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Maïlys Ferrere


Maïlys leads Bpifrance Large Venture, a late-stage venture capital capacity investing in French companies to help them grow into global leaders. Large Venture has a total capacity of €1B with an evergreen approach. Maïlys and her Investment team have invested in over 30 companies in the IT, life sciences, and cleantech spaces. More than 50% of the portfolio are listed on the Euronext or US markets.

Before joining Bpifrance Large Venture, Maïlys was Investment Director at the Fonds Strategique d'Investissement, the French Sovereign Fund. Previously, she was an equity capital markets banker and was active in various deals such as IPOs, capital or convertible issues, and mergers.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Maïlys is graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (SciencesPo) and has a law degree from Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne.

Maïlys is member of the French Investment Analyst Association, and she sits on various corporate boards, such as DBV Technologies, Innate Pharma, Sequans Communications.

As a member of Class 23, Maïlys is serving her fellowship at Bpifrance under the mentorship of Paul-François Fournier, Head of Innovation.