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Nicolas Celier

Nicolas Celier

Investisseur en Capital Risque Managing Partner Ring Capital, co-fondateur Investir&+, co-fondateur et administrateur de France Digitale


Nicolas CELIER is co-founder a venture capital firm specializing in information technology and internet ventures.

Between 2005 and 2015 he was partner at Alven Capital Partners.

He started his career at Paribas M&A Department in France and in Hong Kong. In 1999, he sailed 14,000 miles between Hong Kong and Brittany on a 40 ft sailing yacht. In 2000, he cofounded Crédit Lyonnais Venture Capital.

Nicolas graduated from HEC, Paris and holds a CEMS master’s degree from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. 

Nicolas is also co-founder of Investir&+, a French Social Impact Venture Capital Fund financing and supporting social entrepreneurs, and a Board Member of France Digitale, the French startup & venture capital association.


ACHIEVEMENT / What does the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum consist of?

Impact investment in innovative start-ups founded by social entrepreneurs


LOCATION / Where do you lead your project/company (city, region and country)?

We are based in France.


IMPACT / How do you evaluate the economic, social, politic and environmental impact of your project / action?

We assist innovative social startups in growing and maximizing their social impact. Each social start-up in which we invest has its specific impact indicators.