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We've lived. We've worked. We've loved. We've been scared. We've failed. And we've succeeded.
Now we continue to roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty alongside the foreign founders we support.


carlos diaz

Carlos has spent over 20 years in France and Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur. He co-founded Emakina, blueKiwi Software and Kwarter.

A serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in strategic management, Carlos has amassed a successful track record of innovative startup growth. He was ranked 25th in Technikart’s “Top 100 People Who Made 2012” and serves as a board member and advisor to several startups in Silicon Valley. Carlos is also an avid guitar player and rock and roll lover.


Pierre gaubil

Pierre has spent 25 years in France and Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur. He co-founded CAST, Days of Wonder and Sensopia.

Pierre successfully co-founded 3 companies. His first company, Cast, went public in 1998, Days of Wonder and Sensopia were each sold. A seasoned entrepreneur, Pierre has spent over 12 years in the U.S. and managed companies in nine different countries. His expertise lies in enterprise software, mobile application and publishing. Pierre is also a passionate drummer and music lover. 


geraldine le meur

Géraldine is a serial entrepreneur based in San Francisco since 2007. She co-founded LeWeb, along with the successful tech companies Six Apart Europe, Rapidsite and B2L.

Over the last 20 years, Géraldine has co-founded four well-known companies in the digital innovation field. In 2016, she was selected as one of the “Most Inspiring 50 Women in Tech” in Europe. Géraldine is also an investor for several startups in the Valley including LinkedIn, Lending Club and Evernote. She is also the mother of three boys.


Keenan Koizumi

Keenan spent his early career in the media industry working with the Top-5 radio group and #1 news provider in Honolulu, HI.

He dedicated 5 years in developing strong public speaking and communication skills as well as the ability to augment advertising strategies, organize events, and provide creative copywriting.

Since his arrival in San Francisco, he's expanded his professional career by managing tech startups and internal community, events, marketing outreach and social media for San Francisco's first coworking incubator.