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Masterclass – Lean Start-Up: Innovation Builder or Killer?

During this interactive master class, Ecole des Ponts business school invites you to learn more about the lean startup concept from a sought-after speaker, Bertrand Dour, in a fun, engaging and unique style.

No matter what product or service you work on; in a corporation, startup or agency; by yourself or with a team; we all deal with a common challenge: UNCERTAINTY. We navigate in this fog of uncertainty to build a successful path toward a sustainable business.

That’s where Lean Startup comes in. A concept filled with the promise to guarantee a greater chance of success.

But, beyond the appealing buzzword, is lean methodology appropriate for you? for everyone? Is it THE innovation builder or can it be an innovation killer? Do the benefits of the Lean Startup outweigh the limitations or vice versa? How to innovate much more quickly and effectively? How to make better and faster business decisions to improve what you do? How can you learn more quickly what works, and discard what doesn’t?

During this interactive master class, we invite you to learn from a sought-after speaker, Bertrand Dour in a fun, engaging and unique style.

Bertrand is CEO and founder of 7Flows, a new generation business which aims to provide leading companies with a full-featured, simple, and efficient framework to start, grow, and scale their innovation ventures.

Bertrand also co-authored L’innovation Agile – Guide de survie dans un monde en disruption. He is a ‘’self-proclaimed Lean-startup voodoo child’’. With a career spanning over 15 years as a business coach and lean startup catalyst in the digital world, Bertrand has had the opportunity to work in a variety of domains like telecommunications, digital TV, transportation, medtech, insuretech, and fintech.


  • 6.30 pm – Welcome desk opens
  • 7:00 pm – Masterclass
  • 8:00 pm – Q&A session
  • 8:30 pm – Networking Cocktail with alumni, participants, faculty and staff.

Future participants and friends of École des Ponts Business School are welcome!

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