Florence Richardson graduated with a Masters in Engineering completed by a further Business Masters degree. She began her career with Crédit Lyonnais (LCL) in 1988 and spent 14 years in various roles within the corporate division finishing her time there within the group strategy department. She then co-founded and developed a commercial consulting and sales force outsourcing company. She joined the “Femmes Business Angels” network in 2009, and is the President of the Association. An active Business Angel, she has invested in more than 30 startup companies. She is a certified IFA / SC Po independent board member, sits on the board of several startups, and is also a board member of 2 small cap listed companies and a financial institution. In 2021, she cofounded Win Equity, the first venture capital firm in France created to invest in startups founded or co-founded by women.