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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 Facts

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 HEC Incubator

40

HEC Challenge+ innovative projects trained each year

Our Innovation & Entrepreneurship Path

Entrepreneurship Path

News

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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...

WomenEntrepreneurs4Good

WomenEntrepreneurs4Good is the new accelerator program for women entrepreneurs operated by the HEC Paris Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, in partnership with the Women's Forum for the Economy &...

FT120 Next40 HEC Paris

The 2021 edition of the Next40 and French Tech 120 (FT120), which identify the most promising French start-ups, was unveiled Monday, February 8 by the government. Find here the start-ups that were...

Club HEC Challlenge+ - Conf.; nanotechnologies janvier 2021

Could nanotechnology represent the technology of the future? This electrode technology based on carbon nanotubes is touted by some as the way forward for battery longevity, resiliency and energy...

Ovrsea

Bolloré Group acquires a majority stake in the digital freight forwarder OVRSEA, a startup launched 3 years ago by three HEC Paris alumni within the X-HEC Startup Launchpad.

Incubateur HEC Paris : Winter Batch 2021

2020 has been an exceptionally challenging year! 2021 is finally here! The first batches of the year have just arrived at the Incubateur HEC Paris, at Station F. Discover the 20 new companies split among...

Jagan Vysyaraju - Mixe.Store

Jagan Vysyaraju, HEC MBA Alumnus, Paris Class of 2017 specialised in Strategy, Marketing and Project Management, found the solution to address the grocery woes of South Asian Expats and students accross...

Startup offers HEC Paris

Christmas is fast approaching ... and when Christmas arrives, everyone expects to find a gift under the tree! Have you thought about what you’ll offer for Christmas this year? Do you want to make a...

Marie Cabirou, Marie Mas

Meeting with Marie Cabirou, founder of the jewelry brand, Marie Mas, created in 2017. Discover how the entrepreneur, starting from an innovative concept, linked to movement, creates a new relationship...

Success Stories

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

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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
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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...
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