2022 FALL SEMESTER

Do you have a world-changing idea that you have worked on for some time now? Have you reached the MVP stage or are you close to it? Do you want to get experienced professionals to help you perfect your startup and launch you to reach the stars?

Well, you are at the right place! Apply to Design Terminal’s Mentoring Program to participate in a 3-month-long adventure where alongside exceptional professional training, you get to be a part of a buzzing entrepreneurial community!

Application closed for now, will reopen in the beggining of 2023

Timeline

4 JULY – 7 AUGUST
APPLICATION PERIOD
15 – 26 AUGUST
SELECTION
7 - 9 SEPTEMBER
THE POWERCAMP
12 - 18 SEPTEMBER
FINAL SELECTION
28 SEPTEMBER
MENTORING PROGRAM KICK-OFF

Benefits for Startups

Professional workshops

tailor-made professional and soft-skill workshops to build a strong base for your startup

1 on 1 mentoring

you get to have an experienced mentor called a key mentor focusing entirely on your teams and helping you with your challenges

Networking & Community

access to a community of like-minded and powerful entrepreneurs

Scholarship

monthly support throughout the program

Who can apply?

  • a team that not only has an idea but also a finished, or almost finished prototype
  • a team that’s business targets the international market
  • a team that has at least two people who are determined to work full-time on the project
  • 1-2 team members can dedicate their time for the length of the program
  • both technological and business knowledge is present in the founding team
  • the team’s members consider themselves as socially engaged entrepreneurs

What Can You Expect?

The PowerCamp (3 days)

  • online
  • 1 on 1 mentoring
  • pitch practice
  • alumni keynotes
  • community building
  • The Mentoring Program

  • Hybrid program* (beginning and closing is an inperson program in Budapest)
  • Workshops on Thursdays and Fridays
  • key mentor system
  • thematical weeks with workshops and 1 on 1 mentoring
  • inspirational discussions with international guests
  • community fun!
  • The PowerCamp is our selection bootcamp. If you manage to become one of the chosen teams (we select 10-12 teams), you can continue to participate in the Mentoring Program.

    *If we go offline, travel and accommodation expenses are covered by Design Terminal.

    You want to know more?
    Drop an email at mentor@designterminal.org and we’ll get back to you in no time!

    The Mentoring Program in numbers

    Design Terminal’s longest-standing program started in 2016. Since then we had

    100+

    participant startups

    600+

    applicants

    In one semester we have

    25

    hours of 1 on 1 mentoring

    56

    hours of professional programs

    30

    hours of community building

    Business partners

    About the organizers

    The Mentoring Program is fully powered by Design Terminal, the biggest innovation agency in the CEE region. We believe entrepreneurial culture is based on optimism, which drives meaningful innovation.