Ophélie Derlon

Research Manager

Ophelie is research manager at daphni. She helps the team by bringing some insights on specific topics, and searching new markets. Prior to daphni, Ophelie worked in politics and public administration, and was always eager to discover and ding in on any new trend. She graduated from HEC Business School in 2019, and has a double degree in public policy from ENS Paris.

"Yes we can." - Barack Obama

Ophelie's fun facts

Super power

100% committed to everything she does

Smile when

She’s seing family and friends

She can teach

How to cook vegan

Why did she join the VC world?​

To support innovation for a better world

Soft skills

Curious, caring and teaching


Soccer or Marseille or both (=OM)


Tech for good, social innovation, literature from comics to La Pleaide

How she acts for good

Always riding her bike

Mission at daphni

Researching new trends and topics

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books and article read/year
Celine Dion’s songs she can sing by heart
2 soccer’s session per week