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Marc Laurent

Biography

Investment Team

Marc started his career as an Investment Analyst at Alven Capital. He reviewed investment opportunities, executed in-depth investment analysis and supported Investment Directors in executing deals (Algolia, Wisembly, BIME ...).

In 2014, Marc joined Otium Capital mainly dedicated to operational and strategic projects for Lafourchette (Otium was still the majority owner of the startup). Marc directly conducted Lafourchette exit process to TripAdvisor in May 2014. He also worked closely with Weekendesk and Gault&Millau on strategy, recruitment and product.

Antoine, Olivier and Marc joined forces to found Kerala Ventures in January 2015. At Kerala, Marc has implemented the overall tech and process organization and conducted 10 new investments. He also built the Kerala hiring asset leading the developement the Kerala hiring network and of First20.club.

Marc graduated from HEC Paris in Entrepreneurship and holds a MSc in Mathematics & Computer Sciences from the Ecole Centrale de Nantes.