About the Galion

The European Community for Tech Entrepreneurs

Created in 2015 by Jean-Baptiste Rudelle (co-founder of Criteo) and Agathe Wautier, The Galion Project is a community of 450+ innovative, responsible and passionate entrepreneurs committed to positive change.

The Galion Project is based on :

A community

The community builds connections between founders. The Galion Project creates an exclusive circle of trust between entrepreneurs, to promote the sharing of expertise and mutual support between peers concerning key development stages and issues faced by high-growth companies.

A Think Tank

The Galion Project leverages the collective intelligence and feedback of its members to produce tailored content designed as operational ressources to empower entrepreneurs in their development strategy and fuel French Tech’s growth.

An early-stage investment fund

The Galion.exe is an investment company dedicated to financing and supporting innovative start-ups that aim to make a positive difference in the world. Beyond the financial contribution, the elected start-ups benefit from the Galion community support.



Board Partners

Agathe Wautier Co-founder and CEO / The Galion Project
Jean-Baptiste Rudelle Co-founder / Criteo / The Galion Project
Bertrand Diard Co-founder / Talend / Influans
Alix de Sagazan Co-founder / AB Tasty
Maxime Legardez Founder / Everoad
Quitterie Mathelin Co-founder / Skello
Simon Dawlat Founder / Batch
Thierry Petit Founder / Showroom privé

Join us!

To join the Galion, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a founder and entrepreneur of a tech company
  2. Have raised at least €3M, with at least one venture capital fund
  3. Be sponsored by two Galion members
  4. Participate in the Galion Give Back state of mind