All You Need for Growth™
All You Need for Growth™ is the premier one-stop-shop consulting firm providing 360° advice to ambitious entrepreneurs and C-Level executives worldwide

Who we are

Expert professional advisers helping ambitious entrepreneurs and C-Level executives

 
AYNFG - Sebastien Bonneau

FOUNDER - AVOCAT

Sebastien Bonneau

Sebastien is the Founder of All You Need for Growth™. Pioneer in the disruption of consulting industries, he is also recognized for his experience as lawyer among the top lawyers in Capital Innovation and Private Equity. Sebastien spent 12 years in the Corporate Finance departments of first tiers international law firms in France and Africa, and most recently at Winston & Strawn LLP.  He specializes in all things related to transactions and growth, including but not limited to incubation, acceleration and excubation processes, corporate venturing and joint ventures. Sébastien is a frequent speaker at conferences on growth, private equity and entrepreneurship. He is a Mentor at Plug & Play Accelerator and HEC Incubator, and teaches law students how to interact with entrepreneurs at Clinique du Droit of Haute Ecole Appliquée du Droit in Paris. 

 
 

Education

HEC PARIS
Executive MBA, 2012

BABSON COLLEGE
Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 2012

UNIVERSITY OF PANTHEON-SORBONNE
MA, Corporate law, 1999

Activities & Affiliations

  • Plug & Play Accelerator, Mentor
  • Clinique du Droit HEAD, Mentor
  • Incubateur HEC, Mentor

Bar Admissions

  • Paris
 
 

 
 
AYNFG - Piers Cumberlege

UK AND CANADA

Piers Cumberlege

Piers is a global nomad, having lived and worked across Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America with multi-national corporations, international and civil society organisations.  He has a special interest in growing businesses through deploying capital, expertise and targeted technical assistance and a particular focus on emerging markets investment, having established and managed commercial private equity funds investing in Russia and Africa, as well as non-profit sustainable economic development initiatives. Piers particularly enjoys operating at the policy and governance intersection of government and business, as at the World Economic Forum, where he also oversaw the interests of the global Professional Services industry leaders. He speaks a number of languages and holds a Master’s degree from Oxford University and a graduate business degree from Coventry University in association with the General Electric Company.

 

Education

OXFORD UNIVERSITY
BA, 1979, MA, 1982

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY AND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
Diploma in Business Administration, 1995

McGILL UNIVERSITY AND INSTITUTE OF CORPORATE DIRECTORS
ICD.D, 2006

Activities & Affiliations

  • Institute of Corporate Directors, Canada
  • Emeritus Chairman, Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association
  • Director, Engineers Without Borders, Canada
  • Director, South Pole Group
  • Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal, Canada for service to non-profit sector
     

 

 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Maria Jose Huertas

SPAIN - ABOGADA

María José Huertas

María José is the Executive Director of All you need for Growth™ in Spain, and a highly experienced IP and M&A lawyer. Before joining All you need for Growth™, she served as Manager of General Legal Affairs, Technology and Emerging Business at the global oil & gas company Repsol. She is an expert in technology transfer, IP law, and international corporate transactions. At Legal for Growth™, María José will help you understand combined legal and technical issues, negotiate, draft and close your deals across Europe, Asia and Americas, even when they involve complex technologies or R&D activities, in all fields or at every stage of readiness. Her interest in innovation and technology led María José to take an active part in the Spanish startup ecosystem, where she is recognized as an expert in incubation, intrapreneurship, and entrepreneurship. She is also a frequent lecturer and speaker at different forums, institutions, business and law schools, on matters relating to entrepreneurship, commercial contracts, lean startup, innovation methodologies and technology transfer.

 
 

Education

UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE, MADRID
MA, International Law & International Relations, 2010

CLUB ESPANOL DE LA ENERGIA
MA, Energy Law, 2009

UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA
MA, Law, 1999

Activities & Affiliations

  • Lawahead Hub – IE Law School, Editor and Advisor
  • Fundación para la Innovación Financiera y la Economía digital – FIFED, Member of the Professional Advisory Board
  • Young experts group of FIDE - Fundación para la Investigación sobre el Derecho y la Empresa, Member
  • Startup Lawyers Executive Education - IE Law School, Lecturer
  • Fundación EOI – Escuela de Organización Industrial, Lecturer and Mentor
  • LES España- Portugal – national chapter of Licensing Executives Society International, Member
  • DENAE – Asociación Española de Derecho del Entretenimiento, Member
  • Professional Women’s Network - Madrid, Member

