IMD Alumni Community for Entrepreneurship (IMD ACE)

IMD ACE is an initiative by IMD and its alumni to support IMD alumni to work together and create value through entrepreneurship and innovation. IMD ACE strives to promote the development and consolidation of business ventures and start-ups proposed and launched by IMD alumni, to make entrepreneurship accessible to alumni, and to foster an ecosystem aimed at facilitating mentoring and the funding of business projects as an engine for innovation and growth.

2022 IMD ACE event dates:

Dates Events Locations
March 22 Swiss Venture Capital Exits 2021 with Verve Ventures Virtual event
March 26-30 Advanced Machine Learning Days EPFL, Swisstech Convention Center
May 3 SICTIC Investor Day Alumni Club of Geneva, Fongit Geneva + hybrid
May 5 Startup Champions Seed Night EPFL + hybrid
May 12 Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Alumni Club of Geneva, NCA
May 18 Founder Series with Oyster Virtual event
June 14 From Lausanne to Silicon Valley: start-ups, scale-ups, IPOs, and disruption. Alumni Club of Lausanne, hybrid event, IMD Lausanne
June 20
ACE quarterly meeting
Virtual Event (invitation only)
June 28 Ukrainian Entrepreneur Showcase Alumni Club of Poland/CEE, virtual event - CANCELLED
September 13 What does the Current Economic Climate mean for Startups and VCs? Verve Ventures, virtual event
September 28 Founder Series with +alpian Virtual event
October 13 SICTIC Investor Day IMD Lausanne + hybrid
October 26 Managing the departure of a founder from a legal perspective Virtual event
November, 3 Founders’ Chat : building companies in Automation and AI Virtual event
December 06 ACE Australia: Independent vs. corporate venture capital WWF HQ + hybrid
January 25, 2023 Founder Series with Claroty IMD Lausanne + hybrid
February 21, 2023 ACE Australia TBC


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IMD ACE is setting up chapters in several regions across the world. If you are interested in hearing more about locations or would like to get involved, please get in touch with us.