About The Speaker
Yannick is a Principal at Mangrove, where he focuses on B2C SaaS applications as well as B2B SaaS businesses and marketplaces. Above all, he likes working from an early stage with driven entrepreneurs who want to take over the world by offering a frictionless customer experienceHe currently serves as a board member of Sybel, Qoorio, Safe365 and as a board observer at RedPoints and Flo. He began his career working as an VC analyst with FJ Labs in New York, where I-he focused on angel and seed stage ventures. Back in Europe, he founded a B2B SaaS start-up that digitizes the mobile communication flow between the various stakeholders of the investment fund industry. Next, he joined the strategy team of BIL, the oldest and second largest bank in Luxembourg, where he worked on the development and execution of the group’s global strategy across all business lines and geographies.He joined Mangrove in 2015. He is a member of the Society of Kauffman Fellows (Class 23), a global network of venture capital professionals in leading firms around the world, and of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shapers. He hold an MSc in Business Engineering from Solvay Business School in Brussels, Belgium, and spent a year studying at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is fluent in English, French, German, Spanish and Luxembourgish. In his spare time, he kitesurfs, plays tennis, runs and snowboards.