If you ask any INSEAD student what he or she is missing most, the answer is most likely going to be "more time". Way before I stepped on campus, I heard about the extreme intensity of the program and how you have to prioritise from day one.
Founded by INSEAD Alum Romain Sautrau ('12D), Start-up Farmers is a venture capital fund and startup accelerator based in Paris, France, that is dedicated to solving the challenges of feeding a growing population in an environmentally sustainable way. It works to support entrepreneurs based in France, Western Europe, and Israel who have innovative disruptive solutions for the future of agriculture.
“Well, it’s not so bad! I think I’m even going to have time to read a couple of novels along the way.” These are exactly the thoughts I shared enthusiastically with my friends back home when I received the course schedule a few days before kick-off. Then the first week hit, leaving me with only a few hours of sleep and a whole lot of networking and career workshops.