We are serious about your success. We developed structured programs that leverage your experience, knowledge, networks and grit, and transform your intention into a scalable company. Experienced entrepreneurs will give you training, mentoring, tools, tips, legal, accounting and marketing advices that combine the best tools and models, their experience and hard learned lessons. We will reduce the time you need to launch, your risk, and increase your chance of success. All you need to do is add focused hard work.
The Crucible: 3 days to stress test your idea
If you need to stress test your idea, to make sure you get it right, that you thought of everything, you can join The Crucible to be bombarded by questions, knowledge, and expertise, and build a state of the art business plan.
The Collider: 3 months to launch your business
If you already have a business plan that takes into account your team strength, your risk profile, design thinking, customer acquisition costs, value creation based multi tarif pricing, a five year cash flow projection (...), and need to launch now, The Collider will get you accelerated, and save time, money, and effort.
IMPORTANT For French Speakers: "Les supports de nos formations sont en anglais, et les formateurs parlent le Français et l'Anglais ;-)"
23H Mentoring + Coaching + Workshops
in 3 days
Entrepreneurship is a set of learnable skills and 80% of the mistakes that cause startup failure can be avoided.
In less than 72 hours, we will challenge your idea across over 20 essential business concepts and 240 key questions.
With over thirty intense hours of classes, The CRUCIBLE combines leading entrepreneurial practices, the best academic theory, and practical tools to plan and pitch a business.
You will learn in a few days more about how to build a successful start-up than you could in months of self learning.
You will end up with either a stronger business hypothesis, or a new idea that has more chances of success.
96% of our participants at this stage consider they have good or very good chances of success (up from 65% before the Crucible).
The Crucible 3 days seminar runs approximately once every 6 weeks, in Paris.
We do our best to make it available in a country near you.
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119H mentoring + 12H one2one coaching + 372H guided work
in 12 weeks
We help you develop a product/service with actual customer demand in mind, which dramatically limits failure.
We focus your development on acquiring customers as soon as possible, because the sooner a business has revenues, the better their chances of long term success.
In this program you will receive intensive training, mentoring and coaching on your project. You will have classes and workshops on personal development, customer development, design thinking, sales management, branding, marketing, legal matters and other key business topics essentials for your start.
On average, it takes 12 months to go from idea to first sales, but for 100% of our awesome entrepreneurs who applied our methodology, it required them less than 12 weeks to get their first revenues.
The Crucible 3 days seminar runs approximately 3 times per year.
We do our best to make it available more often, and in a country near you.
We want the process to be as easy as possible for you.
When you join, you only have to add hard work and ideas— we take care of the rest. The quality of our program, the cohort size, and individual attention make this program outstanding.
We believe there is no better or more economical way to launch your startup than at The Cantillon.
The fees do not include:
The Cantillon teachers and mentors speak both French and English, the slides and tools are in english.
FR: "Les supports de nos formations sont en anglais, et les formateurs parlent le Français et l'Anglais ;-)"
Your satisfaction is our priority. If you are not satisfied with our program, upon your request, we will cancel any remaining payment and reimburse the unused part of payment already made.
At The Cantillon, we believe that you should stay autonomous and independent. The benefits of the results of your hard work should be yours as long as possible. For this reason we don't take any equity in the companies of our entrepreneurs at this stage.