Mrs. Isabelle De Melo

Isabelle de Melo has been involved in Business Angel investing since 2009 when she joined the Go Beyond Network as an investor, coach and advisor. A graduate of HEC Paris, she started her career as an auditor then joined one of the most successful high tech French companies at the time, Gemplus, the leader in smartcard technologies as its CFO. Her career continued as CFO and HR manager of an aviation company, followed by COO of a Geneva Based Family Office with focus on real estate and aviation and later COO of a Sports Service company providing support to the main Geneva Football and Hockey teams .She is also today active as treasurer of smaller associations. Isabelle’s investment strategy has always been focused on the story and the actors behind the story. She has been involved in many capacities: as mentor, observer, board member and investor. Becoming a board member and/or mentor is important if and when her own experience can add value to the start-up team and company

Sectors of Personal Expertise:

  Go Beyond Limited
Zurich, Switzerland

Business Angels provide talent, expertise and capital to high growth businesses. Go Beyond enables new Business Angels to get going and seasoned ones to go beyond.

Go Beyond Investing enables novice to experienced early stage investors to build, manage and exit portfolios of investments in innovative, private companies. Go Beyond offers cross border investment opportunities, pooling, training/coaching, due diligence and investment monitoring services. It works with individual investors, family offices, professional groups/associations, corporations and entrepreneurs. It operates in Switzerland, France, the UK , Italy, Belgium, Malta and the US. Its team is comprised of seasoned entrepreneurs/general managers who are now business angels.


 Organisation Activities
Activity: an investor or lender > business angel / a public or innovation support agency active in > support services / an advisory or consultancy active in
Technology Sectors: energy, clean technology, environment
Geographic: switzerland