Since 2015, and in partnership with Bain & Company, the RAISESHERPAS Endowment Fund has organized an annual gathering of the entire ecosystem
– leading corporate figures, successful entrepreneurs and political and public personalities – to promote the startup/large company relationship.
The growth and dynamism of the young companies in France is considerable: over the last five years, an average of 330,000 companies were created per year.
Unfortunately, half of them disappear during the first five years of life.
However, the alliance of a « David », a small, vulnerable entity, with a « Goliath », one with an international stature, often proves to be indispensable for young entrepreneurs to avoid the inherent pitfalls that often prove fatal in the passage from a startup to a sustainable business.