Leonard for Innovators

Intrapreneurs program

We support the development of projects led by VINCI employees to favor the internal creation of new activities.

Leonard’s advantages

  • Tailored support on projects with the aim of creating new businesses
  • A robust network to help develop your activity (mentors, experts)
  • Real prospects within the VINCI hub (creation of a BU or a new activity)
  • Over 30 projects supported to date

Application and project selection (6 months)

We organize daylong events to recruit each new cohort of projects based on three priorities:

Ideation

Ideation

Identify promising business ideas that are pertinent to VINCI’s emerging themes.

Matching

Matching

Encourage interactions between candidates and ideas so they can become project leaders.

Pitch

Pitch

Give candidates an opportunity to defend their project in order to join the incubation phase.

Incubation (4 months)

The incubation period enables selected candidates to develop their project while taking customer and market needs into account. It is organized into three stages:

Sprint

Sprint

Over one month, candidates work to refine the need, value proposition, business model and roadmap for their project.

Rushweek

Rushweek

Candidates benefit from three days of training and workshops to improve their expertise.

Validation

Validation

The validation committee determines which projects will advance to the acceleration phase.

Acceleration (4 months)

The acceleration period enables project leaders to continue working within a VINCI hub, with the possibility of ultimately creating a new BU or activity. It notably includes:

Sprint

Sprint

Over two weeks, candidates benefit from tailored support to adapt their project within a VINCI hub.

Seed

Seed

Over one month, candidates develop their projects while taking actual market needs into account.

Engagement committee

Engagement committee

At the end of the acceleration phase, the engagement committee validates the integration of projects into the hubs and determines the conditions for the development of the future activity.

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Who can apply to Leonard’s Intrapreneurs program?

All VINCI employees, regardless of their level, activity or country, can apply for the Intrapreneurs program.

Can applicants submit any ideas for new businesses to the Intrapreneurs program?

All VINCI employees, regardless of their level, activity or country, can apply for the Intrapreneurs program.

Can a team submit an application to the Intrapreneurs program?

All VINCI employees, regardless of their level, activity or country, can apply for the Intrapreneurs program.

Leonard for Innovators programs support innovative projects that transform cities, territories and their businesses.

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What do we do?

The VINCI Group created Leonard to tackle the challenges posed by the transformation of regions and lifestyles. Our goal is to unite a community of key stakeholders in order to build the city of the future together.