Investor Connect: Nicolas Colin of The Family

Investor Connect: Nicolas Colin of The Family

September 10, 2021 by investor

In this episode, Hall welcomes Nicolas Colin, Co-founder and Director at The Family.

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in London, The Family nurtures entrepreneurs through education, unfair advantages, and capital. Moving at startup speed, The Family is transforming a portfolio of non-linear companies, special projects, and virtual infrastructures into a connected community of entrepreneurs, operators, and fellow investors who inspire and support each other.

Nicolas is the publisher of European Straits, a research newsletter dedicated to the Entrepreneurial Age viewed from Europe, a columnist at Sifted, and an author (more recently of Hedge: A Greater Safety Net for the Entrepreneurial Age). He’s a member of the board of directors of Radio France, the French national radio broadcasting corporation, and of Mettle, the digital branch of Natwest/Royal Bank of Scotland. Nicolas previously served as an advisor with the OECD, a member of the board of the French personal data protection authority, and a senior civil servant at the French ministry of finance. He lives in Munich, Germany, with his wife and their two children.

Nicolas advises investors and entrepreneurs and shares some of the challenges they face. He also discusses some good opportunities for investors to pursue.

You can visit The Family at, and at, and via LinkedIn at  

Nicolas can be contacted via email at, via LinkedIn at, and via Twitter at  

For a full transcript, click here.

Music courtesy of Bensound.

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