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Longstanding VC experience
Charles-Antoine started his professional career in 1996 as an Auditor at Arthur Andersen and then joined 3i’s venture arm as Investment manager in 1999.
In 2004, Charles-Antoine co-founded Cinetroc, a collaborative cultural Internet platfom, eventually sold to French media group M6.
In 2006, he joined Arkeon Finance (an M&A firm) to originate and execute private placements and IPOs.
In 2009, Charles-Antoine joined the VC fund Newfund to become its third partner. He invested in more than 20 companies, including Medtech Surgical, MobPartner, Monbento, In2Bones, Tageos, Frequentiel, …
In 2017, he set up Karot Capital with Pascal.
Pascal de Thomasson
Operating Partner & Secretary General
Longstanding CFO and GM experience
Pascal has held diverse positions as CFO and General Manager in SMEs from € 26m to € 260m turnover, and from 120 to 1,700 employees.
As a CFO and executive board member he worked 15 years from Groupe Alma, a cost efficiency consulting group, where he supervised 3 LBO and more than 10 acquisitions in France and abroad. Over the period, Alma grew from € 14m to € 260m in revenues and from 90 to 1,700 employees worldwide.
He then became General Manager of Ateliers Jean Nouvel, a famous architecture agency, where he led its financial restructuring while developing the business abroad.
Pascal is also an entrepreneurs’ coach and a committed business angel.
In 2017, he set up Karot Capital with Charles-Antoine.
Lucas started as a Sales Assistant in Asset Management at Natixis IM, then in charge of finance and Business Intelligence for a London fintech fundraising for charities
Prior to joining Karot Capital in 2020, Lucas was based in Monaco, advising start ups in their fundraising process.