YSU Start-Up Challenge Summer-2017
09.07.17 - 15.07.17
ISTC centre, YSU Entrepreneurship Development Centre

IBM Innovative Solutions & Technologies Centre together with YSU Entrepreneurship Development Centre is launching “YSU Start-up Challenge Summer 2017” competition, aimed at promoting the innovation and entrepreneurship culture and helping student teams to make their ideas and projects realistic.

During the six weeks of fun and work you will meet a lot of cool entrepreneurs, you will get thematic workshops, and will work to make your awesome start-up ideas reality. We are meeting once a week, but the teams can stay at ISTC to work during the other days. Keynote speakers, movie screenings, games and other activities will keep you entertained!

PRIZES: 2 best teams will be accepted to ISTC Accelerator, internship possibilities and many other prizes.

Project outline

Week 1:

• Idea generation workshop
• Team validation and assignment of the idea

Week 2:
• Presentation of idea by each team
• Evaluation and feedback

Week 3:
• Business case workshop (including business canvas)
• Financial basics

Week 4 :
• Marketing workshop
• Digital Marketing

Week 5:
• Presentation skills

Week 6:
• Final presentations/Demo day

The Program will start on July 19, 2017.


The deadline for the applications is on July 15, 2017 so hurry up to register via following application available through following link: http://istc.am/en/ysu-startup-challenge-summer-2017-edition/