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#172 Augustin Sayer, OVNI

#172 Augustin Sayer, OVNI

New episode of The European VC podcast is out 🥳

Today we are happy to welcome Augustin Sayer, General Partner at OVNI Capital, a VC seed fund specialising in France-based tech startups. Based in Paris, Augustin manages the company's investments in France and Israel. He was previously Partner at Newfund, a french-american fund, overseeing 20 investments in companies such as FairMoney, the largest African neo-bank, and Umiami, a plant-based texture technology company.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • From Banking to PE, to founder to VC to now emerging manager

  • How Gus’ journey as monoentrepreneur made him realize that VC was the way to go

  • Everything about the French ecosystem and how to think about it

  • Why OVNI’s thesis of backing French founders who are international from day-1 positions them incredibly

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