Boris Bakech, technophile
Our Partner & Managing Director Boris Bakech was featured as one of the PE rising stars in Décideurs Corporate Finance ??
“France is all about industry, through the French tech and the French Fab”
Our Founder and CEO Pascal Cagni had the privilege to be invited by Maria Bartiromo on Fox News to talk about France’s new leadership in Europe.
People and product-driven investments
Pascal Cagni sat down with Chris O’Brien for a passionate discussion on C4 Ventures, French Tech start-ups and European scale-ups.
Former ODDO BHF Private Equity CFO Mathieu Bourdié joins C4 Ventures
We welcomed Mathieu Bourdié - former Chief Operating Officer at ODDO BHF Private Equity - as our Chief Financial Officer & Head of Investor Relations...
How C4 Ventures backs founders with explosive growth
In this episode of Capital Calls, Eric Boustouller and Boris Bakech dive into the explosive success that C4 Ventures has seen since 2014...
For investors, Future of Work isn’t only about HR
Tech Crunch called on Eric Boustouller to get a better understanding of what #FutureOfWork encompasses from an investor perspective.
Former Microsoft Western Europe President Eric Boustouller joins C4 Ventures as Partner
Watch Eric Boustouller tell you more about his experience and how he will continue, as Partner, to apply the same methods that made us so successful!
Technology at the service of the Rule of Law
We led Jus Mundi’s $10M Series A round. Read our "Why we invested" article to discover how they are turning upside down the legal research market.
The Deep Tech Investment Paradox
The BCG released a report on “The Deep Tech Investment Paradox” and C4 Ventures contributed. Click to read our view on finding a new investment mo...
France remains popular to foreign investors despite Covid
Our Founder & CEO Pascal Cagni was interviewed by his alma mater, Sciences Po, on France being more attractive than ever to foreign investors.
Choosing light over dark
We joined Everli’s $100M Series C round led by Verlinvest. Read our "Why we invested" article to learn more about their tech & data excellence!
Why we invested in Centrical
Centrical announced that it raised $32M in funding led by Intel Capital and we participated. Read why we chose Centrical in this article by Boris.
Our portfolio company DriveNets becomes a unicorn ?
DriveNets nabs $208M at a $1B+ valuation... therefore officially becoming our 6th unicorn and the first unicorn in C4V II portfolio !
Pascal Cagni: “We can emerge stronger from the crisis”
Interview by Jacques-Olivier Martin on how Europe and France can emerge stronger from the crisis
C4 Ventures raises a new €80m fund II in a post-Covid-19 world
Announcing the first closing of our second fund of €80 million, C4 Ventures II ?
A story of attractiveness and openness
Back in February, our Founder & CEO Pascal Cagni did a Forbes interview to discuss the positive impact of French reforms & symbols like the #Next40.
What makes a genius founder?
At C4 Ventures, we have various criteria when looking at investment opportunities. But the team is by far the most important one.
90% of American CEOs point out the strengths of the French innovation ecosystem
Our Founder & CEO Pascal Cagni discusses the latest AmCham France / Bain & Company barometer which showcases interesting new trends!
A round up of 2019 from Pascal Cagni
What an incredible and busy year! Meeting with entrepreneurs & investors from around the world as ?? turns into a ?? powerhouse of innovation!
Meet Cleeng’s founders – C4 Founders Interview
For our third Founders Interview, we sat down with Gilles, Bénédicte and Donald from Cleeng. Read on to discover their story!
C4 Ventures signs the SISTAxCNNum charter
On 17 October 2019, we signed the #SISTAxCNNum charter together with 56 French VC funds, a world’s first initiative to reach a more diverse portfoli...
Meet Clippings’ founders – C4 Founders Interview
For our second Founders Interview, we sat down with Adel Zakout and Tom Mallory from Clippings. Read on to understand their story!
Meet Tempow’s founders – C4 Founders Interview
We're product lovers, but what really seals the deal is the founders behind the product. Get to know them better with our new series of interviews!
Here’s Why Silicon Valley VCs are considering France – BFM Business
Pascal presents C4 Ventures' investment strategy on BFM Business during the "Scale Up tour" event which gathered the best VCs in the world in France
C4 Ventures’ leading portfolio company, Netatmo, acquired by Legrand
Today, C4 Ventures is delighted to announce that Netatmo is being acquired by Legrand, the French worldwide leader in digital building infrastructures
France Needs Reforms, Says Business France Chairman – Bloomberg
Pascal discusses foreign investment in France, the need for reforms and his perspective as an investor on Bloomberg TV
NPS for Venture Capital: Measuring Customer Feedback (Part 2)
We explained previously how we built foundersfeedback.com to measure our NPS and Entrepreneurs' feedback. Read our first learnings.
Are there still VCs investing in Commerce? #ecommercetech
We built a few slides explaining which areas we like in the future of commerce and why we think this is a hot topic. This part focuses on eCommerce Te
NPS for Venture Capital: Measuring Customer Feedback (Part 1)
We wanted to measure the feedback from entrepreneurs we meet. But it's not always easy for a founder to be honest in the context of a fundraising conv
Here’s Why France Could Become a Global Tech Hub
Pascal discusses France's technology landscape and why France could become a global tech hub.
Bitcoin frenzy : 19th century Gold Rush lessons for crypto-mining
Like for the Californian Gold Rush of the 19th Century. A sound investment in that sector might mean focusing on the tools the miners need.
Investment Opportunities in Commercial Drones
We look at the evolution of drones and talk about investment opportunities we see in the B2B Drone space.
All semiconductor architectures present extremely strong network effect and allow the emergence of wordwide champions. Which ones will the next champi
Entrepreneurs expect more from Venture Capital firms
For a VC firm, there are two ways to address the entrepreneur’s expectations and be their chosen partner: vertical focus and operational support.
Why the designer furniture market is ripe for digitisation
Boris discusses the evolution of online furniture market and the rationale for our investment in Clippings.