Cedric Teissier is co-founder and CEO of Finexkap, a working capital financing service based in France and with operations in Western Europe. Since launching in 2015, over 2,500 companies have become clients of the service. Prior to that, Cédric was co-founder and MD of Palico, the global leader among marketplaces for private equity funds and investors with offices in France, the UK, and the USA, and more than 15,000 active users in over 70 countries. In an earlier life, he was a private equity attorney with Debevoise & Plimpton LLC in New York, and a placement agent for private equity funds. Cédric is widely recognized as a leader of the French Fintech ecosystem. He is a Fintech advisory member to the World Economic Forum, a member of the Forum Fintech of the French financial and prudential regulatory authorities, and co-founding member and former Vice President of France Fintech and the Fintech Commission of the French Association of Treasuries. Cédric is a graduate of Cornell University. He is a member of the French and New York Bar, and a mentor at fintech accelerators.