French Success Story of May: Alexandre Mars, Founder and CEO of Epic
Discover Alexandre Mars’s Success Story!
He is the Founder and CEO of Epic, a global nonprofit startup which provides solutions to make giving the norm. Epic leverages impact and giving solutions for individuals and corporations to support high-impact social organizations tackling youth and children issues globally.
Alexandre Mars is a French-born businessman and philanthropist who founded Epic.
As a businessman he founded Phonevalley in 2001, a mobile marketing company, then in 2006 he founded a social media management firm and in 2013 Alexandre Mars started Blisce, which invests in the tech sector.
But now he is also a philanthropist. In 2014 he founded a New York-based non-profit startup called Epic, which aims to be a "philanthropy middleman" linking corporations and individuals with high-impact social organizations talking youth and children issues. He covers all expenses, so that 100% of donations go to the Epic portfolio organizations. Says Mars, "the goal is to make giving the norm".
In 2015, he was named one of New York City’s top 20 philanthropists under 40 by the New York Observer.
Discover more about this incredible multi-talented French entrepreneur in this video with his lessons for being successful in the USA.