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The Rudolf and Valeria Maag INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship (ICE) was founded in 2003.  For the past 12 years, we have inspired, educated, and empowered INSEAD entrepreneurs as they innovate and create business ventures worldwide.

Our mission is to accelerate the entrepreneurial ambitions of INSEAD students and alumni and turn INSEAD into a catalyst for entrepreneurship initiatives. We do this by providing inspiration, driving team formation, and facilitating venture development.

Latest News

24 June 2016


Congratulations to Prabhdeep, Antoine and Jose of Stan+, a platform dedicated to getting the fastest response time to emergencies, for being the winner of the 32nd INSEAD Venture Competition (IVC). The winner will receive €15,000 + introduction to investors + automatic berth at the IAA UK Entrepreneurs Group Business Angel Event


10 June 2016


We are excited to share that Crisis at the Mill: Weaving an Indian Turnaround - Alvarez & Marsal has won the EFMD Case Writing Award 2015!


30 May 2016


The 32nd INSEAD Venture Competition (IVC) has begun. The competition is one of the INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship’s most popular events. Open to all MBA, EMBA (GEMBA & TIEMBA) and MFin students, this bi-annual competition encourages students to ideate, innovate, and collaborate to produce a unique venture that undergoes three rounds of competitive judging.  Do feel free to join us on either one or both the semi-finals and finals to be held on Wednesday, 15 June and Friday, 24 June respectively.

5 February 2016

Our latest case study, Where to Next with BlaBlaCar?, written by research associate Anne-Marie Carrick and Professor Peter Zemsky, is now published! Be sure to check out the dedicated website for bonus materials.

7 December 2015

Congratulations to our 6 finalists for their superb performances at  the 31st INSEAD Venture Competition! Join us in congratulating Nishant Garg (MBA’15D) of Brick2Wall for winning the grand prize and Gabriel Tortelli (MBA’15D) and William de Almeida (MBA’15D) of Kitanda for their second place win.

9 October 2015

INSEAD hosted the INSEAD Doriot Entrepreneurship Conference on October 23-24. 

25 September 2015

INSEAD is once again ranked by Pitchbook as the top MBA school in Europe for capital raised by entrepreneurs. INSEAD is also ranked #4 amongst all MBA schools for unicorns, start-ups whose valuation exceed $1 billion.  For the full report, visit Pitchbook.