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Matthieu Baret

Managing Partner

Matthieu Baret, Managing Partner in charge of Venture and Growth Capital, joined Idinvest in 2005. He is primarily active in the teleco/media,  software, B2B and digital sectors.

Matthieu has overseen over 20 investments, including Talend (IPO Nasdaq: TLND), Scality, Synthesio (acquired by Ipsos), Actility, Vestaire Collective, Curse (acquired by Amazon), Zeturf, Erenis (acquired by SFR), WeFox, Onfido, October (formerly Lendix), as well as Zenly (acquired by Snapchat). He is also in charge of the ESG policy of Idinvest Partners, and was a member of the Private Equity Steering Committee at UNPRI (United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment). He regularly speaks on entrepreneurship at Centrale-Supelec and Dauphine.

Before joining Idinvest Partners Matthieu was VP in charge of M&A and business development for Italtel, an affiliate of Cisco and Telecom Italia. Previously, he worked for Europatweb, an investment company founded by Bernard Arnault, and Cap Gemini Telecom. Matthieu began his career in 1994 at Bouygues Telecom, where he participated in the creation and launch of the mobile network.

Matthieu is a graduate of CENTRALE-SUPELEC, and holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech (Atlanta, USA) and an MBA from INSEAD.