French Tech Ambassadors in CPT

A cross border network is a real advantage when one is looking to tap a global market. The French Tech ambassadors in Cape Town are established entrepreneurs and senior executives who have made a pledge to welcome newcomers by sharing their experience and knowledge of Cape Town tech scene.

Laurent Bodard

Laurent Bodard

Oracle Marketing Cloud

Sales Manager SADC

Creative challenger. Taking enterprise through their journey to Cloud Computing.

Thierry Cassuto

Thierry Cassuto

Both Worlds, 

Founder & CEO

Entrepreneur and agent provocateur. 25+ years of experience in the broadcast, digital and film industries. 

Arnaud Dabancourt

Arnaud Dabancourt

Tristan Export 

Managing Director

15 years entrepreneurship experience in Subsaharan Africa in the fields of Supply chain management.
Stéphane Kacedan

Séphane Kacedan

African Eagle 

Co-Founder & MD

One of the longest established French entrepreneur in the Cape (since 1993) in the tourism sector. Active associative commitment

Sébastien Lacour

Sébastien Lacour

Powertime, EI, PayGenius

Managing Director

Currently managing the activities of 3 startups. MSc in Chemical Engineering (ENSIACET) & MBA (UCT GSB)

Solly Moeng

Solly Moeng 

DonValley, Managing Director, Columnist

Solly will contribute to the establishment and Cape Town Growth of this great initiative in his capacity as a media and strategic communications professional.


Guillaume Ortscheit

Anglo african


Expert in the Mobile Networks Operators ecosystems in Africa and mobile based products. 

Julien Verspieren

Julien Verspieren 

Work & Co


Successful entrepreneur (France and SA). Passionate about the creative energy of new ventures and expert in business development. 


Christophe Viarnaud


Co-Founder & Chairman

Serial entrepreneur, Passionate about Technology, Systems Thinking, Energy sustainability, Media and Education. 

Romain Diaz

Far Ventures

Co-Founder & CEO

Passionate entrepreneur, Co-Founder / CEO / Managing Partner / Board Advisor / Non-Executive Director of 5 tech start-ups