Our Team

Benoist Grossmann

Managing Partner

Benoist Grossmann is Managing Partner.
He joined Idinvest Partners in 2002, was appointed a board member in 2003 and operates mainly in the Venture & Growth Capital activity.

Before joining Idinvest Partners, Benoist worked for several venture capital funds for over 10 years. He was a Partner at Viventures from 1998 to 2002 and worked as Investment Manager at La Financière de Brienne. He had previously spent over 10 years working in the industry as a laser systems specialist at EDF, NASA and Thomson-CSF Optronique, for whom he invented five patents and authored over twenty publications.

In June 2016, Benoist was appointed Vice-President of the AFIC, the French association of growth capital investors. He has also been censor at the Bpifrance Board since July 2016. He is currently on the boards of Winamax, Ogury, Molotov and Frichti and was previously on the boards of Criteo, Dailymotion, Deezer and Meetic.

Benoist Grossmann has a PhD in Physics from the Université de Paris VI and an MBA from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris.