STARTERtallinn

STARTERtallinn SPRING2019

Business idea development program by Tallinn University, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Business School, Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences.
Two parallel programs STARTERcreative and STARTERtech joined hands to one STARTERtallinn program from Spring 2019.

 “Systematic development of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial education within all levels of education” program is co-financed by EU Social Fund


PROGRAM SCHEDULE

February 15th, 14.00-18.00: Launch event

Taltech Mektory (Raja 15), registration starts @13:30

At the STARTERtallinn Launch Event we offer you inspiring speeches on different areas of life and future. We will have a mega idea generation workshop. If you have an idea – you can share it with others and get feedback; if you don’t have idea yet – this is the opportunity to come up with wonderful ideas which you can develop in your team throughout the STARTERtallinn programme.

February 18th: Team development
Taltech Mektory (Raja 15), session starts @17:00 

Juko-Mart Kõlar (Co-Founder at Fanvestory, Member of the Board at Estonian Author’s Society). What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? How do teams work, what can go wrong and why is leadership necessary? Team building and leadership dynamics. Getting to know other people and their ideas. Creating the teams.

February 25th: How to design value proposition and business model?​
Estonian Business School (A. Lauteri 3), session starts @17:00 

Juko-Mart Kõlar (Co-Founder at Fanvestory, Member of the Board at Estonian Author’s Society). What do you do and for whom? How do you do it and why is it better than the things your competitors do? What are business models and why do we need them? What are the business model components and how do they fit together? Learning to put together a value propositon for your product or service. Let’s start building a business model for our ideas. It’s never about dumb luck, it’s about putting together a puzzle. We’ll show you how.

feedbackMarch 4th: Feedback session 1: business model canvas​
Tallinn University (Narva mnt 29, ruum M-225), session starts @17:00 

Time to meet the supervisors. Let’s discuss progress, problems, plans.

 

 

March 11th: How to use design thinking?​ Estonian Academy of Arts (Põhja puiestee 7, room A101), session starts @17.00

Helen Kokk (UX/UI designer with 12 years experience. Passionate about entrepreneurship. Specialties: Branding and identity, user interface UI, user experience UX, web and print graphic design, illustrations)Every product and service is developed through a continuous process of improvement. You don’t have to get it right the first time. Learning to gather feedback from potential clients. Developing your service/product.

feedbackMarch 18th: Feedback session 2: oneliner
Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Tatari 13), session starts @17.00

Time for feedback. Let’s discuss progress, problems, plans. Practicing a short pitch (the investor game).

ssdnMarch 27th: Startup Speed Dating Night
Erinevate Tubade Klubi (
Telliskivi 60-A1, 4th floor). Event starts @18:00, registration @17:30

Are you ready for the biggest mentoring event in Estonia? Come and chat with more than 50 local and international experts and ask their feedback. Need feedback about business models? We’ve got you covered. Need advice about product development? We have a mentor for that. Stuck with programming? We have a mentor just for that as well. We’ll pick the mentors based on your ideas and needs. It doesn’t get any better than this. 

 

April 1st: The basics of marketing and sales.
Taltech Mektory (Raja 15), session starts @17:00 

 

April 8th: What you should know about finances, taxes and legal issues?
 TalTech Mektory (Raja 15), session starts @17:00

Session experts are from Deloitte and Avokaado.
What do you need to know about money when you start working on your very first company? No, you don’t have to become an accountant, but there are a few things to keep in   mind. On the other side – is your idea worth something? Can someone steal it? What to protect and why? 

feedbackApril 15th: Feedback session 3: one-pager
Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences (
Suur-Sõjamäe 10a, room Saal), session starts @17:00

Time for focusing on the one-pager. Let’s discuss progress, problems, plans.

 

April 22nd: How to pitch your idea?
SEB Innovation Centre, session starts at 17:00

Harald Lepisk (CEO at Victory Trainings). How to present your idea to people who don’t know you? How to win them over and make them allies, clients or investors? Why is communicating your idea important? What are the common pitfalls and how to conquer them?

feedbackApril 29th: Feedback session 4: preliminary rounds to finals
Tallinn University (Narva mnt 29, room Maximus), session starts @17:00 

Time to present you idea to the jury. Prepare your 3 minutes pitch and slides before the session.


feedbackMay 6th: Feedback session 4: preliminary rounds to finals
Tallinn University (Narva mnt 29, room Maximus), session starts @17:00 

Time to present you idea to the jury. Prepare your 3 minutes pitch and slides before the session.

  

ddkollaneMay 17th: STARTERtallinn Demo Day @Latitude 59
Session time TBC

10 best teams present their idea to a jury of experts and have a shot at winning cool prizes from our sponsors and partners.

 

Disclaimer: the program is designed for students from different educational levels (university, vocational school, gymnasium). We work in teams and each team chooses an idea to work with. The idea serves as an example, don’t worry about picking the best idea in the world. 🙂

REGISTER: reg.starteridea.ee
CONTACT: tallinn@starteridea.ee