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Our raison d’être

Modern Paradigm is an accelerator which is surfing on what we see as mega-trends: – Internet of Things. As we are based in Shanghai, China, we believe we are in the best plce to build the next generation of products conneted to the internet – E-commerce. China is the factory of the world and also the place where brands emerge. We believe Chinese brands will invade the world – Cross-border businesses.

Our team


mickaelMickael – Managing Director

Prior to manage Modern Paradigm, Mickael was graduated from Clermont Business School in France and worked as a regional account manager with Groupon.Mickael manage Modern Paradigm to help start-ups expand their activities in developing countries, especially China.

Mickael holds an MSc in International Business Development from the Clermont Graduate School of Management.


Matthieu DavidMatthieu David – Advisor

Matthieu was a key member in the Junior Essec Conseil, the first junior enterprise in the world in terms of revenues, date of creation and number of projects. He then worked in Finance and started three different start-ups in China. Matthieu is now in charge of developing Daxue Consulting Market Research China, and acts as an advisor for Modern Paradigm start-ups.

Matthieu holds an MBA from Peking University and an MSc in Management from ESSEC Business School.