The

Hexa
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In 2011, eFounders was born

Founded by Thibaud Elziere and Quentin Nickmans, later joined by Amaury Sepulchre. eFounders pioneered the startup studio model. We created a new way for entrepreneurship. One focused on creating multiple companies in parallel and as a team.

In 2022, we created Hexa to go one step further

Having concentrated on building B2B software in the future of work space for years, we decided to expand to new verticals and build companies in fintech, web3 - and more. With Hexa, we were able to go further than we could have ever imagined.

Now our ambition is huge

Launch 

30 companies a year by 2030

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Dotfile
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Build onboarding flows without coding.
Cohort
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The customer engagement platform
Marble
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The real-time fraud and compliance decision engine.
Slite
HX
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Your company's AI-powered knowledge base.
Front
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The customer operations platform.
Numeral
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Faster payment operations to power your business.

Our approach creates companies that are more...

Ambitious

We believe in building companies that build products to innovate, solve problems yet unsolved, open up new product categories, and pioneer new ways of doing. Because innovation sparks progress and is a major contributor to economic growth.

Innovative

We believe in building companies that build products to innovate, solve problems yet unsolved, open up new product categories, and pioneer new ways of doing. Because innovation sparks progress and is a major contributor to economic growth.

Impactful

We believe in building companies that build products to innovate, solve problems yet unsolved, open up new product categories, and pioneer new ways of doing. Because innovation sparks progress and is a major contributor to economic growth.

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Latest News

Tengo (HX23) raises €3M to help businesses win more public tenders

A year after its launch in our studio, we are thrilled to announce that Tengo (HX23) has raised €3 million in a funding round led by Point Nine, with additional participation from several prominent business angels. Congratulations to the Tengo team!
Hexa
June 24, 2024
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Tengo
Fundraising
News
Startups

Hexa’s 14 principles of company building

With our ambitious goal of building 30 companies by 2030, we had to take a step back and carefully consider the type of companies we want to create. These companies will span various sectors, including B2B SaaS, health, AI, cybersecurity, and climate. But what will unite them all? What kind of companies do we truly aspire to build?
Thibaud Elziere
May 27, 2024
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Startup Building

What is a late cofounder, and why aren’t we talking more about them?

Aside from being billionaires, Elon Musk (Tesla), Eric Schmidt (Google), and Tony Hsieh (Zappos) all shared a unique characteristic: they were late cofounders. But what is a late cofounder? Why do they often act as game-changers, and who is best suited to this role?
Augustin Celier
April 30, 2024
min read
Hexa Scale
Founders

How to survive as a SaaS in an AI-first world

Des Traynor, Chief Strategy Officer at Intercom, came to Hexa a couple of weeks ago to talk about the urgent need to account for AI in software products. Here’s a summary of the main points covered.
Hexa
April 17, 2024
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AI
Product

Spendesk (HX16) acquires Okko (HX23) to fully integrate procurement and spend management

It's a huge day for Hexa, and an even bigger one for for Spendesk and Okko. We're excited to announce Spendesk's acquisition of Okko, to become the first European solution that fully integrates procurement and spend management for mid-sized businesses. This pivotal move not only signifies Spendesk's first acquisition but also is a testament to the company’s ambition to always stay ahead of the curve.
Hexa
April 9, 2024
3
min read
News
Okko
Spendesk

How your financing strategy can make or break your startup

The era of free-flowing money is over. The time when startups could easily jump from one financial round to the next has passed. Today, how you plan your startup’s funding is crucial—it can be the key to success or the reason for failure. Despite the tough climate, it’s not enough to just find investors; it's about finding the right ones and spending the money wisely.
Augustin Celier
March 7, 2024
min read
Hexa Scale
Fundraising

36 startup studios to watch out for in Europe

The startup studio model is hard to crack. While there are plenty that are always cropping up and dying off (welcome to the world of entrepreneurship), there are just as many that have managed to stick around for the long haul, and others newer ones that are looking very promising.
Hexa
February 22, 2024
min read
Startup studio
Insights

Yousign Unveiled: A Story of Genuine Leadership

The parallel entrepreneurial journeys of Luc Pallavidino and Alban Sayag converged at a crucial turning point for e-signature platform Yousign. That this meeting catalyzed the startup’s growth rather than derailed it is a testament to their unusual ability to candidly assess their own strengths and weaknesses.
Hexa
February 14, 2024
12
min read
Yousign
Founders
Startups