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Shiraz Mahfoudhi

International Expansion Consultant | Startup Coach

Works remotely from Paris

  • 48.858705
  • 2.342865
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Location and workplace preferences

Paris, France
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
Business sector
Would prefer to avoid:
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Restaurants & Food Service
Company size
Would prefer:
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
Would prefer to avoid:
1 person


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Shiraz in a few words

8+ years experience in working in high-growth and challenging environments. I have held various positions in international expansion as well as investment and always worked with cross-functional teams. These experiences strengthened my ability to quickly grasp the main stakes within a company and to manage multiple projects with a data-driven approach.



Consulting & Audits

Freelance Consultant  - As a freelancer

August 2021 - Today (1 year and 1 month)

Areas of expertise:
- International expansion: including market research, GTM strategy, localization management and operational launch
- Business strategy: including competitive positioning and market analysis
- Operations: including implementation and improvement of processes

Imana Care


Co-Founder & CEO


June 2021 - June 2022 (1 year)

Imana Care is a mobile app that helps women suffering from hormonal imbalances to reduce their symptoms through a holistic approach.



VC Investor

Paris, France

March 2020 - July 2021 (1 year and 4 months)

My responsibilities included:
- Increasing French dealflow: x3 within 1 year
- Screening potential target companies: +700 startups within 1,5 years
- Being the first touchpoint for founders
- Conducting due diligence on potential target companies
- Supporting portfolio companies, incl. attending board meetings as an observer
- End-to-end M&A process with one portfolio company, sourcing prospects, qualifying potential buyers, identifying the buyers, overseeing commercial negotiation and successfully signing and closing the transaction
- Increasing Speedinvest visibility on the ground, in France, through speaking at events, attending networking events, writing articles on specific topics, being interviewed on Speedinvest investment thesis and organizing Speedinvest branded events

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Country Launcher

Madrid, Spain

August 2017 - January 2020 (2 years and 5 months)

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