Kyoto Startup Summer School 2017

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Open to: new and rising entrepreneurs from around the world Benefits: attendance is free of charge for foreigners and for Japanese citizens currently not residing in Japan

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Interested in entrepreneurship? Have an idea for a startup? Just getting started with your team and need help? Come learn from the best at Kyoto Startup Summer School, or KS³ for short, Japan’s premier entrepreneurship program conducted fully in English, based at the KYOTO Design Lab. KS³ brings together world-class entrepreneurs and educators who are passionate about raising the next generation of entrepreneurs interested in making a lasting change in the world.

KS³ is hosted at the Kyoto Institute of Technology in the historical city of Kyoto,... Read More »

Amsterdam Summer Boot Camp in Entrepreneurship

Posted on May 15th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 July 2017 Open to: all interested proficient in English aged 16 – 23 Benefits: free accommodation and the chance to compete for one of two academic scholarships for full-time study

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Three business schools in Amsterdam join forces to create the most dynamic summer opportunity ever offered to study entrepreneurship in the start-up heart and innovation capital of Europe. Spend 3 days learning about entrepreneurship and how to turn your dream into a thriving business. Learn while doing.

Team Academy University of Applied Science, In Holland University of Applied Science and Wittenborg-Amsterdam University of Applied Science offer this unique opportunity over a 10 day period. Between 2 weekends of exploring all of the culture Amsterdam has to... Read More »

Spice it Up Youth Exchange

Posted on April 26th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Open to: young people coming from Bulgaria, France, Greece, Italy, Latvia and the Netherlands at the age of 16 to 35 Venue: Ommen, The Netherlands Description

Spice it UP is a project about skills improving your skills, exploring your passion and finding a path for your future job through cooking.

WHAT CAN YOU GET OUT OF THIS PROJECT Entrepreneurial skills – taking initiatives, turn ideas into actions, innovative approach, taking risk; Communication skills – clear communication and clear agreements, improving at foreign language; Teamwork & cooperation – leadership and delegation skills, adaptability, creative solutions, coordination; Organization skills – planning, budgeting, time and stress management; Cooking skills – cooking, baking, grilling, presenting etc; Media skills – making a booklet of recipes and posting it on different media channels, communication... Read More »

Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Open to: full time university students including (undergraduate, postgraduates and doctoral students), college and polytechnics students Venue: 11 – 15 September in Singapore

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Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition (LKYGBPC) derives its name from Singapore’s founding prime minister, who developed the country’s defining business plan bringing the Asian city onto the global stage. It is this spirit of intelligence, entrepreneurship, innovation and ambition the competition enshrines as it invites the brightest minds from the world’s most entrepreneurial universities to come together to tackle the challenges of the 21’st century.

The competition is a platform for Singapore to engage with the global innovation & entrepreneurship community, and showcase our innovation capability and ambition... Read More »

European Social Innovation Competition

Posted on March 29th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 7 April 2017 Open to: entrepreneurs, social innovators, students, designers, makers, tech enthusiasts, educators across Europe Award: the 3 winners of the competition will each receive a prize of EUR 50,000

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The 2017 Social Innovation Competition aims to make technological change and digital transformation more inclusive. Take a chance, enter the competition and submit your idea!

The 2017 European Social Innovation Competition seeks to ‘reboot’ equality by inspiring fresh and energetic approaches to digital inclusion, connectivity, and skills development.

The competition is looking for inspiring ideas, large and small, from people all around Europe who believe in building a truly inclusive economy and making the most of skills and technologies to close the gap in our society.

Ideas could include, but are not limited to:

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Key Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Startup

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in Articles, Tips & TricksRespond to this post »

Being an entrepreneur is no cakewalk and you should be careful when you plan to start your dream venture. If you look at the world of business, especially at startups, young generation always tries to do something new in terms of business startup & hope for instant success. And we all know that there is no winning formula for success. More and more young people are looking to open a business. Without knowing the consequences, they make many mistakes. Here, the maxim holds true — failures are the pillars of success. Now, it is crucial for you to tread cautiously and not make any mistake so large that it becomes hard for you to bounce back. This is the... Read More »

ImproWise Your Enterprise

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: youth workers from Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia and Spain Costs: fully covered

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The aim of the project is to train youth workers to apply improvisational theatre as an innovative tool to increase the chances of youth entrepreneurship.

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To achieve the aim of the project, the following objectives have been set:

To develop soft skills of youth workers through improvisational theatre; To increase the capacity of youth workers by enriching their working methods with improvisational theatre; To improve the sense of initiative and entrepreneurship of youth workers; To provide an opportunity for sharing best practices focusing on using non-formal educational methods in the field of youth work to... Read More »

YouthActionNet Laureate Global Fellowship

Posted on March 1st, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 06 March 2017 Open to: young social entrepreneurs Fellowship: fully funded

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The Laureate Global Fellowship is a pioneering youth social entrepreneurship program working to redefine how young people lead change. Sponsored by Laureate International Universities, the Laureate Global Fellowship annually recognizes 20 young leaders who have pioneered solutions to urgent challenges in their communities and beyond. Fellows develop leadership expertise and deepen their impact through a dynamic, year-long learning experience, and join a network of nearly 1500 changemakers like them who continue to benefit from learning opportunities and connections throughout their social change careers.

Eligibility 18 – 29 years old as of October 1, 2017; Founders or co-founders of existing ventures with at least one year of impact; Fluent in English (applications must be completed... Read More »

Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop

Posted on February 15th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: young leaders who want to contribute to their communities Venue: Amsterdam (the Netherlands)

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The Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop will take place in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) from 9th to 14th April 2017. Young leaders who want to contribute to their communities and learn more about youth entrepreneurship, are welcomed to apply. They will be offered workshops to introduce them to various aspects of the topic, with a special emphasis on how to move from theory to practice in the field of youth entrepreneurship and how to realize their own potential as a young entrepreneur.

Youth entrepreneurship is a popular topic for youth trainings and seminars. However, most of such activities are mostly focusing on the theory of... Read More »

Young Sustainable Impact 2017 in Oslo, Norway

Posted on February 15th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 March 2017 Open to: people from all countries between 16-25 years Benefits: all costs covered

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At Young Sustainable Impact, you will meet with other young professionals around the world to solve the Sustainable Development Goals set out by the United Nations.

An Earthpreneur is a person that wants to create a livelihood of helping the earth trough solutions, technology or organizations. You will work on one or more sustainable development goals through creating a startup.

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If you get chosen after the three application rounds you will commit to an innovation program from April until August. In a group of 5, you will choose which development goals you will like to help solve by creating... Read More »