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Florent Empis

Florent Empis

Head of Engineering
Lille, France

Mentorship Connection

This connection is free for all venture stages.

Two meetings per month

Unlimited chat, email, or text within boundaries.

Usually responds in about 5 mins


As a mentor, I have helped european & african companies raise substantial seed rounds, mostly in the data & ecommerce sector.
As a head of engineering, I lead a 40+ team of engineers specialized in AI, data, ecommerce & supply chain.
As a scout, I do technical and market due diligence for several high profile individuals.
I’ve worked for large corporate in the retail, finance and cloud industries, been the CTO of two startups and the founder of one.
I hold a dual Msc in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science with over 20 years experience

Spoken languages

English French

Mentorship motivation

  • I am looking for new investments
  • I like to learn about industries and new businesses
  • I want to give back to the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurs coming up
  • I want to scout for new opportunities in engaging as an advisor or for a board seat

As a former founder, I want to give back to the community.
As a scout, I’m trusted by several investors and sometimes invest myself.
Helping & mentor is a very interesting intellectual process and discovering new fields is always interesting