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THIS IS THE START FELLOWSHIP

 

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Empowerment & Impact

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Our vision & Mission

We strive to create a world of equal opportunities, enabling and empowering young entrepreneurs to bring their visions to life. We do this by fostering interdisciplinary exchange between driven entrepreneurs to build purposeful startups and bring innovation to the ecosystems of emerging markets.


what we do

The START Fellowship is an accelerator program that is entirely free and consists of two parts, an online and an offline part. The program provides you with the necessary knowledge, practices and connections needed to bring your venture to the next level. For a more detailed description have a look at the program page.

TIMELINE OVERVIEW

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application process

The application is split in two parts. The first part takes about five minutes . This part will then be reviewed within 3 business days and you will be accepted for the second part. You will receive an email with the instructions for the second part, which you must complete until the 13. September 2021. If accepted you will then receive a final acceptance mail with your login data for our educational platform.



online program

Our ten week online program starts at the 20. September 2021. It focuses on preparing you for challenges that entrepreneurs face in the early stage. Through various workshops and input sessions the program will equip you with a basic skillset that will help you to accelerate your startup. The startups that show the best traction during the online program are later invited at to join our offline program in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

offline program

Once you have been selected to join the offline program you will fly to and live in Switzerland for free. The offline program will take place from the end of January to the end of May. We will provide you with individual support to find partners as well as launch pilot projects with potential customers. Individual coaching and mentoring sessions will serve the development of your personal skills as well as the improvement of your product's market fit.

START Summit 2022

After having shown traction throughout the program and after extensive networking with our partners, this last stage will be your stepping stone in establishing your startup as a serious market player. At the START Summit - Europe's leading conference for technology and entrepreneurship - you will be able to connect with various investors and have the opportunity to pitch in front of a large audience.


The program

Content

       benefit    Tailored workshops on relevant
                   subjects

       benefit    Inspiring input-sessions by
                   successful founders

       benefit    Business courses at the University
                   of St. Gallen

Network

       benefit   Exchange with our network of
                  experienced professionals

       benefit    Access to START Global's
                   international start-up network

       benefit    Connect to business students from

Mentoring

       benefit    Personal Mentor for each Fellow

       benefit    Individual Coaching Sessions

       benefit    Continuous support in specific
                   questions

WHY PARTICIPATE?

LECTURES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ST.GALLEN

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A COMMUNITY OF FELLOW ENTREPRENEURS


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TAILORED WORKSHOPS


WORKSHOPS

Regular exchange with successful entrepreneurs and experts

MEET_INVESTOR

ALL EXPENSES COVERED


finance

Office Space provided



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Past Fellows

Hear the voices of our first iteration Fellows

Valentina Ballén Castillo

Valentina
Founder Inoverte

Matteo Bolívar
Sierra

Matteo
Founder & CEO Contler

Laura
Forero

Laura
Co-Founder Purify City

George
Flutur

George
Co-Founder Lab7