International Entrepreneurship x Lab
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International Entrepreneurship x Lab

Event Summary (28th to 30th of June 2021)

1 Hour Get-Together before the event (24th of June 2021)

2 Days Design Thinking sprint & Lean Startup Methodology (28th & 29th of June 2021)
1 Day Panel Discussion + Startup & Technology Transfer coaching (30th of June 2021)

= Challenge-based learning experience about company growth & work-life-balance you can apply to your own projects.


Our International Entrepreneurship x Lab will give you as researchers, students and alumni the chance to learn firsthand from a business challenge. We will be tackeling the question how to develop new ways to maintain growth and work-life-balance in a scaleup company. Get an introduction to Design Thinking andthe Lean Startup methodology in orderto understand your (future) customers by heart and develop an agile mindset.
This workshop will be a booster for your personal network. Besides the inspiring guests from our shared startup ecosystem, you will meet other experts from Germany & Slovenia, who are as passionate about business and innovation as you are.

#24th of June 2021 (5 pm to 6 pm)
You will get a short introduction to the program and you will meet your teammates for the Lab.

#28th & 29th of June (10 am to 3 pm)
We prepared for you two days of Design Thinking sprint with coaches and support from the HPI School of Design Thinking

 #30th of June (10 am to 3 pm)
You´ll have the opportunity to listen to an insightful panel discussion and afterwards there will be the chance to schedule individual coaching sessions with startup advisors & technology transfer experts from Potsdam Transfer, Venture Factory & the University of Maribor.

Code of conduct
In this three-day workshop, you will work in small teams and learn how to develop ideasthat you cantake away for your own projects. Therefore, the full participation in the workshop is necessary, so please be fair to your teammates and be present or let us know if you can´t make it.
Since participation in the whole workshop is mandatory, the certificate for the International Entrepreneurship x Lab
can only be handed out, if you participated in at least 80% of the event time

What is the best?
All selected participants will get the participation fee for the online workshop, worth around 400€, fully financed. This opportunity is provided to you jointly by Potsdam Transfer, Venture Factory and the University of Maribor.

How to apply?
The application deadline is the 21th of June 2021.

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