If you are looking for a financial boost for your entrepreneurial project, here is the perfect opportunity. Capgemini, Modis, Sogeprom, STEF, and Tremplin Handicap have teamed up for the Coup2Boost contest to support and finance the projects of students from Grande Ecoles business schools.
The competition is open to all themes: entrepreneurship, sports, digital, solidarity/disability, art and culture, sustainable development, innovation, etc.
How to participate?
To participate, you need to register before February 14 and submit a file describing your student project. In the second stage, the general public will be invited to vote for the projects. The third stage involves an examination of the projects by the five companies and the selection of the finalists.
€20,000 will be shared between the winners.
From February 21, 10 projects selected by the companies will be presented online for public voting via the LinkedIn account of the partner companies. It is up to the participants to create a buzz about their projects so that it gets into the final round.
Jury members from Capgemini, Modis, Sogeprom, STEF, and Tremplin Handicap will each select four projects for the final round. The finalists will be invited to a partner company from April 18 to present their project orally and meet with business leaders for a ‘networking’ cocktail.
- Last date to submit the project: February 14 at 12 pm.
- Online voting: February 21 to March 20 at 12 pm.
- Project presentation and award ceremony: April 18
In 2018, two SKEMA students from the MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation program won the competition with their project named SWITCH – a community application which allows people to monetise their parking spot in big cities. Read about their journey in this article.
SKEMA Ventures is a business unit created by SKEMA Business School dedicated to entrepreneurship and innovation. Through a unique value chain, that encompasses teaching, coaching, incubation, and acceleration, SKEMA Ventures allows each SKEMA student and alumni to think, design, test and launch an entrepreneurial project in a global context, on six innovative territories on four continents, benefiting from the best of each local ecosystem. With SKEMA Ventures, GloCal entrepreneurship is born!
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