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Maëlle Gavet



Maëlle Gavet is CEO at pre-seed investors Techstars. Her previous roles include CEO of, Russia’s largest e-commerce site, and executive VP of operations of the Priceline Group. Most recently she was COO at real estate platform Compass. She is the author of Trampled by Unicorns: Big Tech’s Empathy Problem and How to Fix It.

“The first thing I push back on with the young entrepreneurs is the idea that you are going to be successful almost overnight.”