Welcome to Viralety Ventures
Michael Goossens - Founding Partner
Michael, recently resigned as Chief Strategy Officer of Pyco Group in order to focus solely on the development of Viralety's projects.
After graduating from the V.U.B. and the Boston University, he started his career in the early days of the internet in Belgium at Belgacom Skynet. During the last 15 years, Michael held different positions in London (Concerto Capital -Acquired by Petercam), Hong Kong (Advense) and Brussels (Compagnie Financière Indépendante & PycoGroup) with leadership roles in finance and entrepreneurship.
David Dzialowski - Founding Partner
David is the founder and CEO of Pyco Group is currently responsible for the development, design, operation and improvement of the systems that create and deliver PYCOGROUP services. From a very early age, David has had a passion for computers and technology. Prior to founding PYCO Digital & PYCOGROUP, he was the head of sales for a software company and later was the CFO of a major Advertising agency's interactive department.
Bart Becks - Advisor
Bart is the founder of angel.me, the platform to finance and stimulate creativity and entrepreneurs. Previously, Bart was CEO of Belgacom Skynet. Before that, he was SVP at SBS Media Europe, which got acquired by ProSiebenSat1 Media. Additionally, he was involved as investor, advisor or entrepreneur at various startups, such as Showpad, Storify, Mobile Vikings, Netlog, and others. Bart also sits on the boards of technology and media companies and organisation, and is the Chairman of Belgium based research and incubation center iMinds. Bart has an MBA from Université de Liège and executive education from Columbia, Berkeley and Harvard.
Thibaud Elziere - Advisor
Thibaud is an experienced French entrepreneur, who co-founded Fotolia (acquired in 2014 by Adobe for 800 million dollars) as well as the startup studio Efounders through which he cofounded leading SaaS startups such as Mailjet, Aircall, Mention, TextMaster or Front. Thibaud graduated in Economics and Engineering from Université Lumière (Lyon II) , Ecole Centrale de Lyon and Technische Universität Berlin.
Denis Martin - Advisor
Denis is a member of the Financial Institutions Group at Lazard, focusing on the coverage of European Insurance and Banking clients and has 8 years' experience in M&A advisory across Europe.
Prior to joining Lazard, he was a Vice President in the European Financial Institutions Group at Credit Suisse where he worked on various advisory mandates in the Banking, Insurance, Asset Management and Fintech sectors. Denis started his career at the Boston Consulting Group and has an MBA from INSEAD and a master degree from Solvay Business School.
Cedric Nobels - Analyst
Cedric is a passionate entrepreneur with experience in Recruitment, Business Development and Management. After obtaining his Master Degree from the Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL), he started his career as an IT recruiter for a leading international headhunting company where he developed a strong interest in new technologies. After a few years working in Brussels, he had the opportunity to move to Thailand to lead the IT Division of Robert Walters. He is now the Head of Business Development of Pyco Group for the APAC region.
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