INCUBATEUR HEC PARIS
Incubateur HEC Paris was established in 2007 as a part of HEC Paris Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center. It supports a total of 374 firms and has raised EUR 31 million for the past three years.
In 2017, Incubateur HEC Paris became the founding partner of the world’s largest startup campus ‘Station F’. Since then, it has expanded its ground by opening an accelerating site which accommodates 220 working spaces. Incubateur HEC selects only 10% of total applicants.
In 2021, Incubateur HEC Paris is supporting 130 startups at the same time and has raised EUR 140 million for the past 12 months.
(KSC specialized business type) Untact industry, cultural contents
This program aims to establish a network according to the business field of the selected startups and their growth stage and discuss effective strategies needed to penetrate into local markets.
- Support on target businesses’ adaptation and goal settings
- Business meeting with experts and Incubateur HEC Paris members
- Understanding of local startup and business ecosystem
- Group seminar
- Business regulations
- Roadmap for expanding the ground
The goal of regular programs is to support the expansion of market grounds by boosting customized PR and marketing activities and help startups settle in France and Europe by increasing sales together with local partners.
The startups are benefited to move in to 250 working spaces on the 3r floor and top floor of ‘Station F’, a key of the Paris startup ecosystem.
INCUBATEUR HEC PARIS General (Startup Ecosystem)
The French startup ecosystem includes 18,000 startups, 370,000 employees, 240 startup incubation centers and 50 accelerators. Since the establishment of French Tech, France has taken extensive measures to facilitate the French startup ecosystem such as related visa, seed funding, tax benefits for R&D projects and annual startup competition. As of 2021, France has at least 13 unicorn startups including Doctolib established by an entrepreneur from HEC, Mirakl, Sigfox, ManoMano, Ledger and Alan.
Station F established in Paris in 2017 is the world’s largest startup campus in which all startup ecosystems can be found. With 3,000m² capacity, Station F implements diverse accelerating programs and provides various supports and services to about 1,000 French and global entrepreneurs.