Henri Deshays

Henri is a partner at NewFund, venture fund with $220M under management focused on early stage investments in Europe and North America. Prior to joining NewFund, Henri Deshays was VP Strategy at StartX, accelerator supporting Stanford entrepreneurs, which he co-founded in 2010 during his MBA, then dogfooded in 2011 with his startup ModeWalk, acquired in 2014.

Newfund is sector-agnostic and focuses on entrepreneur’s vision rather than on pre-established categories, making its first investing from Pre-Seed to Series A. Since inception in 2008, Newfund raised over $220M from entrepreneurs and family offices, with a strong attention to alignment of interests between LPs, GPs and Entrepreneurs.