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  • 37 references 27 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Bike courrier
  • Master in Int Business & Entrepreneurship
  • From Angers, Pays de la Loire, France
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


Traveling, discovering, becoming a better person, Startup Weekend


I just finished a World Tour and I'm no longer traveling. I want to host people now in order to give back to the community what I was given..


One day I realized that Entrepreneurship and Traveling were two passions.. So I created my own project mixing these two passions.. Today I'm trying to live out of them :)
Keep learning!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Because I think traveling that way will give you a unique cultural experience.. I'm not a tourist, I'm a traveler!

My first CS was in 2014 in Brazil and I got hosted as a family member and a friend, it was amazing! Staying with locals is the best way, I believe, to truly experience a new culture!

I like to debate, share my stories and inspire & be inspired by others.


-Startup culture
-Improvisation theater
-Sharing economy
-50 cents (no, that's a joke... or not...)
-Biking & motorbiking
-Extreme sensations
-New technologies/mobile apps/digital business

  • culture
  • writing
  • theater
  • beer
  • drinking
  • movies
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • soccer
  • business
  • entrepreneurship
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

-Alejandro González Inárritu' movies (Biutiful, Amores Perros, 21 grams, Babel, Birdman)
- Movies that make you want to travel: Diarios de motocicleta, The secret life of Walter Mitty, l'Auberge espagnole, Les poupées russes, Casse-tête chinois, Y tu mama tambien, 180° South, Little miss sunshine
-The Terminal, Munich and other Spielberg's
-Christopher Nolan' movies
-Love to play theater
-Mc Solaar, Hocus Pocus, Kid Cudi, Foster the People, Stromae, Dealer de musique, the Sound you need
-Latin music; salsa, bachata, reggaeton, meringue
-Justin Bieber... Hahaha No!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

3500 Kms in motorbike around Colombia!

Winning a Startup contest and getting a free trip to NY and San Francisco as a prize!

121 hours of bus, 17 hours of train and 2 hours of plane in 26 days from Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) to Medellin (Colombia).

Drink 25cl of beer in less than 2sec!

Writing and directing two theater plays!

Being a Taxi-Bike in Paris for a Summer!

Creating the Startup Weekend World Tour (!

Passing out in a plane between Dublin and Oslo.. That was very funny!

Visiting India without a plan... That was something haha!

Seeing Bagan, Myanmar

Meeting my sister in Thailand a bit randomly...

Working 3 weeks under the table in Montreal cleaning bars and restaurants!

Hitchhiking between Nashville, TN and Dallas, TX with a truck driver falling asleep for the last hour... Scary but funny afterwards!

Hitchhiking all over Europe!
Hitchhiking in Thailand & Malaysia!
Hitchhiking in Canada & USA!
Hitchhiking in Mexico!
Hitchhiking in Central America!
Hitchhiking 19,300Kms around the World!

Co-creating 14 startup projects in 12 different countries with 155 people from 24 nationalities over 10 months!

Making 51,180Kms in 9 months... The World circonference is 40,000.

Going to Paris from Angers by bike just to support the local football team that reached the French Cup finale against PSG (we lost..)

Teach, Learn, Share

If you got a company/startup idea, I can share my experience with you about how to start & launch it in the best conditions! I was part of 20 Startups' projects in the last 4 years.

I can teach you some theater ways to play! I was a theater coach once :)

Startup Weekend World Tour video:

What I Can Share with Hosts

My trips, my good mood, my stories and a beer I hope ;)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, Iran, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Colombia, France, Luxembourg, United States

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