Wendy WattebledHead of Startup Investments and Open Innovation at BNP Paribas Cardif
Wendy is the Head of Startup Investments and Open Innovation at BNP Paribas Cardif.
With a business background, she graduated from ESCP-Europe, has always been passionate about innovation and has worked in the tech/startup world since the early days of her carrer, dedicating her energy to facilitating innovation between corporates and startups.
She then joined the VC world in 2015 by joining the funding trio of Breega Capital, a Paris based 150M€ fund dedicated to smart money early stage investment in tech/digital companies accross the board (Curve, On Off).
She currently manages C.Entrepreneurs, the VC arm of BNP Paribas Cardif, in partnership with their Cathay Innovation. She looks to invest in best in class startups which might have a fit with Cardif and help them innovate. The portfolio today counts c.10 companies accross the globe (Open Legacy, Stratumn, Cosmotech,Engie App etc). She is also in charge of open innovation, developping the ecosystem and facilitating collaboration accross the 35 countries where BNP Paribas Cardif is present.