THE VENTE-PRIVEE

ACCELERATOR

FOR START-UPS IMAGINING FASHION FOR THE FUTURE.

AN AMBITION³ :

FASHION / TECH / RETAIL

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VENTE-PRIVEE, THE EUROPEAN E-COMMERCE LEADER, IS THE PRODUCT OF A CONSTANT PROCESS OF INNOVATION THAT HAS ALWAYS DRIVEN OUR BUSINESS.

To keep breaking the mould in its preeminent sector – fashion – vente-privee is opting for open innovation to support the growth of the best European start-ups that are creating new on- and offline consumption patterns for tomorrow’s fashion.

The vente-privee accelerator, an initiative originally developed by Jacques-Antoine Granjon and his team, is part of an ambitious R&D plan that aims to assist and spur changes in e-commerce.

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VENTE-PRIVEE IS OPTING FOR OPEN INNOVATION THROUGH AN AMBITIOUS R&D PLAN TO SUPPORT THE GROWTH OF THE BEST FRENCH AND EUROPEAN START-UPS THAT ARE CREATING NEW ON- AND OFFLINE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR TOMORROW’S FASHION.

WANTED :

INNOVATIVE START-UPS

WE'RE LOOKING FOR INNOVATIVE START-UPS THAT MEET THESE FOUR CRITERIA :

> Develop your service by testing it on vente-privee.

> Connect with a network of more than 6,000 brands.

> Learn from a group with an entrepreneurial spirit that is open to innovation and change.

> Benefit from a mark of quality to support your company/service.

> Fashion

> Tech

> Retail

> Objective: With revenue already coming in, the company wants to drive its growth, become profitable and set the stage for its international expansion.

> Location: France and Europe.

> Capital: Partners must hold at least 50.1% of the capital.

> The team: We are looking for people with flair and want entrepreneurs who share our values of ambition, humility and integrity.

> To innovate in fashion, you have to start by being fashionable yourself.

> What candidates are wearing will be thoroughly scrutinised.

(Just kidding ! :))

> Develop your service by testing it on vente-privee.

> Connect with a network of more than 6,000 brands.

> Learn from a group with an entrepreneurial spirit that is open to innovation and change.

> Benefit from a mark of quality to support your company/service.

> Fashion

> Tech

> Retail

">> Objective: With revenue already coming in, the company wants to drive its growth, become profitable and set the stage for its international expansion.

> Location: France and Europe.

> Capital: Partners must hold at least 50.1% of the capital.

> The team: We are looking for people with flair and want entrepreneurs who share our values of ambition, humility and integrity.

> To innovate in fashion, you have to start by being fashionable yourself.

> What candidates are wearing will be thoroughly scrutinised.

(Just kidding ! :))

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THE SERVICES

THE VENTE-PRIVEE ACCELERATOR WILL LEND ITS SUPPORT FOR NINE MONTHS VIA :

Testing your service_

_Testing your solution on the vente-privee member base is our number one priority to speed your growth.

An "Elevator day"_

_When the incubation period is over, when the best from each group will get the chance to present their company to the vente-privee investment committee.

A 5-person team_

_Working full time to ensure the day-to-day success of the accelerator at Station F.

An industry mentor_

_Who keeps tabs on your business during the entire incubation period and will lend support to one of your major business needs.

Co-working sessions_

_On strategic and operational needs. Bring your current issue to the table and intra-group sessions will be used to brainstorm tangible solutions.

Workshops with sector experts_

(Finance, marketing, sales, technical, fundraising, legal, etc.)

_Testing your solution on the vente-privee member base is our number one priority to speed your growth.

_When the incubation period is over, when the best from each group will get the chance to present their company to the vente-privee investment committee.

_Working full time to ensure the day-to-day success of the accelerator at Station F.

_Who keeps tabs on your business during the entire incubation period and will lend support to one of your major business needs.

_On strategic and operational needs. Bring your current issue to the table and intra-group sessions will be used to brainstorm tangible solutions.

(Finance, marketing, sales, technical, fundraising, legal, etc.)

VENTE-PRIVEE IMPULSE

ALSO OFFERS THE FOLLOWING AT STATION F :

Extraordinary working conditions

  • > 34 000 sqm of space
  • > 10 international start-up support programmes
  • > 1 Fablab (3D printing, lasers, etc.)
  • > 1 restaurant, 4 restaurant, 4 kitchens, 1 cafe, 1 bar
  • > Open 24/7
  • > 8 ultra-modern event spaces
  • > Daily thematic workshops
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Be part of the largest european start-up ecosystem

  • > Investment fund
  • > Service provider
  • > Banks
  • > A post office
  • > A pop-up shop
  • > 600 entrepreneur residents

THE TEAM

VENTE-PRIVEE’S FOUNDERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS WILL FREQUENTLY BE ONSITE TO GUIDE YOU AND SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES.
  • JACQUES-ANTOINE GRANJON

    CEO and Founder of the vente-privee Group

    In 1985, Jacques-Antoine Granjon teamed up with Julien Sorbac to found Cofotex S.A., a wholesale clearance company. In 2000, he saw the internet as “a way to bring the entire world into a virtual shop of digital catalogues.” He then came up with an innovative concept: an online platform for flash sales of name brand products.

  • CATHERINE SPINDLER

    Chief Marketing Officer for the vente-privee Group since 2014

    After starting her career at LVMH with the Guerlain Perfumes division, she joined the Yves Rocher Group, where she was named International Brand Director (Marketing and Communication) for the Dr Pierre Ricaud brand.

  • ILAN BENHAIM

    Co-Founder & Executive Partner, in charge of the Innovation Strategy for the vente-privee Group

    He standardised skills, automated processes and secured vente-privee.com before coordinating the skills transfer to the Group’s European platforms. At age 40, Benhaim knows all the ins and outs of vente-privee.com.

  • In 1985, Jacques-Antoine Granjon teamed up with Julien Sorbac to found Cofotex S.A., a wholesale clearance company. In 2000, he saw the internet as “a way to bring the entire world into a virtual shop of digital catalogues.” He then came up with an innovative concept: an online platform for flash sales of name brand products.

    After starting her career at LVMH with the Guerlain Perfumes division, she joined the Yves Rocher Group, where she was named International Brand Director (Marketing and Communication) for the Dr Pierre Ricaud brand.

    He standardised skills, automated processes and secured vente-privee.com before coordinating the skills transfer to the Group’s European platforms. At age 40, Benhaim knows all the ins and outs of vente-privee.com.

    A DEDICATED TEAM WITH A RANGE OF BACKGROUNDS TO SUPPORT YOU :

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    HENRI-FRANCOIS MARTIN

    Head of vente-privee accelerator

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    EDOUARD FRANCOIS

    Business Developer
    vente-privee accelerator

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    HENRI-FRANCOIS
    MARTIN

    Head of
    vente-privee accelerator

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    EDOUARD
    FRANCOIS

    Business Developer
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