Patricia is the CEO and co-founder of Kairn (eF20): a collaborative task manager. An energetic leader and productivity nerd, Patricia co-founded Kairn with eFounders to empower individuals and teams to achieve their goals.

Nicolas is the COO and co-founder of Swan (eF19): a Banking as a Service (BaaS) platform that allows any company to become a fintech. Payment expert and king of multi-tasking, Nicolas leads Swan's daily operations with a sharp product vision and unbreakable positivity.

Mehdi is the CEO and co-founder of Cycle (eF19): the all-in-one collaboration tool for product teams. Passionate about all things product, Mehdi became frustrated with the existing tools and so decided to reinvent product management from the ground-up with eFounders.

Nicolas has an engineering background with experience in some of France's hottest startups. He joined us to start it all from scratch, and help us build the next big thing.

Nathalie is a business school graduate with experience in business development and finance. She moved back to France from New York to join us as a business developer on one of our newest projects.

Thibaud is an experienced entrepreneur who has built multiple successful companies. He knows what makes a good idea, how to kickstart it, and shares his passion with our teams to help them skyrocket.


We build the future of work.

In 2011, we pioneered the startup studio model. Together with entrepreneurs, we turn unique ideas into successful companies. We build businesses that create the tools of tomorrow and inspire news ways of working, in short, we build the future of work!

We pride ourselves on our ability to give founders an edge. We give entrepreneurs access to unparalleled resources, so that they can kickstart their startup. We bring to them unfair advantages with our brilliant core team and vast network. And we equip our founders with freedom so that they can dream bigger to always go further and faster. 

So far, we've launched over 28 startups and we're still counting. They now employ over 1,000 people all over the world, have raised $400 million in funding and now reach a total valuation of over $1.5 billion.

And it all started here... Mailjet • Textmaster • Mention • Front • Aircall • Hivy • Spendesk • Foxintelligence • Forest • Slite • Station • Uplow • Equify • Briq • Multis • Swan • Yousign • Illustrio • Bonjour • Cycle • Folk • Once With more in the making: Zenvest • Canyon • Kairn • Crew • Collective • Fleex

What they are looking for

Are you looking to launch a new venture with us? Do you want to contribute to one of our startups? Or are you interested in joining our core eFounders team? We work with outstanding people who are experts in their field and passionate about making a contribution to our mission: to build the future of work. And we're always on the look-out for ambitious talent that is always striving for excellence.

Good to know

  • An offsite every quarter called DemoTime where all our current projects pitch their vision and demo their products.
  • You'll learn and work with some of the most brilliant founders and professionals in your field, whether they are in our offices or through our network
  • Offices located at the heart of the Parisian startup eco-system (metro Grands Boulevards)
  • Remote-friendly policy
  • Kick-offs: every Monday, we have dedicated meetings with each of our projects’ to discuss progress and stay on track Ready to start the adventure with your new team?

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