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HEC Incubator closes a deal with Urban Odyssey the urban start-up studio by Icade

HEC Incubator closes a deal with Urban Odyssey, the urban start-up studio by Icade to co-create start-ups with passionate entrepreneurs and reinvent the city of tomorrow.

Urban Odyssey

Call for application: Join Urban Odyssey and HEC Incubator at Station F to co-create your urban start-up.

Are you an entrepreneur at heart but still hesitating to get out there? Are you passionate about making tomorrow’s city better, smarter and more sustainable? You want to keep the entrepreneur mindset and freedom, with the power of a major player?

Join Urban Odyssey, the urban start-up studio by Icade in partnership with HEC Incubator!

Icade is an integrated real estate company, operating as both an investor and a developer. Icade has chosen HEC Incubator to create Urban Odyssey, a start-up studio dedicated to launch high-potential and positive solutions to disrupt traditional real estate markets.

Join the new corporate program by HEC Incubator and co-create your start-up with a sector leader, to benefit from its funding, access to market and support.

Send an email to be part of the first batch of entrepreneurs in residence at Urban Odyssey!

Apply now!

What you get as entrepreneur in residence

Icade X Incubateur HEC opportunity


Start-ups to reinvent cities

We are facing major environmental and social challenges, cities need to transition toward new ways of working, living and sharing urban spaces. 
That is why Urban Odyssey teams up with talented entrepreneurs to create together game-changing start-ups, focusing on the future of home, the future of work, and care and wellbeing in healthy urban environments.

After the end of phase 2 (testing the solution and validating the product-market fit), Icade will take the decision to co-create the start-up.

Icade X Incubateur HEC Step Project


Urban Odyssey is now looking for its first batch of entrepreneurs

Do you have what it takes? 
We are currently looking for entrepreneurs at heart to join us and co-found game-changing urban ventures. 

If you have a strong entrepreneur mindset and/or can justify a first entrepreneurial experience
If you are passionate about urban life and urban solutions
If you are willing to take on the challenges of tomorrow’s cities, to create long-term value through sustainable living environments

Then send an email.
The Urban Odyssey team is meeting candidates during the month of June, don’t wait to contact us !

A selection in 3 steps: 
●    JUNE : The Urban Odyssey team meets all interested entrepreneurs! 
●    JULY : Projects consolidation with the pre-selected entrepreneurs
●    SEPTEMBER : Final choice for the first batch and start of the program with the HEC Incubator at Station F in October,1st 2019.

More information about the program