THE EUROPEAN ELITE COMMUNITY
WHAT IS ELITE?
ELITE, launched in 2012 by Borsa Italiana and now part of Euronext Group, is the European network of private SMEs which accelerates the process to access private and public capital markets. Our mission is to support companies by connecting them to capital, skills and network to drive their sustainable growth in the long-term. In France the programme is developed in partnership with ESCP Business School
Ambitious private companies from any sector looking to scale up their business and explore funding options.
ELITE companies are better prepared to access capital markets. Our 12-month programme ensures companies are investment ready and connected to top-class executives and new business opportunities.
Participating companies typically have €10m+ revenues and have good historic growth and future potential. After you apply we are looking forward to going through an in-depth assessment with you in order to be able to join the ELITE programme
We offer you a wide a range of live and on-demand training courses from leveraging on top business schools faculty and our network of partners.
Being part of an innovation-driven network has never been more important. Also, all ELITE members are selected and approved from an internal committee, and this means you can access top class executives.
PARTNERS AND ADVISORS
Access a high-touch service through relationship managers; a one-stop-shop for strategic initiatives and receive support through the expertise of ELITE qualified advisors and partner.
ALTERNATIVE FUNDING OPTIONS
ELITE is the most time and cost-effective way to connect you with multiple funding solutions to scale your business.
ELITE is partner of the French-Italian Accelerator
In 2021 we launched the first French-Italian Accelerator teaming up with Bpifrance, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) and Team France Export to guide the growth of companies through dedicated training sessions and increase business opportunities across the two countries by planning bilateral meetings:
• 40 French and Italian ambitious companies
• 500 business meetings
• 100 learning hours
Through immersive one-day Growth Labs, you have the opportunity to deep-dive into key growth’ drivers. In-person meetings of the year will be:
This workshop explores how in complicated situations, such as those of today, entrepreneurs need to adapt their skills and knowledge, including soft skills, to ensure continuity of the team and business results.
09:30 Registration of participants and welcome coffee
10:00 Welcome Simone Huis in t’Veld, CEO EURONEXT AMSTERDAM and Marta Testi, CEO ELITE - EURONEXT GROUP
10:30 Keynote Speech by Peter Waasdorp, Director of Entrepreneurship at the MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS - The Netherlands
11:00 STRATEGY AND STRATEGIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE ROLE OF THE ENTREPRENEUR IN LEADING AN ORGANISATION TOWARDS GROWTH
Justin Jansen, Professor of Corporate Entrepreneurship ROTTERDAM SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
11:45 Coffee break
12:00 A CHAT WITH ELITE ENTREPRENEURS
Hans Kornmann CEO and Founder DIVITEL,
Peter Muller Director of Possibilities SPECIAL EFFECTS
Corso Biagioni, Managing Director LEM Industries
Moderated by Giordano Sassaroli, Head of Product Development and Management ELITE
12:45 ELITE NETERLANDS: PRESENTATION OF THE PROGRAM
14:00 FUELING ENTREPRENEURIAL GROWTH: LEARNINGS FROM SCALING UP COMPANIES
• Kees de Jong, Growth Entrepreneur, Co-founfer NLGROEIT
• Mirik Castro, CEO SCALEUP COMPANY
14:45 FOUNDER'S MENTALITY. MAINTAINING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT WHILE ACHIEVING SCALE
Sjors van der Zee, Partner BAIN&COMPANY
15:30 Closing remarks
Marta Testi, CEO ELITE – EURONEXT GROUP
This workshop is focusing on sustainable transition to create competitive advantages and sustain long-term growth
with positive impacts on the environment and people.
This workshop provides an overview of all the capital-raising tools available to companies, including the presentation of case
studies and discussions with investors.
The smartest way to grow your business