Startup Weekend Paris - Space Edition
Friday, November 25 - 27, 2016
Friday, November 25 - 27, 2016
Event starts at 5:30 pm
Paris Campus of emlyon Business School
15 Boulevard Diderot
Hack the Universe
Come think out of Earth and beyond to develop a new generation spacecraft, design the next astronaut suit or even start a space mining business. Team-up with engineers, developers, designers, marketers and together make your idea come true.
We welcome all of you, with an idea to pitch or not, whatever your age, experience or training speciality! Join us for 60h in the brand new Parisian campus of one of the most entrepreneurial business school in Europe, right in the centre of the city.
We will run the event in English so that where ever you come from, you can run to Paris on November 25th for 3 days of space adventure.
The best team will be rewarded with a private visit of the European Astronaut Center in Cologne. There should even be astronauts, and you will be guided by the real astronaut trainers!
Can I participate even if I do not have specific space competencies ?
Of course! No need to be an aerospace engineer, on the contrary! Team are multi-disciplinary. Whether you are a doctor, business developper, designer, AI specialist, engineer, all profiles are welcome will and will be useful!
Do I need to pitch and Friday evening?
No, no need to pitch an idea you can join a team after.
Is it possible to come alone?
Of course! In fact, a majority of the participants register alone! We have planned some activities on Friday to help you form a team that will help you develop your idea.
What is included in the ticket?
The ticket includes all the meals for the weekend (7 in total) and all the drinks. You will be supported by coaches with different profiles all along the weekend.
Friday November 25th
Saturday November 26th
Sunday November 27th
He also manages his own equity investments in Germany and in the USA in start ups and turn-a-round companies.
Over the course of his professional career of the last 25 years, he held technical positions in the aerospace industry with Boeing and Dornier, was a partner of management consulting firm RolandBerger and VC fund Centennium with two IPOs in 1999/2000 and went on to buy out aerospace testing and software engineering firm IABG,
Prior to joining Airbus Ventures, Matthieu was with Airbus Group Corporate Strategy which he joined in 2013 advising on future trends and emerging technologies. He was instrumental in the creation of Airbus innovation outpost in the silicon valley and just relocated from California where he was building relationships with the American startup ecosystem.
Before that, Matthieu spent more than 10 years in the high tech industry. He started as an engineer, designing microprocessors, and later transitioned to market research, strategic planning, finance and strategy.
Understanding technology, markets and business models has been the connecting thread of Matthieu’s career.
He holds a Masters degree in Electronic Engineering and an executive MBA.
Coaches and Mentors
Chef de projet innovation lanceur au CNES
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Paris - Space Edition team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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