Frederic Marsanne

Founder, President, CEO and Assistant to the Secretary of the Coordinator





Frederic Marsanne is the founder of FUNanc!al.  He is an investor, entrepreneur, and dealmaker. Interested in a wide range of industries and technologies from biotech (genomics, RNAi, biosimilars, etc.) to high-tech (web, cloud, mobile, etc.), media & Entertainment, financial, and other verticals. Always looking for seed stage startups, new enterprises to invest in or projects to incubate or help finance. Specialties include building new ventures (Internet, others), corporate mediation and conflict resolution, lead generation and the creation of innovative distribution models, brokering deals, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions.  His experience and skills span general management, sales and marketing, operations, project management, turnaround or distressed assets, fund raising, building new ecosystems and increasing the innovation throughput. Some of his enterprises help customers build a substrate of pipeline assets to drive revenue growth and achieve organizational excellence.  He also serves as the President and CEO of MLI. He was previously Vice President of Business Development at Marketing Decisions, Inc., in Waltham, MA.  He has managed consulting assignments on behalf of major corporations including Hewlett-Packard Company, Computer Sciences Corporation, Hitachi Data Systems, Microsoft and others.  He has also worked in advertising, real estate brokerage, peacekeeping (with the United Nations at its New York headquarters and in Washington DC), retail and the airline industry.  He is interested in, and always evaluating, various artistic ventures (art gallery, theater and movies).  Frederic Marsanne is a graduate of Yale and Harvard (School of Management and Kennedy School of Government, respectively).  He enjoys dual citizenship (American, French) and is based in Cambridge, MA.


Favorite Quotes:     

Go to your bosom, knock there and ask your heart what it doth know. (Shakespeare)

The best start-up’s got to be… yours. Just do it! (Self)

If only I could know what I’m talking about… (Self)