Matthieu is passionate about the art and science of creating environments where early stage ventures can thrive. Having worked at startups, innovation firms, and large companies, he knows first hand the explosive growth that results when you combine a startup mentality with the talent and resources of a large company. As a Venture Builder, Matthieu operates alongside client teams with a focus on execution and leveraging existing strengths to drive meaningful value and growth.
Prior to joining Mach49, Matthieu served as COO of geoFluxus, a cleantech startup. He also lived in China for 9 years, leading corporate innovation projects at XNode and Techstars. His clients included Apple, INFINITI, Jardine Matheson, L'Oreal, Mandarin Oriental, Mass Transit Railway, PwC, Scania, Siemens, and the United Nations Development Programme.
He remains an active participant in the tech startup ecosystem, through his participation in Techstars’ Startup Weekend, La French Tech, accelerator coaching, mentoring, speaking engagements, and more. Currently, Matthieu lives in the Netherlands with his wife and daughter. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, running, and practicing mindfulness.