Impact entrepreneurship does not seem to be a new trend or a new phenomenon but a way of doing business that we already know from our history. And we need it now more than ever.
While the Covid-19 pandemic has forced many entrepreneurs to close up shop, these young business leaders inspire us to see business closure not as a failure but a springboard to new opportunities.
Even with the best will of the world, everybody needs a little help to reach their goals. That’s where mentorship can step in. To mark Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, The Choice met Julia Stadler, co-founder of Femstory, a company that provides mentoring to young businesswomen. At only 28, she already has a unique insight into the opportunities and challenges facing young women in the corporate world.
Student or Entrepreneur . . . why not both? ESCP alumnus and Founder of Clay, Christoph Koenig knew exactly what lied ahead of him after graduation this year: growing his business.
Mélanie Marcel is an engineer, neuroscientist and entrepreneur. In 2012, she decided to create SoScience, a company that promotes responsible research – the kind that makes a positive impact on daily life, in both social and environmental terms.
While at ESCP, Hugo Bazin and Simon Robain had the idea of developing a reservation platform for travel. In launching Tictactrip, the two co-founders quickly realised that their success depended on seizing every opportunity that came their way.