Last Monday, the Campers met with yet another partner of Le Camping, BNP Paribas: a perfect way for the managers of the Group to see for themselves how our accelerator helps entrepreneurs and fosters innovation!
But even more interesting: it was also an occasion to show BNP executives that numerous products and services developed here are useful for them, as tools to help them in their day-to-day activities.
INTRODUCING LE CAMPING AND CAMPERS
BNP managers began their half-day immersion in le Palais Brongniart with a short presentation explaining what Le Camping is, concretely, offering to startupers: more than anything, a place to focus, to be challenged and to kick-off! The ingredients to do that? Amazing and dedicated mentors, numerous sessions with experts, a supportive team helping with day-to-day challenges, a unique environment to exchange with the other entrepreneurs, to help each other accelerate.
Simply put: at Le Camping, entrepreneurs can above all heavily focus on their product and company.
The twelve teams then presented their projects and achievements to BNP managers. More particularly, they showed how their products could be useful for an IT director, an internal communication director or a HR director at BNP.
FEEDBACK AND SYNERGIES
After the Campers, it was the turn of BNP managers to introduce themselves. They did more than that by expressing interests for one or two (or three!) startups.
Explee and Stormz impressed Frederik Poquet, HR manager for retail banking: Explee can help him quickly convey internal messages and Stormz is a wonderful way to encourage more collaboration between employees.
Webshell caught the attention of the IT director, Michel Calliau: the API of APIs is particularly relevant to accelerate development on the cloud.
And to give a last example, Poutsch was singled out as a way to greatly enhance BNP’s knowledge of its customers.
Interests being expressed, Campers and BNP managers got the chance to begin conversations and very probably great partnerships!