Xavier Lazarus Partner


Xavier co-founded Elaia Partners in 2003.

Having started his career in Arithmetics and Algebraic Geometry research at Université Paris-Sud, Xavier set up Cred-M, a company in the educational software sector sold in 1999 to the book publishing firm Odile Jacob. He then joined the CPR group where he created and developed a VC business in the software and internet sectors. When CPR was acquired by Crédit Agricole, he became Investment Director at Crédit Agricole Private Equity.

Education: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris (Ulm 91), Superior Diploma in Mathematics and a PhD in Group Theory
Expertise: Ad Tech, Big Data, Machine Learning, Digital Media, SaaS