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Westerwelle Young Founders Programme for Entrepreneurs (Fully Funded)

Application deadline: December 18, 2017:

About Westerwelle Young Founders Programme

The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme is a fully funded year-long programme for 25 exceptional entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies. As part of the programme, the Westerwelle Foundation hosts an annual conference in Berlin: the Young Founders Conference. Its focus is to connect young founders from developing and emerging economies with each other and with the German startup scene.

The participants of the Young Founders Conference will have the unique opportunity to meet and interact with successful entrepreneurs, investors and political decision makers. They will also join a network of like-minded outstanding young founders from developing and emerging economies.

 

Our offers:

During the year-long programme, all fellows will get access to:

The Young Founders Conference in Berlin, Germany; 10 – 14 April 2018

A mentoring programme: monthly mentoring calls with an experienced entrepreneur and with the group of Westerwelle Young Founders

Invitations and scholarships for entrepreneurship conferences

An international alumni network

Timeline of the Westerwelle Young Founders Programme

10 – 14 April 2018: Young Founders Conference in Berlin, Germany

April 2018 – March 2019: Personal mentoring, peer mentoring (remotely)

Travel and accommodation for the Young Founders Conference will be covered by the Westerwelle Foundation. All fellows are expected to actively participate in the Young Founders Conference as well as in the scheduled mentoring calls.

 

Our requirements

Have recently (in the last 5 years) started a for-profit company with a scalable business model

Be based in a developing or emerging country or have a strong business focus on developing and emerging economies

Possess a good working knowledge of English.

 

Visit the official homepage here to learn more and apply.

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