Steering Committee Member, Angelvest
Co-Founder, MobileMonday Shanghai
Bruno is the co-Founder of Shanghaivest, a pioneer cross-border advisory firm between China and Europe. Shanghaivest’s landmark deal is the sale of Sagem Wireless, a French Mobile phone OEM, to TCL Communication (HK: 02618) in 2011. Other deals include AppAnnie’s series A financing or enabling the first China investment of Paris-listed online ad firm, 1000mercis (NYSE-EURONEXT: ALMIL).
Bruno is also Steering Committee Member of Angelvest, the largest angel investors’ group in China (40+ investments since 2008) and invested himself in several startups in China, Asia and the US of which he serves as a board member or observer. Bruno also shares his time and expertise with numerous startups and accelerators/incubators, such as 500, Chinaccelerator (SOSV-backed). HTC VIVEX, The Cage (Lane Crawford Group) etc.
Earlier in his career, Bruno headed business development teams of European VC-backed startups, building a strong network in the China mobile and digital industry. He then worked at Ventech (a French VC firm) in China. Bruno graduated from INSEAD, East China Normal University and French National Institute for Aerospace Studies (SupAero).
Bruno is a public speaker on M&A, China Venture Capital, Technology and Innovation.