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In this episode of Bienvenue Au Capital, Antoine shares his background and the future of DNVBs as well as some anecdotes from his prepa studies. Discover Eutopia’s Preferred fund in this episode on the evolution of responsible consumption and brands.
During the ELLE Active event dedicated to promote female entrepreneurship, Camille held a masterclass on “Dare to talk about money and invest”. From the originality of the product to the right partner, she shares with us today 5 tips to raise funds successfully.
moderato raises €1.5M round to back their transition towards a more sober consumption of alcohol and also signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Carrefour to boost their growth
The New Year is always a good time to set new resolutions for us, but it should also be for our pets. Let Ultra Premium help you with its range of petfood!
Ho Karan offers a wide range of products based on hemp and its wellness benefits. Here are four tips from Laure Bouguen on how to transform your idea into a profitable business
Located in the Haut-Marais on boulevard Beaumarchais, the decorative indoor plants specialist displays its product range combining plants, candles, herbariums and terrariums.
Tediber is known for its online-sold mattresses. The brand wants to develop in the comfort univers with its range of Made in France couches and also bets on B2B strategies.
Quentin Ory founded, in 2019 with Marine Bocabeille, Les Mini Mondes that publishes children’s magazines and manufactures its toys in France. The company will accelerate in 2023 with an animated series and an indoor park.
After two store openings in London in October and November 2022, Oh My Cream!, the French concept store dedicated to “clean” beauty continues its European deployment.
The two founders received the “Personality of the Year” award in the food distribution category at the LSA Innovation Awards. It is only a further proof of their efforts and achievements Congratulations to the whole team!
“To succeed in Social Commerce, the brand has to stay authentic to itself” says Louis Marty, Merci Handy’s founder and CEO. “You have to build a community around your fundamental values”
With an annual average of 10M tons of food waste in France, NOUS anti-gaspi shares how its business helps reduce this number.
Specialized in dog and cat foods, Ultra Premium Direct has shown a new growth record this year and has just opened a second physical store in Pau (Pyrénées-Atlantiques)… before new openings next year.
Julien Sylvain co-founded in 2015, with Juan Pablo Naranjo, Jean-Christophe Orthlieb and Aude du Colombier, Tediber, a brand dedicated to home comfort. He shares future priorities in Challenges, including its path to B2B
Read Camille’s new interview in an article of La Décade where she shares her vision of entrepreneurship and of what can be done to accompany the development of tomorrow’s businesses.
Antoine Fine shares his journey and the challenges of a VC fund dedicated to emerging brands on new podcast les Samouraïs du Business
HARi&CO’s founder Emmanuel Brehier shares insights and new collaboration with the association L214 on BFM Business
TIPTOE who has been on a mission to make sustainable furniture obtains B Corp certification and strengthens its CSR commitments.
moderato appears in Le Parisien in an article about alcohol-free drinks
SPRiNG launches Beaudy, a clean beauty brand starting with solid shampoo, shower gel, face wash and baby soap
Yellowpop introduces latest collab with Andy Warhol, shining light on iconic pop art pieces
After Herbarium, By Charlot expands its business by acquiring Green Factory, a terrarium brand.
Parisian cultivated meat startup Gourmey has raised €48m in new funding — the world’s largest Series A round for a company in the sector.
Manal Salah joins the Eutopia team as Lead Partner for Eutopia Preferred, which supports more mature, responsible consumer brands.
Dynamo, indoor cycling studios takes it place in GQ’s top 10 best Parisian gyms alongside with Punch Boxing
Paris-based leather goods brand Polène has established a new home in New York City, with the opening of the brand’s first-ever international flagship.
Groceries store network which fights against food waste raises 8M€ and launches e-commerce
On an episode of Réelles with Estelle Abbou, Antoine discusses his view on the consumer society but also topics that are more personal to him
Hapik, which has 15 fun climbing sites in shopping centers in France and two in the US, closed a 15M€ fundraising to acquire 7 new sites in the UK.
By taking up the French concept of the modular table leg, a useful and sustainable product, Matthieu Bourgeaux wishes to accelerate the awareness of environmental issues in the furniture industry.
Laboté appeared alongside aesthetic doctor Catherine de Goursac and a dermatologist to highlight natural and effective techniques in the prevention of skin aging.
Laure Favre highlights the path to creating a winning formula, Spring’s unique subscription model and recent range expansion.
Anthony Bourbon, Feed’s founder, integrates the jury of the show which connects entrepreneurs and investors.
Spotlight on Les Mini Mondes’ adventure 1 week away of Christmas : “60% of toys come from Asia, but a French startup wants to change the game”
Tech entrepreneurs are putting guilt-free foie gras on the menu and Gourmey’s cell-based foie gras is mentioned as one of the best.
