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.

2023 IMD ACE event dates:

Dates Events Locations
February 28 An Introduction to Convertible Loans, with Verve Ventures Virtual Event
March 17 ETA Investor Summit, with Novastone Capital Advisors IMD (invitation only)
March 29 IMD ACE Australia: Medtech and Start-ups – Saving Lives and Money Virtual Event
March 30 Founder Series with Aike Festini - Not all pivots work Virtual Event
April 27 EPFL Startup Champions Seed Night EPFL and virtual
May 23 An Introduction to VC portfolio construction, with Verve Ventures Virtual event
May 30 Founder Series with Dorian Selz Virtual event
September 21 Startup Investor Day, with SICTIC IMD and virtual
October 12 Source principles for building a business Virtual event


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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.