San Francisco

Building a future for INSEAD in North America

INSEAD's premier facility in San Francisco will open a new world of opportunities for our community to collaborate and engage with a dynamic ecosystem of innovators. Help us to lay a strong foundation for this exciting endeavor by participating in the INSEAD Hub Brick Campaign.

San Francisco Hub for Business Innovation
INSEAD launches the San Francisco Hub for Business Innovation
In the heart of San Francisco, at the epicenter of technology and innovation, INSEAD has further expanded its global reach with the INSEAD San Francisco Hub for Business Innovation. Opening in February 2020, our new North America location solidifies our global presence, adding to INSEAD’s campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

 

The San Francisco Hub for Business Innovation will convene leaders from our global business school and a city renowned for its innovative tech start-ups to connect and use innovation to solve critical problems in business and society.

In its first year, the SF Hub will host a selection of executive development programs, tailored to the Americas and work to establish itself as a dynamic destination for making new connections with alumni, corporate and faculty events.

Your support matters
Your support matters

Thanks to generous founding gifts, INSEAD has secured and renovated the 224 Townsend Street garage. However, we need your support to fully realize the potential of this exciting new venture, especially in the area of research.

 

Your support will enable our faculty to:
 
  • Conduct new research on digital transformation

  • Build bridges between the vibrant tech ecosystem in the Bay Area and INSEAD's global network of leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators

  • Explore how tech can be a force for good in the world by better meeting the needs and expectations of society

  • Create more knowledge about how culturally and functionally diverse teams thrive in high-tech teams and organizations

  • Access critical funds for case studies, data acquisition, travel and research assistants

INSEAD Hub Brick Campaign
The INSEAD Hub Brick Campaign

In recognition of our new San Francisco address, 224 Townsend Street, our goal is to attract 224 donors for 224 bricks. 


The INSEAD Hub Brick Campaign takes the tradition of the beautiful, timeworn bricks of Camembert, on our Europe Campus, in a new digital direction. When you donate to research at the San Francisco Hub, you will be recognized for your early contribution in establishing a strong foundation for our most innovative endeavor yet. 

Reserve a brick

Support research by reserving a brick


Every gift of USD $1,000  (or the equivalent in select currencies) towards research supports INSEAD's bold step into North America. When you make this gift, your name and class will appear on our unique digital honor wall at the San Francisco Hub and count toward our 224 brick goal. You also will receive a limited edition San Francisco donor pin.

 

SF Hub Research Brick

Reserve a desk

Support research by reserving a desk


A donation of USD $3,000 (or the equivalent in select currencies) toward research will be recognized with a plaque, etched with your name and class, affixed to a desk in our state-of-the-art amphi. Your name and class also will appear on our unique digital honor wall and count toward our 224 brick goal. You will receive a limited-edition San Francisco donor pin.

SF Hub Research Desk

ForceForGood
Every gift to the Hub Brick Campaign—including Giving Day contributions and Reunion gifts—counts towards the INSEAD Fund and the Campaign for INSEAD: A Force for Good.


Beyond the Hub Brick Campaign, there are many ways to have an impact on the future of the San Francisco Hub for Business Innovation and the school. Find out about naming opportunities for higher-level gifts by contacting giving@insead.edu.

To learn more about the San Francisco Hub for Business Innovation, please read the stories below or visit the Hub's website.

To remain at the forefront of innovation, INSEAD must continue to design new learning experiences, pursue digital transformation and build on our strengths in entrepreneurship. When you invest in INSEAD’s newest ventures, you embrace the entrepreneurial spirit that has guided our school since the beginning.

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