Bar Admissions

  • Madrid
 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Richard Oliver

ASIA PACIFIC REGION - ATTORNEY AT LAW

Richard Oliver

Richard is Head of Asia Pacific region at All You Need for Growth™. He is a corporate lawyer and strategy professional with over 18 years' experience, most recently at Herbert Smith Freehills in Melbourne and Hong Kong. He acts for clients at all stages of growth ranging from early stage startups, through acceleration on to world leading multinational companies and private equity and venture capital funds. Richard is an expert on VC and PE funding, M&A transactions, shareholder agreements, JV agreements, IP/IT and other commercial arrangements. Richard has also worked as general counsel in a number of PE and VC funds and has extensive experience dealing with compliance and regulatory issues in the Hong Kong, US, UK and Europe.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Constitutional Law, 2012

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
LLB (Hons), Law & Business, 1995

Activities & Affiliations

  • Metta (Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Club)
  • Garage Society (Hong Kong Start-up Ecosystem)
  • Paperclip (Hong Kong Start-up Ecosystem)
  • British Chamber of Commerce
  • French Chamber of Commerce
  • Australian Chamber of Commerce

Bar Admissions

  • England & Wales
  • Australia
 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Antoine Petit de Leudeville

FRANCE

Antoine de Leudeville

Antoine leads Advice for Growth™, the strategy consulting arm of All You Need for Growth™. He cut his teeth learning business and corporate strategy at The Boston Consulting Group (Paris, Santiago, Montréal) during 10 years, working for the largest global industrial companies (including LafargeHolcim, General Electrics, Alstom, EDF) and several leading European banking companies (including BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole) before joining All you need for Growth™. He now puts into practice his extensive international experience and leverages his team and expert network to serve All You Need for Growth™ clients.

 

 
 

Education

ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE
Diplôme d'Ingénieur de l'Ecole Polytechnique, Major in Applied Mathematics and Economy, 2006

HEC PARIS
MSc, Strategic Management, 2007

ICCF @ HEC PARIS
International Certificate in Corporate Finance, 2016

 

 

 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Angelynn Meya

FRANCE and USA - ATTORNEY AT LAW/AVOCAT 

Angelynn Meya

Angelynn is a dual qualified French/US lawyer for Legal for Growth™.  She helps clients do business with the USA and to find, on both sides of the Atlantic, the same broad range of quality services offered by All You Need for Growth™. She speaks six languages, and her drive, experience and open-mindedness will make her the best ally on your projects and help to navigate the challenges of developping your business across borders. She is an expert in commercial agreements and data privacy, including the new GDPR. Based in Paris since 2006, she has worked in top-tier international law firms like Foley Hoag LLP, Eversheds Sutherland, and Winston & Strawn LLP, advising French, US and multinational clients on a broad range of business and corporate matters, including international arbitration. She has been a frequent conference speaker on matters of international law and an adjunct professor of law at the University of Paris.

 
 

Education

LEIDEN UNIVERSITY
LLM, 2005

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
JD, 2004

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
BA, 1999

Activities & Affiliations

  • International Bar Association, Member
  • Arbitral Women
  • American Society of International Law, Member
  • University of Pantheon - Assas, Lecturer

Bar Admissions

  • New York, Connecticut, Paris
 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Benjamin Galand

FRANCE - AVOCAT

Benjamin Galand

Benjamin will take you under his wing and accompany you into the wild corporate world. He previously served as a corporate and tax expert at the top global Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP firm, advising large caps in solving their domestic and international tax issues. At All You Need for Growth™, Benjamin will help you negotiate your financing round, position yourself as a strong player in strategic M&A discussions, or choose the best structuring for your company and its activities. He also frequently assists large caps in corporate finance deals involving much smaller companies, securing, interpreting and closing difficult transactions. Benjamin will make you navigate and succeed into the private equity industry.

 
 

Activities & Affiliations

  • University of Pantheon - Assas, Lecturer

Bar Admissions

  • Paris

Education

HEC PARIS
Grande Ecole, 2011

UNIVERSITY OF PANTHEON-SORBONNE
MA, Corporate and tax law, 2011

 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Agathe Molinar

FRANCE

Agathe Molinar

Agathe is a serial entrepreneur. She starts her first company right after school and only 2 years later, Lemon Curve, the online lingerie store. A year after launch, she raises 1 M€ from CM-CIC and grows the business to 15 people and a turnover of more than 4M€, making Lemon Curve the leader on the French online distribution lingerie market. In 2016, she sells the company to ShopInvest group. At All You Need for Growth™, Agathe shares her expertise and helps entrepreneurial projects to succeed in the first steps of their developments. She advises on issues like strategic implementation, the definition and monitoring of KPIs, or the structuring of fast growing projects until the initial idea becomes a profitable company. Renowned expert in E-commerce, she also assists more mature companies on issues like digital transformation, web marketing, social networks, and branding.  

