MANAGEMENT TEAM

Paul

PAUL BOUGNOUX

Co-Founder & Chairman

Paul has co-founded Largillière Finance. With a solid experience, he assists executives, shareholders and investors in their financing and M&A operations. He cumulates more than 50 deals in multiple sectors namely with Fintechs and investment funds (AXA, BNP Paribas, bpifrance,…).

Prior to Largillière Finance, Paul managed two IPOs and also developed and led many corporations including listed companies, with a thorough and sustained knowledge in audited and verified accounts.

Since 2016, he initiated the blockchain practice within Largillière Finance and he is a keynote speaker and well-known author in media.

He is the co-author of the white paper “Crypto-finance, émergence d’un nouveau marché mondial” in France Innovation published in January 2018 for the French government.

Paul is advisor at the investment fund Black Tulip Capital and the innovative fintech accelerator Gate 31.

Paul also acts as General Secretary and Board Member of the CNCEF (National Chamber of Financial Advisors).

He graduated from ESCP (Master of Audit and Advisory), ISC (Finance option).

Christophe

CHRISTOPHE DE COURSON

Co-Founder & CEO

Christophe is the President & founder of Agentic Group Europe, a Division of Agentic Group LLC, a global membership-based consortium of Blockchain and Digital Currency companies, based in New-York City. The company brings knowledge to local ecosystems in various countries, as the Luxembourg government or the Rotterdam port.

Agentic Group is one of the biggest blockchain network globally.
Christophe is the Director of the department of new technologies for the Diplomatic Mission Euro – Ukraine since 2016, advisor and business developer in renewable energy and finance technologies.

Featured speaker concerning entrepreneurship, digital matters, blockchain and new value creation.

He created RDMobile, a mobile development company; B2B apps and games that could be used by brands.

Around the same time he also became shareholder and President of the company called Manage And Com, which provides internet access and green energy solutions to estate housing complexes.

With this strong entrepreneurial experience Christophe joined Hambel Software in March 2013 as CEO to help manage the strong growth and make “PeeeM” a success in OTT messaging sector. PeeeM was the fastest growing start-up in 2013.

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Dr. JEAN-BAPTISTE PAVAGEAU

Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer Blockchain

Specialized in ICO investment and blockchain project valuation, Jean-Baptiste has a deep experience of portfolio management in crypto-currencies and is an expert of blockchain industry.

After four years of trading on classical financial markets, he started mining crypto-currencies in 2013. Since 2015 he is focused on ICO and token economics.

He is also the administrator of a large investment syndicate specialized in ICO and crypto-currencies (pools).

He is the advisor of upcoming ICO in 2018.

He graduated from ESSEC Business School (Master of Science in Management, Specialized in Finance).

Doctor of Pharmacy – PharmD (Grenoble Alpes University).

ADVISORY BOARD

FINANCE & INVESTMENT

Stanislas Bernard Circle

Stanislas Bernard

Asset & Fund Management

Chairman & CEO at Twenty First Capital

Stanislas is the Chairman and CEO at Twenty First Capital, a French investment company specialized in innovative asset allocation with over €2bn+ of asset under management

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Rama Divedi

India - France Relationship

Co-Founder & President at Kutniti Foundation

Ram Divedi is representing interests of foreign investment firms in India and also run a familly office in Singapore

Christoph Lanz

Christoph Lanz

Venture Capital & Fund Management

Former Chief Business Officer at Edmond de Rothschild

Christoph was Chief Business Officer & Member of the Executive Committee at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management (EDRAM) Luxembourg

He was previously Head of Institutional Sales and Head of Private Equity Desk at EDRAM

Ann J. Camarillo N&B

Ann J. Camarillo

Bank & Means of Payment

Global CEO at Mobicash

Ann is a seasoned executive with global experience. Ann’s career spans 35 years with experience in financial payments and technology

BLOCKCHAIN & DIGITAL ASSETS

Rik Willard

Rik Willard

Blockchain Ecosystem

Founder at Agentic Group

Rik is the Founder of Agentic Group, a New-York based federation of over fifty blockchain companies worldwide, and Interim CEO of Global Blockchain Technologies, a publicly traded blockchain investment firm

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Vidal Chriqui

Blockchain Technology

Chief Innovation Officer at Groupe SII - Inventor of the ERC-808 (Ethereum Network)

Vidal is a tech influencer and speaker in blockchain conferences across the globe.
As one of the french early adopter of the blockchain technology, he has deep knowledge of Ethereum

Micha Benoliel N&B

Micha Benoliel

Blockchain Startups & IoT

Co-Founder at Open Garden and co-founder at Nodle

Micha has been a pioneer in VoIP and launched several telecommunications services in the past decade. He co-founded Open Garden, a new generation of mobile network

Moses Ma N&B

Moses Ma

Blockchain Research & Venture Capital

Venture Partner at SparkChain Capital & Managing Partner at FutureLab Consulting 

Moses has always been passionate about information system and innovation. He has managed successful products and startups in the internet area since he started in the 90's

INSTITUTIONS & REGULATORY

Stephane Leloup N&B

Stephane Leloup

Security & Custody – Crypto Exchange

Managing Director Bitstamp Europe - Head of Legal, Compliance Director

Since 2016, Stephane is Chief Compliance Officer at Bitstamp, the first licensed cryptocurrency exchange platform in Luxembourg

Valentine Baudouin

Valentine Barbelivien

Legal & Regulatory – Crypto Funds Expert

Lawyer at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

Valentine is a Lawyer at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel in Paris since 2014

She was VP at Citi for Investment Compliance

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Thibault Verbiest

Legal & Regulatory – Crypto Expert

Partner at DS Avocats

Attorney in Paris and Brussels since 1993, Thibault Verbiest joined DS Avocats in September 2017 to create the first Pole entirely dedicated to Fintech

Chris Marcilla N&B

Chris Marcilla

KYC & Compliance

Deputy Director at KYC3.com

Chris is the deputy director at KYC3.com and an independent Board Director of several hedge funds & blockchain companies in Luxembourg

He is specialized in compliance in finance and has become an expert in the crypto-finance

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