Cardashift appoints Yvan Depierre, CEO of JUA & ex-CFO of Apple France, as Advisor

Cardashift is delighted to announce the appointment of Yvan Depierre as Advisor.

Yvan has a corporate background with over 25 years of exciting challenges within start-ups, SMB’s and listed companies in an international environment.

More recently, he had been Apple France Finance Director for 9 years.

He, then, jumped in the entrepreneurship world 5 years ago as the co-founder and co-manager of JUA, a very innovative and ambitious start-up designing and manufacturing CleanTech, BioTech and AgriTech with environmental, economical & social impacts.

Along his career, Yvan has gained strong expertise in the fields of finance, governance & compliance, business development, management and company strategy definition.

Yvan believes that we collectively need to act now on the ecological issues and welcome Cardashift’s ambitious initiative.

“I am very excited to join the Cardashift team and I trust we will bring valuable resources to the urgent ecological transition. Cardashift has clearly identified the need for early stage investments into innovative companies, hence dealing confidently with the risk level required to make a real difference. They are also willing to provide these projects with the relevant support to ensure their success and sustainable impact. Cardashift brings the resources of a disruptive technology in the service of a challenging transition requiring profound environmental and social impacts.”

There is no doubt for Cardashift’s team that Yvan’s background will be invaluable for developing efficient project selection frameworks. We also plan to work with him on an ecosystemic level to identify the existing locks to move towards a more sustainable model. Yvan’s appointment will be a key enabler to make Cardashift one of the builders of tomorrow’s start-ups.

Besides, Yvan will bring his strong expertise in finance and governance to support Cardashift’s growth.

About Cardashift

Cardashift is a community-run launchpad that raises funds, builds and accelerates startups that are solving social and environmental issues.

Cardashift is based on Cardano, the blockchain platform for change-makers, innovators, and visionaries.

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