Julien is an Operating Partner for Idinvest Partners (Eurazeo), a global investor in technology with offices in Paris, London, Berlin, NY, Singapore Shanghai, Seoul. Idinvest is currently the largest venture capital firm in continental EU. Idinvest manages approximately €3.5 bn in venture and growth capital €22bn overall with additional activities in private debt and private equity. In 2018, Idinvest joined forces with Eurazeo to create a European private equity champion.
Julien deploys Smart City Fund II in China and Asean region which is focused on the digital convergence of smart city sectors: construction, property, mobility, new energy, industry 4.0. Smart City II launched in January 2021 with a 1st closing at €80m and is already supported by 10 corporate and institutional investors in Europe and Asia. The fund is expected to reach €200m by the end of 2021.
Prior to joining Idinvest in 2011, Julien was based in China where he developed and acquired power projects for EDF Group. Julien holds degrees from La Sorbonne University, Beijing University, ESCP Europe Business School and the French School of Oriental Studies. He is a fluent Mandarin, English, French and Spanish speaker and has working capacity in Japanese.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
11:00am – 11:45am
In 2020, nearly $24 billion in venture capital poured into companies creating new technology products or innovative business models for the real estate market.