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You Can Now Apply For the Westerwelle Young Founders Programme 2019

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You Can Now Apply For the Westerwelle Young Founders Programme 2019

The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme is a fully funded 6-month-long programme for outstanding young entrepreneurs from emerging and developing countries.

The programme aims to connect young founders from all over the world with each other and with the Berlin startup scene, and support them in further developing their entrepreneurial skills and their international network.

The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme Autumn 2019 will start with the Young Founders Conference from 22nd to 26th of October, 2019 in Berlin.

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During this time, the 25 participants have the unique opportunity to meet and interact with successful entrepreneurs, investors and political decision makers. Throughout the programme, the Young Founders will have the chance to develop their businesses and discuss challenges with a personal mentor as well as with fellow Young Founders in a peer mentoring group. Moreover, Young Founders will receive further support through regular expert webinars that cater to their needs.

In order to meet the criteria, interested entrepreneurs need to have started a for-profit company with a scalable business model that has achieved Product-Market Fit and is based in a developing or emerging country or has a strong business focus on developing and emerging economies.

Interested applicants can apply here before 31st of July 2019.

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