Paris, December 2, 2021 - NextStage AM announces the appointment of Manuela d'Halloy at the head of its Entrepreneurs Club. Its mission will be to cultivate and develop the activity of the Club Entrepreneurs by capitalizing on the talents and the accumulated experiences of the ecosystem to bring ever more meaning and added value to the holdings of the NextStage AM portfolio and make them grow. Sourcing of business opportunities, networking, collective intelligence, strategic partnerships and moments of discussion will be at the heart of this collaborative platform managed by Manuela.
Manuela will be able to draw on the pioneering entrepreneurial culture of NextStage AM with a philosophy "Connecting the dots »As a central pillar of its DNA and its support for entrepreneurs. The challenge for NextStage AM and its participations is to succeed together in the face of industrial changes and revolutions, greatly accelerated by the Covid 19 crisis, by creating opportunities around the 3 current major disruptions: digital, environmental innovation and smart health.
In this context of acceleration and transformation, the arrival of Manuela d'Halloy is a new step for the Entrepreneurs Club, created by NextStage AM in 2009, to strengthen co-creation, innovation and the sharing of experiences. between the entrepreneurs in the portfolio and the entire NextStage AM ecosystem made up of investors, entrepreneurs, distributors and intermediaries (investment bankers, lawyers, etc.). The objective: to help entrepreneurs better anticipate the major challenges of tomorrow.
In a process of continuous improvement, Manuela d'Halloy brings her experience in the field of entrepreneurship to retain the more than 800 members of the Club throughout the territory and strengthen the sharing of best practices and contacts, digital innovation , disruptive strategies, the sourcing of deals, talents and business opportunities or even the development of international participations ... With a small team of experts & entrepreneurs that Manuela has started to set up, the ambition is to pass of "good to great" and to allow the entrepreneurs of the portfolio to achieve their "NextStage".
« We are delighted that Manuela has accepted to take the presidency of this emblematic Club of NextStage AM. Manuela has developed a very strong knowledge of the ecosystem of entrepreneurs at the head of SMEs and ETIs and has built solid relationships with all the players and experts in the market. Endowed with values common to ours, we are convinced of its ability to support NextStage's participations, with the help of our network, in the spirit of '' good to great '' ", said Grégoire Sentilhes, President and Founder of NextStage AM.
 Connecting the dots (FR: joining the points): One of the axes of the support of NextStage AM with its participations which aims to connect entrepreneurs, investors and members of its network to succeed and grow together.
President of the NextStage AM Entrepreneurs Club
An engineer by training, Manuela d'Halloy, 46, is a graduate of ESSEC (Marketing Masters obtained in 1998) and EDHEC (Certificate of Business Administration in 2012). After having been marketing and digital director at Bouygues Telecom (1998-2012), in 2014 she joined the management of Who's Who in France in charge of digital transformation, before co-founding in 2018 La Maison des Entrepreneurs, a hub collaboration of entrepreneurs with 120 members.
In addition to these functions, in 2012 she created her own consultancy structure where she works with SMEs / mid-cap companies as a consultant in strategy, marketing and digital transformation.
Recognized for her experience and expertise, she is a member of various boards of directors (Bpifrance, Hypromat Eléphant Bleu, Open Value, La Valinière endowment fund, etc.).
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