+ BIOGRAPHIE / BIOGRAPHY
Nicolas CELIER is co-founder a venture capital firm specializing in information technology and internet ventures.
Between 2005 and 2015 he was partner at Alven Capital Partners.
He started his career at Paribas M&A Department in France and in Hong Kong. In 1999, he sailed 14,000 miles between Hong Kong and Brittany on a 40 ft sailing yacht. In 2000, he cofounded Crédit Lyonnais Venture Capital.
Nicolas graduated from HEC, Paris and holds a CEMS master’s degree from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan.
Nicolas is also co-founder of Investir&+, a French Social Impact Venture Capital Fund financing and supporting social entrepreneurs, and a Board Member of France Digitale, the French startup & venture capital association.
ACHIEVEMENT / What does the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum consist of?
Impact investment in innovative start-ups founded by social entrepreneurs
LOCATION / Where do you lead your project/company (city, region and country)?
We are based in France.
IMPACT / How do you evaluate the economic, social, politic and environmental impact of your project / action?
We assist innovative social startups in growing and maximizing their social impact. Each social start-up in which we invest has its specific impact indicators.