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Marie Ekeland

Marie Ekeland is co-founder of daphni, a venture capital firm which invests in European tech startups and is supported by an online platform and an international community of experts. She began her career in 1997 at J.P. Morgan in New York as a computer scientist. Since 2000, Marie has been acting as a VC, first at CPR Private Equity, then, from 2005 to 2014 at Elaia Partners, leading investments in Criteo, Edoki Academy, Pandacraft, Teads, Wyplay, and Ykone. In 2012 she co-founded France Digitale, bringing together French VCs and entrepreneurs to make the French digital ecosystem thrive. She serves as a board member for Parrot and Showroomprive. Marie holds an engineering degree in mathematics and computer science from Paris Dauphine University as well as a master's degree in Economics from the Paris School of Economics.


Marie Ekeland est co-fondatrice de daphni, boîte d’investissement pour les startups de la tech européenne. Elle a commencé sa carrière en 1997 chez J.P. Morgan à New York en tant qu’informaticien. Elle devient par la suite investisseuse chez CPR Private Equity, puis chez Elaia Partners. En 2012 elle co-fonde France Digitale.