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Kadalys was incubated by two STATION F programs: L'Oréal and Outer-Mer Network
Kadalys joined the program in 2018
L’Oréal is teaming up with STATION F to create an accelerator for beauty start-ups, in the largest start-up campus in the world. L’Oréal is the official and exclusive sponsor of the accelerator for beauty start-ups integrated into STATION F, the 34,000 square meter Paris campus designed to accommodate the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem under one roof. The L’Oréal accelerator will receive up to 20 young start-ups with high potential from January 2018 and will help them accelerate their development by providing them with strategic sponsorship and operational support. Find out more
Outre Mer Network is an association of entrepreneurs which supports the new generation of entrepreneurs from Overseas France present in France. Kadalys is part of this association and Shirley Billot, founder of the brand, chairs the association "Les Jeudis de la Stratégie", an acceleration and training program for entrepreneurs from neighborhoods and overseas. Kadalys has been at STATIONF since 2017. Find out more
Shirley BILLOT is a Fontanet Foundation scholarship holder
In 2013, Xavier Fontanet, former CEO of Essilor, created the Fontanet Foundation, under the aegis of the HEC Foundation.
The Fontanet Foundation aims to bring a new perspective on companies and economic mechanisms to audiences in the political world, trade unionists, journalists, students, etc. Xavier Fontanet has been working at HEC Paris for several years during cycles of conferences and courses. He naturally chose the HEC Foundation to permanently house his project and thus become the first Major Donor without an HEC degree. "The vision of this project coincides with the ambitions of HEC Paris and its Foundation," he explains. "The Fontanet Foundation's mission is to support actions in favor of teaching and research in business strategy and to promote access to HEC Paris to deserving students. Find out more
The Boston Consulting Group
The Boston Consulting Group is an international strategy consulting firm. Created in Boston in 1963 by Bruce Henderson, it has more than 90 offices in 50 countries in 2019. BCG is considered one of the three most prestigious consulting firms in the world. They accompanied Kadalys for 1 year following a prize won during the Outremer Innovation in 2014.
The Citizen Entrepreneurs Network
Shirley represented France at the G20YEA 2019 in Japan and benefits from the Citizen entrepreneurs ecosystem.
Citizen Entrepreneurs is a pro-entrepreneur association founded in 2007. For more than 10 years, has been promoting entrepreneurship in France and young French entrepreneurs internationally. She represents France at the G20 summit of Young Entrepreneurs (G20 YEA - Young Entrepreneurs ’Alliance). And draft the recommendations intended for the French government. Find out more