STARTER BY SCHOOLAB

Transform your idea in a real business!

Program kick-off

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Our Program

Our program to become the next successful entrepreneur in 3+1 phases

KICK-OFF
ON-BOARDING & TEAM-BUILDING

During one week-end, you'll learn to live, work and die with your co-founders, partners, team-mates and the rest of the batch. We believe that creating team-spirit is essential to go through the long journey of entrepreneurship.
Get ready!

STEP 1
OBSERVATION & MARKET INSIGHT​

The first month is dedicated to challenge your idea by focusing on your core target and their needs.
The goal: help you structure your idea and make you an expert of your market

STEP 2
FROM IDEA TO A LIVE
MVP

Using the Design Thinking and Lean Startup methodologies, you will quickly built a product that can be tested, sold and improved.
The goal: help you build, iterate and validate your prototype in record time!

STEP 3
FROM an mvp to market traction

The third month is all about acquiring your first users! It’s a crucial phase where our local and international experts will help you define your brand, design an impactful marketing strategy and growth-hack your market.
The goal: help you get your users and customers in a month!

STEP 4
From market to business

Get ready for investors ! The focus in now on growth, traction and fundraising. We provide you with the right skills to be ready to scale. Legal workshops, Investor Deck trainings and negociation applications will help you get your startup to the next level without giving away to much shares.
The goal: be ready to scale!

Application Process

1_

Online submission

To candidate to our incubation program, the participant has to submit the startup project online on:

2_

Project Interview in HCMC

Once we have received a significant amount of submission, we will organize selection days. The startups are invited at Schoolab to pitch their idea and discuss about the program with our startup program director.

During this interview, the jury evaluates 3 main criterias:

  • Motivation to follow the program
  • Strength and solidity of the team
  • Reliability of the project

3_

Selection

After seeing all the candidates, we will contact the startups to let them know about our decision. 

Deadline February 22nd.

Why you should join Starter By Schoolab in Vietnam?

Weekly workshops

from our network of experts

MONTHLY CRASH-TEST

to challenge you to reach your goals

global ecosystem

to help you scale

SCHOOLAB IS A REFERENCE IN THE FRENCH AND EUROPEAN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

Starter is a 3+1 month incubation program dedicated to early-stage startups to go from an idea to a product or service ready to be commercialized

 

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are still in business

MORE THAN 480 STARTUPS ACCELERATED IN PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO

We’re convince the futur generation has the mindset to meet the challenges our society is facing. Our program has been created to give them the skills

 

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raised since 2014

Our local alumni

Lots of startups accelerated

AYA Cup

Wishare

VsenFood

Our Experts

Mixed of local and international experts, highly motivated  to support the startups growth 

Jenny Dang

CEO Topica Edtech
#HRTECH

Dung Nguyen

Founder & CEO Innovators Institute Innovation Coach

Benrico Smit

CEO & Co-founder Dias X-change
#FUNDRAISING

Pierre-Antoine Brun

Co-founder & COO LeFlair.vn
#ECOMMERCE

Aigerim Zhangozina

Go-to-market consultant
#STARTUP

Our partners

Startups selected to go to step 4 will get support to scale their businesses and connect with top investors

 

EID ACCELERATOR

Founded in 2013, EID Accelerator has been developed by experienced and passionate French entrepreneurs Vietnam. Arich mix of expertise, perspectives, personalities, networks, industry knowledge and in common, along experience of entrepreneurship in Vietnam and ASEAN. EID helps entrepreneurs to go through their next big step by raising money and connecting to strategic partners.

COCOON CAPITAL

Early-stage venture capital firm focusing on Southeast Asia. 75%+ success rate. We have helped over 50 companies grow to Series A & beyond with asuccess rate of 75%+ for our Managers' Asian portfolios since 2004. The firm invests in early-stage, private technology companies and specialises in seed stage and startup stage investments. The company mainly invest in companies based in Southeast Asia with amounts ranging from US$400,000 to US$750,000.

DIAS - XCHANGE

DIAS advisors advise SMEs and STARTUPS in Vietnam on raising capital and connecting businesses to international investors, family offices, venture capital funds and private equity funds. They recently launched a new online marketplace, dias-xchange.com, to connect great companies to active investors international investors directly. DIAS-Xchange helps companies to market their business directly, write world-class pitch decks and successfully close transactions faster.

Join our program today!

Join our incubation program to transform your idea in a real business!