Marc Laurent


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.

Antoine, Olivier and Marc joined forces to found Kerala Ventures in January 2015. At Kerala, Marc conducted 10 new investments and built the company processes and hiring network and (First20.club etc.).

In April 2020, Marc left its operational functions to focus on the upcoming launch of a new startup. He remains an advisor and shareholder of Kerala holding with Antoine and Olivier.

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