EIT ICT LAbs Thursday Tea Time Talk: KTH’s new partnership with FOUNDER.org

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Date and time: February 20, 2014 16:00 - 17:00
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Dear all,

EIT ICT LAbs are starting their series of afternoon talks again. This coming Thursday between 16:00 and 17:00 they are welcoming Sasan Shaba from KTH innovation to talk about KTH‘s new partnership with FOUNDER.org.

This organisaiton was created by Michael Baum, an American serial entrepreneur, to help top students from the 10 best universities in the US to build their start-ups. In 2014, the organisation opened up and have include 12 European universities, of which KTH is one. FOUNDER.org is built around the yearly competition – $100K Competition – where the 10 finalists wins 100 000 dollar each to accelerate their business.

The 10 finalists plus an other 50 gets a place at the FOUNDER.org University, a virtual 12-month course that focuses on helping young entrepreneurs to start up a successful business. This collaboration also gives KTH students with new companies access to the FOUNDER.org Capital, a venture capital fund investing in early stage start-ups. This should further increase the chances of early and continuous business success.

Please register here for participation on February 20 February.

PS: Save the date for the launch of the $100K Competition that will take place on 6th March. 

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