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Entrepreneurs program.

Entrepreneurs program

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Entrepreneurs is a programme dedicated to young entrepreneurs in creative industries. It offers them all-round support from the founding idea to the project’s implementation and includes privileged access to Station F, the world’s biggest start-up campus.

Audience

The program is intended for all those who wish to start a business in the creative industries, either in innovating products or in services linked to fashion, luxury, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics, taste industries, the world of design, the living environment, the art of living…

Practical information

Format:
Part time
Fees:
4800 euros before tax / 5760 euros including taxes

800 euros exclusive of tax per month for 6 months per workspace (discounted rates for several workspaces), i.e. 4800 euros before tax / 5760 euros including taxes

This fee includes :

  • The workspace(s) for the duration of the program
  • The program as described above
  • Access to IFM’s documentary resources
Language:
French
Location:
Station F

5 Parvis Alan Turing, 75013 Paris

Photo of an entrepreneur
© Allyssa Heuze
Photo of an entrepreneur
© Allyssa Heuze

The Entrepreneurs program takes the form of a 6 month incubation. This program is aimed at young entrepreneurs and start ups in creative industries. It provides them with all-encompassing support on the entire spectrum of their project’s dimensions.

Program structure and rhythm

The program, open to a class of 12 individuals at most, is organised around two yearly batches :

  • September-February
  • March-August

Organisation of the curriculum

The program consists of two hours of individual mentoring and two workshops per month (i.e. 4 to 6 days per month).

Mentoring

Throughout the program, you will be placed under the responsibility of a mentor. This mentor will have been selected according to his or her skills and ability to support your project’s development. (S)he may be a professor or a professional.

The mentor will accompany you throughtout the program by guiding you in the establishment of your project and its development. (S)he will also help you to request points of view from various experts in the sector who will contribute specific skills adapted to each of your issues.

Collaborative workshops

The Fast Track program gives access to 8 workshops organized by the IFM and led by professionals who are well renowned in their field of activity.

The themes of these workshops, open only to this program’s participants, are the following :

  1. Branding
  2. Offer management
  3. Product knowledge
  4. Client knowledge
  5. Market investigation
  6. Digital Marketing
  7. Legal aspects
  8. Business plan

You will also be able to take part in the collective workshops organized by the programs present at Station F (Vente-Privée, LVMH, L'Oréal...) and in particular those from the ADN_ x IFM program on key issues (fundraising, communication...).

A workspace at Station F

Each of the participants on the Entrepreneurs Fast Track program has 6 months’ use of one or more workspaces at Station F, the world’s biggest Start-Up, which gives the potential to take advantage of the ecosystem present within the Campus (investment funds, TechShop, public services) and to benefit from offers negotiated collectively by Station F for start-up incubators.

The network

The Institut Français de la Mode, which offers design and fashion management programs, is deeply anchored within the entire fashion ecosystem. Its closeness to all fashion players, be they companies or professional networks, enables it to put you in touch with the best experts in the sector. Its economic observatory, moreover, brings together experts who decode all the trends on a daily basis and give you access to economic studies or market analysis which can be potentially useful to your activity.

Le processus d'admission se déroule en 2 temps :

1. Décision d'admissibilité sur examen du dossier de candidature.

2. Épreuve orale d'admission finale : entretien devant un jury composé de professionnels et de membres du corps professoral.

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Two groups of students per year :

September 2018 – February 2019 Batch : Enrolment closed for this batch.

March 2019- August 2019 Batch : the application dates will be announced shortly.

Marianna Szeib, Entrepreneurs

Marianna's testimonial

Eliane Heutschi, Entrepreneurs

Témoignage d'Eliane Heutschi

Franck Delpal, director of IFM Entrepreneurs

Quick interview with Franck Delpal, where he tell us more about the IFM Entrepreneurs program.

Estelle Dupuis, alumni promotion 2018

Quick interview with Estelle Dupuis, where she tell us mode about her experience at the IFM entrepreneurs.