ESIL Angel: Benjamin Brehin

Bio at a glance

Benjamin started his first company when he was still a student, and is now in charge of managing the activities of France Angels, the French Federation of Business Angels. He regularly speaks on the topic of financing innovative start-ups at conferences and business schools.

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France Angels

France Angels aims to promote investment by business angels, to represent business angels and to support the development of business angel networks.

Catch up with Tanguy

Tanguy de la Fouchardiere is President of France Angels. He joined us at the ESIL Local Leader Summit on 5-6 November 2018.


"The development of crowdfunding means that French people are interested in investing in companies. The potential is very huge".

Early stage investing in France today:

  • Now, everybody uses the term Business Angel as a reference of a good business, investing in startups, investing in the future.
  • Big developments in the idea of investing in innovation.
  • Crowdfunding becoming increasingly popular, french people are interested in investing in companies and enterprises, that is very new and the potential is huge.

My goals in France

  • To increase cross-border investment
  • Help companies and business angels to work and invest together

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