Startup: Sherpas combine e-learning and preparation courses

They started from a very simple observation: “Education has not changed since the beginning of the century.” Three ESCPs in search of entrepreneurial adventures, this is what Les Sherpas ( offers, online coaching for students . A clever streak that hasn't been exploited yet. Flexible, adaptable and close to the students… These teachers have already achieved excellent results.

The concept ? For high school and preparatory students, the startup Les Sherpas offers online support courses conducted by students from large schools who have already taken identical exams themselves. The teachers are at Centrale, HEC, Polytechnique, ESCP or elsewhere, they live in Paris or around the world and through the Sherpas platform they give their lessons live and via video. The student's screen shows the teacher on the left and a digital whiteboard for the exercises on the right. They are leaders in the market of online courses for selective studies. Supporting results: The grades of students supported increased by 4 to 6 points, last year 83% of students supported by Sherpas joined top 5 business schools and 100% of high school students achieved their A-levels with honors.

Accessing the Founders Program at Station F was difficult and Etienne, William and Daniel, the founders of the Sherpas, are proud of it, even as they are particularly excited to write the next chapters of their adventures. For them, in everyday life, Station F primarily means meetings, but also the opportunity to grow and gain legitimacy. “A place where you can learn to be an entrepreneur! » sums up Etienne Porche. The startup's mission is to make students want to learn again and to democratize online courses more than ever.

A great project, more in tune with the times than ever!

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