Julien Coustaury is an entrepreneur, one of the most active investors in the CEE region, and a managing partner at Fil Rouge Capital Venture fund. He has been an entrepreneur since he was 13 and has more than 25 years of experience across various industries, much of it at the CEO level. He has worked in more than 80 countries across five continents and participated in over $1.7bn of purchase, sale and financing transactions. He is a serial investor in early-stage businesses, and has, together with his partners, invested in more than 120 early-stage ventures in the CEE region. Julien also serves on the boards of many of them.