Want to be enrolled in PreLaunch?
The PreLaunch Program is your first step into the Startup Station!
This intro program will help you set up your initial business strategy as a preparation to join the SDU Entrepreneurship Labs.
In the PreLaunch, you will work with different subjects to develop your business idea, such as user research, market validation, prototyping, team composition and business model canvas. It will all take place through a series of workshops facilitated by business developers from the SDU Entrepreneurship Labs.
Who can apply for the PreLaunch?
Every team or startup who has at least one SDU student or one alumni who has graduated from SDU within the last four months.
Which PreLaunch track should I enroll in?
The First-timer or the Up ’n Running?
- First-timer is for the students and teams who are at the very beginning of developing a business idea.
This track includes three workshops and a Business Pitch:
- Workshop 1: PreLaunch Intro & User Research
- Workshop 2: Prototype & User Test
- Workshop 3: Team & Business Model
- Business Panel Pitch Session
- Up 'n Running is for the startups where
a) at least half of the members have completed at least one entrepreneurial course and
b1) have validated the business idea with potential customers, and/or
b2) have tested a mockup with potential customers and/or
b3) have made their first already.
Each applicant for Up 'n running will be evaluated individually based on these criteria.
This track includes one workshop and a Business Pitch:
- Workshop 1: PreLaunch intro
- Business Panel Pitch session
For the workshops and the Business Panel Pitch, attendance is mandatory.
PreLaunch is organized four times a year and each batch lasts eight weeks. Check the next Pre-launch dates here:
Batch 7 - Application deadline: 28th of January 2021
Workshop 1: 2nd of February at 15.00-18.00
Workshop 2: 22nd of February at 15.00-19.00
Workshop 3: 16th of March at 15.00-18.30
Business Panel: 23rd of March at 16.30-19.30
Batch 8 - Application deadline: 1st of April 2021
Workshop 1: 6th of April at 15.00-18.00
Workshop 2: 26th of April at 15.00-19.00
Workshop 3: 18th of May at 15.00-18.30
Business Panel: 25th of May at 16.30-19.30
How to apply
Fill in your personal information (only set up one business case for your whole team)
- Invite your team members so they can fill in their personal information too
- Fill out the categories ’Purpose’, ’Resources’ & ’Business Idea’
That’s it! Apply here!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.
For questions about practical matters such as time, dates, etc. – please contact Anja Damgaard Hansen
For questions about entrepreneurial matters such as which track to choose – please contact Thomas Bernhard