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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.

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Empowering and supporting women entrepreneurs who can contribute to a better world is what the WomenEntrepreneurs4Good was created for. Launched in 2021 by the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, in...
Urban odyssey
For its 4th year of existence, Urban Odyssey, the urban startup studio, is calling for entrepreneurs to co-create their startup and accelerate the transition towards better cities
Roundtable "Changing the Narrative on Gender Leadership" - April 19, 2022 - HEC Paris
Worldwide, leaders are facing more uncertainty and complexity than ever. Crucial to addressing these 21st century challenges are global proposals for greater diversity and inclusiveness at leadership...
Every year, the spring season marks the beginning of a new era, especially for entrepreneurs... And for a good reason: April marks the start of the new batch of the Incubateur HEC Paris, which gathers...
After nine weeks of intensive acceleration, the 46 projects of the 7th edition of the HEC Startup Launchpad presented their business plans during the Final Grand Pitch on Friday, March 25 in Paris.
Launch of the Crafting Tomorrow business initiative
Capgemini and HEC Paris have signed an agreement to help future professionals create the positive impact company of tomorrow. A look back at the launch of this partnership and the first actions...
"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...
Yaya Koné
"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...
Sephra Abraham
"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...
Licornes à HEC Paris
2022 is off to a great start! Out of four new unicorns announced by La French Tech, the HEC Paris entrepreneurial community is already celebrating two! Discover our six French companies with unicorn...
The start of the HEC Paris incubateur's new batch went ahead as planned on Wednesday, January 5! 17 startups joined the program which supports them sometimes on its own, sometimes in partnership with its...
Startup Christmas Gift 2021
If you're looking for truly unique gift ideas for the holidays, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center's startups have something for everyone and every situation: creative, sustainable, engaging. Check...
The L'Oréal Dare Award is an innovation contest organized by L’Oréal and the HEC Paris students association Start’HEC, with the support of the HEC Paris - Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center. The aim of...
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...

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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...
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 and Chairman of the Board of Groupe Point Vision. The company boasts 23 ophthalmologists centers in France, and hopes to expand to 50 over the next five years. Background Almost 6 out of 10 French people have, at one...