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The Rudolph 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

05 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.

19 January 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be organising an INSEAD Startup Bootcamp on the Abu Dhabi campus for the first time.  Visit the bootcamp or registration page for more information.

Start-up Bootcamp #1, 4 to 6 February 2016

11 January 2016

Only a few seats remain for the INSEAD Startup Bootcamps so if you are interested in attending, register today!  The Startup Bootcamps are a non-academic, intensive, weekend workshop to explore and learn the building blocks of how to create a venture from the ground up. 

Europe Campus Bootcamps
Start-up Bootcamp #1, 22 to 24 January 2016
Start-up Bootcamp #2, 29 to 31 January 2016

Asia Campus Bootcamps
Start-up Bootcamp #1, 29 to 31 January 2016
Start-up Bootcamp #2, 19 to 21 February 2016

8 December 2015

Calling all recent MBA startups!  Poets&Quants is updating its annual MBA Startups ranking. They are looking to identify the Top 100 recently founded MBA startups created between 2011 and 2015.  Selected startups may be featured and profiled in the ranking article.  If you are interested, do not wait to apply!  The deadline is 31 December 2015.

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.


19 August 2015

Magnitt logo MAGNiTT is an online pitching platform created by Philip Bahoshy, MBA'13D. MAGNiTT connects current and alumni entrepreneurs with a community of angel investors, early stage VCs and startup enthusiasts. Register now using your INSEAD email address at to either pitch your idea or review ideas from the INSEAD community.


21 May 2015

The 2015 INSEAD Entrepreneurship Forum on Entrepreneurial Networks brought together speakers, live cases, and panels to present the latest knowledge on how networks have now become a necessary part of entrepreneurial success. The Forum featured a keynote by Geoff Ralston, MBA'92D and founder of Imagine K12 and partner at Y Combinator.