start:Cloud EuroCloud EuropeHekovnik Startup School » in cooperation with: EuroCloud Slovenia, Si.Mobil, and Zitex a targeted educational accelerator program, designed for B2B apps to be launched on the local web app store.
EuroCloud EuropeTarget segments» Students, researchers • Build a team and incorporate» PreSeed startups • Accelerate product development» Seed startups • Strategic positioning, internationalization
EuroCloud EuropePartnerships» A program of this scale and complexity can not be successfully deployed without a range of partners.» Partners goals are aligned with the programs. o MAIN PARTNER: Local Web/Mobile App Store Provider o In Slovenia: Si.mobil, Austria Mobile group and Chamber of Commerce, export section o They would usually provide rewards for the best team.» Local technical partners o Technical experts Universities, institutes: Faculty for Computer Science Eurocloud Slovenia, Kompetence centre for Cloud computing» Local incubator o In Slo: Hekovnik, startup school
EuroCloud EuropeCurriculum» The Curriculum is based on Hekovnik’s Toolbox - a set of tools a startup needs to find their product- market fit. • Business Model Generation Canvas • Product/Feature/Benefit/$$$ Matrix • Empathy Map • Founders Pie Calculator • …» Lectures and workshops • Run twice a week. • cf. Weekly events» Hands-on coaching – cloudHours • 3 mentors/3 teams - mentors rotate between teams. • Individual coaching increases retentions and lets us focus on each teamss specific problems either with understanding any of the concepts or hurdles during their startups development.
EuroCloud EuropePhilosophy & Goals Hekovnik Learning TechnologiesTwo-tier curriculum“Docendo discimus”ToolboxTime pressureLiterature: S. Blank & B. Dorf: The Startup Owner’s Manual