The Jean-Baptiste Say Institute for Entrepreneurship of ESCP Business School has just published its first Annual Report. The institute shares what it has been working on in 2020.
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.
Rand Gerges Yammine joined ESCP Business School Paris Campus as Assistant Professor for Entrepreneurship this January. We spoke to her about her journey in research, teaching and coaching, entrepreneurial ecosystems and her most important piece of advice for entrepreneurs.
Benjamin Voyer, professor for entrepreneurship at ESCP Business School London Campus, has been appointed co-director of a new research chair alongside Anne Laure Sellier from HEC Paris. With this joint initiative, Cartier for the first time brings together two leading business schools to advance research on emerging business and societal challenges.
On 11 December, the 7 best Option-E teams from Berlin, Madrid and Paris competed with each other and pitched their business ideas during the European Demo Day Final. The jury honoured the best projects in two categories: Best Pitch and Investment Readiness. Option-E is the specialization in Entrepreneurship of ESCP Business School’s Master in Management.
Hilary Klassen is the founder of bestselfy and alumna of the Executive Master in Digital Innovation and Leadership Entrepreneurship (EMDIEL). After years in the corporate world, the choice between a classical MBA and the programme at ESCP Business School was easy: “It was the cutting edge programme that attracted me to this executive master, people from different walks of life, and the modular diverse programme.”
Every year in November, our campuses are buzzing with entrepreneurial excitement. The Entrepreneurship Festival happens simultaneously in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris and soon Turin – but 2020 is not a usual year.
Compared to Silicon Valley (46%), London (42%) or Berlin (43%), only 11% of the start-ups in Paris have founders from outside the country. In an article, published on The Conversation, our professor Martin Kupp tells you why.
For the kick-off session of the third module of the Executive Master in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership (EMDIEL), we visited Station F, the world’s biggest startup campus covering a whole entrepreneurial ecosystem under one roof.