Dawn Jarisch

Research Associate
Email dawn.jarisch@insead.edu
HelloZack is a young entrepreneurial firm based in Paris focused on the purchase and resale of second-hand Apple products, part of a broader ecosystem that supports ongoing use of Apple products.

Published 02 May 2019

Reference 6487

Topic Strategy

Industry Consumer Services Consumer Electronics

Region Europe

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Scortex, a young start-up based in Paris, has developed an applied artificial intelligent (AI) solution for an industrial setting, combining hardware and machine learning. Its CEO is wondering how best to deploy the €1.8 million C-round financing it has raised.

Published 13 Feb 2019

Reference 6337

Topic Strategy

Industry Computer Software Industrial Automation Computer Hardware

Region Europe

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PopChef is a start-up foodtech business in the lunchtime food delivery market in Paris. The case centres on the period from launch in 2015 to 2017. PopChef is the first to enter the market with a new business model in France. As other well-funded domestic and international entrants arrive, the market becomes highly competitive market.

Published 28 May 2018

Reference 6391

Topic Strategy

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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Bird Office is a start-up, launched in Paris, with a digital platform for rental of temporary office space and meeting rooms. The case traces Bird Office from its entrepreneurial beginnings to a fully-fledged business with innovative initiatives designed to achieve competitive advantage as the number of local and international competitors and other players soars.

Published 30 Oct 2017

Reference 6338

Topic Strategy

Industry Human Resources

Region Europe

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Monkey Tie, an entrepreneurial firm based in Paris, focuses on innovative digital HR solutions related to ‘affinity matching’ of people to positions. It represents a major change in the approach to recruitment, using online tools to find a ‘fit’ between the job requirements and the skills and personality of the candidate.

Published 26 Jun 2017

Reference 6305

Topic Strategy

Industry Human Resources

Region Europe

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The case tells the story of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, which was made public in September 2015. At the time, Volkswagen was a much-loved brand, praised for its environmental credentials and on target to become the world’s largest car manufacturer.

Published 26 Jun 2017

Reference 6254

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Automotive

Region North America

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When a Greenpeace campaign to boycott PVC products seemed to spell disaster for Hydro Polymers, it embraced the challenge and embarked on a drive for sustainability using The Natural Step framework. The strategy was maintained after Hydro was acquired by INEOS, and ultimately led to significant changes throughout Europe's PVC industry.

Published 26 Aug 2016

Reference 6078

Topic Responsibility

Region Europe

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When a Greenpeace campaign to boycott PVC products seemed to spell disaster for Hydro Polymers, it embraced the challenge and embarked on a drive for sustainability using The Natural Step framework. The strategy was maintained after Hydro was acquired by INEOS, and ultimately led to significant changes throughout Europe's PVC industry.

Published 26 Aug 2016

Reference 6078

Topic Responsibility

Region Europe

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QlikTech, with its disruptive technology and business model, seems to have found a market niche in the mid-market business-to-business software segment. The big 5 market participants are now starting to offer the in-memory technology that QlikTech has built its business upon. In the light of the traditional vendors’ encroachment, can QlikTech’s growth be sustained?

Published 28 Apr 2014

Reference 5810

Topic Marketing

Industry Computer Software

Region Global

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Scortex, a young start-up based in Paris, has developed an applied artificial intelligent (AI) solution for an industrial setting, combining hardware and machine learning. Its CEO is wondering how best to deploy the €1.8 million C-round financing it has raised.

Published 13 Feb 2019

Reference 6337

Topic Strategy

Industry Computer Software Industrial Automation Computer Hardware

Region Europe

View case
PopChef is a start-up foodtech business in the lunchtime food delivery market in Paris. The case centres on the period from launch in 2015 to 2017. PopChef is the first to enter the market with a new business model in France. As other well-funded domestic and international entrants arrive, the market becomes highly competitive market.

Published 28 May 2018

Reference 6391

Topic Strategy

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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Monkey Tie, an entrepreneurial firm based in Paris, focuses on innovative digital HR solutions related to ‘affinity matching’ of people to positions. It represents a major change in the approach to recruitment, using online tools to find a ‘fit’ between the job requirements and the skills and personality of the candidate.

Published 26 Jun 2017

Reference 6305

Topic Strategy

Industry Human Resources

Region Europe

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The case tells the story of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, which was made public in September 2015. At the time, Volkswagen was a much-loved brand, praised for its environmental credentials and on target to become the world’s largest car manufacturer.

Published 26 Jun 2017

Reference 6254

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Automotive

Region North America

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When a Greenpeace campaign to boycott PVC products seemed to spell disaster for Hydro Polymers, it embraced the challenge and embarked on a drive for sustainability using The Natural Step framework. The strategy was maintained after Hydro was acquired by INEOS, and ultimately led to significant changes throughout Europe's PVC industry.

Published 26 Aug 2016

Reference 6078

Topic Responsibility

Region Europe

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QlikTech, with its disruptive technology and business model, seems to have found a market niche in the mid-market business-to-business software segment. The big 5 market participants are now starting to offer the in-memory technology that QlikTech has built its business upon. In the light of the traditional vendors’ encroachment, can QlikTech’s growth be sustained?

Published 28 Apr 2014

Reference 5810

Topic Marketing

Industry Computer Software

Region Global

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