Convelio

  • Logistika, Zasielateľstvo a pozemná doprava
  • Paris, London, New York City
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Prior to Convelio, Clément built up the operations of two startups from the ground up, and headed the logistics department for a leading art & antiques marketplace. He also worked as an investment banker in another life. Clément is in charge all things ops. He is a graduate of ESCP Europe and Ipésup.

Prior to Convelio, Edouard headed Rocket Internet procurement department. He also worked in digital strategy consulting, as a VC investor and founded an augmented reality startup in the design world. He is in charge of business development, product & corporate finance. He is a graduate of Bocconi and IE Business School.

Mathilde graduated from HEC Paris, and joined Convelio at the very beginning of the adventure, convinced by its unique business model and bold vision. Today she heads up the Business Development team at Convelio which regroups roles like Sales, Account Management and Marketing, identifying growth opportunities and delivering top-notch client experience.

Having studied at the intersection of Business, Design and Technology, Quentin first comes into the tech industry by the design door. Soon after graduating from Audencia Business school where he specialised in Innovation by Design, he heads off to Berlin where he spends 3 years in the deep tech company builder WATTx, honing his skills in UX, UI and Product Management. His experience teaches him how to design and develop products and services that find their product-market fit.

Back in France, he works along with various startups, offering his help in Product Design, and works with Convelio on the design and development of their new website and customer platform. Motivated by the team and the challenges that the startup ambitions to address, he joins the team as Head of Product to build and structure the Product, Design and Tech team.

Jérémie was previously a strategy consultant at Oliver Wyman, where he mostly advised various large manufacturing and transportation companies on key strategic & operational problematic. He is now leading the operations department, overall in charge of the order processing and partners management. He was mostly motivated by the ambition of Convelio and the energy & vision of its co-founders when he joined the team as first employee!

Chelsea graduated from Kingston University in Marketing Communications and Business Management, and joined Convelio as part of the Operations Team, having previously worked in the Air Freight market. On a day-today basis she and her team take care of the international exportation of the fine art goods and collectible furniture from Europe to the rest of the world.

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Presentation

Convelio is a licensed freight forwarding startup evolving at the intersection of Tech, Logistics and the Art World. The startup specialises in the global shipping of high-end goods: paintings, sculptures, basically any valuable or bulky merchandise.

Convelio developed its own proprietary algorithm to offer competitive real-time shipping quotes and an end-to-end logistics service to the art market. Their mission is to become a tech-driven company in a traditional industry, and therefore make the shipping of bulky and valuable items as easy as possible for any business across the world by providing an online and seamless experience. They currently serve a wide range of customers from art galleries, antique dealers, auction houses, online platforms to interior designers.

With 45+ colleagues scattered across Paris & London and soon New York, Convelio has a strong start-up & international culture. They thrive in solving complex logistics issues for their clients, enabling both sellers and buyers in the art market. They are backed by proven technology, prominent VC’s, and boast a global network and the resources (1.85M€ seed round of funding in July 2018 & 9M€ Series A in January 2020) to seize the market opportunity.

What they are looking for

Convelio is looking for autonomous people with an entrepreneurial mindset who constantly want to learn and improve themselves. As the team is growing, everyone gets a unique opportunity to grow with the company and find or create a place that fits one’s personality and wants. At Convelio, there is room for innovation and sharing of ideas!

The team cultivates an atmosphere in which people feel empowered to take initiatives but also make mistakes and learn from it. Feeling safe in your work is a requirement to achieve great things altogether, and enjoy working as a group.

Good to know

To get hired, 2 bonus criteria:

  • To be an art lover: paintings, sculpture, music, etc. They always enjoy aesthetic and artistic discussions within the office!
  • To like foreign languages: at Convelio you hear speaking french a lot but also english, italian, german, Spanish, chinese… they love it!

Otherwise they have monthly drinks altogether, regular lunches and team dinners and they enjoy doing sport in group. Come and say hi!

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