Côme Laguë founded Nueva Ventures in 2005, as one of the first of the new genre of Silicon Valley venture capital firms meeting the needs of entrepreneurs who choose to launch their startups with less capital. Côme manages a portfolio of 16 companies. His board involvement includes Cloudkick, Collarity, Grouply, Pharmacy TV Network, Rivalwatch and Validare.
Prior to Nueva Ventures Côme was an entrepreneur for twelve years during which he co-founded two telecommunications startups in Africa in the wireless sector (Westel Ghana) and VoIP sector (CDR International), and was an early member of the executive teams of a consumer Internet (LearningBrands) and ultra-mobile computer (OQO) startup. He also spent two years as a strategy consultant with the Monitor Company.
Côme has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BEng from McGill University.