Arnaud Bonzom has been immersed for 10+ years in the startup ecosystem and conducting relevant research since 2013. As the Founder & CEO of Black Mangroves, he uses data, analytics, and insights to answer complex entrepreneurship-related questions and to advise Fortune 500 companies and Governments on their startup engagements.
Previously, he held roles with 500 Startups and INSEAD, and also served as a member of "The Sub-Committee on Future Corporate Capabilities and Innovation" for the Singapore Government, his contribution resulted among other things in revamping the Entrepreneurship Visa.
Consulting & Speaking Engagements
Since 2015, Arnaud has shared the outcome of his research across 20+ countries at 160+ events including DLD, Echelon, Slush, SuperReturn, Tech in Asia, Techsauce, Rise, and Web Summit.
His speaking and consulting clients on Corporate Innovation and Startup Ecosystems include Accenture, Airbus, Allianz, Amazon Web Services, AXA, BMW, Deloitte, MERCER, Shell, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Standard Chartered, Volkswagen, as well as the European Commission, Estonian, German, Singaporean and Taiwanese Governments. Arnaud has advised 200+ Corporations about their Corporate Startup Engagement Strategies.
Arnaud's main research interests focus on Startup Ecosystems and Innovation. More specifically he is fond of subjects which combine several, if not all, of the following themes: Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Corporate Venture Capital, Corporate Innovation, Corporate Startup Engagement, Building a Systemic Startup Ecosystem.
His research is quoted by leading organizations including ABB, Accenture, Bain, BNP Paribas, BPI France, Deloitte, Endeavor, Engie, EY, IADB, IDB, Kauffman Foundation, KPMG, MEDEF, Michelin, Nesta, NVCA, Oliver Wyman, Orange, SAP.