Minutes Consortium Meeting E-Chance for Women Entrepreneurship

Paris, 30th and 31st of October 2014

30th of October

09:30 – 09:45    Arrival of all participants; getting to know each other

09:45 – 11:00    Project Analysis

·                                                                                            Presentation of the results of the User’s Needs Analysis


From ILI, they sent questionnaire to women. They didn’t receive a lot of responses (20 answers). They contacted a lot of organizations but they didn’t answer as that was expected. Problems: a lot of them have financial problems; the IT business is also a problem.


96 women participants participated in this questionnaire, mostly students (86%), housewives, retired women, working women and new starters à they want to produce new product/service (78%), make more money (100%), to become more independent

Problems: registering their own business, create a business plan, they don’t know the legislation and the rules concerning the opening of a new business.

Experience: 22% YES, 78% NO

They would like to go to “production and manufacturing” – “Trade/Retail” etc.

Finance and marketing are the areas where people need to have more competencies.

SSU distributed paper based to the students to collect these answers.

·                                                                                            Database of organizations for female entrepreneurs includes organisation details and activities related institutions around European countries

Tolga presents his example of Pendik KISGEM = enterprise

Deadline to fill the table: until the end of the year

·                                                                                            Status quo of the 2nd newsletter

As soon as ILI will receive the results from all partners they will prepare the 2nd newsletter. M3-Mcube will send their results about the questionnaire and then ILI will include these results and the presentation about NEXUS project.

Deadline: end of November

·                                                                                            Status quo of the 3rd newsletter

M3-MCube is in charge of the third newsletter to send to all partners by the end of the year.

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30 Project Analysis





·        Presentation of the modules


¾   Business Plan and E-Marketing (by M3-MCube)

¾   Communication and Business Monitoring (by ILI)

-         Basics: basics principles of communication; communication any time; the process; mutual influence

-         Four sides of a message: the communication square; preferred sides; summary; training

-         Conversation techniques: target-oriented communication; feedback

-         Dealing with conflicts


è ILI will adapt this module and the design and they will send to all partners

¾    Searching information from Internet (by SSU)

Increasing knowledge and skills of learners

-         Basic Internet concepts, terminology etc.

-         Internet and Google services

-         Personal softwares (Skype, chatting, social networks)


è SSU may adapt this content to the case of women entrepreneurs


·        Status-quo of the flyer of the project + postcard


¾   Flyer n°1 has been developed by SSU and the 2nd flyer will take into consideration the results of User’s Needs Analysis

¾   Postcard: questions have been created to draw attention of learners. The logo of all national agencies has to be added on this postcard.


·        Status-quo of the website

SSU made several changes regarding the remarks of all partners. SSU added the database in the website. Each partner has to translate the website in its own language.

Daria suggested adding the newsletters in the website (in “news” section).

12:30 – 14:00        Common lunch with all partners at “Chez Papa”

14:00 – 15:30        Project Analysis

·        Plan of dissemination

Each partner had a look on the plan of dissemination. Tolga shows us a model about the dissemination activities (table that presents the different activities). Tolga will send us the electronic version of this table and we’ll keep the lower part. M3-MCube has to send a new version of the plan of dissemination before the end of November taking into consideration the remarks of each partner.

·        Poster proposal

ILI will send a proposal for the poster before the end of the year.

·        Discussion about the next meetings

All partners agreed on the dates concerning the next consortium meetings. The next one will be organized in Istanbul and the final meeting is scheduled in Fürth during the month of June.

-         CM Istanbul: the 16th and 17th of April 2015

-         CM Fürth/Erlangen: 11th and 12th of June 2015

15:30 – 17:15         Visit of the first incubator for the women entrepreneurs in France “Paris Pionnières” (26 rue du Chemin Vert, 75011 Paris)

17:15 – 19:30        Free Time

19:30 – 21:30        Common dinner with all partners at Léon de Bruxelles

31st of October

Departure of all participants