EdTech Bootcamp - Elevate Moldova's Education Sector

When 15-19 November 2023

Where Chisinau, Moldova

  • Overview
  • Agenda
  • Do you have an idea that will elevate the education sector in Moldova? Bring it to life on 15-19 November 2023 at the EdTech Bootcamp organized by Garage48 and YEP!Moldova. 🎓

    Over the five days, we will host workshops and mentoring sessions for you to build your idea into an MVP! The first two days of the bootcamp will take place virtually, followed by three days of intensive work onsite in Chisinau. Expert mentors will support you to ensure you get your MVP ready by the end of the week!

    By the end of the program, you will have validated your business idea with real customers and have an MPV (minimum viable product) ready! See the full agenda and workshop topics in the “Agenda” tab.


    At the bootcamp, we’re welcoming any ideas related to Moldova's education sector. For example, you can think about:

    🎓Virtual learning environments / long-distance learning

    🎓Supporting lifelong learning

    🎓Accessible education

    🎓Education in rural regions

    🎓VR/AR software

    🎓Gamification in educational materials


    The top teams will receive monetary grants to support the further development of your project.

    🏆 I PLACE - 2500€

    🥈 II PLACE - 1500€

    🥉 III PLACE - 1000€

    Spaces are limited! To ensure each team can receive individual support to make the most of the bootcamp, we’re only accepting up to 50 people to participate. You can register as an individual or team, with an idea or without.

    👉🏻Registration is open HERE: https://garage48.typeform.com/edtech-bootcamp


    8 November - Registration deadline

    11 November - Acceptance letters sent to participants chosen to take part

    15-19 November - EdTech Bootcamp takes place


    Apply for the bootcamp here: https://garage48.typeform.com/edtech-bootcamp

    Stay up-to-date with news through the Facebook event here: *fb link*

    Questions? Email us: yepmoldova@gmail.com

    This event is organized by Garage48 and Yep!Moldova, with the financial aid of the Estonian Centre for International Development.

    November 15 (virtual)

    16:00 Welcoming words and Team formation

    17:45 Teamwork & support for teams without ideas

    18:15 Workshop #1 – Deep dive into the problem & solution (hosted by Mayri Tiido)

    November 16 (virtual)

    16:00 Checkpoint #1

    16:50 Workshop #2 – Value Proposition (hosted by Andriy Zaikin)

    18:05 Workshop #3 – Workplan (hosted by Viorica Cerbusca)

    19:05 Checkpoint #2 – feedback from EdTech experts

    November 17 (onsite in Chisinau)

    16:30 Doors open and registration

    17:00 Opening words

    17:15 Workshop #4 – Prototyping tools (hosted by Radion Cicic)

    18:15 Teamwork & mentoring

    20:00 Dinner

    21:00 Checkpoint #3

    22:00 Teamwork & mentoring continues

    November 18 (onsite in Chisinau)

    10:00 Checkpoint #4

    10:50 Teamwork & mentoring

    13:00 Lunch

    17:00 Checkpoint #5

    18:00 Pitching ABC

    20:00 Dinner  

    21:00 Teamwork & mentoring continues

    November 19 (onsite in Chisinau)

    10:00 Checkpoint #6

    11:00 Teamwork & mentoring

    13:00 Pitch drills & lunch

    16:00 Finals

    17:00 Jury deliberation

    17:30 Award ceremony

    18:00 End of the bootcamp!

    The Mentors 

    Mayri Tiido
    Educator and Trainer, Circular Economy Expert
    Gerardo Garcia Diaz
    Product Manager at Comodule, Co-founder of Skyrocket Your Team, Lead Mentor at Garage48
    Cristian Cosneanu
    Founder at Another IT Company
    Akram Karameh
    General Manager, TEKRAM l Online Safety Expert
    Andriy Zaikin
    Founder at YEP Incubators
    Dragoș Șargu
    Product Designer at Agile Partners
    Radion Cicic
    Creative Director at i-do-design.com


    Jana Saastamoinen
    Project Manager at Garage48
    Viorica Cerbusca
    Executive Director at Artcor
    Margarita Ursu
    Program Manager at Yep!Moldova
    Tatiana Cerbusca
    Marketing and Communications at Yep!Moldova

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