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Matthieu Baret


Matthieu Baret is a Partner in the Venture & Growth Capital team working mainly in the telecoms/media, software sectors. 

He has overseen around 20 digital investments including Talend (completed an IPO in Nasdaq), Scality, Synthesio, Actility, Enlighted, Vestiaire Collective, Curse (acquired by Amazon), Zeturf, Erenis (acquired by SFR), Nosto, WeFox, Onfido and Zenly (acquired by Snapchat), among others. 
He is also responsible for Idinvest Partners' ESG policy and is a member of the UN-PRI (United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment) Private Equity Advisory Committee. He also regularly lectures on entrepreneurship at the CentraleSupélec engineering school. 

Before joining Idinvest Partners in 2005, Matthieu was VP with responsibility for M&A and business development at Italtel, a subsidiary of Cisco and Telecom Italia. Before that, he worked for Europatweb, an investment firm founded by Bernard Arnault, and Cap Gemini Telecom. Matthieu began his career in 1994 at Bouygues Telecom, where he helped set up and launch the mobile network.

Matthieu has a degree from Centrale Supélec, a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech (Atlanta, USA) and an MBA from INSEAD.