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Aiming High: Entrepreneurship Experience of Four Skema Alumni

Nicolas, Cédric, Thibaut and Axel, who are alumni of SKEMA, have something in common. All four young entrepreneurs have launched their own business after graduating. In this interview, they share their experience with Major-Prépa and explain how they benefited from SKEMA’s guidance, especially in entrepreneurship.

Nicolas

Nicolas created Sebraf, a company that gives local councils and farmers the opportunity to maintain their green spaces without using any kind of pesticides. This is done through mulching or by using reprocessed wastes.

He presents SKEMA as a formation entity rather than just as a school. “SKEMA enabled me to get an overview of what entrepreneurship is and to know how to develop a company… It makes us entrepreneurs…”

Find out more about Sebraf on its website: http://sebraf.com

Cedric & Thibaut

Cédric and Thibaut graduated from SKEMA last year in MSc Luxury and Fashion Management and MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation, respectively. Together, they created a company named Bieropolis, an eCommerce website, which offers a selection of beers that are issued from the best micro-breweries and handmade breweries. They are directly delivered to people’s houses through a subscription-based system.

Emphasizing the strength of SKEMA’s community and the support they have received from the School, the entrepreneurs say, “We still have SKEMA’s support… It connected us to a vast network that has helped us start the commercialization of our product.”

Discover the selection of Bieropolis’ brewed beers at: http://www.bieropolis.com/

Axel

Time N’ Joy, an online platform created by Axel, allows one to know, in real time, events that are related to one’s personal interests. A student of SKEMA’S Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, he launched it right after his graduation.

Emphasizing more on the financial aspect, he says, “SKEMA provided me a lot of help regarding finance.” In 2016, Axel won Challenge SKEMA which helped him win the money he needed to launch his business.

To find out more about Time N’Joy and download the application on your devices, visit:

Google Play | App Store

Discover more success stories of our alumni under our section dedicated to this kind of article!

Skema Ventures View All

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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