Labtoo is a French startup founded by Guillaume Leboucher and Sophie Hue in 2017.
Labtoo was created after two observations made from the world of Research. First, the necessary expertise to carry out a research project has significantly increased and it can be a challenge to identify Experts who have the right competencies. Second, funding allocated to research is long and difficult to obtain. It is necessary to diversify sources of income and the visibility of researchers expertise within the Research community.
Labtoo's goal is to accelerate research by creating a smart plateform gathering the best scientific experts. A platform on which you can find experimental or consulting services in a few clicks.
Guillaume LEBOUCHER, PhD, co-founder
After graduating in Biochemistry from the Pierre et Marie University in Paris, Guillaume flew to the United States to do his PhD at the NIH (National Institutes of Health). It is during his PhD that he started thinking about a solution that would make exchanges between researchers easier. After his PhD, he came back to Paris to work for Bio-Rad in sales and marketing.
Sophie HUE, co-founder
Sophie started as a project manager for a French software company called Murex for 4 years. She then moved to London to work for Invest in France, a French governmental agency promoting foreing investment in France. She returned to Paris and continued working for now-called Business France agency and was in charge of the international promotion of "La French Tech", the brand that represents the French startup ecosystem.
Adrien GATINEAU, CTO
After his engineering degree at ISTY, and a specialized masters at ESCP Europe, Adrien joins the French financial software editor Murex. In 14 years and several positions at Murex, beside his Product division responisbilities Adrien took an active role of in the human and methodological transformation of the company.
Second year student of a BMC Master, Pierre is in charge of business development at Labtoo
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