Apply for Startup Academy spring 2017

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Send your application no later than 22th of January

Do you have a business idea or product you want to launch? Or are you already running a business and want it to grow faster? We want to help you become more successful and are once again opening up for applications to our Startup Academy program. BBI Startup Academy is a four months program starting in February 2017 with the aim of helping you start, launch and grow your business.

There will be a total of 11 full days together with the group and you will get a personal startup coach to guide you through the journey as well as access to an office. Our expertise is to help entrepreneurs and teams grow their ideas into profitable businesses. We base our methodology on Lean Startup, and get the best and latest tools directly from Silicon Valley to help you grow as quickly as possible. Be part of our third batch of startups going through Startup Academy and make friends and allies for life within the group of ambitious entrepreneurs.

How to apply

BBI Startup Academy is a startup program for Blekinge based companies and entrepreneurs. Fill out an application answering the questions below. Based on your answers and eventual meetings you´ve had with any of our business coaches, BBI will select candidates for Startup Academy spring 2017. All questions below are in English but you are free to write your answers in Swedish if you prefer. Please keep your answers short and try to be as specific as you can. The deadline for submitting your answers to is on January 22th 2017. You will be notified of the result within two weeks.

Please note that there are a limited number of spots. To participate it is mandatory to attend a total of 11 workshop days. The course starts with a two days (and overnight stay) kick-on in february (week 6). It will be held somewhere in Blekinge (off-site).

Problems/ needs that we solve?

(Please describe the problem or need you solve for your target market/customers)

Customers (and what do they say?)
(Who is your customer/target market, and what is the feedback so far?)

Our idea/ product/service
(Describe your idea briefly, pictures are ok)

How will you make money?
(Your current assumption of who will pay and how much)

Marketing plan? Marketing/ sales done so far?

What makes your product or service unique (our WOW)
(Is there anything that makes you unique?)

Who´s in the team and what are you experiences/skills?

What is the reason you are exploring this idea/running this company?
(your why)?

What is you ambition? Your desired state in 2 years?
(Short term, long term/ where will the company be 2 years from now?)

Paying Customers yet?
(If yes, how many and how much have you earned already)

Will you be able to participate in the whole program?

(11 week days from feb. to may, at least. 2–3 days/month)

Business/ company name.

Contact information.
(How can we reach you?)