The Student Startup Camp is coming to Georgia! Join the intensive course to bring your idea to the next level and learn the basics of launching a tech startup. You will be guided through the most important steps by active startup entrepreneurs and trainers from Estonia to teach you how to rock similarly to the #EstonianMafia biggest stars like Skype, Pipedrive, Testlio or Taxify.
During the course you will get the tools to validate your market, engage your customer, build a prototype of your product, put down a marketing strategy, set clear business goals and learn how to present your idea. You will get intensive mentoring, talks on specific topics and hands-on assignment.
So stop thinking and start doing! Join the Student Startup Camp with your team and take your idea to the next level.
PS! The event will be in English.
The boot-camp will take place at The Training Centre of Justice of Georgia (http://www.tcj.gov.ge/). The transport from Tbilisi, accommodation, food and all course materials will be for free for the participants. All the details will be forwarded to the teams after the application period finishes.
The boot-camp is aimed at teams with 3-4 people with a background in IT, engineering, design, marketing, business. To join you need to apply with an idea and a motivation to learn new things.
Each team will need to fill in a registration form by 10th April. The applications will be reviewed and teams contacted via Skype. The successful teams will be submitted to the program and notified by 15th April.
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Thursday, 21 April
Theme: Who is your costumer?
13:00 Arriving, light lunch
14:00 Intro, how things will work, what is the goal
14:30 Motivational talk: Entrepreneurship, global thinking, Garage48
15:00 Teams pitch ideas
15:30 Talk: Team and time management, tools.
16:30 Work time
18:30 Checkpoint #1
Friday, 22 April
Theme: MVP - Minimum Viable Product
11:00 Talk: MVP, wireframes
11:30 Work/mentoring: minimal features, wireframes with pen and paper
14:00 Work continues
15:00 Overview of Microsoft platforms
15:30 Talk: UX/UI. From wireframs to design that converts
16:00 Work: creatying prototype.
18.00 Checkpoint #2
Saturday, 23 April
Theme: Costumer engagement / Business modelling
11:00 Talk: Startup Marketing 101
12: 00 Work: practical assignement.
14.00 Work continues
15:00 Talk: Lean canvas
16:00 Work: lean canvas
18:00 Checkpoint #3
18:30 Pitch training
Sunday, 24 April
Theme: Grande finale
11:00 What's next: investment, fiancing
12:00 Pitch drills start (10 min per team)
14:00 Pitch drills continue
16:00 Final pitches
18.00 Wrap-up. Going home.