More than 15 teams started the journey to turn their ideas into reality
Pre-incubation programme had a successful kick-off. The first workshop „Ideation and team building“ brought together 50 enthusiastic people from different schools.
As a result of the workshop number of fantastic ideas, such as thermo fabric, anti-icicle, fine-memory and animal detector were presented. Everybody had a chance to share interests and skills as well as form teams.
The 2nd workshop „Business model canvas“ was on March 3 and just formed teams started to make their first steps towards understanding their value proposition and potential customers. Pärnu IdeaLab leaders shared tips on how teams can reach their customers and test their hypothesis.
participants' feedback this type of workshop enables to analyze an idea from different perspectives and create thorough business models. During the following weeks customer needs and hypothesis must be tested and adjustments made to business models. At the end of the month teams present their ideas to Idea Lab experts to get feedback and mentor's guidance. In order to sound clear and structured pitching skills are practiced on March 17.
Pre-incubation programme is financed by the European Social Fund.
Story of developing magical eyeglasses
Smart glasses developers from University of Tartu won second place in pitching competition in USA
The University of Tartu team io_developers won the second place and a $2000 prize in the pitching competition of the international business development programme NGAL® (Network Globally, Act Locally).