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

Our mission encompasses many of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. These goals are a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Out of the 17 Goals, Edmond de Rothschild Foundations' entrepreneurship activities directly address the following:

Programs

 
Tekhnè
The first French incubator completely dedicated to accelerating startups in cutting-edge technology for public interest with a personalized program for entrepreneurs
 
 
Maze X
Maze X is a startup accelerator programme designed to put ambitious impact start-ups on the road to becoming impact unicorns.
 
Singa Acceleration
Accelerating entrepreneurs working with migratory populations in their scaling up phase and their leadership
 
Swiss Triple Impact
Tackle todays' societal challenges. Seize new business opportunities. Boost innovation.
 
Entrafrica
Entrepreneurial journeys are often solitary ones. This is especially true in Africa. It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a community to create an entrepreneur.
 
Jeunes Pousses
Activating the next generation of agri-entrepreneurs in Côte d'Ivoire
 
MAIS MULHERES (More Women)
Accelerating 'More Women' in entrepreneurship in Mozambique
 
UnLtd Spain
An entrepreneur support program for socially responsable Spanish growth, supported by UnLtd Spain and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations.
 
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.