Delorme crosses over

Franck Delorme is leaving French venture capital firm Sofinnova Partners to pursue operational and entrepreneurial opportunities. The firm says Delorme’s departure will not affect its IT investment strategy, on which Delorme had focused for eight years following his joining the firm as general partner in 1995. Also focusing on IT is Oliver Protard and he continues to be supported by Alain Rodermann, who joined the firm as partner in 1999, Jean Schmitt and two new investment associates.

During his eight years with Sofinnova Partners, Franck Delorme made 12 investments in both software and networking/telecom companies including Activia Networks, MaxiMiles, Ortems, Sefas, Solsoft, Staff & Line and, more recently, CTS and 6Wind.