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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) where he stayed 3 years originating and executing private placements and IPOs.
In 2009, Charles-Antoine joined the VC fund Newfund and became its third partner. He invested in more than 20 companies, including Medtech Surgical, MobPartner, Monbento, In2Bones, V-Motech, Tageos or Edicia.
In 2017, he set up Karot Capital with Pascal.
Pascal de Thomasson
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.