Entrepreneur - expert in digital/ circular and collaborative engineering , Co founder of Myrecyclestuff.com and Cobusiness.fr, director CIRCC Association.
BACKGROUND/ Academic and professional background
Vincent de Montalivet has two training. He completed an engineering degree course at the EPF (specialization in Supply Chain Management at the Concordia University in Montreal) with an MBA in Web Marketing in Paris, Léonard de Vinci.
After a first experience in the luxury industry as logistics coordinator engineer, he integrates the world of start-up at EcoGeste where he develops on the theme of reuse and repair, both the offer of service for local authorities and guides technologies and online annual.
Fascinated by new technologies and social innovation, he decided to create his own company in 2009 to develop his expertises in the new digital economy, collaboratives and circulars.
He created the first barter exchange network between individuals MyRecyceStuff.com.
Confident that these new business models should boost the professional world, he starts with his partner Cobusiness.fr to equip professionals with the tools they need to move toward a more resourceful world.
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?
He loves to tackle projects with tree stakes: human, environmental and technology.
He designs innovative technological bricks, modernizing IT projects through offers of digital engineering collaborative and circular, and create a link between teams of developers, designers and operational.
Currently he :
– Assist the Climate 21 Coalition in the redesign of their web platform within the framework of COP21.
– Launch the third version of Myrecyclestuff.com which will be combined with a mobile application.
– Create Cobusiness.fr for the entrepreneur’s networks to be open for the BtoB market in September 2015. A mobile application will also be launched in the context of the circular economy general state for participants to enter in fast and win / win networking systems.
– Finalize a mission in collaborative economy for publicis.
LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?
Its activities are carried out in Ile de France.
The barter social network MyRecycleStuff is mainly used by French and the francophone community.
The collaborative barter market for the professional Cobusiness is used by national networks and aims to be open to European entrepreneurs networks in 2016.
IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental… impact of your activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?
For Vincent new technologies should serve the planetary urgencies.Whether it is for individuals or for companies, in this far too linear world, he seeks to transform the logic extract-produce-consume-throw (or sometimes recycle).
All these projects clearly contributes both to an upgrading of human exchanges based on reciprocity, solidarity AND the upgrading of our resources. Sharing allows a significant economic benefit and the reuse of many real resources.
QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you
“Today we can immediately know our own geographical position. Similarly, in the future we can place ourselves in the world of ideas, locating any person, object or set of data and explore its semantic neighborhoods. “Pierre Levy.
“We will go well beyond money with very sophisticated barter system ” Rachel Botsman.