Frederic Court is presenting at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016 on Dec 5, 2016  


Primary Role
Founder & Managing Partner @
26 Investments in 16 Companies
December 16, 1969

Person Details


Frederic Court is the Founder and Managing Partner of Felix Capital since April 2014.

Frederic has worked in the technology industry for the past 18 years, most recently as General Partner with Advent Ventures in London. At Advent, Frederic led investments in Farfetch, Zong (sold to eBay), Vitrue (Oracle), Dailymotion (Orange), Qype (Yelp), Fizzback (Nice Systems) and Ubiquisys (Cisco). In parallel, he has been an active angel, mainly in digital lifestyle start-ups.

Frederic was named "Investor of the Year" in Europe by its peers at the 2012 Investor All Stars event.

Previously Frederic was an Entrepreneur in France, building a VC-backed online marketplace for the textile industry and before that a technology banker in London and New York with Lazard.

A graduate of ESSEC in Paris and Bocconi University in Milan, Frederic is fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish. Frederic lives in London with his wife and two daughters.

Jobs (4)


Founder & Managing Partner

Apr, 2014 - Current   (over 2 years)
May 1, 2001
Mar, 2014
General Partner
Sep 1, 1999
May 1, 2001
Founder & Managing Director
May 1, 1994
Sep 1, 1999
Investment Banking
  • Board Member
  • Advisor
    Feb 3, 2014
  • Advisor
    Sep, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Feb, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    May, 2010
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jul 1, 2009 - Jun 1, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Aug, 2006 - Oct, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Feb, 2007 - Sep, 2012
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2015$20M / Series B
Jun, 2015$15M / Series B (Lead)
Jun, 2015$9M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2015€10M / Series B
Mar, 2015$86M / Series E
Mar, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2014$66M / Series D
Nov, 2013$12.2M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2013undisclosed amount / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$20M / Series C
Aug, 2012$19M / Venture
Jan, 2012$18M / Series B
Feb, 2011$17M / Series C (Lead)
Sep, 2010$5M / Venture
Jul, 2010$9M / Venture
Jul, 2010$4.5M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2009$25M / Series C
Sep, 2008£8M / Series A
Aug, 2007$34M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2007$25M / Series B
Mar, 2007$5M / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2007$7.5M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2006$12M / Series A

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TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016

December 05, 2016 - December 06, 2016

The Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, England, United Kingdom

TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies.

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