Click on the photo to discover the names of the three shortlisted contestants!
For more info about the selection process and the applicants, follow this link!
Un article intéressant sur l’enseignement supérieur français et le rapprochement des écoles d’ingénieurs et de management.
“Sept forces pour décrocher l’excellence“, par Jean-Michel Blanquer, 17 mars 2016, article paru dans Le Point, n°2271
Article très intéressant pour découvrir le fonctionnement de l’Incubateur EMLYON : “Dans le coeur de l’incubateur”, par Anne-Noemie Dorion, Le Point, 11 février 2016.
On February 11 & 12, 2016, the American administrators of Allyage paid a visit to the Ecully campus. The following board members attended this visit:
The main objective of this annual visit is to maintain a strong relationship between Allyage and our schools. They took advantage of this visit to:
Among the supported projects in 2016, let’s remind all that the applications to the third edition of Startup Challenge opened on January 11, 2016. The deadline to submit applications is on April 13, 2016. This challenge targets venture creations developed by students and alumni from both schools. For more information on the challenge, please follow this link.
The American administrators left the campus very enthused by their visit and the quality of the exchanges they had with all the stakeholders. This visit to the campus will be maintained over time and they have already scheduled to come back in February 2017.
For the fourth year in a row, we are glad to announce the organization of the annual Forum of the American Foundation in October 2016. It will take place in San Francisco, CA and the dates of the event will soon be confirmed. This event is jointly organized with the Association des Centraliens de Lyon and EMLYON FOREVER alumni network, as it represents a great opportunity to gather alumni from both schools, in the US.
On February 11 & 12, 2016 takes place the annual visit of the American administrators of Allyage to the Ecully campus. The following board members will attend this visit:
This annual visit has several objectives:
In the framework of this visit, a conference entitled “Careers of tomorrow – from Ecully to the United States of America”, targeting the students and alumni of our two schools, is scheduled on Friday, February 12, 2016 on the École Centrale de Lyon campus.
To register to the conference, please click on the following link.
Here is a short article on Sezam, the winning team of the second edition of our Startup Challenge.
We are proud to announce that the team will be attending the Web Summit 2015 as part of the Business France delegation. A great opportunity for them!
Click here for some feedback on the New York Forum!
For those of you who could not make it, we hope you will be able to join us next year!
“Si vous êtes une startup à la recherche de financement, Le Grand Pitch rassemble un groupe d’angels français (francophones ou francophiles) autour de projets excitants.
Cet événement est mis en place avec la collaboration de: AAGEF, FRENCH FOUNDERS, SPARKLABS, HEC ALUMNI VENTURES, ESSEC VENTURES, ISAI et BPI.
Pour postuler, allez sur le site: http://www.legrandpitch.com/ Le projet peut être formulé soit en français soit en anglais.
LE GRAND PITCH is an opportunity for promising startups looking for financing to pitch to members of the French-speaking, angel investment community.
AAEGF, FRENCH FOUNDERS, SPARKLABS, HEC ALUMNI VENTURES, ESSEC VENTURES, ISAI and BPI worked together to produce this event.
To participate, go to the site: http://www.legrandpitch.com/ The proposal can be submitted in French or English.
MORE ABOUT LE GRAND PITCH:
WHAT IS IT?: A pitch evening for startups with a French connection to meet Angel Investors over a cocktail who open to investing in such startups based in the USA.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION: October 21st, 2015
WHEN: November 10th, 6.30PM-9PM
WHO: 5 preselected startups and group of 50+ Angel Investors based in the USA
WHERE: in NYC (location to be confirmed)
More about the selection process: the 5 finalists will be selected by a jury made up VCs, entrepreneurs and an angel.
Requirements to submit a project are: