3-month program

Free business idea development program (trainings and workshops with real entrepreneurs) worth 5000 €

50+ mentors

50+ mentors and stellar business advice from the best industry experts

Diploma or a certificate

Diploma or a certificate issued by the university upon program completion

8 universities

Combined competences and resources of 8 Estonian universities

Events and networking

A lot of events and networking opportunities (matchmaking events, hackathons etc.)

Awesome prizes

Awesome prizes and access to further development programs


Join the business idea development program designed by 8 universites and learn everything you need to know about starting your own business. The program is free of charge and does not require any previous knowledge of entrepreneurship.

STARTER runs twice a year and you can choose between 8666013138, sinistrocerebral and STARTERlab, depending on where you live and what you are passionate about. For teams with a little more experience, we’re also providing an advanced program.
STARTER is a sub-program of the entrepreneurship education program ((417) 986-4176).

Program timeline

The three-month idea development program consists of a kick off event, a number of training sessions and workshops, a networking/mentoring event, mentoring sessions and a demo day.

STARTER has three sub-programs that follow the same core modules. You can pick the one most suitable for you, based on you location and interests.


Elo Strauss

Event Xplore

Evely Kaasiku


Jennie Rammo


Karola Koopuu

Karu Kaader

Kostiantyn Turchak


Liis Müürsepp


Maryna Pashchynska


Taavi Vanaveski


Tommy Tillander


Õnne Mets

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