Serena Capital

Serena Capital specializes in post-start-up, seed, early venture, mid venture, and late venture, growth investments in small and medium enterprises with proven business models. It invests in big data, artificial intelligence, technology, telecommunications, information technology, IT services, internet and media services, software and software services, SAAS, mobile, consumer electronics, industrial goods and services, consumer goods, and digital innovations in sectors such as insurance, automotive, fashion, and retail. 

HQParis, FR
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Serena Capital was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

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Key People/Management at Serena Capital

Xavier Lorphelin

Xavier Lorphelin

Managing Partner
Marc Fournier

Marc Fournier

Managing Partner
Philippe Hayat

Philippe Hayat

Managing Partner
Anne-Valérie Bach

Anne-Valérie Bach

Heba Hitti

Heba Hitti

Community & Marketing Director
Amélie Faure

Amélie Faure

Venture Partner
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Serena Capital Office Locations

Serena Capital has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
21 Rue Auber
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Serena Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Serena Capital Blogs

Scaling abroad through M&A and integrations

Huge opportunities lie ahead for businesses that will go through the pandemic and M&A might be playing an important part in companies’ recovery.Since such transactions will pick up again soon (hopefully!), we reached out to Christopher Bates — Former VP Global M&A Integration at Jobandtalent…

6 tips to improve ESG impact for Tech Startups

Transferring to a responsible business model can be seen as an unavoidable constraint for players in Tech to stay relevant as they grow in size. However, the quicker you establish an ESG policy and integrate sustainability and fairness/inclusivity as a part of your firm’s DNA, the better off you wil…


In September 2016, we published the first-ever public list of VCs and Corporates that invest in France. Since then, our different articles have accumulated over 100k views and we shared the list with over 5.000 entrepreneurs.We know that raising funds can be very time-consuming. For most startups, f…

Serena Operating (2/4) — The 6 essential pillars of a robust one-to-one operating support

Serena Operating (2/4) — The 6 essential pillars of a robust one-to-one operating supportIn the first chapter on Serena’s Operating team, I explained how and why we set up a post-investment support system made of a 1-to-1 (360° support) and 1-to-many model (Serena Squad).In this piece, I’ll be shari…

Why I decided to build a talent pool to introduce A-players to our portfolio companies

One of our strong beliefs at Serena is that hiring A-players from the seed stage can give your startup a strong edge in building your assets, executing your vision, and addressing your market.Although we don’t say it loud, fueling companies of the startup ecosystem with talents we’ve spotted in our …

Heba Hitti

Among the things I would have never ever imagined myself doing in a million years is without a doubt working in a Venture Capital! As a law student, I thought I had my whole career figured out. As a matter of fact, my first job was in a law firm. Then, twists and turns happened, […] L’article Heba H…
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Serena Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Serena Capital founded?

    Serena Capital was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Serena Capital key executives?

    Serena Capital's key executives are Xavier Lorphelin, Marc Fournier and Philippe Hayat.

  • Where is Serena Capital headquarters?

    Serena Capital headquarters is located at 21 Rue Auber, Paris.

  • Where are Serena Capital offices?

    Serena Capital has an office in Paris.

  • How many offices does Serena Capital have?

    Serena Capital has 1 office.