Accelerate your Marketplace 

Meet the Community

15th of May 2018


Listen to people with hands-on marketplace experience who can explain as no other how to succeed.


Pierre Lion

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Laure Claire Reillier
Co-founder & COO, 
Launchworks & Co

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Sandrine Zhang Ferron
CEO, Vinterior

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Sébastien Goldenberg
CEO, The House Shop

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Albin Serviant
CEO, EasyRoomMate


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Joe Schorge
Founder & Managing Partner

Isomer Capital

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Marja Verbon
Co-founder and COO Jump.Work

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05:30 PM

Registration & refreshments

06:00 - 06:05 PM

Welcome and introduction

Pierre Lion, VP Growth, MANGOPAY

06:05 - 06:25 PM

Platform Strategy: Winning Marketplaces strategies: lessons from the trenches

Laure Claire Reillier, Co-founder and COO Launchworks & Co

Further to the publication of her book "Platform Strategy", Laure will share some key insights for successfully igniting and scaling marketplaces. She will also discuss emerging trends and how AI and blockchain are likely to enable and power a new generation of platforms and marketplaces. Presentation and Q&A. 

07:35 - 7:40 PM

Closing remarks 


Benoit Reillier, Co-founder & MD, Launchworks & Co


RISE London
41 Luke Street
London, EC2A 4DP, UK

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RISE London
41 Luke Street
London, EC2A 4DP, UK

06:25 - 06:50 PM

Panel discussion: Lessons from marketplace founders: How to ignite and scale your marketplace

In this panel, we will discuss with marketplace experts how to ignite and grow efficiently. Which side do you attract first? How do you keep the balance between supply and demand as you scale? And how do you prepare for international expansion? 


Panellists: Jean-Michel Chalayer, Co-founder and CEO LeSalon - Sandrine Zhang Ferron, CEO Vinterior - Sébastien Goldenberg, CEO The House Shop - Marja Verbon, Co-founder and COO


06:50 - 07:10 PM

Learn from the best: A Marketplace success: lessons from scaling Carwow

Andrew Hooks, COO Carwow


07:10 - 07:35 PM

Panel discussion: An investor's perspective on how to raise funds for your marketplace

In this panel, we will discuss how marketplaces can raise funds. What are the options and what is the perspective of an investor when deciding to invest in a marketplace. Find out what you need to know before you start raising funds. 


Panellists: Joe Schorge, Founder and Managing Partner Isomer Capital - Albin Serviant, CEO EasyRoomMate - Andrin Bachmann, Partner Piton Capital - Antoine Nussenbaum, Partner and Co-founder Felix Capital


In this keynote, Andrew Hooks the COO from Carwow will share his journey scaling up a marketplace and how Carwow made it to success. 


7:40 PM

Networking & drinks 

Have a drink while meeting and sharing best practises with the community of marketplace founders, investors and C-level execs. Or come by the genius bar to connect with MANGOPAY and Launchworks & Co. 

09:00 PM

Conference close



Getting there:
By tube: head to Liverpool street or Old street

By bus: The 135, 205 and N205 all head to Curtain Road

By foot: It's on the corner of Paul and Luke street

Andrin Bachmann
Partner, Piton Capital 


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Jean-Michel Chalayer
Co-founder and CEO, LeSalon 


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Andrew Hooks
COO, Carwow

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Antoine Nussenbaum
Partner & Co-founder
Felix Capital

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Benoit Reillier
Co-founder & MD,
Launchworks & Co

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