Benjamin Guimberteau

Senior Backend Developer

Benjamin is a Senior Backend Developer at daphni. Originally from Bordeaux, he lived in the Basque Country, Grenoble, Pau, Toulouse and Paris, but Bordeaux is definitively his motherland. Passionate about IT from an early age, he’s made it his profession. He worked for big companies, small ones, startups, on his own and in his startups. His other passion? Sport, and especially squash. At 16, he even joined the pole espoir in Toulouse for 2 years. Don’t be tempted to challenge him!

"Choisissez un travail que vous aimez et vous n’aurez pas à travailler un seul jour de votre vie." - Confucius

Benjamin's fun facts

Super power

He can make you taste the best beef rib with vine shoots with a glass of Pessac-Léognan

Smile when

He sees the ocean from his surfboard or walks onto a squash court

He can teach

How to become a power user with computers

Why did he join the VC world?

He’s curious, loves to create and finds that the beginning of entrepreneurial adventures is the best time.

Soft skills

Make abstract concepts more concrete, curious, always able to find a solution, because if there’s a solution, there’s no problem.


Too much… Sports, squash, cycling, surfing, skiing, golf, crossfit, books…

How he acts for good

Less meat, get around by bike and find ways to reduce waste (energy, food…)


Do you have any tips on how to make the best boast shot in squash?

Mission at daphni

Bring his technical expertise to make people’s lives easier at daphni and make the highest quality product

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of lines of code written
participations in the French squash championships
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days without drinking a glass of alcohol, out of personal conviction