Alexis is a Venture Partner at Atomico advising on new investments in France, Spain & Portugal and Eastern Europe as well as sourcing and accelerating growth in the games, blockchain and travels vertical. He is passionate about high-impact, purpose-driven companies, and he currently serves on the boards of Bossa Studios and OhBiBi, Atomico’s latest game investment. He splits his time between London, Paris, Bucharest, Stockholm and Madrid.
Alexis is co-founder and CEO of games company eRepublik Labs (eRepublik.com, Age of Lords, World at War, War and Peace) a “free-to-play” pioneer that he sold in June of 2017 to Stillfront Group. Alexis remains the company’s CEO, and is also the Group COO for Stillfront, giving him a unique mix of investor as well as operational expertise. Prior to Erepublik Labs, Alexis was part of the first wave of internet start ups and was with lastminute.com for six years right up to its $1.1B trade sale to Sabre in 2005.
Alexis has numerous angel investments, mainly in Europe, and has been active in supporting the development of the European digital ecosystem through events and associations.
Alexis is fluent in French, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Italian and understands basic Romanian if pushed. A long time ago he was a national sailing champion in Portugal, but now he prefers to stay dry and play chess with one of his three children.