Sophie Guibaud

Sophie started her career in investment banking in New York before joining TIME Equity Partners, a Growth Capital fund in Paris. Along with investing in startups, she advised Internet and Media companies on their development strategy. However, wanting to be more deeply involved in start-up operations, she moved to London and was instrumental in the launch of HelloFresh UK, a Rocket Internet backed e-commerce company.

She previously headed product strategy at Bankable and is now VP European Expansion at Fidor. Sophie is passionate about startups and has previously mentored at Seedcamp and UKTI. She can advise young start-ups on their fundraising strategy as well as operational strategy including business model review, new product launch strategy and international development. Originally from Bordeaux, Sophie studied Finance at HEC Montreal and Bocconi in Milan.