Student Entrepreneurship Program

General

Program Description

Build a company in just two weeks—the Silicon Valley way! In this intensive startup program, you’ll build a startup from scratch with help from Silicon Valley experts, including investors, VCs, entrepreneurs, company leaders, and more. The program culminates with a pitch night, where you’ll show off your product to a panel of expert judges in front of a live audience.

During this program, you will:

  • Meet and work with like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • Build a complete, ready-to-pitch company.
  • Learn from renowned mentors, company leaders, founders, and executives.
  • Visit top startup hubs and companies.
  • Form lasting global connections through our multi-cultural, team-based work environment.

How It Works

All you need is an idea! This program is designed to give you a crash-course in Silicon Valley entrepreneurial life – using your startup plan as a case study for immediate hands-on experience.

Silicon Valley Start-UP is open to university students and beginning entrepreneurs from any country. There are only 25 seats in total – don’t wait to register!

Curriculum

  • Decoding Silicon Valley
  • Personal Branding
  • Creating a Great Pitch Deck
  • Building a Great Team
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Product Validation
  • Founder Mentorship
  • Design Thinking

Company Visits

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This program is very well planned out.

You get to meet CEOs, Presidents, and mentors that are all very insightful and you would not get to meet under normal circumstances. The people who attend the program as well are amazing.

They are hard-working but are always fun to hang out with.

A Sneek Peek into Our Past Entrepreneur Programs!

How To Attend

Just a few short steps.

Just head to siliconvalleyforum.com to get started. There are only 25 spots available—sign up early!

This program is open to current students and recent grads (18 years of age and older only). The program fee of $3,495 must be paid in full by January 31st, 2020. The fee includes:

  • On-campus housing for the duration of the program
  • Tuition and mentorship fees
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • One weekend excursion
  • Program materials
  • Transportation*

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us.

*Includes airport pickup and drop-off (first and last day of program ONLY), and travel to companies during program days. All extra and/or personal travel not included.

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Last updated September 2019

About the School

We facilitate connections and provide resources for entrepreneurs and innovators to build and grow a successful company. While we focus on technology and startups in practice, in spirit we build our w ... Read More

We facilitate connections and provide resources for entrepreneurs and innovators to build and grow a successful company. While we focus on technology and startups in practice, in spirit we build our work around anyone who wants to run their business the Silicon Valley way—this is a place where creativity and innovation are crucial components of success. Our events, customized programs, Startupedia, and strategic partnerships provide the necessary tools to thrive in today’s fast-paced digital economy. Read less