A TEAM LED BY EXPERIENCE
Béatrice Cointreau founder of byBC Ventures, is an international seasoned entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and experienced board member.
Cornell University MBA and INSEAD IBD (international board of Director) graduate. Béatrice Cointreau managed The Renaud Cointreau group as board member and CEO, successfully developing Wine and spirits companies with double digits yearly progressions for nearly 25 years. She also founded an advertising and PR agency, specialized in hospitality, gastronomy and wine & spirits.
She raised 3 sons and wrote 4 books, published in France and in the US.
Beatrice, certified wine & spirit expert and France’s Wine Academy member, created Admirable vineyards in Malibu California while developing Champagne Tresor de France in Reims France.
Honored by the French government, Beatrice received both official titles of' “Ordre du Merite Agricole,” for her input in the agricultural industry, and “The Legion of Honor” for her civilian activities.
Board member of various international banks and organizations such as Women of the Vine and Spirits in the US, or La Maison Investment in Luxembourg; she developed a strong international network, including YPO/ World President Organization since 1993 or French Founders.
Board member of The French Foreign Trade Advisors for Southern California, Colorado and Nevada, she has been supporting French companies to settle or develop subsidiaries in the US and supporting American companies in France.
Diversifying her portfolio, since 2007 Beatrice Cointreau shares her experience and expertise through byBC Ventures investment firm which she founded, and manages with her team.
FRENCH MORNING: FRENCH BOSS EPISODE 48
French Boss, le podcast des entrepreneurs voyageurs vous emmène chaque semaine à la rencontre d'un Français parti à l'étranger créer son entreprise.
Née d’une famille au nom évocateur de qualité de vie, mais femme avisée qui a su marier la tradition et le business, Béatrice Cointreau est l’invitée de French Boss.
WOMEN IN LOS ANGELES VENTURE ASSOCIATION
Entrepreneurs have many questions about how to set up and manage a Board of Directors or Advisory Board. Questions like: Who should be on it? When do I start one? How should I deal with a problematic founder or board member? What’s the right compensation? The list goes on and on.
AUP: WOMAN ENTREPRENEURS AND HAVING IT ALL
The Department of International Business Administration and the Office of the President invited Beatrice Cointreau, to speak to an audience of AUP students, faculty, and staff, on the subject of woman entrepreneurs and mentoring woman leaders in the business world.
THE NEXT GENERATION
Director of Business Development and Operations - byBC WINES
Operation and business development executive with national and international experience.
Strong background in developing strategies and companies while creating and managing Production, Sales and Operations team.
Hands-on management of wine-related companies including wineries, vintners, and distributors across North America and Europe.
Decisive leader with proven success in identifying high-growth opportunities.