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École Polytechnique hosted Paris-Saclay Spring 202
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
11.05.22
École Polytechnique hosted Paris-Saclay Spring 202
École Polytechnique hosted Paris-Saclay Spring 2022, the 5th edition of an annual event dedicated to innovation and entrepreneurship on the Saclay plateau, co-organised by Institut Polytechnique de Paris. It was an opportunity for 11 start-ups of l'X to present their projects.
Thomas Clausen joins the IEEE Computer Society’s Distinguished contributors
Chairs, Innovation, Research
03.05.22
Thomas Clausen joins the IEEE Computer Society’s Distinguished contributors
On the occasion of its 75th anniversary, the IEEE Computer Society has named its first distinguished contributors, including Thomas Clausen. The 410...
Interview with Vincent Worms, founder of Tekton Ventures
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
01.04.22
Interview with Vincent Worms, founder of Tekton Ventures
Vincent Worms has been living and investing in Silicon Valley for 30 years. First Managing Partner at Partech International, he created his own seed fund, Tekton Ventures, in 2011. A graduate of the École Polytechnique, Vincent Worms gave us his vision of the "Silicon Valley" in the world and his valuable investment advice.
10 X start-ups in the Challenges magazine 2022 Top 100
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
29.03.22
10 X start-ups in the Challenges magazine 2022 Top 100
Ten start-ups founded by École Polytechnique alumni or supported by the X-Novation incubator are included in the ranking of the 100 start-ups to invest in in 2022 published by Challenges magazine.
Metyos: A connected wearable biosensor to help weight loss
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
20.03.22
Metyos: A connected wearable biosensor to help weight loss
Meeting with Alexandre Boulanger, CEO of Metyos. The startup, both medtech and deeptech, is developing a personal biosensor to address the problem of the great pandemic of overweight and obesity in the world.
Paris International Agricultural Show : Focus on Five X Start-Ups in AgriTech
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
28.02.22
Paris International Agricultural Show : Focus on Five X Start-Ups in AgriTech
The 58th Paris International Agricultural Show took place from February 26 to March 6. On this occasion, the French government announced the launch of a new program, Agri20, to support innovative startups in the sector. Take a look at five X AgriTech startups : Thegreendata, Proteme, Fruition Sciences, Farmwise and Ÿnsect.
Polytechnique Ventures invest in Jimmy Energy’s first round of financing
Entrepreneurship, Corporate relations, Innovation
14.02.22
Polytechnique Ventures invest in Jimmy Energy’s first round of financing
Jimmy Energy, co-founded by Antoine Guyot (X2013) and Mathilde Grivet (HEC 2014), designs and operates mini-nuclear reactors supplying heat to industrial sites, without greenhouse gas emissions. It has raised €2.2 million in seed funding. It’s the fourth investment of Polytechnique Ventures, the seed fund created and funded by X alumni.
4 X-Novation start-ups at La Fabrique Défense 2022
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
01.02.22
4 X-Novation start-ups at La Fabrique Défense 2022
La Fabrique Défense is the defense industry's most important event and aims to contribute to the development of a European strategic culture among young people. Discover the 4 X-Novation start-ups that participated at the show to promote the Defense Tech.
PayFit joins the French unicorns club
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
06.01.22
PayFit joins the French unicorns club
The start-up PayFit, co-founded by Florian Fournier (X2013), has announced that it has raised €254 million, valuing it at over $2 billion and making it the 23rd French unicorn.
Focus on quantum computing start-ups launched by X's alumni
Innovation, Entrepreneurship
05.01.22
Focus on quantum computing start-ups launched by X's alumni
The French government launches its quantum computing platform as an extension of the Quantum Plan presented in the fall of 2021. Several start-ups launched by X's alumni took on on the challenges of quantum computing.