

SaaS :
MAILJET - ALGOLIA - LENGOW - STRIPE - OPENCLASSROOM - TALENT.IO - IZBERG - SPEACHME

Data – Tech :
CLUSTREE - AKENEO - DATAIKU - WYND - DEEPOMATIC - VIDEOSTITCH - TINYCLES - SQREEN

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Key info
Founded in:
2000
Headquarters:
Paris
Size:
11-50
employees
Parity:
15% employees
85% employees
Rodolphe Menegaux
Partner

Rodolphe Menegaux holds a Master in Business Management from Paris IX Dauphine University and a Master in Finance from Brandeis University (Massachusetts).

He started his career at Xange Private Equity, a prominent French VC firm, in 2003 and was promoted Partner in 2014. He was actively involved in numerous deals as principal investor and board member in the Internet and Enterprise Software fields. He joined Alven as Partner in 2015.

Guillaume Aubin
Managing Partner

Guillaume Aubin co-founded Alven with Charles Letourneur. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and IEP Paris.

Guillaume joined Paribas in 1991 and worked successively in Paris, New York and London in the Corporate Finance department (M&A, IPO) for French and European companies, more particularly in the technology sector. He then developed an activity of investor in fast-growing companies which led in 2000 to the creation of Alven.

Charles Letourneur
Managing Partner

Charles Letourneur co-founded Alven with Guillaume Aubin. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, ENSAE, and IEP Paris. Charles joined the M&A department of Lazard in 1991 in New York, and then in Paris. In 2000, he was also appointed member of the Executive Committee of Gaz & Eaux (renamed Eurazeo). He then developed an activity of investor in fast growing companies which led in 2000 to the creation of Alven.

Jérémy Uzan
Partner

Fond of technologies and Internet more particularly, Jeremy Uzan started his career in the venture capital team of Société Générale Asset Management. He then spent three years as an Associate at Clipperton Finance, a Corporate Finance boutique specializing in growth companies, notably in the Internet sector. Jérémy joined Alven in 2008. He holds a Master in Computer Sciences and a Master in Finance.

Julie Barchilon
CFO

Julie Barchilon joined the Asset Management / OPCVM practice of the audit firm Constantin Associates in 2002. In 2005, she joined Alven where she is currently in charge of Administration and Finance. Julie holds a Masters Degree in Financial Management and Taxation from La Sorbonne University in Paris.

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