To close out the academic year, the HEC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center is showcasing the best entrepreneurial success stories of its community in a unique TV show! Discover the most promising projects, meet the next generation of entrepreneurs from highly selective programmes, and connect with our network!
To close out the academic year, the HEC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center is showcasing the best entrepreneurial success stories of its community in a unique TV show!
Discover the program of the demo day live on Monday, June 7, and log in to encourage and vote for the most promising projects of our community!
4:25pm - Participate in the Mercure HEC Awards, the annual entrepreneurship event and showcase of the HEC Alumni Entrepreneurship Hub,
4:55pm - A look back at the Startup Sprint Prize and the testimony of René de Picciotto, Grand Donor. With the support of the HEC Foundation, discover how our community is committed to project holders in times of crisis and supports the development of the entrepreneurial spirit throughout society.
5:00 pm - Meet the US Alumni community with the HEC Innovation Award, an award offered to an ambitious entrepreneur from the HEC Paris community. For the first time, the HEC Foundation and the École Polytechnique Foundation are joining forces to present the US award of the year to the most prominent entrepreneurs in each community: the HEC Innovation Award & the X-Grant Silicon Valley Award of the École Polytechnique, funded by the Fondation de l'X and the Friends of Ecole Polytechnique, its sister organization in the US.
5:15 pm - Demo Day 2021 award ceremony! A unique highlight!
Share the vision of Luc Julia, co-creator of Siri and new scientific director of Renault, on Artificial Intelligence and the future of the autonomous car. Luc Julia is the sponsor (class of 2021) of the Startup Launchpad. He has been involved several times with the students in the realization of their work.
Then dive into the world of medtech with Sacha Loiseau, founder of Mauna Kea Technologies and president of Therapixel. Sacha Loiseau is a VC and a recognized entrepreneur in the field of medical technologies. He is the sponsor (class of 2021) of the X-HEC Entrepreneurs MSc.
Finally, discover the two projects elected by the public that will join the Incubateur HEC from next September!
Don't miss this opportunity to discover new exciting projects, meet the next generation of entrepreneurs from highly selective programmes, and connect with our network!
About the HEC Startup Launchpad:
Designed with a ‘learning by doing’ approach by HEC Paris, in partnership with School 42 and Polytechnique, the Launchpad program aims to help student entrepreneurs launch their startup within 10 weeks. This programme counts many success stories, such as Ovrsea, Cryptio, Side, Skello, and UN-awarded startups.
This program is offered to students from HEC Digital, X-HEC Entrepreneurs, HEC Data Science for Business, HEC SASI and Ecole 42, E-Arstup. Diversity is one of the pillars of the Startup Launchpad: Students include Business, Engineers, Coders, Designers; from HEC double degrees and many partnerships. The program is also offered to all members of a team, who may be external from HEC.