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    The Jean-Baptiste Say Institute regularly hosts community events, conferences and workshops.

    Current events

    GLX Accelerator DemoDay

    Online December 2, 2020 | 18:30 CET

    We’re excited to welcome you at the virtual demo day of ‘Good Life’ entrepreneurs as they graduate the GLX Accelerator programme in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The startups will pitch their businesses to potential investors and partners. Learn more about impact entrepreneurship in the Global South!

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    InnoBridge DemoDay

    ESCP Business School Berlin Campus, Lecture Hall I December 2, 2020 | 17:00 – 20:00 CET

    Join us for the Berlin InnoBridge demo days, where students present and pitch their business ideas. Berlin InnoBridge is a structured innovation programme of Freie Universität Berlin and ESCP Business School.

    Option-E DemoDay Berlin

    December 11, 2020

    Join us for one of Option-E’s demo days. Option-E is the specialization in Entrepreneurship of ESCP’s Master in Management. Our students will present and pitch their business ideas in the area of digital innovation and technology.

    Recurring events

    Entrepreneurship Festival

    The entrepreneurship festival is a one day event that is co-created by our students, alumni, entrepreneurs and innovation experts. It is hosted yearly in November across all campuses. It gathers panels, talks and workshops exploring different aspects of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation in Europe.

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    Demo Day

    Join us for one of our demo days, where students from their respective programmes present and pitch their business ideas. Get inspired by their creativity!

    Start-up Success Stories


    By now, the Jean-Baptiste Say Institute has guided more than 600 startups. Here, we are highlighting some of the most exciting ones.

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    Staiy is the first sustainable fashion marketplace merging aesthetics, sustainability and AI-technology in one place and was among the top 10 fastest-growing startups in Germany in the summer of 2020. Staiy is proud to financially support the causes that matter for the welfare of society by dedicating 1% of their profits to supporting non-profit organizations that fight to preserve nature.

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    IZIPIZI is a brand of colorful, qualitative and accessible designer glasses (reading glasses, sunglasses, screen glasses, kids glasses), which are sold in a selective network of stores (concept stores, fashion stores, department stores, high-end optical stores) all over the world.

    Learn more is a digital platform for freight forwarders to search, compare and book air freight capacities across airlines. By offering smarter air cargo booking, a company is connecting the world’s air cargo markets to make them more productive and successful. With 12 partners, more than 1500 forwarding offices are using today.

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    In less than a year, Tediber reinvented the old and complex mattress sector by selling exclusively online. This way, they are able to offer a unique mattress of very high quality, made in Belgium, with various sizes and most importantly at a fair price. Additionally, they offer pillows, duvets, baby mattresses, sofas, etc.

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    Creads is the top french platform for Creative Content Production. The startup centralizes the creativity of over 50,000 talented freelancers specialized in all sectors to produce graphic, video and other editorial content. Among thousands of their clients are companies such as Decathlon, Shiseido, La Poste, Citroën, Deloitte, Club Med, France Télévisions and many more.

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    FixFirst is an online platform for keeping large home appliances healthy. With their AI-first software, they offer an instant error analysis and remote video consultations combined with a seamless booking experience for inspections and repairs as well as recommendations for sustainable appliances. They joined the GreenTech Alliance and are part of the TechFounders programme in order to further accelerate circularity in the home appliance industry.

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    Glowee is a biolighting system without external energy consumption. It is a natural source of light found in nature, connecting biomimetism and synthetic biology. Glowee has reinvented the way we produce, consume and use light.

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    Latentine is an AI company with a mission to democratise machine learning by building accessible tools that guide decision making through advanced prediction models. They help companies compete by integrating leading edge data science and machine learning technology into their business.

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