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The Startup Readiness Program Data – AI is developed by startup experts to help accelerate your startup. The program consists of four different modules: Ready, Game, Set and Match. Depending on what point you are at with your startup, there is an appropriate module available.
Besides the program with the different modules, you will also be guided in the Startup Readiness Program by Data-AI mentors, domain experts and coaches. You get (online) tools, startup deals and community events are organized to expand your network even further. Below you will find more information about the GAME module. The other modules will be published at a later date.
We also provide standalone Data – AI workshops that you can sign up for without being a participant in any of the modules in the Startup Readiness Program. Below you will find more information about Data – AI workshops.
These startup programs have a value of € 7,500, which is fully funded when you are accepted into the program. However, we expect your full commitment on attendance and an average of 8 hours per week for completing the assignments.
See the sessions of the Data/AI program below.
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Before the training days will start, you introduce yourself to the other participants and learn more about each other, both personally and professionally.
You will learn how Dutch startups grow, what you can learn from other startups and which activities you should prioritize.
You will learn who your customer is and what assumptions you hold towards your customer. Besides, you will learn how big the market really is and what is your true ambition.
You will learn how to conduct a good interview, what questions to ask and how to introduce yourself.
DECISION MAKING UNIT (DMU)
You will learn who is involved in the buying process and how those identified actors are influencing this process. Besides, you will learn to identify the problems of those involved.
ANALYSING CUSTOMER INTERVIEWS
You will learn essential skills to analyze in-depth customer interviews and discover valuable insights that can transform your startup(idea).
CUSTOMER PROBLEM VALIDATION
You will learn which customer segment has the biggest problem and how to validate this problem. Besides, you will learn when your validation is actually successful.
You will engage in collaborative discussions with the other participants and a business developer, exchanging valuable experiences and knowledge.
REVIEW & PREVIEW
Three months after the training has ended, you come together with the group where you present your progress, hear success stories and ‘fuck-up’ stories from others, expand your network, and have the opportunity to ask questions.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?
Access to a vast startup ecosystem and a network of like-minded entrepreneurs.
Free program valued at €7.500.
WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM YOU?
Your startup (idea) meets the selection criteria.
Presence and commitment throughout the program, you will spend approximately 8 hours per week on assignments.
Active contribution during the sessions.
MENTOR NETWORK & COMMUNITY
During the program you will be guided by specialized Data/AI mentors and domain experts from the Brabant startup network. This mentor will support you in setting up your startup successfully.
Besides the mentor network, you will also have access to the community of other Data/AI startup founders and exclusive events.
TOOLS & STARTUP DEALS
You will have access on an online environment where you can view and download the presentations, startup theory, videos and canvases.
In addition, you can take advantage of startup deals like 10,000 euros in Amazon Web Service Credits, Mailchimp and Hubspot.
“IF YOU’RE LAUNCHING A BUSINESS, THE ODDS ARE AGAINST YOU. SO YOU BETTER USE THE EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE OF SEASONED ENTREPRENEURS, INVESTORS AND DATA FROM SUCCESSFUL STARTUPS.”
DATA – AI WORKSHOPS
WORKSHOP 1: BUILDING DATA & AI PRODUCTS
Are you passionate about harnessing the potential of data and AI to drive your business forward? Join our exclusive workshop where you’ll be challenged to translate your business idea into a tech product that utilizes data & AI while driving business value.
WORKSHOP 2: LEGAL ASPECTS OF DATA & AI – HOW TO SECURE YOUR POSITION
In this workshop, we’ll address key EU regulations related to Data/AI. We’ll cover two vital regulations: GDPR, focusing on personal data protection, and the upcoming AI Act (AIA), which regulates AI development and usage in the EU. Topics will include data subject rights, data breaches, cross-border data transfers, and requirements for high-risk AI systems, including transparency, data governance, human oversight, and risk assessments.
WORKSHOP 3: TEAM SCAN
In this workshop, we’ll focus on team dynamics for startups, addressing areas for improvement and providing insights for team building. Led by experienced startup coaches, we’ll help you strengthen your team relationships and fill gaps.
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