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Julien Mialaret

Operating Partner

An active investor in deep technologies for Idinvest in the US and in Europe, Julien is now working with early and growth-stage portfolio companies to accelerate their growth in Asia.

Julien focuses on key technologies in the digitalization of industry and enterprise: artificial intelligence, internet of things, cybersecurity, data analytics, robotics and cleantech. He has mainly invested in digital technologies with B2B business models and global reach:WeRide.ai (Driverless taxis, China), DST Car (EV Logistics, China), Grab (Ridesharing, Singapore),Neurala Inc. (Deep neural networks, US), TrustInSoft (Automated code analysis and flaw remediation, FR), Enlighted Inc. (IoT networks for buildings, US,acquired by Siemens),First Fuel Software (Energy data analytics, US,acquired by Uplight/Tendril), Organica Water Inc. (Decentralized waste water treatment, US/Hun) and Actility (Low power IoT networks, FR). He remains an observer and board member of several of these companies.

Prior to joining Idinvest in 2011, Julien was based in China where he developed and acquired thermal, hydro, and wind power projects for EDF Group, one of the largest global electric utility companies. He shifted to technology start-ups in 2009, working with entrepreneurs to advise them on their deployments in the Mainland.

Julien holds degrees from ESCP Europe, La Sorbonne University, Beijing University and the French School of Oriental Studies. He is a fluent Mandarin, English, French and Spanish speaker and has working capacity in Japanese.