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Welcome to the EURAXESS Startup Hub Entrepreneur Leadership Academy! We are working hard to provide an unique learning experience to aspiring sci-entrepreneurs in Europe. The EURAXESS Startup Hub network offers a series of webinars for researchers (primarily PhD students) on leadership skills and foundations of the startup entrepreneurship.
Webinars are carefully planned learning opportunities, tailored to the needs of young researchers who want to turn their ideas into innovation, packed with content, supported by the top entrepreneurs and academics, free of charge.
Mark your calendars
- June 2023From Pitch to Profit: Communication Skills and Technical Strategies to Raise Capital for your StartupDescription
Learn how to craft a compelling pitch, effectively communicate your innovative ideas, and strategically approach investors to raise crucial funding. Gain insider tips and practical insights from industry experts who have successfully navigated the fundraising landscape.
The webinar took place on June 1st, 10:30 CET.
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- November 2023Discovery and Validation with Scientific Method: the Lean Startup ApproachDescription
Explore the powerful combination of the scientific method and the Lean Startup approach. Discover how to effectively validate your startup ideas, streamline your product development process, and minimize risks by applying rigorous scientific principles.
The webinar took place on Thursday, November 9th, 12:00 CET.
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- February 2024Conceptualize Your Deep Tech Startup Idea: Learn Your Way Through AI State of the ArtDescription
Discover how to leverage the state-of-the-art in AI to transform your scientific concepts into viable startup ventures. Gain valuable insights, explore real-world examples, and learn the strategies to propel your deep tech startup idea to success.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, February 29th, 13:00 CET.
- March 2024Creativity in Problem-Solving and Decision-MakingDescription
Explore innovative approaches to tackle challenges, generate breakthrough ideas, and make informed decisions that drive startup success. Discover proven techniques to ignite your creativity, think outside the box, and overcome obstacles on your entrepreneurial journey.
- April 2024Teamwork in a Startup: Team Building, Managing TalentDescription
Learn valuable strategies to assemble a high-performing team, foster collaboration, and leverage the strengths of each team member. Gain insights into managing diverse talents, cultivating a positive work culture, and overcoming common team challenges.
- January 2025Receiving Feedback & Pivoting in a Startup, How to GrowDescription
Explore the importance of receiving feedback and making strategic pivots to drive growth and success. Learn invaluable techniques for effectively gathering feedback, interpreting it, and implementing necessary changes to optimize your startup's trajectory.
- March 2025Global Connections: Building Your Network and Branding Your Startup for Success in the Global MarketDescription
We will guide you through the process of building a strong network and creating a compelling brand for your startup in the international arena. Gain essential insights and practical strategies to establish connections, forge partnerships, and elevate your startup's global presence.
Insights from the past webinars
The first webinar of the series, hosted by IP&D from Israel, was a great success. Over 120 participants heard from Dafna Gold Melchior, research-preneur clarifier, and Eitan Kyiet, CEO of Road2 Haifa, about the best communication skills and technical strategies for researchers at any stage to raise capital for their startup. It was inspiring and insightful.
Who we are
The EURAXESS Startup Hub is a networked programme of support to sci entrepreneurs, setup by the research and funding organizations from 7 countries, namely Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Estonia, Israel, Luxembourg, Montenegro and Serbia, with participation of tens of external stakeholders, the prominent actors in national startup ecosystems of the above countries.