Fleur Pellerin

Founding Partner, Korelya Capital

Fleur Pellerin is the founder and managing partner of Korelya Capital, a Paris based Venture Capital firm backed by South Korean Internet giant Naver, focused on fast-growing technology startups in Europe.

Until 2016, she worked in the French government where she held key cabinet positions: Minister of SMEs, Innovation and the Digital Economy; Secretary of State for Trade and Tourism; Minister of Culture.

Fleur was born in 1973 in Seoul. In 1974, she was adopted by a French family and subsequently spent her childhood in the Paris region. She was educated at ESSEC, Sciences Po and ENA (National School for Administration) before becoming a civil servant and joining the French Court of Auditors.

Fleur is a director of Schneider Electric, KLM, Talan, Devialet and Reworld Media and also sits on the boards of various institutions or think tanks (CanneSeries, Louvre Museum Foundation, Eurockéennes Festival, France Digitale, Institut Montaigne).