Empowerment & Impact
We strive to create a world of equal opportunities, enabling and empowering young entrepreneurs to bring their visions to life.
We foster interdisciplinary exchange between driven entrepreneurs to build purposeful startups and bring impactful innovation to the ecosystems of emerging Markets and Europe.
01 | Online Platform
Our three-month online program focuses on challenges that entrepreneurs face in the early stage. Through various workshops and input sessions the program provides our participants with valuable support aiming to accelerate their startup at a high pace. The startups that show the best traction during the online program are later invited at to join our offline program in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
02 | Building
Once you have been selected to join the offline program, the focus will shift towards product development and market reach out. 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 you personal skills as well as the improvement of your product's market fit.
03 | Scaling
At this stage you will be building a product that convinces customers. The target is to show traction through growing and onboarding as many customers as possible. We'll support you in scaling your company. This will provide you with a competitive advantage against your market rivals. Therefore, exceeding your competitors is another target point at this stage.
04 | Networking
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.
Tailored workshops on relevant
Inspiring input-sessions by
Business courses at the University
of St. Gallen
Exchange with our network of
Access to START Global's
international start-up network
Connect to business students
Personal Mentor for each Fellow
Individual Coaching Sessions
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