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UNIVATION 2022

UniVation is an international en­trepreneurship program for students, conducted by WSA. It brings together students from multiple universities to collaboratively analyze purpose-driven tech ventures from across the world, namely of former WSA winners.

 

 

 

 

THE CHALLENGE

 

Analyze a successful enterprise of a former WSA winner within an international and interdisciplinary team. Pitch the analysis in front of a jury and hopefully win.

 

 

 

 

THE BENEFITS

 

  Students:

  • gain intercultural competencies
  • grow an international network
  • work on real businesses with social impact
  • join skill workshops
  • get career opportunities within WSA network

 

    Universities:

  • include real ventures in their curriculum
  • open up the syllabus to new perspectives
  • join established and proved methodology & program
  • partake in international inspiration network

 

     Venture Hosts:

  • get an analysis of their tech venture
  • exchange within a professional framework
  • communicate directly with student teams
  • earn new thoughts and insights
  • gain access to new talents

 

THE STRUCTURE

WSA UniVation consists of 2 phases, an ONLINE and ONSITE PHASE, providing partici­pating students with the opportunity to work on two different case studies. It is also possible to enter only one program phase.

 

  • The ONLINE phase takes 6 weeks, starting in October 2022. Students work virtually and independent­ly in interdisciplinary teams on 8 ventures, coming from all over the world. Every team is supported by a team lead. Weekly meetings provided by WSA with opportunities for get together, team discussions, team leader talks. Webinars with specific support on team building, pitching and more every 2 weeks. At least 2 sessions per team with the enterprise founder.

Based on the evaluations of the online pitch jury the best 3 student teams of each phase receive a reward.

 

 

PARTICIPATION COSTS

  • Online phase: € 70,- / student
  • Onsite phase at EYI Festival*: € 55,- / student
  • Both phases*: € 110,- / student

*Participation costs include catering on-site.

 

CONTACT

You want to join the program? Please contact barbara@wsa-global.org

 

ONLINE PHASE 2022

 

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