Joyeuse co-founders explain that there is no shortage in sight for Christmas at Joyeuse: the storytellers are ready to be put under Christmas trees.
Antoine, managing partner, describes how finance can contribute to the renewal of our economy by being an enabler to “boost” sustainable investments.
Marine Bocabeille and Quentin Ory founded Les Mini Mondes two years ago with the vision to shake the toy and kids content industry to make it greener, foster kids curiosity and entertain them with compelling stories.
Tediber, the French mattress and sleeping products brand, is closing its first LBO with Parquest Capital and Eutopia.
By Charlot is announcing its first fundraising with Eutopia to develop its omnicanal strategy and its first build-up with Herbarium
Eutopia is announcing the first closing of its new fund “Eutopia Preferred” dedicated to more mature consumer brands.
Antoine and Julien were interviewed by Bpifrance to share their experience, what it takes to build a sustainable company and how, as an investor, we can help to make this ecological transition.
In this podcast, Camille explains how Eutopia defines its culture and what it means for an investment firm to be an “entreprise à mission”.
Founded in 2018, Yellowpop plans to use the capital to continue its global expansion through 2021 and further develop as a lifestyle and home brand, providing consumers with a unique means of decorating their homes with thoughtful and trendy LED neon designs.
Freshly graduated, Judith Levy launched Même with her partner Juliette Couturier. She comes back on her mother’s cancer, her encounter with Juliette, the brand’s successful launch and future endeavors.
Camille and Gaëlle are interviewed together to explain how a startup and an investment fund word together.
Eurazeo has completed its majority investment in Ultra Premium Direct, alongside cofounders Sophie and Matthieu Wincker and Eutopia, existing minority shareholder via Otium Consumer, which would reinvest in the transaction via its new fund.
After years working for the detergent industry, Laure, co-founder of Spring, explained how she realized she wanted to create a better for the health, better for the environment and more convenient experience.
As transparency is one of our core values at Eutopia, Antoine, managing partner, recorded a “no-filter” podcast with Generation Do It Yourself where he goes back on his journey to Eutopia, the ups and the downs, and why he is so passionate about his job now. A story of resilience, introspection and passion.
It is an understatement to say that 2020 was challenging for many companies. Eutopia explains what it takes to build a successful and sustainable startup.
Created in 2014 by Emmanuel Brehier & Benoît Plisson, Hari&Co is developping a new plant-based offer made out of pulses. Initially designed for food service, their products are now available in supermarkets in the frozen and fresh aisles.
Three questions to better understand Eutopia thesis, how they want to bring together ambition and impact, and the importance of gender diversity within the team.
Eutopia has completed its final closing at € 100m and announces that its management company is now a B-Corp company.
We are very happy to have been invited as an expert for “The Good Pitch” podcast. In each episode, you can listen to the pitch of a startup working to make the world a better place.
Monday 9th, Oh My Cream’s Founder was awarded with the Bold Woman Award from Veuve Clicquot. It took her boldness to talk about transparency and to launch physical stores at a time when the term “clean beauty” did not yet exist and digital was key.
While 10 million tones of food is thrown away every year in France, this new retailer is contributing significantly to reduce food waste (35 tones every month in each store) while providing an affordable offer to its customers.
Food for thought to easily change our consumption pattern, following the path of inspiring startups. French version only.
In this podcast, Louis comes back on the story of Merci Handy, the importance of its team, the challenges he has faced, and why companies’ social mission matters so much.
Investor and former entrepreneur, Antoine Regis is looking at fashiontech as a special animal in the world of startups. He is betting on digital native brands to build the future of fashion.
Launched in 2015, the company has just closed a new round amid the coronavirus crisis. Dealing with the lockdown, it has developped a new online model which will be an add-on to its offline business.
I Make is selling more than 50,000 products to make at home any kind of products from cooking, clothing, home decoration, cosmetics and jewellery.
French direct-to-consumer startups are having a momentum with their customer centric model. The so-called “DNVBs” are using creativity and quality to change their markets. Interview with Julien Sylvain, founder of Tediber, one of the best example of the model.
Antoine Fine explains the creation of Eutopia, its vision on impact investment and on direct to consumer brands
See, taste, feel, touch: a consumer VC has to have a strong product sense to make it work. In this podcast, Camille explains her story and what she is looking for while hiring someone to join the team.
Eutopia, a spin-off of Otium Capital, is closing a first fund of 40 million euros to invest in consumer brands startups. Interview with its founder Antoine Fine.
Every consumer brand need to build a model aiming to “do well, with a few things, for many people”, a precept that the architect Jean Prouvé tried to democratize in the 50s after WW2.