We are a team of investment specialists committed to supporting high-potential SMEs and new ventures in our region. We leverage our financial and strategic expertise combined with an entrepreneurial mindset to help partners unlock their potential and create real, measurable value.
We are a key partner that enables, inspires and shares entrepreneurial success stories within our ecosystem.
We have the courage of our convictions and we always expect the best from ourselves and our partners.
We bring complementary expertise to help you grow but acknowledge that you are experts in your field.
We are deeply rooted in our local ecosystem and we can leverage our regional network.
We stay true to ourselves and commit to honestly and simply communicate with our entrepreneurs.
We are here to spark growth and we strive for the best at every stage of the journey.
We thrive when you do. We partner with entrepreneurs and deliver success by aligning our long term goals and interests.
Olivier brings over 15 years of cross-sectorial investment experience and leads the team at The Bee. He is responsible for the overall performance of the fund and offers strategic expertise to portfolio companies.
Before joining The Bee in April 2016, he worked in the research department of Octo Finances in France, an investment and capital market advisory firm covering a portfolio of sectors from building materials to utilities. He is a member of the Board of various investee companies of The Bee. Olivier holds a MSc in Finance from the University of Lille, France.
Arthur is responsible for sourcing, screening, and closing new deals. He provides a unique perspective to entrepreneurs through his operating and investing experiences.
Arthur started his investment career at UBS in London before joining the private equity practice at Kearney where he worked on a variety of projects in the fintech, logistics, health, and consumer goods sectors. Arthur also has operating experience as an early business development employee at the Africa-focused venture Asoko Insight. Arthur holds a master’s degree in management with distinction from the London School of Economics.
Julien heads the finance division at The Bee Equity. He brings more than 18 years of experience in financial controlling, audit and entrepreneurship.
Before joining The Bee, Julien worked as senior auditor at KPMG Luxembourg. He also held the following roles: financial controller at BNP Paribas Assurance Luxembourg and Head of Financial Reporting at Lombard International Assurance in Luxembourg. Julien was also a successful entrepreneur in the creative industry in Mauritius. He holds a master’s degree with honours in finance and accounting from the University of Metz, France.
A world-class diversified group based in Mauritius, IBL operates and invests in a wide range of industries across 22 countries. As a member of IBL, The Bee brings unique partnership opportunities for its portfolio companies:
Within IBL, The Bee's sole mission is to empower entrepreneurs to grow their businesses while staying in control of their own destiny.