General Manager, Entrepreneur, Innovator
Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy Berlin Mentor
Alain Falys has deep expertise of investing in and growing global technology and service businesses. Having developed Visa’s European commercial cards and payments divisions, Alain co-founded and managed OB10, the world’s largest e-invoicing platform.
Today 120,000 companies worldwide exchange over 12m e-invoices annually on OB10 and global clients include HP, Apple, BP, etc. Alain also sold Power Payment Technologies to an industry leader and was
an early investor in www.buyvip.com, an e-commerce portal sold to Amazon in 2010.
Today Alain advises a range of businesses including TreasuryView, VipStore, Oolala Planet, ACE Software Solutions and Imperial Innovations, an AIM listed technology transfer, incubation and investment company which has raised GBP 200m and invested in over 30 ventures.