Olivier Laplace

Partner, Investment Manager

Industry Team Technology

Olivier Laplace

Biography

Olivier has 17 years experience as tech entrepreneur & intrapreneur, software developer, investment banker and venture capital investor. Prior to joining VI, Olivier was Investment Director at Swiss Post, where he built the corporate venture capital activity: recruiting a team, investing in 13 early-stage start-ups in Switzerland and abroad, counting 2 exits in the first 4 years.

Olivier is a computer and financial engineer and holds an MBA from IMD. Before joining Swiss Post, Olivier worked in Corporate development for the Kudelski Group where he initiated and led the data analytics practice and executed M&A transactions. Before, he founded a mobile tech start-up in France focusing on bringing people together around common cultural interests. Prior to that, Olivier worked in investment banking for JPMorgan in London and Citigroup in Paris. He started his career as software developer.

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