Julien Mialaret is an Operating Partner in Asia for Idinvest Partners (former Allianz PE France). Idinvest is a large European Venture Capital / PE firm with fast-growing extensions in Asia and a regional office in Shanghai. Julien is an active investor in deep technologies, he focuses on the digitalization of industry and enterprise: artificial intelligence, internet of things, cybersecurity, data analytics, robotics and cleantech. To date, he has mainly invested in US and EU B2B business models with global reach: Neurala Inc. (Deep neural networks, US), TrustInSoft (Automated code analysis, FR), Enlighted Inc. (IoT networks for buildings, US, acquired by Siemens), First Fuel Software (Energy data analytics, US), Organica Water Inc. (Decentralized waste water treatment, HK) and Actility (Low power IoT networks, FR). Julien currently reviews new investment opportunities in Asia and supports the growth of Idinvest portfolio companies to China and ASEAN.
Prior to joining Idinvest in 2011, Julien was based in China where he developed and acquired power projects for EDF Group, the global electric utility companies. He shifted to technology start-ups in 2009, working with entrepreneurs to advise them on their deployments to the Mainland.
Julien holds degrees from ESCP Europe Business School, La Sorbonne University, Beijing University and the French School of Oriental Studies. He is a fluent Mandarin, English, French and Spanish speaker and has working capacity in Japanese.
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