Jean-Marc Soustre
Venture Partner

Jean-Marc is founder and CEO at SE13 Capital and brings 25 years international experience in conducting and advising technology companies, developing longstanding and trust-based relationships with a wide array of international investors. 

Jean-Marc has realized fundraising campaigns in a wide array of sectors among which those "Expansion" deals: Apix Analytics (8m€), Uromems (14m€), Surgivisio (11m€). Besides, Jean Marc seats in several international investment committees.

Previously, Jean-Marc was responsible for global M&A activities at Ericsson for multimedia activities (Stockholm), CEO at the European Tech Tour and Risk Capital Lead Advisor for the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation and member of the Board of Directors of the Irish National Digital Research Center (the Irish national acceleration program for digital technologies).

Jean-Marc managed for 5 years the largest television network in the world (420 TV and 900 radio channels) with more than 150m€ turnover. 

Education: Jean-Marc graduated Engineer in Telecommunications and holds a Management Business Degree from the French SKEMA Business School (1990). He also graduated the Executive Program of IMD (Lausanne, Switzerland) and participated to several training programs within France Invest.

Sector focus and special interests
GreenTech, MedTech, BioTech, DeepTech, Materials, Electronics, Consumer, Internet, ICT 
Lecturer at EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland), at the IADT (Ireland) and at Kedge Business School (France)

Hobbies: Bridge, opera and travels

Languages: French, English, German

Contact:

Email: jms (at) akkaventure.com

Tel: +33 786 782 078