Olivier Philipp

Research and Insights at daphni

Olivier is in charge of Research and Insights at daphni. He comes from the consulting world, where he covered sustainability, public sector and private equity topics, in France and in the MENA region. In terms of background, he graduated from HEC Paris business school and La Sorbonne in corporate law.


“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Churchill

Olivier’s fun facts

Super power

Powerpoint and excel god, create dope memes under 10 seconds

Smile when

He discovers something new

He can teach

How to use a nunchaku

Why did he join the VC world ?​

To advance those who innovate for the better

Soft skills

Even-tempered, driven, optimistic


Theories about those questioning movies


History, philosophy, videogames and people

How he acts for good

Human Hogwarts – always here to help

Mission at daphni

Foresee disruptions, analyze complex markets and pin down tough business models

years in MENA
slides written in his career
cups of coffee per day
unanswered e-mails