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Inspiration For Investments

PARIS - JUNE 6 - 8, 2017

Prime educative content on how to drive innovation through investments.


In June, BNP Paribas Wealth Management kicked off the NextGen Experience in Paris with a focus on building knowledge and understanding the techniques to sustainably grow wealth and business. The event combined lectures on specialised topics and active learning on new ways to add value through investments, innovative business models and disruptive technologies.

The attendees, about 30 NextGeners from 17 different countries, also had the opportunity to visit the world’s biggest startup campus Station F, and Ecole 42, a school based on peer-to-peer learning.



Day 1 will start with an insight from our Chief Investment Officer on the current market environment and economic challenges.  The next session is a discussion to build awareness on innovative techniques led by BNP Paribas Wealth Management specialists in Real Estate, Responsible Investments and Private Equity. Then it’s game time. Our Asset Allocation team has designed a portfolio management game that you will play in groups depending on the risk profile you choose. Members of the Asset Allocation team will be your coaches and will give you investment tips. The objective is to identify and implement an asset allocation that matches your group's investment profile.

The evening will continue with dinner and drinks at a trendy Parisian venue.

12pm Welcome Lunch                         

Forewords & Ice breaking session                               

What is happening in financial markets?                                  

Real Estate: Investment Tips for 2017                          


Innovative Private Equity!                                

Disruptive Purpose Investments?                                

6.45pm Build your own investment portfolio                             

8.00 onwards Dinner

Day 2 will begin by cracking an enigma code on parameters you think will make two entrepreneurs successful. Each of the entrepreneurs will describe his or her business and you will assess the factors that may contribute to their success (business model, the idea itself, the team, time to market and funding). Entrepreneurs will then reveal to what extent each of the parameters will contribute to their success. This session will end with an award ceremony, in the presence of WM’s co-CEO, to reward the best-in-class asset allocation proposals made on Day 1. The day will continue with VIP access to the quarter finals of the prestigious French Open, Roland Garros.

9h Get inspired by your peers : Give your best guess on ingredients for success of selected innovative entrepreneurial projects                                              

Assessment of your own investment portfolio built on Day 1               

12h until game ends - Lunch and afternoon in BNP Paribas VIP box at Roland Garros          

Day 3: Optional morning session:

An onsite visit to the world's biggest start-up, Campus Station F*, created by Xavier Niels, followed by an onsite visit to the disruptive Ecole 42.


9h Visite Ecole 42                                           

10h30-12h Visite StationF                                            

12h30-14h30 Lunch                                         

14h30-17h30 Family Governance, best practices in family governance and business succession matters.

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* Station F will open in 2017 and is the only start-up campus which gathers a whole entrepreneurial ecosystem under one roof.

** Ecole 42 is a private, non-profit and tuition-free computer programming school created and funded by Xavier Niels. From more than 70,000 candidates in France, 3,000 were selected to complete a four-week intensive computer programming bootcamp called "Piscine" (swimming pool). The school has been endorsed by many high profile people in Silicon Valley including Evan Spiegel (co-founder and CEO of Snap Inc.), Tony Fadell (founder and CEO of Nest Labs) and Jack Dorsey (co-founder of Twitter).