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Silicon Valley Immersion

Startup School is our entrepreneurship education program that immerses founders in a startup ecosystem for up to 3 weeks, giving them valuable experiences to bring back to their home countries.
The program consists of workshops, mentor sessions, corporate visits, and pitching exercises. Unstructured networking time and local excursions are also included to help participants engage fully with the ecosystem
Faculty & Mentors
60 hrs of structured time includes workshop run by professionals, mentoring and weekly presentation critique.
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The program provides a strong foundation of Lean Startup methodology and the skills to communicate your business model.
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Success Stories
A look inside our startup school: stories from our graduates on how the MTB startup school helped to make their dreams a reality.
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