Build a company in just two weeks—the Silicon Valley way!
The program culminates with a pitch night, where you’ll show off your product to a panel of expert judges in front of a live audience.
During this Silicon Valley Start-UP program at Silicon Valley Forum, you will:
After a sixty-second pitch session with program participants, the Top Ten startup ideas will be selected by a group vote. You’ll organize into teams, match up with your favorite company, and get started building something amazing!
You don’t have to have a startup idea to apply for UP, but we strongly encourage it (you never know – today’s short pitch could become the next big thing!). This program is open to university students and beginning entrepreneurs from any country. If your application is selected, you are responsible for the $5k program fee.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.