Primary Role
Partner and Co-Founder at Upfront Ventures

Person Details


Yves is a Managing Partner and co-founder of GRP Partners. Prior to GRP Partners, Yves managed the U.S. investments of Fourcar B.V., a division of Carrefour S.A., the second largest retailer in the world. In this capacity, he was an investor in numerous private equity investments in a number of venture capital, emerging growth and later-stage retailing transactions. Before his involvement with Fourcar, Yves was a management consultant advising French companies on the strategic and legal issues of conducting business and investing in the U.S.

Yves attended the University of Law (Lyon) where he received a JD and LLM, and received an LLM from New York University School of Law.

In our current portfolio, Yves sits on the Boards of Actimagine, EnvestNet Asset Management, HealthDataInsights, Kyriba, Netsize, Qualys, and Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance. Prior Board seats include P.F. Chang's China Bistro (NASDAQ: PFCB), PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM), and UGO Entertainment (acquired by Hearst Corporation).

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