[MEET THE TEAM] - Khalid MAZOUZ, Partner
In-house lawyer and expert in fundraising and strategic negotiation
Khalid MAZOUZ becomes NextStep Studio’s partner
In 2019-2020, NextStep Studio has been steadily scaling up, always supporting different projects with a real focus on Food & Beverage, Food Tech and Restaurant Tech as well as Entertainment.
Part of our Business Model being based around helping our portfolio companies to raise funds and strike amazing strategic partnerships, we needed to bring in a legal and negotiation experts to help them succeed.
We are very happy to have welcomed Khalid MAZOUZ as NextStep Studio’s partner.
Khalid MAZOUZ, expert in fundraising and strategic negotiation.
Khalid MAZOUZ is a seasoned Lawyer with investment and entrepreneur background, passionate about fintech, decentralization, and Asian markets. After graduating from EM LYON Business School and being admitted to the bar, Khalid started his career, in Paris, as a lawyer in distressed investments.
In 2013, he joined a media group in China as a CFO, to restructure its activity, and successfully closed his first fundraising transaction in China for USD 1,5m. Meanwhile, he launched Gatecoin in 2013, the first cryptocurrency exchange regulated in Hong Kong.
In 2016, Khalid joined a Shanghai-based law firm based as a lawyer to setup the venture capital practice dedicated to startups.
To this day, Khalid has been running Scaling Ventures, an investment firm focused on decentralized solutions.
With over 30 successful fundraising transactions in Asia and the US, Khalid joined NextStep in January 2020, to open early-stage entrepreneurs access to fundraising in Asia.
With Khalid MAZOUZ on board, we are improving the hands-on approach to support founders not only in their operations but also on their future growth and everything that will be required for them to reach the next steps in their development (Financial, Deck, Business Model, Investors Relationships,...).
Khalid is one of key person in our team who will be challenging Business Plan and Business Models when applying to our Pitch Session.
You can follow Khalid Mazouz on Linkedin and reach out to him via email here.
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