Join Zoomout Pre-Acceleration Program and Win Ten Thousand Lari


Are you a student or graduate of Ilia State University with a groundbreaking idea you'd like to turn into a startup? Look no further! The Tech Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development Center, Zoomout, and Fablab, together with Terabank are thrilled to announce the launch of its intensive pre-acceleration program.

The main partner of the program is Terabank, which will allocate a cash prize of 10,000 GEL to the winning team.

Program Goals:

  • Gain insights into Georgia's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • Discover international and Georgian investment opportunities and perfect your applications.
  • Develop essential entrepreneurial skills and a growth-oriented mindset.
  • Form teams and bring your startup concepts to life.
Who Can Apply?

Any interested person/team who wants to develop innovative ideas and become a startup can join the pre-acceleration program. At least one of the team members must be a student and/or graduate of Ilia State University. In case of individual registration, participants will be grouped during the program and/or will be able to add members.

Selection Criteria:

  • Innovative idea (10%)
  • Feasibility of the startup idea (10%)
  • Motivation to engage in the program (80%)

Program Highlights (6 Key Phases):

  1. Idea generation and refinement.
  2. Prototyping and validation.
  3. Crafting a robust business model and financial strategy.
  4. Identifying suitable investment opportunities.
  5. Mastering the art of writing successful grant applications.
  6. Polishing your pitch deck for maximum impact.

Important Dates:

Program Start Date: November 23

Program End Date: December 22 (culminating in a Demo Day)

Location: Ilia State University

Working Languages: Georgian and English

To secure your spot, register now at the provided link:

 Registration Deadline:

Complete your registration by November 29, 2023, 11:59 p.m.

This program offers an exciting opportunity for Ilia State University's innovative minds to receive invaluable guidance and support in their entrepreneurial journey. By participating, you'll not only gain essential skills but also have the chance to showcase your startup idea on Demo Day. Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity!


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