What is LaunchPad?
The INSEAD LaunchPad is our first alumni start-up accelerator, and it is located inside the world’s largest start-up campus – STATION F in Paris. More than just a workspace, alumni-led start-ups from all sectors and industries can take their ventures to the next stage through LaunchPad events and connections, and the many resources in the STATION F ecosystem. The LaunchPad actively promotes the vision of a connected global INSEAD start-up community and raises the profile of Paris as a leading centre for entrepreneurship.
Deputy Dean, Dean of Innovation
Professor of Strategy
Relive the INSEAD LaunchPad Ignition Event with STATION F on 17 January 2018!
What is Station F?
34,000 m² of startup ecosystem under one roof
Over 30 international startup programmes
3,000+ startup desks designed for collaboration
How can you participate?
LaunchPad for Startups
Apply for one of our 30+ desks and receive customised support to help you scale and extend your global reach.
Global Entrepreneurs Speaker Series
Join one of our exciting STATION F series to hear successful entrepreneurs share insights on the inception and global scaling of their startups.
INSEAD Alum' or Club ? Every two weeks, INSEAD LaunchPad organizes visits of Station F. Interested ? Contact us.
Mentor & Invest
Support INSEAD’s next generation of entrepreneurs by advising and funding our startups. Sign up to receive more information.
Apply for Residency!
- 21 June 2021: application period begins
- 11 July 2021: deadline to apply for September intake
- 22 July 2021: announcement of results
- 1 September 2021: onboarding of the new batch
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