The program offers a structured online curriculum and active learning pedagogy to help you get clarity on the fundamentals of your business, review your business model, define your financial projections, create a growth plan for your venture, and much more.
At the same time, you will receive the support of a personalized mentor and an incubation team, who will accompany you throughout the program. In addition to a community of entrepreneurs from almost 100 countries to accompany you on the journey.
At the end of the program, you will not only have a business plan to present to potential investors or new co-founders and team, but you will have total peace of mind that you are building a business validated by your potential clients.
2000+ entrepreneurs from 89 countries have gone through the programme!
You’ll be partnered with a professional to personally guide you so that your project grows in the right direction.
Become a part of a supportive community of founders from 89 countries that share resources and harness challenges together.
The platform offers a learn-by-doing approach inspired by MIT's Disciplined Entrepreneurship and you'll get to generate a business plan in PDF.
Collaborate from anywhere at any time through our online platform; no barriers, limits, or excuses; just an internet connection.
Access to expert masterclasses + more than 30K in discounts on HubSpot, Amazon WS, Google Suite, MailJet, IBM...
Until March 31st, 2023
Tell us more about you and your start-up by applying below. Our team will assess your selection into the programme.
Join our info session: March 8th at 3pm. Register through this link.
Week of April 10th, 2023
We will review all the applications and we will select 10 start-ups to participate in this edition of the programme. You will have a few days to confirm your participation.
Week of April 10th, 2023
If selected, you will be invited to an onboarding to the programme and session on how to select your mentor, how to use the incubation platform, its methodology and much more.
From April 10th to April 17th, 2023
"Matching" is a fun process in which you get to meet several volunteer business mentors and decide which one is the best fit for you. During these 10 days you'll have 30min initial meeting with several mentors, and you will eventually rank them by order or preference. We'll then finalize who is your final "match": the one mentor who will guide you all along the programme. Before you start incubating in the programme, you and your mentor will have to sign a Mentorship Agreement.
From April 21st, 2023
Begin a 3.5 month incubation period to continue developing your startup.
As the backbone of the programme, the plaftorm offers a gamified and step by step experience that allows entrepreneurs to create their business plans and validate their model. Far from theory, the pedagogy pushes you to formulate your ideas and answer the tough questions.
It invites you to “get out there”, talk to people, research, and validate your ideas. Your mentor will be there for you every week to support you by challenging assumptions and offering a fresh perspective.
Make sure you define your true value. Your Value Proposition is the #1 thing that explains why people would be interested in your offer. It’s a promise that clearly communicates the benefits of your product or service
Understanding your competitors is essential to finding your spot in the market. Think you don’t have much competition? Think again! Take on new perspectives and build a Competition Map that will clearly show where you stand.
Building a company 100% by yourself is almost impossible. Every day you’ll decide: should I do it myself? Delegate? Outsource? Building relationships with your partners, supporters, suppliers and, of course, a great team is key.
How do you plan to sustain your business and capture your customers’ attention? We’ll help you understand what business model is right for you and start planning your marketing activities.
Are you leaving money on the table by being too shy with prices, or overcharging and losing business opportunities? We’ll help you figure it out by setting your first price point and determining a pricing strategy.
We make it easy even if you’re allergic to numbers. Get a step-by-step handle on all of your financial needs. Month by month, year by year, you’ll be able to estimate your expenses and revenue as you start and build your company.
Changing the world we live in? Building an Impact Plan will help you clarify what system you’re a part of and how you’re trying to influence it. You will also measure the impact you’re actually having on your customers, certain beneficiaries, your sector, or even the world.
Once you start your business, you’ll have to constantly adjust priorities to make sure you’re spending your time on the right things. Having solid, measurable objectives is a great way to align with your team and stay on track.
Make sure to share and grow with The Community, use the space to seek advice, ask for help and connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs.
The more time you are able to dedicate, the better the results. We have structured the program so that you can complete all the activities in 6-8 hours a week, including a one-hour video call with your mentor and participation in the workshops, this is your program. Also, remember that you will have to commit to dedicating at least 6 hours a week for the duration of the program (4 months) and that there will also be face-to-face sessions that you will have to attend (we will take into account the working hours to put it on for you). as easy as possible).
Nothing! This is a free program funded by the client.
We advise you to have a laptop or desktop computer and preferably one of these browsers: Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox. Even so, our platform also adapts to mobile phones.
Also, we hope that you have a stable and reliable internet connection both for your weekly review on the platform and to participate in calls with your entrepreneur by video call.
Yes of course! Our program is made to collaborate with your entire team. You can easily invite your teammates to join your project and seamlessly collaborate on its development. You can work at the same time as a teammate, but keep in mind, however, that our platform doesn’t support live collaboration like with Google Docs (you’ll only see a teammate’s edits after page refresh and you must have Be careful not to “override” the inputs of others).
Your mentor or mentor will act as your guide throughout the program. Week after week, it will help you validate your strategy and design your growth plan. Mentors support you within the platform and meet with you once a week (usually via video calls) to validate your progress.
Contact Arielle, Incubation Manager of the program VISA Asia Pacific if you have any question.