The University of Tartu’s sTARTUp Lab launched the new season of its business idea development programme STARTERtartu on 17 September with an Idea Hackathon at the Delta X Ideas Festival. The opening event brought together over 120 entrepreneurship-minded students from high schools and universities who presented their ideas and joined teams. The Idea Hackathon started with
Idea Hackathon is a group-work format event where people from different disciplines come together and within a short timeframe find solutions to problems presented by the participants. At the end of the day, the result is not lots of ready-made solutions, but teams who are willing to commit their time into the particular idea development.
For the 1st time sTARTUp Lab selected top 10 teams to compete at Kaleidoskoop Finals based on video pitches. Teams were given freedom in production and editing, the only requirement was 3minute length and content keywords. As a result, we received remarkable number of interesting and engaging videos. Since idea presentation in the form of
Green mindset was the common feature of the winning teams S-Kub and Sorter at the Finals of the 14th business ideas competition Kaleidoskoop. Both teams have a bigger goal of saving the planet and promoting environmentally friendly behavior. Tartu University team Sorter was not only the best STARTER programme team winning the possibility to pitch
The University of Tartu Startup Lab is inviting all student teams to participate in the pre-selection round of the students’ business ideas competition Kaleidoskoop on 14 May. To participate, the teams have to send a three-minute video pitch of their business idea. Ten best teams will be selected to the finals to compete for the
The current emergency situation has brought both major changes and inspiration to the University of Tartu sTARTUp Lab’s STARTERtartu business idea development programme. Teams formed in the University of Tartu Delta Centre in February continue to develop ideas virtually, also offering solutions to alleviate the corona crisis. The sTARTUp Lab’s business development programme STARTERtartu started
Another season of STARTER programme is at full speed. So far Tartu teams have participated in 4 events (Idea Hackathon, Business Model Canvas, Pitching ABC and Mentor Feedback Carousel). Here is a quick overview of what STARTERtartu programme teams are developing. You can read more about each team (+team picture) on UT Startup Lab facebook
On the 12th of December one of the biggest students’ business ideas competition Kaleidoskoop Pre-selection round took place for the 13th time at the SPARK HUB. 36 teams pitched their ambitious business ideas to the jury who selected 10 best to go to Kaleidoskoop Finals at the business festival sTARTUp Day on the 30th of
On 24th of October sTARTUp Lab hosted a Mentor Feedback Carousel which brought together STARTER programme teams and experienced mentors to help teams develop their ideas. Teams rotated between mentors to get feedback to their ideas from different experts. By the end of the event, mentors invested virtual play money checks to the teams they
The University of Tartu’s sTARTUp Lab launched the new season of its business idea development programme STARTERtartu on 26 September with the Idea Hackathon. The opening event brought together 150 entrepreneurship-minded students from high schools and universities who presented their ideas, joined teams and later that same night started working together on their business ideas.