Barbara is cofounder and managing partner at Hardware Club. She started her career in Private Equity with a focus on Brands & Retail at NEO Capital in London. She then moved to Venture Capital to focus on Tech investment. After 6 years working between London and Paris, she left in 2013 to start her own venture firm. Passionate about robots, science and design since the youngest age, she cofounded in 2014 Hardware Club, the first community-based VC dedicated to hardware startups. She is part of the founding team of The Family, the largest acceleration program in France and Hello Tomorrow Challenge, a non-profit competition that promotes deep technology innovation worldwide.