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Marc Simoncini

Partner at daphni & founder at Angell Bike

Founder of iFrance, sold to Vivendi, Marc Simoncini is also the founder of the famous online dating site Meetic. Listed on Euronext, Meetic was later sold to the American group Match.com. Marc Simoncini is a serial entrepreneur, in fact, he is also at the origin of Sensee which was sold to Acuitis, and more recently of Angell, the electric smark bike. Founder of the Family Office Jaïna Capital, a reference player in Seed and Series A in France with more than €70M personally invested, Marc Simoncini is a serial investor. He joined daphni as a partner of the Yellow fund.

In addition to these different hats, Marc Simoncini is committed to the animal cause and is the co-founder of the European School of Internet Business.

Marc brings his operational experience as an entrepreneur and investor to daphni.

Marc is also participating to the M6 Show Qui Veut Etre Mon Associé.

With daphni, let's build da city for good!

Super power

Can feel a great project through his guts

Smile when

He’s on his Angell bike

He can teach

How to act natural in front of a camera

Why did he join the VC world ?​

To help entrepreneurs shape a better future

Soft skills

Dynamic, relevant, fun


Ask him where to ride around Marseille


lots 🙂

How he acts for good

Doesn’t eat meat

Mission at daphni

Manage, invest & develop

founded companies
+ 0 km
on an Angell bike a week
Euronext quoted company​
participation at
"Qui veut être mon associé ?"

Marc Simoncini's track record

Marc Simoncini' successes

Marc Simoncini's news

Have You Watched The Show ?

If you follow our incredible adventures or simply the ecosystem, we’re sure you heard about Marc Simoncini before!

Portrait of Marc Simoncini, recidivist entrepreneur

Marc has been one of our partners since daphni and Jaïna joined forces. [...]

Simoncini lance Angell, son « smart bike », pour réinventer la mobilité urbaine

Pas un vélo connecté, pas un vélo à assistance électrique, non un « smart bike ». «On a inventé un objet qui n’existait pas» , explique, confiant, le serial entrepreneur. [...]

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