About

I’m originally from Silicon Valley and I love anything that has to do with start-ups, innovation and entrepreneurs. You can find my official bio on Crunchbase.

STATION F - Roxanne Varza (1)

I’m currently the Director of Station F, the biggest startup campus worldwide – located in the heart of Paris. The project is an initiative of Xavier Niel, who is the founder of Free/Iliad, and is also the man behind incredible startup organizations including France’s free coding school Ecole 42 and hyper-active seed fund Kima Ventures. For more information on Station F or to arrange a tour, please visit our website.

Prior to Station F, I worked at TechCrunch, Microsoft and several startups. I’ve also cofounded a couple of projects, including Tech.eu, StartHer and Failcon France. I’ve been part of the European Commission’s EIC, France’s Conseil national du numérique (Cnnum)  and on the board of Agence France Presse (AFP).

I’ve also invested in a few companies via the angel program at Atomico, including Karamel, Harvestr, Storm and Foodvisor.

I have degrees from UCLA, Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics and I speak English, Persian and French (and I’m trying miserably to learn Chinese).

Please note that everything published on this site is my own personal opinion or affiliation and does not reflect that of my employer.

Leave a Reply to Roxanne Varza Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.