The pivot, a radical change in strategic positioning and/or business model, has become a reference and buzzword in the startup universe. To help entrepreneurs better understand its causes and the stakes, SKEMA has organised a conference in Lille on January 18.
The FAMAE Foundation has launched the PRECIOUS WATER! challenge with €2,000,000 as the prize amount. Participants are required to design a “simple and innovative product or service to preserve water, and make it cleaner and accessible to everyone all over the world.”
Startup Kafe, the stimulating entrepreneurial Happy Hour conducted by SKEMA Ventures, is back! Test your business idea by presenting it through a two-minute pitch and get the feedback and inspiration you need.
This MOOC will enable entrepreneurs to hone their negotiation skills and better manage interpersonal relationships. It is divided into 4 parts that explain and demonstrate the essential aspects. Watch it now!
SKEMA a été fière d’accueillir un évènement phare organisé par UCA qui célébrait la création d’entreprises, notamment issues du monde de l’enseignement et de la recherche.
Investments in early-stage startups have more than quadrupled between the first semester of 2015 and the first six months of 2018, according to a report by Tech.eu developed in partnership with Stripe and Techstars. Read for details.
UPComingVC, a startup and venture capital education platform, is conducting the third edition of its Venture Capital Investment Challenge on January 28, 2019, at Station F in Paris. The SKEMA-supported challenge aims at training SaaS and consumer goods startups to understand how to raise funds. Read for details.
SKEMA alumni Cédric Allin and Thibaut Desseignes’ Bieropolis, the innovative e-commerce company that delivers the best selection of craft beers, recently received the 2018 Young Company Award at the Entreprenariales contest organized by UPE06 and University Côte d’Azur. Read for details.
La Tribune, the popular French financial newspaper, is conducting the seventh edition of the ‘10,000 Startups Pour Changer le Monde’ competition which aims at promoting innovative young companies from different regions in France. Read for details.
Dushu Lake Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project Road Show, an event which provides student-entrepreneurs a platform to pitch their business ideas, successfully concluded on December 3. Students from SKEMA Business School gave an excellent performance at the competition. Read for details.
The BOOTSTRAP workshop trained students through coaching, pitching sessions, and conferences to prepare them to successfully launch their business ideas.
Victorien De Doncker, president and co-founder of the payment platform Tripartie, and a SKEMA Business School alumni, was recently invited as a guest on the TV show Tech & Co on BFM Business. Read for details.
Started by SKEMA alumni Alexandre Julienne, Maison Julienne recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the production of the first collection of its ethically manufactured products. Read for details.
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Franck Hanoh, Manager of The Venture Factory, SKEMA Ventures, Lille campus, recently participated in a discussion on Weo TV about the culture of entrepreneurship at business schools in France and spoke about how SKEMA Ventures supports students’ entrepreneurial projects. Read for details.
Alexandre Bonneau, the founder of La Fabrique de Souvenirs, writes about his entrepreneurial journey at SKEMA Business School and how he benefited from SKEMA Ventures’ support for his crowdfunding campaign.