Selection Board Member
Red River West
Alfred is co-founder and managing partner of Red River West which he founded in partnership with Artemis Group. With a first fund at 120M euros closed in 2017, Red River West is a cross border Venture Capital company dedicated to the most successful European startups.
The main goal of RRW is to scale the most disruptive French/EU tech businesses into global champions via a commercial launch and game changing level of hands-on support in the US. Over the last 25 years as a tech entrepreneur, Alfred has founded three companies with a accumulated value of over $250M. During this time, he built products reaching over 50M users monthly and 10M members strong. As a CEO in Europe and in the US, he managed fast organic growth which he amplified by successfully acquiring and selling over 12 companies. Alfred founded his first company Reducmicro, a technology-focused e-commerce venture at the age of 21. After growing the company into a successful business, he sold it in 1999 to fund his next venture, Bestofmedia. Later, as the co-founder of Purch, he built one of the top 50 internet group in the world, the pioneer of the content-commerce revolution. Alfred has served as an advisor of several public companies.