A support network for entrepreneurs continues to take over Seine-Saint-Denis. After launching an incubator dedicated to refugees in 2021, in partnership with The Human Safety Net, the network this time launches an accelerator dedicated to “green” entrepreneurs.
Applications for this new program, called “Transformation,” are open until March 30. Companies and associations that are active or want to create in Seine-Saint-Denis, and that have a positive impact on the environment, and have already provided at least a proof of concept, can participate.
14 branches and 20 projects in France.
“We want to have flexible criteria. For example, some greentech start-ups may have invested without marketing their solution yet because there is no turnover requirement,” explains Sophie Vannier, co-director of the La Roche network, which already has 14 branches and 20 projects. France.
To this end, the JPMorgan Foundation has partnered with the Foundation to finance the “majority” of the 80 to 100,000 euro envelope required for each promotion of the 10 winners. The Ile-de-France region will be completed.
For sure, the lucky ones will come along for free in three areas. On the one hand, three two-day joint sessions will be organized during the nine months of support. They engage experts and consultants during “workshops” on several themes related to entrepreneurship: finance, economic modeling, human resource management, leadership, etc.
In parallel, a reference, Hive employee will identify the winners’ needs and arrange personalized meetings with experts. Finally, each entrepreneur will be mentored by an experienced entrepreneur. “The aim is to allow everyone to scale and really stimulate the dynamics of the company,” assures Sophie Vannier.
After applications close on March 30, a shortlist of 20 projects will be selected to participate in the bootcamp on April 11 and 12. The selection of the 10 winning projects will be held on April 17. Note that a second promotion next year has already been agreed with La Ruche’s partners.