We give our founders an edge.
We partner up with the best entrepreneurs to launch world-class products and game-changing businesses. Our founders have built 27 startups with $175M in funding, 500 employees, and offices in Paris, San Francisco, New York, and Berlin.

We work with talented founders of all backgrounds and all levels of experience. All our founders have:

Ambition to bring a new product on the market and turn it into a cutting-edge, fast-growing company.

Vision and the ability to communicate it to future team members, investors, and anyone you meet.

Product sense to deliver first-in-class experiences through cutting-edge software solutions.

Industry or technical expertise and the desire to reinvent your entire sector through technology.

Make it happen.

Idea, co-founder, team: we kickstart your company by bringing all the resources.

Set yourself up for success.

We increase your chance of success with extensive experience and a vast network.

Ambition without limits.

We let you dream bigger with funding and expertise to go further, faster.

A galaxy of founders

We partner up with the best entrepreneurs to launch world-class products and game-changing businesses. Our founders have built 27 startups with $175M in funding, 500 employees, and offices in Paris, San Francisco, New York, and Berlin.

Etienne Dargnies, CEO

Bonjour — eF19

Etienne is an experienced CEO with a passion for building high-performing teams. He joined Bonjour to build an A-team and bring a better sales experience to prospects, sales reps, and managers.

Mehdi Boudoukhane, CEO

Cycle — eF19

Mehdi is passionate about all things product, he joined eFounders to reinvent product management from the ground up.

Rodolphe Ardant, CEO

Spendesk — eF16

Former COO of Drivy and founder of Wozaik, Rodolphe has a background in engineering with a degree from Ecole Polytechnique.

Guilhem Bellion, CTO

Spendesk — eF16

With a background in software development, Guilhem blends technical expertise and creativity to build a 1st in class solution.

Thibaut Sahaghian, CEO

Multis — eF18

A former entrepreneur and blockchain enthusiast, Thibaut joined the team to pioneer a gateway for companies to access the growing cryptoeconomy.

Theophile Villard, CTO

Multis — eF18

Combining industry expertise and technical ability, Theo wanted to build a product that would change the way people interact with and use blockchain technology.

Alexandre Léger, CEO

Equify — eF18

Alexandre is a tax-lawyer turned SaaS-entrepreneur. He teamed up with eFounders by joining our Start program in 2017 to kickstart Equify.

Sandro Munda, CEO

Forest — eF16

Sandro is a former software engineer turned entrepreneur. His technical expertise and ace-team put Forest on track to hyper-growth.

Julien Berthomier, CEO

Station — eF17

Julien is a 2-time entrepreneur with a strong business background. Before joining eFounders to build Station, he scouted emerging markets for hot tech startups.

Thibault Lougnon, CEO

TextMaster — eF11

Former associate director at a leading French venture capital and private equity firm, Thibault joined TextMaster as CEO in 2012, shortly after the company's creation.

Alexandre Ponsin, CTO

TextMaster — eF11

Specialized in building, maintaining and scaling cloud platforms, Alexandre co-founded TextMaster in 2011.

Luc Pallavidino, CEO

Yousign — eF19

Luc is a payment systems engineer. In 2013, he and Antoine launched Yousign. In 2019, he partnered up with eFounders, joining as part of our EF19 batch of startups.

Antoine Louiset, CTO

Yousign — eF19

Antoine is a security systems engineer. He brings technical and product expertise to root Yousign's solution in security and simplicity. He built Yousign's engineering team from scratch.

Alexandre Louisy, CEO

Upflow — eF18

With a background in engineering, Alexandre is an expert in the financial industry. Convinced of the potential for new technologies to disrupt the sector, he joined eFounders to do just that.

Alexis Renard, CEO

Mailjet — eF11

An HEC graduate and B2B software expert, Alexis joined Mailjet in 2014 to lead the team to success.

Pierre Puchois, CTO

Mailjet — eF11

Specialized in IT infrastructure and operations, Pierre leads the tech team at Mailjet since 2015.

Laurent Van Basselaere, CTO

Briq — eF18

A two-time entrepreneur with a strong 10+years expertise in tech and product development, Laurent joined eFounders in 2016 before launching Briq as part of our 2018 batch of startups.

Charlène Thouard, CEO

Briq — eF18

People enthusiastic with a strong background in entrepreneurship & HR strategy, Charlène joined Briq to launch the adventure for real and bring the product to market fit.

Jérémie Sicsic, COO

Briq — eF18

With an impressive track record in B2B sales for big organizations, Jérémie was the perfect fit to complete the founding team and bring Briq to the next level.

Olivier Pailhès, CEO

Aircall — eF14

A former HEC graduate and BCG consultant, Olivier has a strong business background and has managed large scale, industrial companies.

Jonathan Beurel, CTO

Bonjour — eF19

A seasoned engineer and veteran POC-builder, Jonathan joined eFounders to build something big. He took on the challenge of building Bonjour and reinventing the way teams sell.

Nicolas Remia, CTO

Foxintel — eF16

Nicolas is an Epitech graduate, two-time founder, and software engineering expert. He launched FoxIntelligence and joined our Start program in 2016.

Cyril Bertier, CEO

Zenvest — eF18

Cyril has a strong background in the financial industry. After working on institutional projects, he joined eFounders for his first entrepreneurial experience.

Simon Arvaux, CTO

Zenvest — eF18

Simon is eFounders' resident tech guy. He's helped countless teams build a product from scratch, until doing it for real with Zenvest.

Pauline Tordeur, CEO

Hivy — eF16

With a strong background in entrepreneurship, Pauline brought Hivy to product-market fit and into Y Combinator's W17 batch.

Pierre-Alain Loiseau, CTO

Hivy — eF16

Pierre-Alain brought his engineering expertise to the Hivy team, building a simple and effective way to manage all office needs.

Benoit Epopi, CTO

Cycle — eF19

Benoit heads up engineering at Cycle. As an experienced software engineer, he knows what it takes to put together an A-team and ship a great product.

Thibaud Elzière, CEO

Folk — eF19

As well as being the cofounder of eFounders, Thibaud took on the role of CEO of Folk to pioneer a new category of software.

Cyril Hagege, CTO

Folk — eF19

Cyril joined Folk in 2019 to build the first version of the product and invent a new way for teams and individuals to manage their contacts.

Matthieu Vaxelaire, CEO

Mention — eF13

With a strong entrepreneurial background, Matt left the eFounders partner team to embark on the Mention adventure in 2015.

Arnaud Le Blanc, CTO

Mention — eF13

After building PressKing, Arnaud brought his expertise to build and scale Mention, an app that crawls thousands of web page per second!

Mathilde Collin, CEO

Front — eF14

Mathilde is a natural born leader and entrepreneur at heart. She built an amazing team and inspired them to follow her vision, bringing Front where it is today.

Laurent Perrin, CTO

Front — eF14

With a strong background in engineering, Laurent built the product and infrastructure to scale the business to thousands of daily incoming messages.

Jonathan Anguelov, COO

Aircall — eF14

A graduate of ESCP, Jonathan joined eFounders and co-founded Aircall to bring company phones into the cloud!

Xavier Durand, Software engineer

Aircall — eF14

Xavier has a background in engineering and a strong expertise in front end development. He joined eFounders to build - and scale - Aircall.

Pierre-Baptise Béchu, Software engineer

Aircall — eF14

Pierre-Baptiste is a back-end expert with experience in VOIP technology. A two-time founder, he joined eFounders to launch Aircall.

Augustin Vignet, CTO

Kairn — eF20

A seasoned CTO with a strong engineering background. Augustin is passionate about leading tech teams and bringing his ideas to life. He co-founded Kairn to reinvent the way people manage their days.

Patricia Bernasconi, CEO

Kairn — eF20

Patricia is an experienced entrepreneur and a former investment banker. An energetic leader, she co-founded Kairn to empower individuals and teams to achieve their goals.

Nicolas Benady, CEO

Swan — eF19

Nicolas is an experienced entrepreneur and an expert in the payments industry. He joined Swan to start his most ambitious venture yet.

Nicolas Saison, CPO

Swan — eF19

Nicolas Saison - aka Sixteen - crafted Swan to be compliant-by-default as well as a no-brainer for teams to deploy.

Mathieu Breton, CTO

Swan — eF19

Mathieu is an expert software engineer and experienced CTO. He joined Swan to API-ize money.

Thomas Vanderstraeten, CTO

Canyon — eF20

An experienced CTO and former management consultant, Thomas is on a journey to put technology at the service of people, with a passion for the digitalization of complex industries. He co-founded Canyon to bring joy to legal practitioners.

Adrien van den Branden, CEO

Canyon — eF20

Adrien is a tech-enabled lawyer on a mission to help legal teams around the world in their shift towards operational excellence. He co-founded Canyon to reinvent the way lawyers work.

VIctor Ferrand, CEO

Once — eF19

An experienced entrepreneur and data scientist, Victor joined eFounders to launch Once and lead it to success.

Arthur Bonnecarrere, CTO

Once — eF19

Arthur joined eFounders in 2019 to launch Once and build a better way for teams and individuals to tell their story and engage their community.

Amine Skalli, CEO

Crew — eF20

Amine has a strong entrepreneurial background having led product at previous successful ventures. He is joining eFounders to lead Crew and help companies reach the moon.

Mohamed Labourdy, CTO

Crew — eF20

Mohamed is a DevSecOps Evangelist with a deep experience building distributed applications. A two times founder, author and regular speaker, he joined Crew to build the first all-in-one recruiting platform.

Jean de Rauglaudre,

Collective — eF20

Jean is a former strategy consultant and freelancer with deep knowledge of the B2B sector. Passionate about tech and people, he’s co-founding Collective to combine the two and launch a new vision for work.

Edouard Nattée, CEO

Foxintel — eF16

Edouard is an HEC graduate and e-commerce expert. He joined eFounder's start program in 2016 to kickstart his first company, FoxIntelligence. Edouard is one of the best entrepreneurs we've ever met - a unique blend of vision, boldness and efficiency.

Barnaby Malet, CTO

Upflow — eF18

Barnaby is a seasoned entrepreneur and software engineer. He joined eFounders to head up Upflow's product & engineering and help companies get paid on time.

Simo Lemhandez, COO

Folk — eF19

A former management consultant and freelancer, Simo has joined Folk to take on the role of COO and leverage the power of networks.

Pierre Renaudin, CTO

Slite — eF17

Pierre Renaudin is CTO and co-founder at Slite, Inc., the company that helps teams stay connected across time and space. Pierre was formerly Lead Engineer at Azendoo, a task management tool for teams. Pierre holds a Master of Computer Applications (CMA) from the Polytechnic Institute of Bordeaux (IPB).

Christophe Pasquier, CEO

Slite — eF17

Christophe Pasquier is CEO and co-founder at Slite, Inc., the company that helps teams stay connected across time and space. Christophe was formerly co-founder of Cabine, an innovative shoe delivery service, and co-founder of Staffit. Christophe holds a Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, from Ecole Centrale Paris.