Pace

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Based in Paris & London, Pace Invest Ltd is an Angel Investment Platform that targets early stage ventures of the French ecosystem.

Living in London, Investment specialist with a hedge fund & PE background, Strategic thinker, Angel investor since 2012, MSc in Finance, certified corporate director from Sciences Po Paris, Board member in multiple companies and attending the OPM program at Harvard Business School.

 

Thesis

We invest small to mid size tickets in Seed and series A rounds of carefully selected start-ups from the French ecosystem.

Our sweet spot is a start-up that has iterated on a great product gathering a lot of traction.

We target companies addressing large markets that have strong growth and exits potential

Considering we have the right team to drive the business, we Invest alongside VC round leaders, that are very well known investors and successful entrepreneurs.

Deal Flow Intelligence

Through the strong network of the firm’s Partners, Pace has a unique deal flow and exclusive access in the French start-up ecosystem.

 

Investing with Pace enables you to participate in today’s fastest growing companies.

"SGS"

We have developed our own proprietary technology.

 

The Start-up Grading System “SGS” 

This program enables us to deliver systematic assessment and grading that we apply to our entire deal flow.

The software is not only an indicator of directions, It is also a provider of global financial information relative to the underlying investments (MRR, Cashburn/ runway, EBITDA).

From the entrepreneur one to one meeting to the valuation metrics of the company, this hybrid plug in  program helps us towards investment decision.

So Far

20 Start-ups Seeded

66% Conversion & €110m raised by our portfolio companies with 2016 vintage

75% Conversion & 1 EXIT

with 2015 vintage

20% Conversion & upcoming Superstars with 2017/2018 vintages

We are on 4.5 MOIC in 3.5 years

Team

Based in Paris & London, Pace Invest Ltd is an Angel Investment Platform that targets early stage ventures of the French ecosystem.

Romain Peugeot

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Living in London, Investment specialist with a hedge fund & PE background, Strategic thinker, Angel investor since 2012, MSc in Finance, certified corporate director from Sciences Po Paris, Board member in multiple companies and attending the OPM program at Harvard Business School.

Damien Morin

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Living in Paris, Tech enthusiastic, Serial Entrepreneur, Angel investor since 2015. Damien founded Save in 2012, raised €15m and employed up to 500 people. He received the BFM award entrepreneur of the year 2015. He is partner at The Family, the largest startup accelerator in Europe and is currently the CEO of Mobile Club, his second venture.

Living in London, He started his career in Luxembourg with Genii Capital setting up a new VC fund with the European investment Fund. After a few years he moved to London and started working for Gerard Lopez (Founder Mangrove Capital Partners) in VC, PE, F1, Biotech and his latest investment the acquisition of a L1 Football Club. James sits on the board of multiple biotech companies and was an early stage investor in Pace I.

James Stevens

Advisor

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