31. Mai: Financing options for impact entrepreneurship

A full-day (10am – 5pm) event on 31 May 2022 at the incubator Technoport in Esch-Belval is aimed at them :
Financing options for impact entrepreneurship – A cross-border event to demystify financing sources

ONLY 4 or 5 entrepreneurs will be able to pitch their project – check out the criteria of selection and send your application to : cecile@cell.lu

For more information, visit Etika’s website.

Startup-course (in English)

Startup-course (in English)

In this Startup-course we want to give you the basics for starting a business. You will learn how to find and develop an idea using various creative techniques. You will also learn how to take your idea to the next level using Design Thinking. In addition, we will explain what it means to develop a value proposition for a product or service. Finally, you will gain insight into how to develop a business model from your idea and value proposition. This course is designed for English-speaking students who want to start a business. With this course you can develop your idea, find out what problem you are solving for your customers and how to build a business model.

Excerpt from the list of topics:

  • Creativity Techniques: How do you create a business idea? Innovation is the driver of every successful Startup, but not everyone is equally creative and innovative. However, there are aids and methods that anyone can use to successfully think creatively. In this course, we will introduce different techniques for developing and sharpening ideas so that you too can score with an innovative idea.
  • Value Proposition: The Value Proposition is the heart of your business. It’s where you define the specific problem you’re solving for your customer and what other opportunities it opens up. We’ll also show you how to create a prototype of your customer and what marketing and promotional efforts can be derived from it.
  • Business Models: A business model describes and explains how a company works and how it generates profits. Basically, the description of the business model should help to understand, analyze and communicate the key factors of entrepreneurial success or failure.
  • Studying and Working in Germany: Here we have compiled the most important information about working and studying in Germany with regard to health insurance. 
  • Best-Practice Example Startup Foldio: Meet Amir, he is from Iran and founded his own startup in Germany. 


Online-Workshop: “Learning Orchestra Canvas”

Organizing and managing projects, organizations and companies often quickly becomes a confusing and complex endeavor. Organizing is a very important skill and orchestrating a complex organization is a very special one.

On 05/19/2022 from 2-5pm, the online workshop: “Learning Orchestra Canvas” – A Systemic Method for Leadership, Innovation and Responsibility in the Workplace will be held online.

This workshop will help you to:

  • understand a holistic method of building organisations
  • process a shared vision, mission, goals and values
  • organize systemic change and impact
  • creating your own (learning) organisation
  • outline your own learning organization.

For more information and registration, please visit the website of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology!