Emmanuel de Watteville

Emmanuel is General Partner and Co-Founder of BlueOcean Ventures, a Swiss venture capital firm specialized in investing in ventures from the medical field. A second fund, BlueOcean Ventures II was launched in 2015 which is currently invested in five portfolio companies (3 to 7 more to come). For the first time the BlueOcean ICO gives investors the possibility of buying a tradable token (BOV Token) in the highly illiquid asset class of Swiss and European medtech and life science venture capital investments.  

Emmanuel has acquired extensive experience in coaching, creating, managing, developing and financing more than 200 high-tech startups across several sectors, including the medical and information technologies. With over a decade of hands-on experience in venture capital, Emmanuel is also an expert in M&A and deal structuring. To pursue his passion for blockchain and tokenization, he started to work on launching the BlueOcean Ventures’ ICO in 2017. Emmanuel is a Board Member of Volumina Medical SA. Emmanuel holds a MSc in ICT from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) and an MBA from INSEAD.