Are you a student studying in the City of The Hague or at Leiden University? Do you want to make a difference in the City of The Hague? Do you have creative ideas and do you want to start you own company? If so, apply to the The Hague Innovators Academy! The Hague Innovators Academy supports you in the development of your own start-up.
After the selection, The Hague Innovators Academy will invite the selected teams to join an intensive program. The municipality of The Hague and The Centre for Innovation (Leiden University) offer professional mentorship and coaching to the teams.
The Program Contains:
15/09/16 – Matchmaking and team building
22/09/16 – Rapid prototyping and ideation
29/09/16 – Public Sector Insight
06/10/16 – Agile methods and project management
13/10/16 – Business development & sales strategy
20/10/16 – Foundations for businesses
27/10/16 – Impact entrepreneurship
03/11/16 – Financial planning
17/11/16 – First presentations
24/11/16 – Business model writing
01/12/16 – Optimize your story and pitch training
15/12/16 – Final pitch
How to Join?
Students can apply as an individual, or as a team that will form a start-up during the program. To participate, students have to submit a two-pager in which they describe the following:
- Their product
- The market (situation, complication)
- The team / Your profile
Deadline for submitting the two-pager is Friday September 9!
Send an email with the two-pager: to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “The Hague Innovators Academy 2016 – [your name and surname]”.
Questions about The Hague Innovators Academy?
Matteo Consonni: email@example.com
Sjoerd Louwaars: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hague Innovators Academy is a joint initiative of the municipality of The Hague and The Centre for Innovation. The aim of the program is to prepare young citizens of The Hague for the next economy and at the same time support them in finding answers to societal issues by providing them with a unique entrepreneurial experience. The Centre for Innovation is dedicated to facilitate an entrepreneurial ecosystem that keeps the city competitive in the 21st century.