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Grégoire de Padirac
Principal at Orange Ventures Africa

Profile

Gregoire de Padirac serves as Principal at Orange Ventures Africa, based in Dakar (Senegal). Orange Ventures Africa is au €50m fund dedicated to early-stage investments into start-up focusing on the continent.

Gregoire started in Venture Capital in 2015 in Paris and moved to Dakar to launch the African initiative in 2017. Before joining OV team, Gregoire spent five years managing digital partnerships with entertainment players such as Deezer in the musical industry for Orange. Gregoire started his career as a strategy consultant in WMI consulting for two years.

Gregoire de Padirac holds a master of science in management from the European School of Management (ESCP Europe, Paris) and a Master in Management of the City University of London.