Former head of the French VC firm iSource (1998-2015), Didier Moret, has been consistently involved in financing of the creation and development of young global technology companies, in particular in Information Technology and Renewable Energies.
I-Source has financed 80 ICT companies like B-Process (electronic billing), Aldebaran (humanoid robotics), LeddarTech (3D sensors, Quebec city), Movea (sensor fusion for motion capture), Calendra (directory management software),Trace One (Software as a Service for the retail industry), Sequans Communications (LTE solutions), Sounds (mobile app for music discovery and exchange), Sirdata (pretargeting).
An active supporter of technology transfers from scientific institutions and student entrepreneurship, Didier Moret has been involved in tech transfers and incubation processes of two major French graduate engineering schools: Ecoles des Mines (now Institut Mines Telecom) and Centrale–Supelec.
Today he is a member of the executive committee of SYSTEMATIC, the digital tech cluster of the PARIS Region, a tech community gathering more than 700 members (Corporates, Research Organisations, Universities and graduate engineering schools, SMEs, Startups), member of the SME acceleration program, specifically in charge of relationships with accelerators and corporate ventures.
He represents SYSTEMATIC at the Investment Committee of SATT Paris Saclay, the Tech Transfer Office of the Paris-Saclay tech cluster.
Didier Moret is actively contributing to the development of incubators and accelerators, providing talks, training and consulting about investment readiness, VC financing and business relationships with corporates (Open Innovation).
He is also involved in fund raising activities for high-tech startups at all stages of development.
He is also Board Member and Treasurer at Fondation Energies pour le Monde, a non profit organisation which implements in emerging sub-saharian countries development projects based on the deployment of sustainable energy solutions.