Venture Capital

By launching in November 2015 the first Venture Capital FinTech French fund with the support of leading investors from the financial services industry, NewAlpha has become one of the sector leaders in Europe2

2 According to Techfoliance by Invyo, NewAlpha was the most active VC investor in France in 2016 (January 2017).

We are a privileged partner for investors and entrepreneurs with a triple objective:

  • Invest

    Invest in recently created companies ("start-ups" or "early stage firms") bringing real technological innovation in the sector of technologies applied to the financial services industry and impacted by digital transformation ("FinTech")

  • Supporting

    Supporting these companies by giving them access to the ecosystem made up of our partners, clients and contacts in the financial industry

  • Contribute

    Contribute to the strategic watch of investors on the evolution of their business sector (banking, insurance and asset management)

The investment strategy consists in acquiring and managing minority stakes in predominantly European start-ups. We intervene during series A and B with initial investments of between 2 and 4 million € on financing rounds which can go up to 15 million €. We also retain the ability to participate in future funding rounds.

Our role is to pool capital and resources between innovative entrepreneurs and qualified investors to encourage business growth.

NewAlpha's Venture Capital activity considers that compliance with ESG criteria is essential. This policy is reflected in particular by:

  • ESG Due Diligence in the investment phase

  • Raising awareness of ESG fundamentals after investment

  • Annual ESG reporting, provided to investors

  • 120 +

    companies analyzed per year

  • 3 to 5

    investments made per year

  • 1/3

    of the deal flow comes from international

The team

LIOR DERHY - Managing Partner


Managing Partner

Venture Capital

Clarisse LAM - Analyst Venture Capital

Clarisse LAM

Analyst Venture Capital

AURELIE  NICOLAS - Investment Director


Investment Director

Venture Capital