The DemTech Fellowship Program

Страна: Variety of countries;

Дедлайн: 15.01.2021

Веб-сайт: allianceofdemocracies.org

 

Our DemTech fellowship is established against the backdrop that all technological innovations can embrace democracy as a design and business principle. The fellowship is a four-months virtual and in-person program that seeks to equip DemTech entrepreneurs from emerging democracies with the know-how of starting and scaling successful, democratically driven ventures.  The fellowship is driven by three key elements; collective learning, peer to peer mentoring, and building strong networks among entrepreneurs.

The Fellowship Details

Six carefully curated DemTech entrepreneurs from UkraineGeorgia, and Moldova will go through two phases of the fellowship.

In the first phase, the fellows will attend bi-weekly collective lessons, where alongside traditional entrepreneurship classes, they will learn ways to integrate more democratic principles and process in their innovations and ventures. These lessons will be supplemented by bi-weekly mentor sessions, where the fellows will be matched with successful entrepreneurs from Denmark’s start-up ecosystem.

In phase two, the fellows will be invited to Copenhagen, starting at the COPENHAGEN DEMOCRACY SUMMIT, to build strong networks with policy makers and the start-up ecosystem in Denmark. Here they will meet with their mentors, pitch to investors, and visit a few selected partner hubs and companies. Winning fellows will be awarded at the closing event. Follow up sessions will be conducted post-Copenhagen visit and an alumni network will be established to support the fellows beyond the fellowship.

Eligibility

  • Applicants should have started a scalable business based on an innovation that meets our DemTech criteria. See the FAQ section below.
  • Applicants should demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
  • Applicants should be able to submit a 1 minute elevator pitch about them or their venture.
  • Applicants should be available for entirety of the fellowship. See the FAQ section for exact dates.
  • Applicants should come from one of the target countries: Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova.
  • Applicants should demonstrate commitment to democratic values.

 

 

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