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Creation Lab

Inspire, Connect, Support and Engage!

Discover the many facets of entrepreneurship, get inspired by joining our great ecosystem!

Discover the many facets of entrepreneurship, get inspired by best practices by joining our great ecosystem!

Let's talk entrepreneurship, innovation, positive impact, business, creativity... :

"Let's Talk program", composed of 10 episodes that bring together a young woman entrepreneur and an experienced woman who is the boss or head of a start-up. Pitch, career path, advice during 5 minutes of complicity, dialogue, to allow young women to take example, to start a debate and to share with inspiring women.

Testimonies

Discover the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
Ning Li - Entrepreneur
MSc X-HEC Entrepreneurs Skydive 2020

News

HEC Challenge + Dakar et Abidjan
From February 12th to 15th, 2024, Côte d'Ivoire warmly welcomed the HEC Challenge + Dakar promotion, following the recent launch of the HEC Paris program in Senegal. Over four intense days, project...
NFT Paris 2024 small
While the world of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) is booming, revolutionizing how we perceive the ownership and value digital works of art, only 15% of French people claim to be familiar with NFTs, according...
CDL 2024 Vignette
If there's one program that's long overdue for a spotlight, it's the Creative destruction Lab (CDL). While the CDL-Paris program at HEC Paris only started back in 2021 with one stream: the Climate stream...
Launchpad - London Grand Pitch Night
Join us on Wednesday, March 20 for the annual HEC Paris Startup Launchpad Grand Pitch Night, live from the Curzon Soho movie theater in London! This special evening will feature 6 finalists who have been...
Launchpad - London Grand Pitch Night
Join us on Wednesday, March 20 for the annual HEC Paris Startup Launchpad Grand Pitch Night, live from the Curzon Soho movie theater in London! This special evening will feature 6 finalists who have been...
Alice Fortuné
Everyone has an ambition. For some, it remains silent. For others, they make it happen! Alice Fortuné belongs to the second group. After 10 years of experience in the ESG investment sector and then the...
 WE4G 2023
As 2023 was coming to an end, the WomenEntrepreneurs4Good (WE4G) program reached new heights! For its 3rd edition, it was for the very first time open to all women entrepreneurs across the globe. The...
2024 Winter batch Incubateur HEC Paris
The Incubateur HEC Paris is proud to introduce its Winter batch made of cutting-edge startups set to revolutionize various industries. The 12 new startups all offer innovative solutions in the fields of...
Incubateur HEC Paris Autum 2023 batch
The Incubateur HEC Paris has just welcomed its September batch made of 12 startups. What makes this batch so special is the selection of five startups coming from one of our acceleration programs: the HEC...
Doers to Doers Paris Saclay Spring - Vignette
What's happened over the past two months at the HEC Paris Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center? As the academic year draws to a close, the Center offers a retrospective of its flourishing activity. Here's...
FT2030
The French Tech 2030 program has just announced the list of 125 winning companies, including some from the HEC Paris community. This government index aims to promote forward-looking technological and...
WE4G finalists 2023 Vignette
The 10 finalists' projects of the WomenEntrepreneurs4Good program have just been announced. The Women's Forum for the Economy & Society, in collaboration with HEC Paris Innovation & Entrepreneurship...
Jaafar Elalamy Vignette
The Media, Real Estate, Retail, and Smart Cities sectors can now rely on SEIKI for their decision-making. How? By trusting the latest company founded by Jaafar Elalamy, a passionate entrepreneur who aims...
 Incubateur HEC Paris Intake Spring 2023
Congratulations to the startups which made it to the Incubateur HEC Paris! The Spring batch, composed of eleven startups, has just been selected and will start their program at Station F on May 5. With...
Demystifying the VC Bootcamp
Our students never lack creativity! At HEC Paris, we teach them how to become problem solvers but also disruptors. Amine Athamena checks all the boxes. He created in just a couple of months a whole...

Sucess Stories

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...
Anaïs Barut 280_350
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...
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...
François Pelen - POINT VISION
François Pelen - POINT VISION
François Pelen is the co-Founder of Groupe Point Vision. He is an ophthalmologist, pharmacologist, HEC graduate (EMBA.91) and Challenge + professor. After a career in pharmaceuticals that began at Sanofi and culminated in a position as Vice-President...