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Meet our Advisors

They are the people behind Founders Basecamp : Company builders, experienced entrepreneurs, senior corporate managers, and subject matter experts on areas like the Lean Startup and Fundraising. 

Mighty Advisor

Alexis Grabar

Alexis worked many years in the aerospace sector, until he decided to fly with his own wings (pun intended) and co-founded AVOLUS, a one stop luxury transport company (precursor of Uber's business model). Since then the entrepreneurship story didn't stop and he never went back to working for a large corporate.

Mighty Advisor

Maud Grenier

When Maud was 21 years old, she had a dream to go to the United States. She didn't have any support and agencies were charging an unreasonable amount of fees. She realized at this point that there was a gap in the market. 

After 3 years in Recruitment in Multinationals (Safran) or in Recruitment Agencies (Akka-Matis), she has decided to start her own company - Internshipmapper, a marketplace that connects students or graduates with companies or organisations all over the world.

Mighty Advisor

Joshua Bower-Saul

Joshua is a seasoned tech entrepreneur, with an extensive network in the tech startup ecosystems, and the fundraising community in US, Europe, and China. He helps VC and Family Offices to source and qualify deal flow, and entrepreneurs to get access to funding. 

He is currently CEO of a cyber-security company, and based in London.

Mighty Advisor

Anne Sophie Do

Anne Sophie has done several business development roles before starting Covoiturage-libre.fr, the number 2 car pooling platform in France.

 

She as well supports Techfugees, a social enterprise coordinating the international tech community’s response to the needs of Refugees, as lead fundraiser. 

Mighty Advisor

Doug Morrison

Doug is a former government advisor on Science and Technology, and has worked with computers for over thirty five years. He is passionate about helping people learn by doing. As founder of 6W2X, a social enterprise accelerator, he is particularly interested in the lean start up and developing novel business models for purpose-lead businesses.

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Sharon Crost


Sharon is a coach and consultant, helping entrepreneurs and business leaders innovate, disrupt, and build  success through digital and social networks.  She is lecturing with the Grenoble Ecole de Management in France, Germany and Singapore, works with an innovation hub in France, advises for the European Bank and is collaborating with a cryptocurrency startup in the San Francisco area, where she's based, and where she runs as well her organic farm, founded in the early 90's

Mighty Advisor

Eric R.T. VIDAL

Eric's background is in Digital Brand Marketing (he created 2 agencies) and in executive coaching. He's well connected in the advertising and fashion industries in New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo, and is an avid practitioner of Zen meditation.

He currently sits pro-bono at the board of an amazing charity that supports children education, healthcare, eco-tourism and sustainable farming in El Nido, Palawan, as well as 2 tech startups based in the US.

Mighty Advisor

Paul Loeffler

Paul has over 25 years experience working for Silicon Valley companies in the US and Europe. He currently supports entrepreneurs and startups as investor, strategist and advisor. Helping companies in FinTech, Internet of Things (IoT) and eCommerce differentiate their offering, find new markets, and grow their business.

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Donald Lawrence

After 20 years in capital markets in global investment banks in developed/emerging markets, Donald spent the last decade launched multiple training & consulting firms in US/EU & APAC .

 

He's a regular speaker/lecturer on wholesale banking, asset mngt, financial risk & digitization of financial services.  He's an advisor to the Foundation for Fund Governance, Washington DC, the Professional Risk Management Intl Association, Northfield, MN and advises numerous start ups. 

Mighty Advisor

Juan Antonio

Juan Antonio spent over fifteen years working in Big Telcos across Europe as a SWAT team member (zooming in from strategy to operations at the early stages of new projects).
He's restless enough to teach Digital Marketing in parallel in different business school, and to support entrepreneurs in the real estate, catering and in the fashion sectors.

Mighty Advisor

Romain Batlle

Curious, generous and open-minded, Romain is interested in discovering (and helping with) new ideas other entrepreneurs come up with. While he mostly has a professional background in marketing high tech products, he is also fascinated by art and culture. Oh, and he likes to code for fun.

Romain started a mobile accessories business and worked at Google. 

Mighty Advisor

Warrick Harniess

Warrick is an independent educator and consultant with a passion for experiential learning about organisational strategy, entrepreneurship and futures thinking. Warrick established two pioneering online education ventures at Pearson before founding the learning and development consultancy Scandinavia Stories. Warrick’s clients include multinational organisations, universities, and SMEs.

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Thomas Kohler

Thomas is a product marketing veteran having designed and developed hundreds of products from apps to complex hardware devices for individual and multi-country telcos. Funded by various sports federations, he has developed a video streaming solution to help small and mid-sized sports clubs to go digital and capture their audience with many more opportunities in that space yet to come

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Nicolas Vrillaud

Nicolas Vrillaud is a Telecom engineer who lives in London and works in strategy & innovation. After a few years of management consulting, he moved to banking to invent the future of the Royal Bank of Scotland. He is also an active member of the London startup ecosystem and contributes to various accelerators as a judge and mentor. His expertise is primarily in the growth / product strategy space.

Mighty Advisor

Emmanuel Vicario

Emmanuel is an ex-Telco & FMCG executive with strong marketing & digital experience in Europe. Passionate about business & personal development, he recently relocated in Bordeaux, France, after having spent 2 years in Indonesia.

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Mighty Advisor

Amar Akli

Amar spent over a decade working in the Telco industry both in Network and IT. He has an extensive experience in digital transformation and IT architecture. He is also the founder of Whatdesk a conversational commerce platform and has an MBA from Hult International business school.

While he is not coding, he likes to read, fly kites and play strategy games. He also speaks 4 languages.

Mighty Advisor

Alexis Grabar

Alexis worked many years in the aerospace sector, until he decided to fly with his own wings (pun intended) and co-founded AVOLUS, a one stop luxury transport company (precursor of Uber's business model). Since then the entrepreneurship story didn't stop and he never went back to working for a large corporate.