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Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs: JOIN THE JWEF FRANCE EVENT – MARCH 2015!

Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs: JOIN THE JWEF FRANCE EVENT – MARCH 2015!

JWEFRegister here for this year’s Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum (JWEF) French edition, taking place on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th March 2015 at EMLYON Business School! The JWEF March 2015 event is a great opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to learn how to overcome the challenges of launching a business in a series of conferences delivered by successful startups in a range of industries, as well as network with successful entrepreneurs. The JWEF event culminates in an exciting pitch competition on day two to provide funding for aspiring startups. So if you are a budding entrepreneur, want support with your startup idea or just want to be inspired, register here – it’s free!

The JWEF event will also give you the chance to ask your questions to representatives from the International MBA – don’t hesitate to come and speak to us at our stand in the welcome area of the event!

Network with successful startups including Blablacar & Doz at JWEF!

Attending the JWEF March 2015 France event are a host of inspirational guest speakers from successful startups including:

  • Doz: an online platform now available in 15 countries to link the specific skills and interests of marketing professionals with marketing projects
  • Blablacar: the hugely successful car sharing community now with 10 million members in 18 countries
  • KissKissBankBank: Europe’s leading crowdfunding platform dedicated to international, innovative creative projects
  • Sculpteo: an online 3D printing cloud-based service
  • Startup BRICS: the first blog in France 100% dedicated to Tech, Innovation and Startup in emerging countries
  • Michel & Augustin: a premium and innovative French food brand
  • A/B Tasty: A/B testing and online data optimization startup

What is JWEF?

The Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum (JWEF) consists of local or national events held over 2-4 days all over the world, gathering young aspiring entrepreneurs, students and change makers to come together and take part in workshops, networking sessions and be inspired by talks and workshops on a range of different entrepreneurship topics.

With the first JWEF event launched by EMLYON Business School and KPMG in Shanghai in 2008, the event is now truly part of the international stage; in 2014, there were 12 worldwide JWEF events, taking place in France, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Iran, Tanzania, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Argentina throughout the year bringing together over 10,000 students. The World Entrepreneurship Forum also invites members of the JWEF to attend annually in order to create a youth vision to align with their global objectives.

Ultimately the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum aims to promote and accelerate youth entrepreneurship globally as a way to create wealth and social justice, to prepare the world for 2050.

JWEF France 26th and 27th March 2015 – The Agenda 

Thursday 26th March

  • 1pm – 3pm: Conference (in English) – « How to start your business abroad » – Guest Speakers: Anji ISMAIL (Doz), Sculpteo, Arnaud Auger (Startup Brics), Olavo Rossi and Camila Batista (Change Makers movement)
  • 3pm – 6pm: Workshops (in French) « Learning by doing »
  • 6pm: Networking cocktail
  • 7pm: Lyon by night – Skyroom – in collaboration with Only Lyon

Friday 27th March

  • 1pm – 3pm: Conference (in French) – « An efficient Go-To-Market Strategy » – Guest speakers from: Blablacar, Michel & Augustin, A/B Tasty and KisskissBankBank
  • 3pm – 5pm: Youth Pitch – present the entrepreneurial project you’ll have worked on during workshops as well as your expansion strategies.
  • 5pm: Startup Pitch Contest

The right MBA for entrepreneurial leaders

At the JWEF, come and speak to our career counsellors about our range of programmes, including the International MBA, voted number 10 worldwide for entrepreneurship by the Financial Times in 2014. Discover the International MBA hereThis is a great opportunity to discuss your career and study plans, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you’d like to attend!

Register for FREE for JWEF France 2015

Get in touch with Recruitment Manager Viet Anh Vu here by email to register for FREE!


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