“Building a leading French tech company" with Jérôme Lecat

Le 20 Février 2017 de 19h30 à 22h00

Come and talk with Jerome Lecat, an inspiring French entrepreneur who created the world leading company in object and cloud storage!

Jerome is a serial entrepreneur and business angel with 20 years of internet infrastructure start-up experience. He founded Scality in 2009, raised $92M in total and now manages a team across 3 continents. Jerome will tell us all about creating and growing a global tech company, and will give his perspective on the opportunities and challenges of the French tech ecosystem.

Preliminary questions will be adressed during a 20-minute presentation, then this event is all yours! Jerome will thoroughly answer all your questions.

This event is the first of a series of meetups with French tech entrepreneurs and investors who are now living in San Francisco or in the Silicon Valley in order to:

  • Gain insights: learn from French entrepreneurs and investors working at the heart of the world’s innovation hub, San Francisco and the Silicon Valley
  • Get practical advice: an opportunity to discuss precise matters and benefit from their expertise
  • Be inspired: expand horizons through hearing about their accomplishments

Stay tuned for more!

This event is organized by We_Start and 42 Entrepreneurs. We_Start is a student-led organization from Sciences Po, with the goal of building a community of aspiring entrepreneurs, startup founders and investors. We seek to inspire and support students through on-site startups visits, conferences, technical workshops and meetups with entrepreneurs.

It takes place at TheFamily, which provides education, tools and capital to a portfolio of over 250 startups. In less than three years, they've already have 10 companies worth more than $50M (unheard of in Europe). They invite experts from around the world to visit Paris and mentor local entrepreneurs.