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Partner Incubator: Le Comptoir

About Le Comptoir :

Le Comptoir is an acceleration program which goal is to enable young entrepreneurs to grow their business in the Grand Paris region. The program was founded in 2014 in partnership with the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, SNCF Développement, SFR, PSA-Peugeot- Citroën and with the support of the Conseil Général of Seine-Saint- Denis and, more recently, the city of Montreuil.

Le Comptoir is dedicated to businesses ready to scale up their model. It provides high value-added business support services to 20 entrepreneurs who want to boost their business for a period of 9 months. So far, Le Comptoir has been supported 60 startups that have raised altogether more than €10 million and have created almost 200 jobs. Le Comptoir distinguishes itself by being one of the few incubators to serve the Grand Paris region, which represents a big opportunity in terms of job creation.

Ecosystem: Paris
More information about Paris

Creation:  2014

Startups incubated: 60

Currently incubated: 20

Maturity stage:
#Business Development

Expertise:
#Tourism
#Social  Innovation
#eCommerce

Services included with the incubation

Coaching

  • Individual business support: regular individual meetings and personal coaching sessions:
    • Contact with each startup on a daily basis and dedicated individual meetings with the team on a weekly basis
    • Every month, a one-hour-meeting for each
    • Every quarter, Le Comptoir will lead a two-hour meeting in order to deliver a short financial and narrative report on each startup’s activities. 


Business services

  • IMPACT² the Network: a network of more than 500 startups from 10 different countries and an online platform as a unique tool:
    • To benefit from the community’s good advice, practical tools and qualified contacts
    • To help entrepreneurs in increasing their business network at a global scale
    • To support the entrepreneurs in solving their most pressing issues by launching collaborative challenges.
  • All entrepreneurs have also access to a resource center gathering useful tools and documents :
    • Training materials, and Articles and studies
    • Informative documents on events, call for projects, competition, challenges and awards.
  • Open Innovation: Le Comptoir partners with 3 key accounts: SFR, SNCF and PSA-Peugeot Citroën. Based on an open innovation approach, the startups are connected to these key accounts.
  • Events: Demo Day, Pitch Day and IMPACT², an event gathering more than 1,500 invitees, where the startups will have the opportunity to showcase their products/ services.
  • Collective training sessions: Le Comptoir provides collective training sessions, twice a month, animated by a network of external consultants.
  • Media coverage: By entering Le Comptoir, entrepreneurs benefit from remarkable media coverage.
  • Extra services: Free Wifi connection; Free access to a printer, to a video projector, to a meeting room; A Kitchen area fully equipped; and A relaxation area.