Arts et Métiers Business Angels’ (AMBA) conference took place on September 27th, 2021.

The conference was led by Gérard Levêque (Bo 170), AMBA president, and was held at La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt conference room.

Founders of startups Enogia, Xenothera and KaZoArt participated in this conference. Arthur Laroux (Enogia) is Li 204 gadz'arts. Odile Duvaux and Mathilde Le Roy are both granddaughters of the gadz'arts. Arthur, Mathilde and Odile shared their experience of working with AMBA.

During the conference a round table of "Investment strategies" was held.

Besides, so-called "Ad hoc vehicle" project was presented by AMBA.

The audience could hear Eric Benhamou's (Ai 72) testimonial directly from Silicon Valley (starting at 1:30 in the video below). In his short 15 minutes presentation Eric highlighted some events of his 40 years of Silicon Valley experience including 16 years in venture capital. Today Eric is the CEO of Benhamou Global Ventures. He founded Bridge Communications and is the former CEO of 3Com and Palm.

Eric Benhamou is the co-founder and the first CEO of AFAM and the AFAM President Emeritus today.

You can watch the full video of the conference here

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Photo: Eric Benhamou during the conference (screenshot)