 
 

Activities & Affiliations

  • 10 most influential people of 2014 in E-commerce, E-commerce Mag

 

Education

ESCP EUROPE
MSc, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 2009

TOULOUSE BUSINESS SCHOOL
MSc, Finance & Management, 2008

UNIVERSITY OF GRENOBLE
DEUG, Economy & Management, 2004

 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Emmanuel Coblence

FRANCE

Emmanuel Coblence

Emmanuel is a recognized scholar in the fields of leadership and organizational theory, and an experienced management consultant at Advice for Growth™. Emmanuel will help you design an organization that fits with your strategy, manage team dynamics and empower collaborators, and enhance executive leadership through purposeful decision-making. As an academic partner in Executive Education programs at HEC Paris over the past 12 years, he has participated in many executive training programs for companies such as Bouygues, L'Oreal, Colas, Casino, MatMut, Bred, Elior, Orange, Atos and Sodiaal. His areas of expertise include organization design, change management and decision-making. He is also in charge of the HEC Executive-MBA Leadership course.

 

Education

HEC PARIS
Grande Ecole, 2005

MINES ParisTech
PhD, Management Science, 2011

UNIVERSITY OF PARIS-NANTERRE
MSc, Public Management, 2006

Activities & Affiliations

  • Associate Professor and Dean for Research, ISG Paris
  • Executive Education Lecturer, HEC Paris
  • Associate Researcher, MINES ParisTech
  • Associate Researcher, HEC Montreal

 

 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Townley le Guenedal

FRANCE

Townley le Guenedal

Townley is an experienced strategy consultant at Advice for Growth™. Before joining All You Need for Growth™, Townley served as CEO of a digital startup in healthcare. Prior to that, he was trained at consulting firm 3H Partners where he led international projects in Paris and London. Townley has this precious dual experience as strategy consultant and CEO of a fast growing company, that will help you shape your strategy and empower your entrepreneurial projects. Townley frequently speaks about Management Consulting at ESCP Europe.

 

Education

NEOMA BUSINESS SCHOOL
Grande Ecole, MSc in Strategy, 2011

Activities & Affiliations

  • Speaker for Management Consulting and Pharmaceutical classes at ESCP Europe in London & Paris
 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Damien Lestang

FRANCE

Damien Lestang

Damien is an expert in private equity and will help you go from good to great. Damien spent 15 years in the buy-out industry, financing and advising champion companies to access to the next big step. At Advent International and BlackFin Capital Partners, he participated in many small- to large-cap transactions in France and in Europe, including Primonial, a French independent wealth and asset manager, Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in smartcard manufacturing and mobile payment solutions, Nocibé, merged with German firm Douglas to form a European leader in perfume and Cosmetics retailing, and Sportfive, Europe’s leading marketing sports right agency. Prior to that, Damien was at BNP Paribas’ Leveraged Finance team in Germany and at Idinvest Partners, a generalist venture capital firm.

 
 

Education

HEC PARIS
Grande Ecole, 2001

CFA
Level 1, 2003

 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Edouard Biron

FRANCE

Edouard Biron

Edouard is a corporate finance professional with 15 years of experience in advising M&A transactions across Western Europe, Asia Pacific and the US. He previously worked for the investment banking arm of HSBC in Paris, London, New York and Hong Kong, developing a specialty in structuring cross-border joint venture and equity partnerships. He also accumulated extensive experience in advising private equity funds on buyside and sellside assignments. At All You Need for Growth™, he will help you assessing your financing options, prepare for fund raising, identify, approach and negotiate with the right equity partner, and capture growth opportunities in the Greater Pacific area.

 
 

Education

HEC PARIS
Grande Ecole, 2003

UCLA Anderson School of Management
International Management Exchange Program, majoring in Entrepreneurial Finance

 

 

 
 

 
 
 
AYNFG - Marie Josee Andrieu

international development

Marie-Josee Andrieu

Marie-Josee is an exceptionally experienced professional in International Business Development with more than 25 years spent in Embassies, Public Administrations, and global ICT and consulting companies. Before joining All You Need for Growth™, she served within the US Embassy in Paris as Regional Director for France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg at SelectUSA, the US Department of Commerce’s federal agency, aiming at attracting Foreign Investment in the US. Prior to that, Marie-Josee was Deputy-Head of the Americas office at the Directorate of the Treasury, based at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, and covered North America and the Caribbean. Previously, she gained a strong knowledge of the ICT industry and of international business development working on Sales and Marketing at Atos Origin and HP, and leading the Southern European activities of a Norwegian Consulting company. At All You Need for Growth™, she will put her experience and network at the service of your desire for international expansion. Together, you will assess needs, secure steps, and move forward with confidence to new challenges.

 

Education

NYU  STERN - London School of Economics - HEC PARIS
TRIUM Global Executive MBA, 2008

ESCP EUROPE
MA, Auditing and Consulting, 1992

Institute of Political Sciences, Aix-en-Provence
MA, Public Management, 2012

 
 

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