Chantal Baudron, Expert Panelist for Forbes “30 Under 30” 2019 Ranking

Forbes France « 30 under 30 » ranking is awarded to 30 young people under 30 – entrepreneurs, sportsmen and women, creators, engineers established or emerging in their fields. Last year, Forbes rewarded talents like Nicolas Bustamante, founder of, and Paul Pogba, the international French football player who became World Champion since. This year, Forbes France received more than 180 applications. An expert panel – made of Forbes France CEO Dominique Busso, Chantal Baudron, Webhelp founder Frédéric Jousset, OnOff founder Taïg Khris, and OneRagtime investment fund founder Stéphanie Hospital – rated each application based on identical criteria. Each of them gave a grade per candidate and the total scores lead to a selection of 30 award winners for the 2019 « 30 under 30 » edition.

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Chantal Baudron, Business Angel for, ranked in top 5 HR start-up of the year, a French start-up founded in 2017 by Vincent Lebunetel, Grégoire Boutin, Catalin Ciobanu, and Carlos Sanchez (see picture),created the SaaS solution, which allows HRD to map business areas and competencies. Boost offers an overview of the skills within a company. The HR department is thus equipped with an automated and customizable reference guide.

After € 1.5 M in capital were raised among business angels, especially Chantal Baudron, the start-up is launching a remastered version of the application. In 3 clicks, you are now able to match talents with available skills!

« We noticed a 38% drop in recruitment mistakes using », stated FCM Travel HRD Caroline Noizet.

This tool allows you to source potential candidates within your company 7 times faster.
The company, funded by Chantal Baudron and rewarded by RMS, was ranked in the top 5 HR start-ups in 2018.

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Chantal Baudron, entrepreneur and business angel

I founded Chantal Baudron SA in 1980 to put my understanding of recruitment consultancy into practice, “consulting and advising” being the defining words in my view.
We make a promise to our clients as well as to the candidates to always be transparent and reliable – “Say what we do and do as we say” is our motto.
This is probably one of the main reasons for the exceptional durability of the firm.
Nowadays, meeting young start-up founders drives me to assist them by investing in their companies while constantly advising them, particularly when it comes to human resources.
This is how I became the number one female Business Angel in France (according to Etudes Challenges Angel Square)

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