From Employee to Entrepreneur – How many steps, how many ways?
An inspirational event with two successful women business founders who will share with you their entrepreneurial odyssey and provide you with useful and practical tips on how to start a business.
Pascale Guasp, co-founder at ElssCollection
A graduate from French Business School HEC, majoring in Finance, Pascale Guasp has pursued a 20-years career in strategy consulting. She has advised CEOs of global industrial groups, and has managed large-scale development and transformation programs in Europe, North America and Asia. In 2000, she became a partner at Corporate Value Associates, heading the worldwide Energy and Industry practice.
In 2013, she decided to pursue new professional goals and became an Entrepreneur. She founded ElssCollection, a revolutionary concept in Luxury Fashion Retail. ElssCollection is the first player in the luxury Women Ready-to-Wear renting business in France, offering to rent the latest Designer Collections, either on-line or at the Parisian ElssCollection Concept Store.
Deborah Soudry, founder at L’Esprit Français
Deborah first studied communication & advertising – with an expertise in media planning.
She first worked as an advertising manager at the French newspaper Le Monde.
After a deep introspection and a year abroad she founded L’Esprit Français, up market and chic gift sets to experience French lifestyle.
What can you find inside the gift sets? Sweets, decorative objects, fashion accessories, stationery and other surprises.
During her talk, Deborah, co-founder at l’Esprit Français, will give her testimony & feedbacks on how to create a start-up (approach, advice, timing, loan, state financial assistance, co-working spaces, …) including communication (social media) tips.
Get-together starting at 7pm, including a welcome drink
Talks starting at 7:30 pm
Each talk will be followed by a Question & Answer session (prepare your questions!)
After the talks: Networking time (with finger food and some drinks)
Price for Free members is EUR 15,00 and for Premium members EUR 11,00
Be ready to get inspired and to receive a lot of useful information!
We look forward to meeting you on July 12 at the ElssCollection Concept Store and to spending a wonderful evening together.