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Boris Golden

Boris is Principal at Partech in Paris, leading the seed activities in France. He joined Partech in 2015.

Boris is passionate about supporting early-stage entrepreneurs in the foundational design & development of their startup, to put them on track for scalable & healthy growth.

He prides himself on acting as a trusted partner, advisor & coach to the companies he's backed. He notably led the seed rounds & sits on the board of Jellysmack, Glofox, Ubble.ai, Bearer.sh and previously Dejbox (acquired by Carrefour).

Boris was previously the Co-founder & CEO of Pealk, a SaaS startup making it seamless to find & contact professionals on social networks. Pealk was acquired in 2012 by LinkedIn competitor Viadeo, where he became Director of Product.

He has also been a very active mentor at startup accelerators Microsoft Ventures and Numa in Paris, and a hands-on advisor to multiple startups.

Boris started his career as a researcher in computer science, before contributing to several startups, and then co-founding his first company, FGT Network, a tech-enabled expert network.

He holds a PhD in Computer Science and M.S. in Management from Ecole Polytechnique. He graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon and also holds a M.S. in Computer Science and the Agrégation in Mathematics. He was a visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology during his PhD.

Boris used to be a DJ and is, most importantly, the husband of Delphine & the father of Thomas.