Ashley Rountree to Moderate Panel Discussion,
"The French Paradox - The Missing Link from Start Up to Global Powerhouse"

Tuesday, March 31st 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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BOSTON, March 24, 2015 – In partnership with MIT and Stanford Club of France, The Harvard Club of France invites you to the first of a series of panel discussions on start ups and entrepreneurship in France:

The French Paradox – The Missing Link from Start-Up to Global Powerhouse

Date: Tuesday March 31st, at 7:30 PM

Location: Salon France-Amériques, 9 avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, 75008 Paris

Participants Include:

  • Ashley Rountree (Panel Moderator) – Managing Director, C.W. Downer & Co
  • Angelique Lenain – Partner, Jaina Capital
  • Taro Ugen – Investment Director, Banque Populaire d'Investissement
  • Ari Assuied – President /Founder, Le
  • Laurent Lipiner – COO of Start’inPost, Start up Accelerator of Groupe La Poste

The focus of the discussion will be on the challenges facing young French companies to grow and scale. The panel discussion will be followed by drinks and networking.

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About C.W. Downer & Co.

C.W. Downer & Co. is an independent, global investment bank offering middle-market clients a high level of personal attention coupled with 40 years of international execution experience. We provide insight, not just information. We generate value, not just transactions. With nine fully integrated offices on four continents, we consistently identify the most appropriate strategic buyer and uncover “hidden” acquisition targets. C.W. Downer & Co. delivers the reach of a bulge-bracket investment bank with the senior level focus of a boutique. For more information, visit

For Further Information:

Ashley Rountree, Managing Director & Partner
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C.W. Downer & Co.
+33 1 48 00 27 00

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