Meet the team

Just like our entrepreneurs, we stay lean and agile. Our team is based between Paris and London and runs our investments, manages our community and supports our companies.

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Sofia Hmich   

Sofia's career at the intersection of tech innovation and investment encompasses successful stints at Index Ventures, Europe’s top venture capital firm, and with angel investor Robin Klein. Prior to this, at the worldwide digital music service Deezer, she was tasked with raising investment round funds of $130 million before becoming the business’s Global Strategy Manager, coordinating international expansion and opening 15 worldwide offices.

Her personal passions were directed for more than a decade towards impactful non-profit ventures, founding and steering four groundbreaking programmes. One such project, literacy initiative Laboratoire des Histoires, was singled out by the French government to receive multi-million-Euro investment and rolled out nationwide.

Sofia was chosen as Forbes 30 Under 30 in Finance, is a WEF Global Shaper, a Founder of the Future at Founders Forum, and is an expert advisor to the French government to define the “France 2020” vision. 

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Alexandre Terrien   

A graduate of Harvard and Singularity University, Alexandre co-founded several social enterprises, including Kukua, an award-winning Nairobi-based edtech startup. He started his career building companies for famous inventor and Harvard biomedical engineering professor David Edwards to commercialize futuristic innovations like the world’s first edible packaging. After that, Alexandre led the global community at Sandbox, the world's foremost network of under-30 entrepreneurs and innovators. Prior to founding Future Positive Capital, Alexandre opened and grew European markets for General Assembly, the leading edtech company.

Outside of work, Alexandre is a dedicated partner to his beloved wife and an avid climber, skier, kite surfer and diver – always on the lookout for new ways to explore our beautiful world.

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