Ready to take the next step forward?
Forward is a free, week-long intensive program that will accelerate your startup and provide you with the tools to succeed.
Workshops from professional coaches
3 days in Imatra Spa to execute your idea
1-on-1 mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs
Networking with other teams.
What to look forward to?
When → 31.10. – 6.11. (bootcamp at 3. – 6.11. at Imatra Spa).
Program length → 1 week.
Cost → Free.
For who → An idea or a early-stage startup.
Goal → Develop your skills and scale up your startup.
Language → English.
Forward is a one week long startup accelerator happening on 31.10. – 6.11. This program includes workshops, 1-on-1 mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and a bootcamp weekend at Imatra Spa. And of course you are able to network with like-minded people, develop your skills and boost your entrepreneurial journey!
Forward program is for all LUT and LAB students, that have a scalable startup idea or their own startup, as well as the motivation to move forward.
Unfortunately no. We want the teams to take full advantage of the program, so it has been planned to take place face to face.
Yes, you can apply together as long as one of your team members studies in LUT or LAB.
Yes, you can apply without a team. However, note that you are going to be sharing a cottage with other teams, but this is only an awesome opportunity to get to know like-minded people.
At LUT campus (31.10 – 2.11) and Imatra Spa (3.11 – 6.11). We have bus rides to Imatra Spa from LUT on Thursday (3.11) and we come back on Sunday (6.11).
No, the focus of the program is to learn, develop your skills and move forward with your idea or startup!
Yes, the program is fully free for participants.
No, this is an all expenses paid bootcamp weekend. We offer you breakfast, lunch and dinner during bootcamp weekend.
Yes you can. We encourage all eager entrepreneurial students to apply for this program. We want to help you validate your idea into action.
We combine some teams in the same cottages. We do this because we see the bootcamp weekend as an opportunity to share knowledge, inspire others and network together.
Yes, we highly recommend participants to attend all the activities of the week to get most of this program. Please contact us if you can’t attend some of the days!
Are you eager to take the next step on your entrepreneurial journey? If your answer is yes, you should apply!
This program gives you the tools to develop your skills and gain courage to move forward. You are able to learn from experienced mentors and coaches, and share knowledge and ideas with other teams.
Don’t doubt, start your journey today.