We proudly announce that the open call for Aspire Balkans, chapter Macedonia is now open. The program chapter is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel with leading partners Aspire Accelerator from Macedonia.
Join a unique program that encourages women to become entrepreneurs and turn their business idea into a startup. The Program is inspired and partnered with the ASPIRE program at AtoBe Accelerator in Jerusalem, Israel. Aspire is a Pre-accelerator program aimed towards creating a vibrant supportive community of entrepreneurial women who are looking to build a startup from their innovative ideas. Aspirer’s overarching goal is to provide a viable learning environment for female entrepreneurs and thus increase the number of women in leading positions. By taking part in a cutting-edge pre – accelerator program, participants will achieve the goal of developing their pioneering ideas into successful ventures.
If you are a women and have an early-stage startup or a business idea for a startup, this is the program for you. During the program, participants will be able to explore their ideas in a tailored and supportive environment and develop innovative ways to start their businesses. The program will be packed up with guided through hands-on sessions, workshops and master classes with professionals from Israel and Europe. The program sessions will focus on:
- IDEATION – HOW TO THINK OF A STARTUP IDEA
- BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS
- MARKETING STRATEGY
- PRODUCT MARKET FIT
- BUDGETING AND FINANCE
- FUNDING AND FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES
- PRESENTATION SKILLS
- IN-PERSON WORKSHOP (COACHING AND PRACTICE
- MENTORSHIP SESSIONS
- INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS SESSION
- PARTICIPATION IN DEMO DAY IN SKOPJE
The program agenda:
- Open call 15.08.2023 – 11.09.2023
- Program starts on 21.09.2023 – 04.11.2022
- Demo day in Скопје 08.11. 2023
- Some sessions of the program will be online, some in person. The module lectures are 2 hours duration, each module.
Program participation benefits:
- Turn your idea into a startup
- Advance your early-stage startup
- Learn from the leading mentors in the global startup community
- Be part of a growing community that supports women entrepreneurs in the Balkan
- Meet investors from Israel, Europe and globally
- Chance to get funding for your business idea
- and more..
2 Winners of the Demo Day presentations will win:
- Free seat at the Aspire Acceleration program
- Individual meeting with potential investor
- Personal mentorship session
- Business study tour in Israel
If you want to apply, fill in the application form. Participation fee for the program is 50 euro. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a program that is led by women for women!
Let’s learn together and create more women entrepreneurs in Macedonia and the Balkan!