Boosting female entrepeneurship

Boosting female entrepeneurship

Women account for less than a third of startups in France. Yet more than two-thirds of them say they are tempted by entrepreneurship. In the Impulse Partners ecosystem, only 10% of our startups are headed or co-headed by women. In fact, we have two additional biases:...
Quality of life in working from home

Quality of life in working from home

Although it was already a common practice for 7% of French employees, teleworking has become widespread since the first confinement was announced: between March and April, 95% of organizations* used it for eligible employees. This new way of working, which has become...
Water recovery and management

Water recovery and management

Our planet’s water resources are dwindling, and urbanization is occurring at a faster rate than the construction of infrastructure to treat and distribute drinking water. The UN estimates that today 4 out of 10 people suffer directly from the scarcity of water...
Combating urban heat islands

Combating urban heat islands

Climate change and extreme heat waves, combined with population growth, urban densification, and the artificialization of land, are all factors in the multiplication of “urban heat islands” – an expression that appeared in the middle of the 20th...
Energy retrofitting

Energy retrofitting

The energy retrofitting of the building stock has become a national priority. The ambition is to reduce energy consumption by 38% in 2025 and 67% in 2050 compared to 2010. This will notably involve renovating 20 million housing units by 2050 – a market worth 14...
Startups that are pivoting

Startups that are pivoting

In order to better respond to changing customer needs, many start-ups evolve during their development and their confrontation with their market. They “pivot” in the language of entrepreneurship. This “pivot” translates the idea of an evolution...

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