VentureUP's Incubation Program is an intensive six-month training and mentorship program that offers UP students a broad range of tangible and professional resources to support student entrepreneurs conceive and develop their venture ideas from a raw idea to an early-stage minimum viable product (MVP) and initial validation. The incubation programs aim is to make UP's startups Investment and Market ready.
The Incubation program targets pre-revenue and early-stage startups, who will be guided in all phases of business development including development of product/service, team composition, value proposition, market strategy, customer traction, business model, funding strategy, etc.
VentureUP will host up to eight (8) teams/startups in the first cohort (April-October) providing:1. Office Space & Shared Systems2. Startup Training: - Ideation Training (1week) - Lean Startup (9 Weeks) - Business & Financial Modeling (7 Weeks) - Investor Readiness & Pitch Training (4 Weeks)3. Professional Mentoring & Coaching4. Networking & Financial Support
At the end of the Incubation program, all teams/startups will pitch their ventures in front of Investors for up to €10,000 in seed funding!
Eligibility Criteria:1. At least one of the founders is a UP student or alumni2. Teams commit to the Incubation program admission terms & conditions3. Startups are pre-revenue and early-stage
The Evaluation committee will select startups for admission based on the following criteria:- Idea (Problem & Value Proposition) - 50%- Team Composition - 30%- Market Potential - 20%
Deadline for Applications is March 31st!
For questions & detailed information please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
VentureUP is powered by the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina” and supported by the European Commission in Kosovo.