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Alexandre Mars Confirmed as Speaker at the World Family Office Forum in Switzerland

27 May 2024

Alexandre Mars Confirmed as Speaker at the World Family Office Forum in Switzerland

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Alexandre Mars began his entrepreneurial journey at seventeen, founding and successfully developing multiple startups, two of which were sold to Publicis and BlackBerry.

Montreux, Switzerland - May 17, 2024 - Alexandre Mars, renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist, is set to be a speaker at the upcoming World Family Office Forum, scheduled for June 3-4, 2024, at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace. The Forum, now in its fourth edition, is a premier event that brings together leading business families, single-family offices, and trusted advisors for two days of informative knowledge-sharing, thought leadership, and high-level networking.


Mars' session, titled "Beyond Giving: Innovating Philanthropy in the 21st Century," will take place on June 3 from 17:00 to 17:40. His extensive background as an entrepreneur and philanthropist positions him as a key figure in discussing the future of philanthropy and social impact.


 His business achievements have enabled him to pursue his lifelong ambition of contributing to a more just and fair society. To this end, he founded Epic, a global foundation dedicated to empowering and protecting children, youth, and the planet by connecting impactful nonprofits with individuals and businesses committed to positive change. Epic's innovative approach was highlighted in a 2019 Harvard Kennedy School case study.


In addition to Epic, Mars founded blisce/, a B Corp investment firm that aligns economic, social, and environmental performance. Blisce/ has invested in prominent companies such as Spotify, Headspace, Pinterest, and Too Good To Go. Mars also launched INFINITE, a social EdTech that supports students from underprivileged backgrounds accessing top schools and universities, promoting a more inclusive generation of leaders.


Mars' contributions extend to the sporting world, where he serves as an Ambassador and Board member for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, focusing on the social legacy of the event. He also hosts the podcast PAUSE, where he engages with influential figures across various fields to discuss their professional and personal journeys.


Author of "Giving: Purpose is the New Currency" and "Mission Possible: How to Build a Business for Our Times," Mars has developed a masterclass based on his books. He has been honored as a Knight of the Legion of Honor and recognized as a top philanthropist and influential figure by various prestigious publications.


The World Family Office Forum promises to be an exceptional event, providing attendees with valuable insights from leaders like Alexandre Mars. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.worldfamilyofficeforum.com/

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