Women Network Event: Make your Idea a Success

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The Women Network of
the Solvay Schools Alumni and the Ecole Polytechnique of Brussels
has the pleasure to invite you on Monday April the 23rd, 2018 to their next event

Make your Idea a Success!

With as guest speaker:
Catherine BLONDIAU - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Coach, Bluebird
Diane LEJEUNE - Senior Investment manager, PMV
Yeba OLAYE - Founder, Yeba
Olivier WITMEUR - Professor of Entrepreneurship, Solvay Brussels School

 --Registration before April 20th, 2018--

How to make sure your idea is viable? How to test your assumptions? How to use your network? Whether you want to launch your own company or whether you are innovating within your current organization, what are the key steps in putting a new idea on the market and how to build for success? How to secure financing for your ideas, with external VCs or from the company CFO?

After a session about the do’s and don’ts when launching a new idea, come and listen to a real life entrepreneurial success! Yeba has launched her own brand and business, a women’s contemporary accessory label specializing in executive handbags and small leather goods for women.

Guest Speakers

Catherine Blondiau

Catherine BLONDIAU

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Coach

Diane Lejeune Diane LEJEUNE

Senior Investment Manager

Olivier Witmeur Olivier WITMEUR

Professor of Entrepreneurship

Solvay Brussel School
Yeba Olayé Yeba OLAYE


Program of the Event and Registration
Monday April the 23nd 2018, starting at 19.00
AXA New Building - Boulevard du Régent, 7 - 1000 Brussels

19:00 Arrivals
19:15 Welcome and introduction
19:20 How to Make your Idea a Success? – theory and practice
21:20 Further Networking and Celebrating
Alumni Network Membership

This event is strictly reserved for SSA alumnae and Polytech alumnae!

FREE for Solvay Schools Alumnae and Polytech alumnae paid-up members 2018, unemployed alumnae, Solvay Master students and Solvay Executive Education participants.

25 EUR for non-paying Solvay Schools Alumnae and Polytech alumnae, to be paid on the account BE39 7323 3109 6619 (please mention your name and "Event 23/04" in communication).

The participation fee is deductible from Solvay Schools Alumni and Polytech Alumni membership fee 2018.

Become a member

Questions regarding your registration? Contact Sophie: sophie@solvayschoolsalumni.net.

Contact us for more information or sponsoring opportunities
Our Sponsors
We wholeheartedly thank our sponsor for this event:

And of course our sponsors for our previous events:
B-Hive Solvay SA
D'Ieteren Engie
McKinsey & Company Sopra

  • Event:

    Women Network Event: Make your Idea a Success

    23.04.2018 19:00 PM - 23.04.2018 22:30 PM
    AXA New Building
    Activity price:
    Paid-up alumna: € 0
    Non paid-up alumna: € 25

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