Louis Dussart, VP
Louis joined RTP Global in 2020. He is heading the firm’s research department and building global data-driven investment theses. Louis started his career with venture capital fund White Star Capital, he worked as a data scientist with investment firm Naspers, and founded a live-shopping platform to promote European brands to Chinese GenZ.
Louis holds 2 master’s degrees, in Management from HEC Paris and Data Science from École Polytechnique. Outside of work, he is passionate about skiing and cinema.
He speaks English, French, and Spanish.
What market-leading startup do you most admire?
Netflix is a company that has leveraged technology to bring cinema and, to a large extent, culture, to hundreds of millions of individuals. While growing rapidly, the company has remained extremely creative, whether in its strategy, business model, integrating vertically and producing movie & shows, and its company culture.
What qualities do you most admire in other people?
Conviction: the authentic fire that guides people to do what they do and the charism that stems from it.
If you could tell a budding entrepreneur three bits of wisdom what would they be?
Things never get easier so make sure that you do it for the right reasons.
Done is better than perfect.
Focus on customers.
What’s the most rewarding aspect of the job for you?
Evolve around people who hold firm beliefs that the world will become a better place and do everything in their power to make it better. The diversity of sectors, personalities, and angles makes the daily work fascinating.