Thursday, 22 September 2016

Truffle Capital announces the appointment of Olga Koulechova as ...

Er, hang on ... partner and head of business development. Yeah. Oh, that's all right, ain't it? 'What's this, boss? I thought we were writing about London property.' Ha! You're not writing about anything, son. No, this has just come through. / Yes, dear reader(s), it's the Thursday morning PR email, back by popular demand, and hot from my email inbox. Obviously, they're cutting it a bit fine, Caroline and Wendy at the PR firm, but I like the look of this Olga bird, so we're going with it, okay, reader(s)? Okay, Voice? 'Whatever. I don't care.' Right -

Paris, September 22nd, 2016 - Truffle Capital, a leading European venture capital firm focused on young innovative companies announces the appointment of Olga Koulechova as Partner and Head of Business Development. With an extensive experience in assets management and private equity, Olga Koulechova is taking over the Business Development and will manage institutional fund raising campaigns in Life Sciences and Fintech - Truffle Capital's main areas of expertise.


Prior to joining Truffle Capital, Olga Koulechova had been Head of Business Development and Partner at Idinvest Partners since 2011. As VP Senior Sales International, Head of Nordics at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management since 2007, Olga Koulechova had previously participated in the marketing and promotion of the group in the Nordic area. She also held the position of Senior Sales International at Natixis Asset Management from 2005 to 2007 and started her career in assets management as Research Manager at BFT Gestion in 2000. Olga Koulechova holds a Master of Business Administration from the INSEAD, a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Bordeaux University and a Master of Sciences Mathematics from Moscow State University (MSU).

Bloody hell! A real brainbox we've got on our hands here! / But what about Truffle Capital? 'I've never heard of them before, boss.' Ha! I can fix that, man -

Truffle Capital is an independent European venture capital firm founded in 2001 whose assets, as of December 31st, 2015, totalled €730 million under management and advisory, mostly via institutional and retail private equity funds (FCPRs and FCPIs). Truffle Capital specializes in investments in companies developing breakthrough technologies and products in the Information Technology and Life Sciences sectors, in spin-offs and new ventures. The firm is led by a team of three founding partners, Henri Moulard, Dr. Philippe Pouletty and Bernard-Louis Roques, with decades of successful investments and entrepreneurial experience in Europe and the U.S.



Well, well ... / That's my good deed for the day. And it's the end of the week! 'Yippee!'