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Business starter: challenge your business start-up project and become a Reseau Entreprendre laureate
Initial discussions with the candidate and his project screening by Réseau Entreprendre International
- Induction by the
association, screening based on eligibility criteria,
and referral to other support structures if necessary.
- Submission of your personal motivations, a CV, a summary note presenting your project in a few pages, the concept, the market, and the financial figures involved.
- All of the permanent members and volunteer entrepreneurs within the Reseau Entreprendre associations are obliged to maintain the confidentiality of projects.
Meetings with experienced entrepreneurs to challenge and professionalise shortlisted projects
- First, you will meet with Association Director
to discuss the human aspects, market, strategy, and finances; non-eligible candidates will be referred to other support structures more suited to their
project, if necessary.
- Second is the approval meeting with experienced entrepreneurs and experts belonging to Reseau Entreprendre to offer guidance and to help you professionalise your project: identifying of the steps in the creation process, analysing and defining needs, personalised help taking stock with business owners, and evaluation of your potential.
Presentation of "polished" projects to the Approval Committee, which is made up of experienced entrepreneurs who will unanimously decide whether to back the business starter
- After the project has been approved, which may
take two to six months depending on its maturity on first contact, it may be presented to the
- The Reviewer writes up the summary that will be presented to the Approval Committee.
- You present your project to the Approval Committee, which is made up of ten or so experienced entrepreneurs who will examine the applicant-project match, the project's feasibility and the applicant's willingness to become a part of Reseau Entreprendre International.
- The Approval Committee decides unanimously on whether or not to support the business starter, who then becomes a laureate. They also appoint the new laureate's mentor, search for suitable solutions; and grant the loan on trust; all to provide the support for laureate (you).