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Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

Urban Odyssey: 6 startups created and a new call for applications

After a successful first year, Urban Odyssey, the urban startup studio, is calling for entrepreneurs again to co-create their startup and build better cities.

Urban Odyssey

HEC Incubator and Icade, a major French real estate player, operate Urban Odyssey in partnership. Since its launch in June 2019, Urban Odyssey has created 6 startups with passionate entrepreneurs.

Now, it’s your turn! 

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

Are you an entrepreneur but still hesitating to get out there? Whether you have an idea, a project, or not, you may have just what it takes to become CEO of one of Urban Odyssey’s startups!

Are you passionate about making cities better: securing a shift to a low-carbon economy, preserving biodiversity, developing well-being solutions in city living, or accompanying new urban uses? 

Urban Odyssey is the first startup studio dedicated to the future of urban life, backed by ICADE, a sector leader. The objective: to co-create 5 new ventures in 2020 and make a stand in building better cities.

Join HEC Incubator’s real estate/urban program and co-create your startup with Icade! 

Fill this form to be a part of Urban Odyssey’s next batch of entrepreneurs in residence.

Startup for better cities

The shift to a low-carbon economy, preserving biodiversity, answering to new aspiration towards well-being and urban dwelling… The current health crisis is actually reinforces these necessities. Urban Odyssey bets on the mindset and freedom of entrepreneurs, backed by the power of a major player to create game-changing startups and scale positive solutions for cities.

Take example on Vertuo, Cultures&Compagnies,Cycle Up, Stock or Imagin’Office 
and leverage Icade’s assets to meet your market faster!

What you get as entrepreneur in residence 

Urban Odyssey

From idea to business

Urban Odyssey


PHASE 1 – June to September 2020 - “JOIN” : building your team and project
●    June : Meet the Urban Odyssey team 
●    July-August : Consolidate your project (coaching, meetings with Icade’s experts)
●    September : Pitch in front of the Board and integrate HEC Incubator early October !

Are you the right kind of entrepreneur ? 

If you have an idea, or a project, we have what it takes to bring it faster to the next level.
Are you looking for a business idea or an already existing startup you could become CEO of? 
If you share our values, we may have just what you need !

If you are interested, then fill this form!

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