CEO, EPIC | FRANCE
Alexandre Mars is a serial entrepreneur, philanthropist & author. Founder and CEO of Epic. Over the past 20 years, he has successfully launched and sold several start-ups in Europe and North America. In 2014, he harnessed the momentum of his success and experience to found Epic, a global non-profit start-up that fights to change the lives of disadvantaged youth. In the same year, Alexandre also founded blisce/, his venture firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build mission-driven global consumer brands and technology companies. Since 2014, blisce/ has invested in many leading new companies including Spotify, Pinterest, Casper & Harry’s. Mars is among Town & Country‘s « 50 philanthropists of 2019 », and among Vanity Fair‘s « 50 most influential French people ». He is also a board member and Ambassador of Paris 2024. Alexandre Mars is the author of « La Révolution du Partage » (Flammarion) and « GIVING: Purpose Is the New Currency » (HarperOne/HarperCollins).