The Summit

HEC's Annual Entrepreneurship Summit will take place at Station F in the 12th of May 2020
New generations are increasingly driven by purpose and seek career opportunities in companies which match their values. On the other hand, corporations are growingly encouraging positive internal and external initiatives to solve tomorrow’s most pressing challenges.

For HEC’s 2020 Entrepreneurship Summit at Station F, widely-recognized corporations, investors, start-ups and young talents will present their solutions and exchange with the audience on their commitments to sustainable and positive innovations.

Join HEC Seed and bring forward your own contributions to positive change and be the face of innovation. The annual HEC entrepreneurship summit  will bring over 800 students, entrepreneurs, investors and companies at STATION F, the biggest incubator in the world, in the 12th of May 2020.

Theme: Positive Innovation, What’s Now, Who’s Next?
Mission: empower entrepreneurs, create connections, foste innovation.

Pitch Contest

2 levels: First Connection Pitch & Corpo Led Challenge. Winners of the challenges gets €3,000 in prize money or a nomination to the Blue Ocean Awards.


Masterclasses by leading entrepreneurs, investors and corporates

Startup Corner

Meet the leading startups of the French Tech at Station F and enjoy multiple networking opportunities

Event Program

The event will take place on the 12th of May 2020, at Station F in Paris.
Opening & Keynote Speaker 1
⚐ May 12, 2020, 1:00PM, ⌚︎ 45 min
Join us at Station F!
Startup Pitch Contest (VC)
⚐ May 12, 2020, 2:45PM, ⌚︎ 60 min
Challenge open to selected Startups.
Second Panel of VC
⚐ May 12, 2020, 4:15PM, ⌚︎ 60 min
Second panel of speakers and VCs.
Corpo Led Challenge
⚐ May 12, 2020, 5:45PM, ⌚︎ 60 min
Pitch challenge led by one of our corporate partners.
First Panel & CVC
⚐ May 12, 2020, 1:45PM, ⌚︎ 60 min
First panel of speakers and Corporate VCs.
Keynote Speaker 2
⚐ May 12, 2020, 3:45PM, ⌚︎ 30 min
Conference led by one of the keynote speakers present.
Corporate Keynotes
⚐ May 12, 2020, 5:15PM, ⌚︎ 30 min
Conference led by partner corporations.
Awards & Closing
⚐ May 12, 2020, 6:45PM, ⌚︎ 15 min
Awards ceremony and closing of the event.

Event Format

First Connection Pitch

Pitch Contests

Corporate led Challenge

Top Conferences


Sponsor Village

The Sponsors Street
The Startups’
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