Our 10 interactive online workshops in English

1 Ideation and Creativity

10:00 - 16:00

Webex Meetings

Alexandra Schollmeier, M.A.

English

Develop wild ideas that fascinate you AND the world

  • Get to know each other and network in interdisciplinary teams
  • Find out, what is important for the development of a business idea
  • Use ideation and creativity techniques to concretize your start-up idea, which you will work on as a team during the workshops
  • Give each other feedback and create innovative start-up ideas that the world really needs!

2 Business Model Generation

10:00 - 16:00

Webex Meetings

Alexandra Schollmeier, M.A.

English

Make your dreams turn into plans

  • Gain insight into how a working business model is built by looking at real examples of working business models
  • Develop a functioning business model out of your business ideas by using business model canvas
  • Receive feedback from an expert for your business models and use this feedback to develop your business idea
  • Find potential ways of how to make your ideas fly

3 Value Proposition Design

10:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

Alexandra Schollmeier, M.A.

English

How to really excite your customers for your product

  • Define your target group using the “persona” concept and understand the wishes and needs of your customers
  • Learn, how to generate a targeted customer approach for your start-up company
  • Find out, how to communicate the value of your product and how to “sell” it to potential customers

4 Prototyping

10:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

Alexandra Schollmeier, M.A.

English

Let´s prototype! Give your wild ideas a shape

  • Give your business idea a physical shape: Develop a draft of your product, which you can show to potential investors or customers
  • Learn, how to build a prototype that shows your business idea but doesn´t reveal too much
  • Learn, how to deal with customer feedback and use the feedback loop for possible improvements of your product
  • Have fun building your own prototype!
  • Special: Virtual live tour through the FabLab in Kamp-Lintfort

5 Marketing and Sales

10:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

Stefan Frisch, M.A.

English

No budget for marketing? No problem!

  • Gain the necessary skills for the development of strategies for an optimal approach to customers and cooperation partners
  • Find the right offline and online PR and communication strategies for your start-up
  • Brain beats budget: Learn about guerrilla marketing, low-budget marketing and zero-budget marketing
  • Experience a novel online collaboration board for optimal communication in your team

6 Law for Start-ups

10:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

VWA Fabian Krotsch

English

Legal information that your start-up REALLY needs!

  • Get to know all relevant legal basics for setting up your start-up business
  • Our expert will help you to choose the legal form that suits your business idea
  • Learn about important forms of business communication, such as letters, invoices and contracts
  • Learn, what legal requirementes are important, when creating your own start-up webpage
  • Learn about the complay company registration process in Germany and how a partnership agreement looks like on practical examples

7 Taxes for Start-ups

10:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

VWA Fabian Krotsch

English

Tax obligations as a start-up!

  • Get to know all tax-law basics and regulations relevant for students starting up a company
  • Discuss the most important types of taxes including free tax limits: income tax, trade tax, value-added tax (VAT) and corporate income tax
  • Practise filling out forms such as questionnaire for the tax registration
  • Receive tips on bookkeeping and learn how to fill in a tax declaration as a business start-up founder on practical examples

8 Business Planning

10:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

MBA Martin J Aichmayr

English

Build a professional plan for your business!

  • Get to know the relevance and the essential components of a business plan
  • Receive valuable tips for the successful business planning in your start-up
  • Practice creating a financial plan for your own business idea, as a part of the business plan
  • Find out, what funding opportunities are available for you as a start-up founder

9 Pitch and Presentation

10:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

Dipl.-Kffr. BA Sarah Thomas

English

Ready, steady, pitch!

  • Prepare for the pitch of your start up idea on the DEMO DAY
  • Learn about the most important presentation methods, do’s and don’ts and choose the method that best suits your start-up idea
  • Gain more confidence in your presentation through practical exercises
  • Take important tips for your future investor meetings

10 Wrap-up Session

12:00-16:00

Webex Meetings

StartGlocal Team

English

Coffee, Cookies and Talk!

  • Present yourself to the StartGlocal Team in a relaxed atmosphere
  • Discuss your successes in the StartGlocal Academy with us and give us a feedback
  • Talk about the next steps for your business idea with us. We will offer you many forms of support even after the StartGlocal Academy:
    • Start-up Coaching
    • Mentoring
    • Events: Best Idea Cup, Start-up Journey and many others …
  • Use our Wrap-up Session to get feedback on your start-up idea and as a great preparation for your pitch on the DEMO DAY!

DEMO DAY

22.02.2021

YouTube live stream

StartGlocal Team

English

Pitch your start-up idea at our final event DEMO DAY!

Present your start-up idea to an audience consisting of potential investors, companies, start-ups and interested parties from the university, economy and society.

The audience votes for the best start-up idea!

Ready to start?

Our mission is to help you to become an entrepreneur!
Remember the first step that we talked about? Correct! Right now is the perfect time to start!