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Do It Themselves

What happens when a couple with a master’s degree in Fashion and a PhD-to-be in Entrepreneurship think about what to do next? They decide to do it themselves – and start a DIY fashion business. We spoke to our PhD student Simon Nieschke about how JULIANA MARTEJEVS came about and how it’s going.

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Christoph Seckler awarded “Top 40 under 40”

Every year, the German business magazine Capital honors exceptional talents from the fields of business, society and politics as well as in science with the election of the “Young Elite – Top 40 under 40”. Junior Professor Christoph Seckler received this coveted award this year. He researches and teaches at ESCP Business School, with a focus on entrepreneurial strategy.

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Startups Spreading Wings – The First Startup Internationalisation Bootcamp

Blue Factory Berlin hosted its first Startup Internationalisation Bootcamp on 27 and 28 October 2021. More than 20 selected startups had the chance to meet professionals from the German, Italian, Spanish and French startup ecosystems. Participants got suggestions for their next growth moves, did a lot of networking, and a bit of wine drinking.

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Startups and Pierogi

Our Master in Management’s entrepreneurship specialization Option-E kicked off with a bang! After an introductory session and meeting the team on Berlin campus, Berlin’s Option-E students went on an educational trip to Warsaw, Poland from 11-15 September 2021.

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EMDIEL – an Entrepreneurial Adventure

Sebastian Daus has an engineering background. He saw the opportunity to join the Executive Master in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership (EMDIEL) programme at ESCP Business School to learn more about entrepreneurial processes. We spoke to him about his experience.

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Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Pandemic

Sheelah Chu is a Country Digital Content Specialist at IKEA France. Additionally, Sheelah took on the challenge of studying the highly international Executive Master in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership (EMDIEL) during the Covid-19 pandemic. We spoke to her about her experience.

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Textiles with Purpose

Charlotte Billot is the Co-Founder of Uptrade. The company was founded in 2019 and saves fabric and supports upcycling. Charlotte is an alumna of the Executive Master in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership at ESCP. The programme reinforced her vision to become an entrepreneur. The EMDIEL is an 18 months programme where the cohort travels around different large start-up cities, such as Berlin, Shanghai, San Francisco, London and Paris.

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Connecting start-ups, ESCP students and alumni

Blue Factory Berlin hosted its first E-Startup Fair on 4 March. ESCP students and alumni had the chance to meet 22 start-ups from five of the currently most aspiring sectors: Digitalization & Technology, Fintech, Sustainability, Food & Foodtech, Consulting & Venture Building. More than 200 students participated in the event and used their chance to learn about open positions and get advice on start-up careers.

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How to deal with errors at work

Messing up at work feels bad, especially when you’re in a job that requires high precision and accuracy. At the same time, making mistakes is a part of being human. In a brand new research paper that has just been published by Academy of Management Discoveries, Christoph Seckler, Sebastian Fischer and Kathrin Rosing study auditors in accounting firms and their error management orientation.