We hope you are all enjoying a nice, sunny summer.
Frog Valley is not taking a break so we can continue to offer you some great events. We are thrilled to announce August event that will take place on Tuesday the 16th of August from 7pm at Capco.
We feel very privileged to have Daniel Benamran from BlaBlaCar as our special guest on that evening. Daniel will be talking through his experience as General Manager UK at BlaBlaCar, share the various challenges he faced to build the team in the UK and the lessons learned. BlaBlaCar is an extremely successful startup, one of the only few French « unicorns » with a valuation at over $1bn.
More about BlaBlaCar
BlaBlaCar is a trusted community marketplace that connects drivers with empty seats to passengers looking for a ride. More than 10 million people use BlaBlaCar every quarter creating an entirely new, people powered, transport network. With a dedicated customer service, a state of the art web and mobile platform, and a fast-growing community of users, BlaBlaCar is making travel social, money-saving and more efficient for millions of members.
More about Daniel Benamran
Daniel Benamran is General Manager UK at BlaBlaCar, the global ride sharing community that connects drivers who have empty seats with people travelling the same way.
Shortly after joining the Marketing team in the Paris headquarters, Daniel moved to London to open the UK office and support the international expansion of the fast-growing company.
Daniel holds a Masters in Management from EM Lyon, gained after studies in Lyon and Shanghai. He started his career in private equity, and before joining BlaBlaCar he participated in the early stages of the leading French crowdfunding platform.
His experiences bring him a global vision of the challenges inherent to scaling collaborative consumption models.
He tweets @danbenam.
We are also pleased to host this Frog Valley DrinkEntrepreneurs event at Capco, a leading global business and technology consultancy. They specialise in the financial services industry, with 21 offices worldwide.
They are advising some of the largest financial companies on strategy, digital or technology.
Come and talk to some of the members present that evening.
We want to thank their team for hosting another event. More will be announced soon.
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