President, European Startup Network
Nicolas Brien is the President of the European Startup Network, the most influential industry group representing startups in Brussels . Mr Brien sits on the Board of companies and foundations, such as Tilder or France Alzheimer. After successfully restructuring EuraTechnologies, Europe’s largest startup incubator, his advice and experience have been sought by startup incubators in Europe, Africa and Asia, where he operates as a senior advisor to entrepreneurs and governments . From 2016 to 2021, he led France Digitale, Europe’s largest Startup organization with 2000+ startup members and 100+ VC. Prior to joining the digital ecosystem, he ran the Direction of Studies at Kantar-TNS Sofres (WPP) and was a senior advisor to Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (Spokeswoman of the French Government).