My name is Willy Braun (@willybraun), I'm the co-founder of daphni, a new pan-European venture capital fund investing in digital startups that have a strong impact on people's lives.
Besides being a VC, I love books (check my recommandations), design, social sciences (especially psychology & economics), photography (check my photos), clothes and marketing. But most of all, I'm fascinated by storytelling and influence of all form.
I’ve just released my latest book: Human Resources for Startups.
It’s a book designed for founders, managers, and investors of fast-growing companies. Based on extended interviews of 30+ experts, co-founders, CHROs, headhunters, CEOs, COOs, coaches, and VCs, it offers concrete tools and frameworks to put in place in a startup or scale-up. The book also provides several concepts and references to think about the different HR challenges and design the best solutions. Get your copy in your local Amazon: US, UK, GER, FR, ES, JP, IT!
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To discover who I am, check my interviews and op-eds:
[ParisTechReview] The obsession for efficacy, and why it is dooming our companies (EN)
[La Tribune] Willy Braun, le "Petit prince" du digital (FR)
[Soundcloud] Nouvelle Ecole - Willy Braun : Les choix de vie se conjuguent au singulier (FR)
[Les Echos] La course à l’hypercroissance n’est pas toujours néfaste (FR)