Our commitments

NextStageAM’s goal isn’t simply to acquire companies. It wants to invest for the long-term with talented entrepreneurs focused by the investment in their companies and at the head of growth MSEs and ISEs leading their markets.


A team of entrepreneurs and investors working with entrepreneurs and fully committed to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.



The investment team consists of eleven professionals, including four partners, three with international entrepreneurial experience.


Grégoire Sentilhes, Chairman, CEO and co-founder, brings visionary qualities and in-depth experience as a growth SME entrepreneur and as an investor in growth SMEs since 1995 (four company listings, two on NASDAQ). His experience as an investor (Greenflex, STPI, Trace, etc.) is boosted by his involvement since 2007 on the Board of FSI France Investissement, as co-founder and President of Citizen Entrepreneurs, as co-founder and President of the G20 des Entrepreneurs (G20 YES), as one of four experts appointed by the Government to the Assises de l’Entrepreneuriat (January-April 2013) and as one of the pillars of France 2020 with Pierre Gattaz.


Jean-David Haas, Chief Operating Officer and co-founder, brings his experience as an entrepreneur (NetValue, listed on the Nouveau Marché) and investor (Aasset, Harvest, Vulcain, etc.).


Nicolas de Saint Etienne brings his experience as an entrepreneur (NetValue, listing on the Nouveau Marché) and investor in SMEs and ISEs (Credit Lyonnais Private Equity, then Crédit Agricole Private Equity) and at NextStage AM (HTI, ACR, CAP Cinema, etc.).


Vincent Bazi handles investments in SMEs and ISEs listed on Alternext & Euronext (Aubay, Solucom, Xiring, etc.) for NextStageAM. He has over 20 years of investment experience in European stocks (ING Baring and Schroders, Cheuvreux and JP Morgan).