Entrepreneurship

Transform, Converge, Sustain

For over two centuries, the Rothschild family has been one of the biggest agents for economic transformation and entrepreneurial experience. Through the Foundations, the family has supported committed entrepreneurs with their strategic and financial expertise to aid in creating and building sustainable and impact-driven projects. The key themes are sustainable capitalism, high performance and the common good.

Our mission

Identify entrepreneurial potential and accelerate their growth

at different stages of their development, by providing them with training, mentoring, pro bono counsel, peer learning and access to a large network of established supportive investors

Promote and strengthen the social and environmental impact of businesses

by bringing on board experts in social innovation and impact measurement as well as CSR managers of large companies

Create an active community of change leaders

by creating a network of committed entrepreneurs; professionals from large, leading companies from different sectors; notable chairs; researchers and investors

5
programs currently active

350
direct beneficiaries

24
countries represented

50
partners

Programs

 
The Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship
Creating an international network of leaders for social change: this is the challenge set by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations with its AdR Fellowship program.
 
Scale Up
Scale Up is a program offered by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations and ESSEC. It offers support to high-impact social enterprises that are ready to scale up.
 
MOOCs4DEV
Developing the use of MOOCs in African universities to improve the professional integration of students—that’s the aim of the project rolled out by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne.
 
ARCHIMÉDIENS & ENTREPRENEURS (A&E)
Archimedeans & Entrepreneurs (A&E): A training program and platform for African entrepreneurs showing great potential—an ESPartners and Injaro Investments initiative
 
CRECE
An entrepreneur support program for socially responsable Spanish growth, supported by UnLtd Spain and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations.