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Maëva Tordo

Cofounder of NOISE and Blue Factory ESCP Europe

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background 

Khâgne Henri IV & History Degree – Master In Management ESCP Europe & Entrepreneurship Specialisation

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

NOISE is an association aiming at unleashing the creativity, project leadership, critical thinking and intimate aspirations of students. Students themselves can decide to create a NOISE within their school or university to learn, support, spread and enhance the social innovation initiatives that are growing all over the world. It gives them the chance to have a true impact, connected to who they are, during their studies and after.

Blue Factory is the European Startup Sublimator of ESCP Europe. It’s a program that supports entrepreneurs to develop their project in a challenging, supportive environment and that helps them deepen their social and environmental impact. Blue Factory is part of the Chair of EntrepreneurShip that aims at creating new learning methodologies and places to help students, from university to executive education, unleash the inner entrepreneur that is waiting for them.

LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

In Europe, mainly in Paris, Madrid, Berlin, London and Torino.

IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of your activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

NOISE and Blue Factory are all about reconnecting students and entrepreneurs with their deeper motivations, dreams and potentialities, while amplifying the growing social innovation initiatives that are proposing new ways of living and togetherness.

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

Be Yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde