Round two
STARTUP LAUNCHPAD

8-Week immersive program delivered by AUC Venture Lab

The Startup Launchpad Program is an 8-week immersive scholarship program powered by ITIDA and delivered by the AUC Venture Lab. AUC is a member of The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education [founded & sponsored by Babson College]. The program aims at growing the technology entrepreneurship ecosystem all over Egypt & helping entrepreneurs practically learn about the fundamentals of building a tech startup & design solutions for real-world market needs.

We will help you turn your idea into a startup!

Program Benefits
Through the program, participants will learn about
 
The foundations of business and entrepreneurship

This content will cover the entrepreneurial process and startup lifecycle, the business model design and canvas, foundational concepts of marketing and finance.

 
Ideation using the design thinking methodology

You will learn how to identify new innovative ideas, assess them, and develop them

 
Communication and pitching

You will work on developing your entrepreneurial communication skills by preparing a pitch deck and practicing with mentors. This will conclude with a “pitch day”.

 
Validation and Mentorship

Through this process, you will identify the key assumptions/hypotheses of your business idea, and design experiments to test and validate these ideas with actual customers. You will be working closely with mentors on the design and execution of these experiments.

Knowledge
Perks
  • Fast track to join Start IT for top performers.
  • Five sessions in each class with TIEC Consultancy Service for top performers
  • 5000 LE support upon registering your company
  • Access to ITIDA FabLab facilities.
  • Five certificates of completion for all graduates
Expected Outcome
  • You will get the chance to practically learn all the needed steps and to turn your idea into validated startups.
  • You will be able to identify, design a solution for, and test a real-world problem based on market needs.




Joining Us
WHO CAN APPLY
Tech Savvy

This content will cover the entrepreneurial process and startup lifecycle, the business model design and canvas, foundational concepts of marketing and finance.

Graduates

You are a graduate of a Engineering - Science - Computer science - Information systems - technical institution.

Professionals

You have more than 2 years of relevant work experience.
N.B : You can join as a team member or as an individual and we will team you up with other participants.

Technologies
TECHNOLOGY AREAS OF INTEREST