Vincent Daffourd holds a Master's degree in Communication and Marketing, and a Master's degree in Management of Social Economy Companies. He was awarded the prestigious Mercure HEC prize in 2015.
As a serial entrepreneur and investor, Vincent has founded three companies since 1998, with two successful exits and one failure. He has more than 10 years of experience in international business development, having expanded his companies to the US, UAE, China, and the UK, among other countries.
Since 2018, Vincent has been a full-time business angel, investing in over 50 startups and achieving four exits. He mainly invests through his holding company, Daffourd Invest, and also via SCR Unico and directly under his own name.
Vincent regularly shares his knowledge and experience in design, innovation, and entrepreneurship by speaking at various business, design, and communication schools such as Sup de Co, ISCOM, and ESMA. He took over the management of MBS entrepreneur in 2018 and has contributed to business and specialized press publications like Forbes, Les Échos, Le Monde, and Revue Banque.
Since 2001, Vincent has been actively involved in environmental and public health causes, serving as co-responsible for the environmental NGO Surfrider Foundation from 2008 to 2016. He is now vice-president of the Association of Respiratory Health France, which aims to support innovation, inform and support patients and their families.