EU | Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Training

  • 5-days intensive acceleration for startups & entrepreneurs
  • Meetings with investors, mentorship, pitching competitions and much more
  • Accommodation in a hotel & meals included
  • 10-14 November 2021
  • Catalonia, Spain
InnMind

About

EU | Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Training organized by Draper University and InnMind is an intensive 5-day course for startups who want an introduction to the Silicon Valley mindset, culture, and ecosystem. We inspire people and accelerate ideas by igniting the entrepreneurial spirit globally. After attending this program, you’ll have the necessary knowledge, experience, and leadership skills to bring innovation back to your company and team.

InnMind

The leading deal-origination platform & digital hub in Europe combining 50,000+ tech startups, VCs & Corporate Venture Capital with a success rate of over 10 investment deals being closed every 2 weeks!

Draper University

The top world’s entrepreneurship program for young leaders and innovators, founded by Tim Draper that has over 500+ alumni from 50 countries and helped to build 350+ startups that raised $470M+ in seed funding from venture investors!

What our participants say

What to expect?

Intensive Training by Silicon Valley Experts

Study real startup success cases from Silicon Valley, get best-practices on how to grow your business, avoid typical mistakes and build a successful startup. Learn how multinationals have grown from the stage of ideas’ incubation.

Best Practice & Know How

Meet entrepreneurs and startup founders from abroad, establish new added-value relationships. Exchange ideas. Find partners, collaborators, distributors, supporters and potential clients in new regions.

Pitching in Front of Top VCs

Connect with VCs from the USA & Europe. Pitch to venture capital investors and get a chance to raise investments from the Draper VC fund, well-known player from the Silicon Valley, and other investors during pitching competition & DEMO day.

Fundraising Help, Mentorship & Networking

Receive knowledge base for successful fundraising from venture investors and professional mentors, including necessary tools, methods and templates on how to negotiate with investors, make an attractive investment pitch and secure your startup from an unfair valuation and investment conditions.

Chance to Win a Scholarship worth $12,000

The top 3 winners of the Pitch Competition will win scholarship to attend Hero Training Program, The Top Pre Accelerator & Incubator In Silicon Valley. The scholarship is worth $12,000. It will cover the programming and accommodation for duration of the program.

Access to Fundraising Subscription on InnMind

Join the largest European deal origination platform as a Fundraising member for 3 months, get to pitch at regular online VC Pitching Sessions, access only relevant VCs and get to raise funds even faster!

Who should attend?

Traditional & Tokenized Startups

Startup founders, willing to increase traction, build or strengthen sales funnel, grow business and attract capital from venture investors. Whether you have product on the market and first sales or just an MVP, this crash course will help you generate impressive traction.

Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneural minds willing to learn about how to build companies from scratch, test business niche, analyse market, monetize and bring your idea to real businesses.

Investors

Venture Capital professionals and angel investors willing to access to the unique investments opportunities, meet directly with founders and build the next unicorns portfolio during our Demo day.
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5-day Program & Venue

SB Hotels, Ronda de Can Rabadà 22-24, 08860, Castelldefels, España

  • Participants registration & accommodation
  • Welcome presentation: Introduction to InnMind & Overview of the Program
  • Introduction sessions with the participants (1 minute pitching)
  • Welcome drinks & apero near the pool

  • Panel Discussion: Catalonia, The Silicon Valley of Europe - Panel discussion with the representatives & decision-makers in the Catalonian government & ecosystem about the innovations in Catalonia: key players, startups programs, R&D, investment and business opportunities of Catalonia, legal and tax issues. 
  • Intro to Draper University and its Ecosystem - A 1 hour introduction to the accelerator programs, learning spaces, VR arcade and the 22 venture funds around the world that are part of the Draper Ecosystem.

  • The Future of Technology - A 1,5 hour lecture about the latest developments on exponential technologies and how entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are leveraging AI, blockchain, biotech, spacetech, VR/AR to build the future.

  • Potential of Blockchain technology & Tokenized models: Raising token sale, building tokenomics and much more: 1 hour workshop with the tokenized business operations professionals 
  • One-on-one Meetings with Draper University  - 2 hrs of individual meetings with Draper University Investors. Founders will have the chance to prepare for the pitch event and get feedback on their current strategies.

  • Pitching & Pitch Decks - A 2 hour pitching workshop that will cover everything a startup needs to build and deliver a successful pitch. Every participant will have a chance to pitch their business and achieve mastery level when delivering their pitch.
  • Fundraising 101 - A 2 hour lecture with actionable steps to building an investor pipeline, getting to a yes, and how to optimize investor relations before and after investments.

  • Leading an IT Department - Workshop from S-PRO team on how to work with IT outsourcing partners in the most efficient way, how to avoid typical mistakes and save up on the MVP development!
  • One-on-one Meetings with Draper University  - 2 hrs of individual meetings with Draper University Investors. Founders will have the chance to prepare for the pitch event and get feedback on their current strategies

  • How to successfully close a funding round with a VC - 1 hour panel discussion with the most proactive VCs on the most practical tips for startup founders on how to pitch to VCs and avoid typical mistakes
  • 3 hours of pitch competition where startups will have the chance to pitch their business, get valuable advice, win scholarships and raise funds - The top 3 winners of the Pitch Competition will win scholarship to attend Hero Training Program, The Top Pre-Accelerator & Incubator In Silicon Valley. The scholarship is worth $12,000. It will cover the programming and accommodation for duration of the program.

  • DEMO DAY with investors & networking
  • Gala dinner

  • Bye Bye Breakfast in a round table format with a special guest - motivational speaker!
  • Check outs

Listen to Tim Draper and get prepared to pitch in advance

 
Fill in the application form to receive the terms & conditions on how to join the program!

*The participation in the program is not free. Special scholarships are available to Catalonia-based startups, female entrepreneurs and other startups on demand.

Contact us:

m.boobna@innmind.com Mallika Boobna, Head of Startups Onboarding

Open admissions EU | Sillicon Valley 5-days Entrepreneurship Training 2021! The places are limited*. We will be more than happy to talk to you and explain all the details regarding this opportunity. *Additional costs are applied to the participants willing to live alone in the hotel room. Considering the situation with covid-19 and travelling restrictions, the event will not be cancelled and the organizers retain the right to postpone the event to a later date suitable for the majority of onboarded participants. The fees paid by the participants are non-refundable.

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