Russia, Saint-Petersburg

International Startup Shool SUMIT 2016

when 12 September 2016 - 30 September 2016
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500

International Startup School SUMIT is an educational program for international students who are eager to start their own IT-business and have a disruptive innovative idea or ready to join a promising startup team.

SUMIT program includes:
1. 3-weeks intensive studies of startup business aspects.
2. Entrepreneurial experience as a founder or a member of a startup team.
3. Case studies of SUMIT startups.
4. Individual work on your startup with SUMIT mentors.
5. Pitches to venture investors and experts at the final DemoDay.
6. Great cultural experience with sightseeing tours, arts and nightlife discovering.
7. A lot of fun with international and Russian young people.

Our Educational Program:
+Startup Business Overview
+Customer Development & Business Model
+SPACE Model
+Value Proposition
+Market Strategy & Market Evaluation
+Minimum Viable Product
+Customer Communications
+B2B Sales
+Digital Marketing, Metrics & Analytics
+Venture Capital Market & Investor Pitching

Our Cultural Program:
+St. Petersburg City Tour
+Boat Trip
+Hermitage Museum

Who we are:
-SumlT is a startup acceleration program held twice a year in lTMO University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. SumlT helps early-stage startups to prove and validate their business model and develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
-SumlT exists since 2012 and is proud of more than 80 Startup-Alumni who have raised more than 3 Mln.USD of venture investment.
-SumlT teams work for 9 weeks at one of the lTMO University campuses in the center of Saint-Petersburg. More than 50 successful entrepreneurs are mentoring.
-SumlT teams work on regular basis in order to find a scalable business model and implement disruptive innovations.
-Applications are open for startup projects at any stage of development.

Course leader

Elena Gavrilova,
SUMIT lnternational Startup School Coordinator:

Target group

+ Are a bachelor or master student
+ Have your own startup idea or want to join a startup team
+ Want to improve your leadership skills, get new knowledge and experience and make new friends
+ Want to get 5 academic credits

Course aim

To improve your leadership skills, get new knowledge and experience to start your own IT-business

Fee info

EUR 500: The full program's fee is €500 / $600.
You can apply for this program till August, 5 (for participants from Near East and Africa)
or till August, 10 (Europe and USA).
Participants are responsible for visa expenses - €160 / $180 (Europe) or €320 / $355 (others), flight, health insurance, dinner on workdays and meals on weekends.