The vibe at the Startup Kafe pitching sessions held at the Lille, Paris and Sophia Antipolis campuses on February 10 and at the Belo Horizonte campus, Brazil, on March 4, was electrifying! Read this article to know about the interesting business ideas presented by students and alumni.
SKEMA Ventures held a brainstorming workshop on February 17 where students solved a business challenge for Rendering House, a Raleigh-based company, founded by Andrew Poon. Read the article for details.
Are you working on a social entrepreneurship project? EIB Institute is organising the Social Innovation Tournament to recognise, support and promote social entrepreneurs based in Europe. Application deadline is March 4. Read this article for details and register!
Whympr, an application dedicated to mountain enthusiasts cofounded by SKEMA alumnus Timothy MacLean, recently concluded an equity crowdfunding campaign through which it raised a whooping €440,000. The campaign had been initiated by Tim and was organized with the support of SKEMA Ventures and its partner Sowefund. Read this article to know more about it.
SKEMA Ventures and SKEMA Ventures Raleigh Club organized the Startup Kafe pitching session at the HQ Centennial/North Carolina State University E-Garage on January 28. The 16 business pitches by student-entrepreneurs were diverse, ranging from fashion and hospitality to social entrepreneurship. Read the article to know more about the projects.
The Inria Lille – Nord Europe centre is organizing in March the first hackAtech, an innovation marathon in digital sciences, which will allow you to boost your deeptech startup project. The last date to submit a project is February 6. Read the article to get more details and to register.
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. Read the article for details.
Through this MOOC, divided into three parts, Dr Philippe Chereau, SKEMA Ventures director, connects social entrepreneurship with frugal innovation practices and explores different ways through which one can become a frugal entrepreneur.
Telecom Valley is conducting the 18th edition of the Challenge Jeunes Pousses student entrepreneurial contest on January 23 at 5pm in Nice. It is a company creation contest that is open to students from the bachelors, masters and PhD programmes. Read the article for more details.
SKEMA Ventures is dedicated to impact student entrepreneurship. Read how it allows each SKEMA student and alumni to think, design, test and launch an entrepreneurial project in a global context.