Arnaud Bonzom

Innovation Consulting for Corporates & Governments

Moves to Paris, Paris

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Location and geographical scope

Paris, France
Can work in your office at
  • Paris and 50km around
  • Paris and 100km around


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months




Skills (19)

Arnaud in a few words

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.


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Education & E-learning

Entrepreneur in Residence

Singapour, Singapour

October 2016 - Today

• Provide practical knowledge and strategic advice to MBA students on launching startups
• Instructor for the INSEAD Startup Bootcamp
• Judge & Mentor at the INSEAD Startup Bootcamp & INSEAD Venture Competition (IVC)
• Your First Hundred Days Role Player - one of the best-known course experiences of the MBA year

500 Startups

Banking & Insurance

Director of Corporate Innovation & Venture Partner

Singapour, Singapour

April 2015 - July 2018

• Engaged and advised Governments and C-level at Fortune 500 on their future strategies and how they can partner with startups to grow together
• Delivered 30 sessions on Corporate Startup Engagement to C-level in 16 countries including Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Singapore and USA
• Co-authored with INSEAD: How do the World’s Biggest Companies Deal with the Startup Revolution? ( Covered by more than 100 media and mentioned by leading companies like Bain, Bearing Point and Deloitte


Education & E-learning

Assistant Director - Corporate Partnership Development

Singapour, Singapour

June 2013 - January 2015

• Led business development for the Entrepreneurship, Startups, SMEs, Technology and Social Impact sectors in Asia Pacific
• Increased interactions between students/alumni and the Entrepreneurship community (Entrepreneurs / Startups / SMEs / Corporate Innovation Centres / Incubators / Accelerators / Family Businesses / Business Angels / Venture Capitalists)
• Advised MBA students/alumni (over 47,500 worldwide) on career strategies and requirements for entering the Startups, SMEs, Technology and Social impact sectors


Banking & Insurance


Singapour, Singapour

July 2018 - Today

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