young people with varied profiles, the Community

Romain Girbal and Thibault Launay, the leading duo

With financial support from Xavier Niel, they created two men Responsible Mining Alliance, a company that develops mining projects in Africa while respecting local communities and the environment. For three years, they have invested in fifteen start-ups with the aim of discovering and helping to hatch potential unicorns. The social network Yessomo and Pigzbe, the digital piggy bank for children, is particularly part of their portfolio.



Romain Girbal (right) and Thibault Launay (left) created a company partly financed by Xavier Niel and lead the 12 best business angels under 35, produced by AngelSquare for Les Echos.
– Field

Céline Lazorthes, the pioneer

After resale Leechi, the entrepreneur was able to bet on about twenty start-ups, including Pumkin, also acquired by Arkéa, or The Galion Project, the think tank for startups. His motives can be summed up in a mantra: Give back, have fun and meet new people. »



After founding and then selling Leetchi, Celine Lazorthes was able to invest in many start-ups.
– Xavier POPY/REA

Guillaume Lestrade, serial investor

Co-founder of Clan and Meero, an employee benefits administration solution for businesses, has been investing in start-ups for a year. It has a capital of 16 start-up companies, in which it has invested a total of 400,000 euros. Guillaume Lestrade is aiming for “simplify the different markets where [il] invests ». unclethat acts as a guarantor for tenants who do not meet market conditions is its latest investment.



Guillaume Lestrade is co-founder of the start-ups Clan and Meero.
– Romain GAILLARD/REA

Arthur Leroy-Beaulieu, for the family

The founder of Family Office TFH, Arthur Leroy Beaulieu has invested a total of 300,000 euros in 13 start-ups in two years. He recently entered the capital pampasa young shoot that delivers bouquets of flowers, fresh or dried, by bicycle.

Benjamin Dupay, Social Interest

Founder of centimeo and chairman of Nugget Factory, the 28-year-old entrepreneur has injected 310,000 euros into eight start-up companies over the past three years. The young business angel bets on impact investing and wishes “contribute to the long-term development of activities that serve social interests”.



Benjamin Dupays is the founder of Centtimeo and an active business angel.

Dylan Deschamps, the youngest

With a first bet on Voodoo, French Tech’s “gaming” rocket, the youngest in the rankings has already demonstrated his flair for spotting potential champions. Since then, the founder ofApp4Media made five other investments, including i AdMixa start-up that creates non-intrusive ads in augmented or virtual reality environments.



At the age of 22, Dylan Deschamps is the youngest in the ranking of business angels under 35.
– DR

Yann Leguillon, for karma

The co-founder of the Superprof platform admits that he invests in young startups, especially to work on his “karma”, invest with meaning and add risk to his wealth strategy, ” by having less impression of playing heads or tails than in the stock market “. Of the four projects it supports, Ecoa podcast recommendation app.



Yann Leguillon co-founded Superprof and has invested in four start-ups in less than a year.
– Xavier POPY/REA

Guillaume Gibault, gives back and learns

The president of French panties has invested 15,000 euros in the French ecosystem and entered the capital for 5 start-ups in two years. His last equity investment was in the start-up Yukawhich makes it possible to scan food or cosmetic products to find out their composition.



Guillaume Gibault, founder of Le slip francais, injects small tickets into certain startups, especially BtoC like Yuka.
– Benoit DECOUT/REA

The 12 best business angels under 35*

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