HEC Paris Campus


The Entrepreneurship Center is very pleased to welcome Julien Coulon, founder and former CEO of Cedexis, to share his unique experience, and expose the key factors for success:

“Once upon a time, from the idea to unicorn.”

Wednesday, April 4th, 6pm, eLab, S Building, HEC Paris Campus

Julien Coulon launched in 2009 Cedexis, a French-American startup which holds seven patents that allow it to accelerate the loading time of web pages. He sold it 9 years later (February 2018), for an amount of about 100 million dollars to the American group Citrix. An exhilarating exit for this start-up of the French Tech acclaimed by most giants of the Net and by many major cloud service providers and e-commerce web sites, with often more than a billion Internet users every days.
Describing the standard deviation between euphoria and depression, Julien will share many steps of the evolution of his company.
  • How to raise money (Seed, A, B Round),
  • How to expend your business in the US and Asia,
  • How to create an A player team
  • How to retire at 44 …
Julien Coulon, has decided to go back to school (he’s currently attending an Executive MBA at HEC Paris), to invest in coaching entrepreneurs and to support some French Tech start-up.
This is the 5th edition of the conferences series of the three HEC Paris’ Centers of expertise.
Registration is now open!