Take Part in the Youth Business and Project Ideas Competition
We are inviting all student teams to participate in the pre-selection round of Kaleidoskoop, biggest business ideas competition in South Estonia. Registration is open until 9th of December at sTARTUp Lab’s webpage.
More information and registration at the sTARTUp Lab webpage.
To be eligible, at least half of the team members must be university students or study at high school. During the pre-selction ten best teams will be selected to the Kaleidoskoop Finals that will take place at the international business festival sTARTUp Day on 29 - 31 January.
Each team will have three minutes to present their idea what is followed by questions from the jury. Pitches in pre-selection can be either in Estonian or in English, but in the finals you have to present your idea in English.
At the Kaleidoskoop Finals ten best teams will compete to win prizes like:
- Pass to TechCill business festival in Riga,
- Financial prize from Tartu City Government
- Special prize from sTARTUp Lab.
- In addition, one best team from the STARTERtartu programme will get to compete at the national STARTER business competition where the top prize is pass to Artic 15 business festival in Helsinki.
Last year STARTER team TRIT
won Kaleidoskoop with an idea that makes ordering translation service easier.
On the TRIT platform, customers get an instant estimate of how much time and
money it takes to get their job done. In addition, the TRIT’s algorithm finds
the most suitable professional freelance translator for each project. System
also takes into account different criteria, such as the translator's previous
experience and feedback on their work. Today, TRIT is a functioning company.
Kaleidoskoop is funded by the European Social Fund.
Further information: Andres Vaher, Marketing & Communications Specialist, sTARTUp Lab, University of Tartu, +372 5558 7359, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Tartu sTARTUp Lab stops its activities!
Startup Lab, former Idealab, started in 2013 and stops its activities in December 2023.
Starter pre-incubation programme teams gained new motivation from mentors for idea development
One of the key events in the StarterTartu programme is the Mentor Feedback Carousel, where teams meet mentors from various fields to receive crucial feedback on their ideas. This year, the event took place on October 5th at Spark HUB, the center of the startup and technology community, bringing together 11 mentors and 22 teams, with a total of 100 students benefiting from the mentors' valuable insights.