Meet the 8 companies of the new Scale Up roster

7/7/2017 - Social Entrepreneurship

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations are pleased to present the eight companies selected for the new Scale Up 2017-2018 year.

Co-founded in 2010 by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations and the ESSEC Business School and its Antropia ESSEC business incubator, Scale Up is a program of excellence for socially innovative companies that are in the phase of expansion.

Scale Up offers complete support including coaching in defining the business model, strategic and financial mentoring, academic expertise and access to a large network of investors and business experts. In 2017, a new sector track dedicated to Silver Economy was set up in partnership with the Humanis group.

Since its inception, the Program has supported 40 companies, fundraising a total of 10 million euros and creating 130 jobs.

Discover the 8 new inspiring projects carried by entrepreneurs who are ready to scale up. The diversity of their sectors promises a great adventure!



#Logistics #Employment #Environment

Home delivery with a twist. YouOrder offers businesses an eco-friendly home delivery solution: the parcels are transported by electric scooters. This start-up resists the precariousness surrounding the employment of professional drivers on fixed-term or permanent contracts.



#Ethnic #Jewellery 

JEM (Ethically Minded Jewellery ) welcomes you into the world of luxury and ethical jewellery! The gold in JEM creations comes from artisanal mines certified by Fairmined, where the extraction of this precious metal is done with respect for both mankind and nature.


Hopen Project

#SilverEconomy #SocialLink

The Hopen Family app is an intuitive solution to the elderly population’s loneliness and isolation. It allows them to instantly receive photos and videos of their loved ones via their mobile devices. 



#UrbanAgriculture #Integration

A start-up from Toulouse, CitizenFarm wants to bring aquaponics to city dwellers. Aquaponics is an environmentally friendly way of agriculture that works through two supports: the ozarium or "aquarium-kitchen garden" and the urban farm.


The Extraordinary Vegetable Garden

#Innovation #Environment #Integration

We take you to Vendée with the SOLTISS Groupe and the Potager Extraordinaire! This botanical garden, transformed into a unique tourist site around rare vegetables and extravagant plants, cultivates innovation while creating jobs aimed at integration.


Les Talents D’Alphonse

# Intergenerational #SilverEconomy

How can we foster intergenerational ties? Through their collaborative platform, Les Talents d'Alphonse connects people who want to learn a skill (the Curious Ones) with dynamic and passionate young retirees (Alphonses)!



# Digital #Training

Dubbed “The Digital School” in Hauts-de-France, POPSchool offers jobseekers, and those in reinvention or without qualifications, training in the fields of web development, cybersecurity, mobile devices and fablabs.



#FishingDurable #Power Supply

Poiscaille dives into the big pond and joins ScaleUp! Guillaume and Charles propose a reinvention of the products of the sea. Their goal is to provide extremely fresh products, improve the pay of fishermen and favor sustainable fishing.