UCL Alumni


Entrepreneurship in Times of Crisis with the UCL Alumni France Association

18 March 2021, 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

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At a time when the markets are plunging in the middle of a coronavirus epidemic, adding to the health crisis a financial crisis, UCL Alumni France offers you a digital conference with 3 start-up CEOs who will discuss this burning topic: how to do business in times of crisis?

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL students | UCL alumni






Alumni Relations Team

You are invited to the UCL Alumni France Association's first virtual event on 18th March at 6.30pm CET.
This fireside chat will last about 1 hour and will be viewable on Zoom.

About the Speakers

Marguerite de Rodellec - speaker and moderator

CEO at MedShake Studio

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Marguerite de Rodellec is CEO of MedShake Studio, a Podcast Production Company specialized in healthcare. It is a collective of audio, creative, and podcast professionals, committed to making podcasting easy for patients and healthcare professionals. The studio offers several original creations around women's health: Cheminements (Pathways), le Journal d'une infirmière (A Nurse's Diary), Endometriose mon Amour (Endometriosis My Love). She holds a degree in European Studies from UCL.

Maximilian Bittner

CEO at Vestiaire Collective

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Maximilian Bittner is Chief Executive Officer at Vestiaire Collective. Maximilian Bittner began his career at Morgan Stanley in the Investment Banking teams in London before working for McKinsey & Company and then Rocket Internet. He holds a degree in Economics and History from UCL and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management. Vestiaire Collective is a French company created in October 2009 and which operates a website, the first online deposit-sales site dedicated to luxury and fashion, offering second-hand products in Europe.

Pierre Jeannel

Co-Founder and CEO, at TrackPay

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Pierre graduated from UCL in 2018 (BA ESPS, dual degree with Sciences Po) and Sciences Po in 2020 (Master in Finance).

He became an entrepreneur the same year when co-founding TrackPay: a fintech startup solving B-to-B payment and its tracking. He is now helping SMBs saving time and improving their cash flow with a SaaS-enabled platform operating as a marketplace for various services.