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Xavier is co-founder and Managing Partner at Elaia. He sits on the board of 11 companies – including the seed-funded unicorn Mirakl, iBanFirst, … He combines an entrepreneurial carreer with a VC experience in tech, as well as a past in research labs. Having started his career in the Arithmetics and Algebraic Geometry research lab at Université Paris-Sud, Xavier founded a start up in thelearning sector sold in 1999 to a French publisher. He then joined CPR (acquired by Crédit Agricole Indosuez) where he created and developed a VC business in the software and internet sectors.