Press Releases

HEC Paris and Antin Infrastructure Partners create a Chair dedicated to private equity and infrastructure

16 October 2017

HEC Paris and Antin Infrastructure Partners, a European private equity firm focusing on infrastructure investments, announce the creation of a joint Chair dedicated to private equity and infrastructure.

Novel and useful crowdfunding ideas don’t work together, reveals new research

3 October 2017

New research on crowdfunding carried out by HEC Paris, the University of Technology Sydney, Singapore Management University and INSEAD has revealed that funding efforts are weakened if ideas are deemed to be both novel and useful. The study is the first evidence of how the Kickstarter community – those backing crowdfunding projects on the world’s largest online crowdfunding portal - values (...)

Allen & Overy Award, 14th Edition - Winners

27 September 2017

For the last 14 years, the Allen & Overy / HEC Paris Award has been attributed to the three best dissertations and theses of HEC Paris students. The 2017 judging panel, representing a variety of legal professions (legal directors and associate lawyers), selected the winners drawn from ten finalists. The official awards ceremony was held on Tuesday September 26 2017 at the Allen & Overy (...)

Five Top Business Schools Announce a Portfolio of Dual-Degree Master’s Programs for Ambitious, Globally Minded Students

12 September 2017

This fall, five top business schools are launching the M2M, a portfolio of double degrees giving recent university graduates the opportunity to complete two master’s degrees by attending two top business schools in two different countries over two years.

73 HEC Startups Move Into Station F

3 July 2017

The HEC Paris Incubator - part of the school's Entrepreneurship Center - today relocates to Station F, the world's largest startup campus. The business school's 73 startups settled into a 700m² open-space and will now benefit from the strength of the HEC Paris network to accelerate the development of their new businesses.

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? HEC Paris publishes White Paper to guide start-up success

1 June 2017

HEC Paris has combined the considerable expertise of its faculty and executive stakeholders to produce a White Paper, advising would-be entrepreneurs on how to successfully design, launch and grow a business. “Learning from the Experts: How to Start your own Business” has been compiled from the research and experiences of HEC Paris’ Executive Education faculty, specialising in business strategy, (...)

HEC Paris launches groundbreaking online Master’s in Innovation & Entrepreneurship on Coursera

29 March 2017

HEC Paris and Coursera launch their first fully online international degree program, the online Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE). Europe’s leading business school has created this degree in collaboration with Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform. The program is designed for present and future business leaders who wish to drive innovation within their (...)

Ashoka University Inks MoU With HEC Paris

22 March 2017

Ashoka University has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HEC Paris. The collaboration brings together one of the world’s leading European Business Institutes and India’s pioneering Liberal Arts university to promote cooperation on academic and research development between the two. As a part of the MoU, the two institutions will look at designing innovative academic programs and course (...)

The International Forum “Seed Entrepreneurship Summit” announces its third edition on March the 31st and April the 1st

9 March 2017

Seed Entrepreneurship Summit, the HEC Paris and the University of Paris-Saclay’s international entrepreneurial forum will open its doors at the BPI France Le Hub on the 31st of March and on the HEC Paris campus on the 1st of April. Dedicated to young entrepreneurs and students, the event will offer a day and a half of sharing experiences, meetings, workshops and pitch competitions. This year, the (...)

HEC Paris boosts economic change and social good in South Africa

8 March 2017

A programme designed to teach business professionals how to build socially and ethically responsible companies – taking lessons from one of the world’s most rapidly developing economies – is to take place in Johannesburg next month. The “Inclusive Business and Value Creation” programme, delivered by HEC Paris Executive Education, will run from 17th – 21st April 2017 in Johannesburg, and is (...)