Groupe ESC Troyes launches the Young Entrepreneur Center (YEC)  


Furthering once again its expertise in student entrepreneurship, Groupe ESC Troyes has just launched the Young Entrepreneur Center (YEC) along with the Technopole de l’Aube en Champagne (regional Science Park and incubator).

The general objectives of the YEC is to support young entrepreneurs to develop international entrepreneurial projects and gain experience abroad, learning and networking with other entrepreneurs.

The young entrepreneur coming from abroad will have full access to the incubator facilities. As all the local entrepreneurs, the student will be mentored by an experienced entrepreneur. The duration of this program is from six months to one year.

The specific objectives of the program are exchanges of experience and information between entrepreneurs on obstacles and challenges to starting up and developing their business; enhance market access and identify potential partners for new and established businesses in other countries, network by building on knowledge and experience from overseas.

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Plug & Start days: Get ready for creating your own company! 

M a y 17th-19th 2011

Unique in Europe, the Plug & Start Days is a seminar for innovative entrepreneurs organized by the Technopole de l’Aube en Champagne along with Groupe ESC Troyes. This seminar is a commando-like operation for all innovative projects that are promising but need help getting started.
Being a successful entrepreneur…
no longer depends on just having a “good idea”.  Nowadays it requires skills in various fields such as law, business, finance and marketing.

Thanks to the know-how of our experts
who are on hand to understand and help the fledgling entrepreneurs, this event proves that supporting future CEOs helps them avoid potential errors and maximizes their chances of success. During this three-day intensive seminar, entrepreneurs benefit from a huge network of 280 experts: experienced CEOs, elected representatives, experts, consultants and more. 

From the idea to the completion of the project.
All our experts make use of their professional skills and experience to advise young entrepreneurs how to become successful CEOs. The efficiency of this event has been recognized by over 27 partnerships with politicians and industrial leaders who give their support to the Plug & Start Days.

Plug&Start Campus dedicated to students will take place in November 2011 in Troyes. See more:

Join more than 400 international students!

“Troyes is a lovely city where it is very easy to get along and to feel homelike. Furthermore it is located only 90 minutes away from Paris. Here, I passed an amazing and exciting time, got to know a lot of people from all over the world, found new friends, partied a lot, studied and had a lot of fun!  “ Yuan Yu, from China

“Study at Groupe ESC Troyes was an unforgettable experience for me. The school and the professors are well prepared to welcome people from every part of the world. The time that I was here in Troyes was a time to make good friends, contacts, and specially a time to be in touch with cultures and traditions from all over the world. And I would like to thank the people from the International Office because for sure they make their best to welcome all the students here. They are always helping us in everything that is necessary for a really nice stay in Troyes. “ Pamela KUMMER, from Brazil

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