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Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

Here we have set up an unparalleled concentration of entrepreneurial energy 

Whatever your profile, a start-up in its infancy or a unicorn, SME in acceleration or corporate in transformation, Social or environmental entrepreneur, whether you come from Paris, Séoul or New York, if you are driven by the desire to move the lines, we will help you grow with ambition, efficiency and impact, 

Find the fast-tracks to success.  

Grow beyond what you thought you could.  

Make it happen Make it big! 

Discover the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

Within the HEC Paris Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, we have set up an unparalleled concentration of entrepreneurial energy!

 

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Key Figures

400

projects supported each year

100%

of students sensitized to entrepreneurship & innovation

+40

years of entrepreneurship program

41

StartUp Launchpad Projects supported per year

149

start-ups currently hosted at the Incubateur HEC Paris

70

HEC Tech & innovative projects trained each year

140M€

raised by incubees in 2020

1.1 B€

raised by HEC startups in 2020

Our Innovation & Entrepreneurship Path

Entrepreneurship Path

News

Future 40 ranking

Last Thursday, November 18th, Station F showcased the 40 startups of the third batch of its Future 40. This index highlights the most promising projects, that are still in the seed stage. Out of those 40...

forum hec challenge plus 2021-1

This year, the HEC Challenge+ forum was part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week program, the week that celebrates entrepreneurship around the world. It was an opportunity to showcase the most talented...

"United in diversity" is a new series of video portraits of entrepreneurs and change makers, proposed by the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center and the Society & Organizations Center of HEC Paris, and...

Accélérateur ESS -mesure d'impact

As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week #GEW2021 the "Accélérateur ESS" shared a masterclass on impact measurement. 1h top chrono to give you the keys to decide on the impact measurement and its...

Table ronde sur l'Entrepreneuriat féminin

As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center of HEC Paris broadcasted on November 10th a round table on the theme "The codes of entrepreneurship reviewed by and...

Entrepreneurship in Africa Round Table

As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week #GEW2021, HEC Paris Africa Days and the HEC Paris Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center have organized a round table to discuss the specificities of...

16 startups have joined the 2021 Fall Batch of the Incubateur HEC Paris in Station F. Startups with backgrounds as varied as their sectors of activity!

Last July, the HEC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center and its Incubateur HEC Paris opened a new location, HEC Records, in Bastille. It will host excubation programs and coaching offers for entrepreneurs...

illustration étudiants devant elab - HEC Paris

This year, HEC Paris partnered with TUM (the Technical University of Munich) for the creation of the Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation Summer School. Two weeks, two institutions online, with...

Barba'Muz

It's the Big Day for Ilanna Maruani, a student of the Grande Ecole who is making her project a reality: the creation of an ephemeral museum, Barba'Muz, a real selfie kingdom in the middle of Paris, from...

Incubateur HEC Paris - Summer batch 2021

Back to school is now! No summer break for our entrepreneurs. On July 1st, the Incubateur HEC Paris welcomed its new batch: 20 new startups from 4 different programs!

Icade startup studio call

For its 3rd year of existence, Urban Odyssey, the urban startup studio, partner of the Incubateur HEC, is calling for entrepreneurs again to co-create their startup and accelerate the transition towards...

Perspectives

Perspectives, the new debate series between startups and experts starts this Thursday, May 27!

HEC INNOVATION 2021

HEC Student Entrepreneurs or young HEC graduates were invited last month to apply for the HEC Innovation 2021 awards. Today the applications are closed and the evaluations are underway. 7000$ have already...

Incubateur HEC - Spring 2021 Batch

In-class, online or in collaboration with our partners, startups are every 3 months integrated into the Incubateur HEC Paris. Discover here 16 new companies that will benefit from the strength of the HEC...

Success Stories

Behind every great idea is a great entrepreneurial team. Discover our success stories.

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Anaïs Barut 280_350
BACKGROUND Founded in 2014, DAMAE Medical offers a medical imaging device capable of examining biological tissues in depth, at a cellular level, through simple contact with the surface of the skin. This innovative optical technology allows...
Céline Lazorthes
Céline Lazorthes
Céline Lazorthes is the founder and CEO of the Leetchi Group, which has more than ten million users in over 150 countries! Background Created in 2009 by Céline Lazorthes, Leetchi.com is a secure web service that provides a fun and easy way for people...
Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet
Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet
Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet was the founder of PriceMinister.com in 2000. He left PriceMinister.com in 2014 and has subsequently established two investment funds, ISAI and Kernel Holding Investments. Background PriceMinister.com was founded in Paris in...
Nathalie Gaveau - SHOPCADE
Nathalie Gaveau - SHOPCADE
Nathalie Gaveau is the founder of Shopcade and the General Manager of Lagardère Active Shopping. She was also the co-founder of PriceMinister that was sold to the Rakuten Group in 2010 for $250 million. Background Shopcade was founded in 2011 in the...

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