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Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Call for Growth-stage startups

 

Start:up Alpe Adria Open Call for Growth-stage Startups

Are you in the process of growing your startup company? Do you need help with entering new markets, forging strategic partnerships or followup investment rounds? We have prepared an effective 5-day mentoring program for you, where we will support and connect you with the right stakeholders of the crossborder startup ecosystem of the Slovenian and Austrian region.

 

We will select and support up to 10 Growth-stage Startups from programme region.

 

 

What will you get?

 
  • Intensive 5-day mentorship programme, that will be held by 10 globally successful entrepreneurs from Slovenia and Austria

  • 8 hours of individual consulting from two dedicated expert consultants, one from Slovenia and one from Austria,

  • Big networking final event in Villach, with active international investors, ecosystem stakeholders, successful entrepreneurs and more.

  • Up to 20 hours support from Startup AA project team, to provide them with: searching and networking with potential investors and other stakeholders of the crossborder startup ecosystem, intensive promotion of your startup to cross-border regions covered by the Start:up Alpe Adria platform.


5-DAY MENTORSHIP PROGRAM PROPOSAL
 

Mentoring Workshop scheme (10 globally successful entrepreneurs will be invited to join the programme and act as lecturers: lecturers are invited to act as mentors to selected teams; each team 2 mentors are assigned)

1st DAY: Kick Off workshop 

introduction of selected startups, mentors and 10 Entrepreneurs, 1:1 mentoring

 

Location: TPLJ (Livestream)

Lecturer:

 


 

2nd DAY: DACH & European Market, Experience & Knowhow

    1:1 mentoring

 


 

Location: TPLJ (Livestream)

Lecturer:

 


 

3rd DAY: Western balkan & Eastern markets, Experience & Knowhow

    1:1 mentoring

 


 

Location: TPLJ (Livestream)

Lecturer:

 


 

4th DAY: American, Asia & Other Markets, Experience & Knowhow

    1:1 mentoring

 


 

Location: TPLJ (Livestream) 

Lecturer:

 


 

5th DAY: Legal challenges at business expansion

    1:1 mentoring

 


 

Location: Klagenfurt (Livestream)

Lecturer:

 


 
Final networking event in Villach

 Final networking event in Villach

 

 

Location: Villach (KWF to choose)

Language: EN

 

Invited:

All selected startups (scaleups and seed phase),  selected teams and talents, mentors, workshop lecturers, global entrepreneurs, investors, resource container service providers and partner stakeholders

 

 



How will we help you?


Featured globally successful entrepreneurs from Slovenia:
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Featured globally successful entrepreneurs from Austria: 
 
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Dedicated consultants from Slovenia:
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Dedicated consultants from Austria: 
 
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Who can apply?

 

Application is open for growth-stage startups from the Start-up AA program region, that already have revenue flows, are scaling their businesses and penetrating on new regional and global markets. A startup is defined by the following criteria:

  • Independent commercial company, which is developing or commercializing an innovative product, service or business model with high market potential,

  • The company is not older than five (5) years and not younger than one (1) month,

  • The company has at least one (1) full time employee

  • The company is not in a liquidation or bankruptcy process

  • Registered Company address in the Start-up AA program area

 

Apply HERE

 

 

Evaluation criteria for the selection of the 10 seed stage startups

 
  • Business operations & sales

  • Investment feasibility

  • Market and growth potential

  • Team potential & competency

 
Who will evaluate applications?

Ideas will be evaluated according to the above mentioned criteria where 10 startups with the highest score will be selected (5 will be selected from Slovenian region and 5 from Austrian region)

 

  • Aleš Zorc (Venture Factory)

  • David Belovič (Venture Factory)

  • Vera Nunić (Technology Park Ljubljana)

  • Aleš Pevc (Technology Park Ljubljana)

  • Martin Krch (Lakeside Science Technology Park)

  • Jürgen Kopeinig (Kärntner Wirtschaftsförderungs Fonds)


Program timeline:

 
  • Meet us at Startup AA roadshow (WP COMMUNICATION) Slovenija
 
  1. Maribor, ________
  2. Ljubljana, 18/19 September 2019
  3. Celje, __________
  4. Velenje, ________ 
  • Meet us at Startup AA roadshow (WP COMMUNICATION) Austria
 
  1. Klagenfurt, ___________
  2. Villach, ______________
  3. Graz, ________________
  4. xxx
 
  • Open Call for growth-stage startups start date; 1. December 2019
  • Publication of the Selection Results; 7. February 2020
  • Start of time frame for 5-day mentoring programme; 7. February 2020
  • End of time frame for 5-day mentoring programme; 28. February 2020
  • Networking event in Villach; 10. March 2020
  • Mentoring from two startup advisors from Slovenia and Austria: 10. February 2020 - 10. March 2020
  • Advisory and informational support to the selected startups from the organizational team with the focus on promotion and networking; 10. February 2020 - 31. March 2020

Give your business career an acceleration boost!

Apply NOW!

 

 


Featured potential service providers from Startup AA Resource container:

 
SLOVENIA:  
AUSTRIA:
  • [KLAGENFURT] xxx
  • [VILLACH] xxx
  • [GRAZ] xxx
 
Support team from Slovenia:  
Support team from Austria: