Tristan Devant

Investor at daphni

Tristan is an investor at daphni. He’s 22 years old and come from the north of France. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from the Catholic University of Lille. He then joined the emlyon business school, where he specialized in Strategy & Change at LMU Munich. He did his M1 internship at Jumia in Cairo in Operations, where he was responsible for improving the customer experience on the different platforms. He’s passionate about kitesurfing and soccer.

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to go on that counts" - Winston Churchill

Tristan's fun facts

Super power

Finding the right arguments to convince someone

Smile when

He’s kitesurfing at sunset with strong wind

He can teach

How to bargain in a souk

Why did he join the VC world?​

To be at the forefront of innovation and supporting brilliant entrepreneurs, and to shape a better future

Soft skills

Curious, optimistic, passionate




Kitesurfing, soccer, music, tech for good

How he acts for good

Buy second-hand or reconditioned as much as possible

Mission at daphni

Supporting the investment team, sourcing startups to invest

number of cities he lived in 1 year
knots = maximum wind in which I kitesurfed
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of pasta consumed per year
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