Rodolphe Saadé, CEO of France’s top containerline CMA CGM Group, has revealed plans to create a start-up incubator in the group’s Marseille base, and to attract tech talent from around the world.
This project complements various and local initiatives developed by CMA CGM, which include support for the Carburateur, the incubator for the northern districts of Marseille, CMA CGM’s partnership with Aix Marseille French Tech, as well as its partnership with The Camp, a campus bringing together large companies, start-ups, teachers and researchers and its partnership with Infosys to accelerate the transformation of its information systems.
The latest news also complements the initiatives implemented through the group’s corporate ventures fund, CMA CGM Ventures.
Saadé commented: “With this project, CMA CGM wishes to play a leading role not only in the economic development of the territory but also in the development of start-ups. The incubator complements the group’s digital ecosystem to accelerate its transformation and benefit from the best in the world, in the interests of our customers, the society and the territory.”