Renan is the Co-founder and CEO of OSS ventures, a French firm focused on the creation of start-ups for manufacturers. After working as an economist at the OECD and co-founder of a start-up in Brazil, he founded OSS Ventures to help manufacturers digitize their production sites.
Renan is passionate about social and environmental change, technology and corporate strategy. He believes that the collective ability to deal with profound forces like climate change, technology, and the modern corps will shape the future of us humans.
During this interview we cover:
00:00 Contentfy, Your On-Demand Content Team (Sponsor)
02:07 - Renan’s Background, Past Positions & Ventures
03:36 - The Startup Studio Model
05:42 - What Exactly is Industry 4.0
09:57 - The Investment Process
14:39 - Fundraising at Later Stages & Future Rounds of Capital
17:39 - Which Entrepreneurs Will Renan Look for Investment
22:16 - Typical Strategy, Development & Marketing
23:39 - What Markets is Renan Bullish on in Terms of SaaS Solutions
27:18 - Advice Renan Would Tell his 25 Year old Self