No more thinking about how to get a know-how of startup success from USA


EU | Sillicon Valley 5-days Entrepreneurship Training - a crash course & intensive acceleration in business and entrepreneurship designed to bring a combination of knowledge & practice to startup founders and transform outstanding ideas into scale up companies, providing resources, know-how and network
Fall, 2021
Catalonia, Spain
5-day intensive acceleration from Silicon Valley
Networking, pitching, learning, accelerating
What to expect?
European Expertise
InnMind, #1 deal origination platform & digital hub in Europe for 13,000+ tech startups, 2,000+ VCs and CVCs, helps founders to access international capital, tools, knowledge base, new markets, clients and strategic partners. Focusing on the quality match-making & networking, the 2021 startup training program is intended to equip entrepreneurs and startups of all stages with the tools to transform their business idea into an investable company.
Silicon Valley Resources
Designed to transform international startup ecosystems into world-class hubs providing resources, knowledge, network and innovation - Draper University, top world entrepreneurship program for young leaders and innovators, founded by Tim Draper, has over 500+ alumni from 50 countries and helped to build 350+ startups that raised $470M+ in seed funding from venture investors.
Intensive Training
The expertise of the top Silicon Valley mentors and experience of the most successful startups will be conveyed throughout the 5 day program through interactive workshops with the corporate leaders, "know-how" lectures, practical cases, networking opportunities, demo days with 70+ VCs & CVCs, strategic development techniques and much more to achieve the most important goal - make your business grow and accelerate.
Online + Offline boost
4 months of InnMind Platform membership + 5-day intensive course that will substitute over 1 year of hard work, looking for investors and developing your business plan. Led by the Silicon Valley investors, startup mentors, founders of the most recognised companies with a proven track of success, InnMind & Draper University is inviting international startups of all stages to join the intensive entrepreneurship training 2021, an event that will make an impact.
Who should attend?
Startup founders, willing to increase traction, build or strengthen sales funnel, grow business and attract capital from venture investors.

Whether you have product on the market and first sales or just an MVP, this crash course will help you generate impressive traction.

Entrepreneural minds willing to learn about how to build companies from scratch, test business niche, analyse market, monetize and bring your idea to real businesses.
An executive looking into building an innovation lab or corporate incubator, find talent or attract niche specialists
What will you get?
Best Practice and Know-How
Study real startup success cases from Silicon Valley, get best-practices on how to grow your business, avoid typical mistakes and build a successful startup. Learn how multinationals have grown from the stage of ideas' incubation.
Access to Venture & Corporate Capital
Connect with Corporates & VCs from the USA & Europe. Pitch to venture capital investors and get a chance to raise investments from the Draper VC fund, well-known player from the Silicon Valley, and other investors.
InnMind Fundraising Membership - online 4 months match-making boost
Join the largest European deal origination platform as a Fundraising member, get to pitch at regular online VC Shark Tanks, access only relevant VCs and get to raise funds from CVCs even before the event.
Startup Marketing and Growth Hacking
Reach your audience: customers and early adopters. Learn how major global companies achieved their growth. Get actionable advice and learn how to rapidly validate ideas with lean startup methodology and design thinking.
Essential Fundraising Insights
Receive knowledge base for successful fundraising from venture investors and business angels, including necessary tools, methods and templates on how to negotiate with investors, make an attractive investment pitch and secure your startup from an unfair valuation and investment conditions.
New Contacts & Contracts
Meet entrepreneurs and startup founders from abroad, establish new added-value relationships. Exchange ideas. Find partners, collaborators, distributors, supporters and potential clients in new regions.
Who will be your speakers & mentors?
Gina Kloes
Lead DraperU Coach & Product Management, Board Member of DraperU Pitch Training, Growth. Peak Performance Training Tony Robbins Coach
Vadim Tarasov
Managing Director at TUS Asset Management
Efren Miranda
Founder of El Club del Emprendimiento
Helping entrepreneurs to get into the Spanish & Latinoamerica Market
Mareme Dieng
International relations Manager & Lead International Expansion Business Development, Networking at Draper University
Karel Escobar
Angel Investor, Ex Campus Lead Madrid at Google for Startups
Alexandra Fraiz
Admissions Director & Expertise on entrepreneurial education in different markets at Draper University
Anton Antich
Serial VC investor, tech entrepreneur, ex-executive board member of Veeam Software, recently sold for $5 billion
Helena Torras
Digital Non Executive Director, Founder of WeRock Capital, Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor. Connecting the corporate world with tech startup mindset.
Borja Ballesté
Investment Manager at Inveready VC
Slava Baranovsky
Founder of Eligent Club, International Speaker, Entrepreneur/Executive in Residence (EIR) at Brunel Business School
Lourdes Álvarez de Toledo
Principal at JME Ventures
Oleksii Kucherov
Lead Solutions architect, S-PRO
10 years in Software development
Judith Cruxent
Manager of GoHub Barcelona, Open Innovation Hub of Global Omnium & Aigües de Catalunya.
Accelerating tech start-ups and connecting the corporate world with entrepreneurs.
Taran Hughes
Startup Sales & Performance Coach, Founder of TCS Sales Accelerators / Co-founder of PitchSLAP & Author
Maria Juesas
Investments Senior Associate at InnoCells by Banco Sabadell
Zineb Layachi
CMO in Residence, Co-founder at PitchSLAP, Marketing Expert & Coach
Peter Andringa
Principal at Publicize
5 day intensive program
Developed and brought by Silicon Valley professionals & European experts
100+ innovative startups
International networking, pitching opportunities, new partners & clients
70+ of investors & mentors
Participating in Demo day, sharing of 'know-how', success stories, interactive workshops & lectures
Barcelona is the 3rd preferred city for building a startup
Why Catalonia?
A home for 1,500 startups (38% increase over 3 years)
Startups in Barcelona represent 16,900 highly-qualified professionals
The world's most popular international conference location
Attracted over 2,800 million euros of private investment during the last 5 years
Special Opportunity For
Startups Based In Catalonia
Special Offer
  • Access to the full 5-day program
  • 4 months of Fundraising Membership on InnMind Platform
  • Meals, drinks and coffee-breaks during the program days
  • Networking sessions with other founders, mentors and investors
  • Pitching in front of professional investors and feedback from VC experts
  • Marketing Support from InnMind
  • International certificate from Draper U & InnMind about a successful completion of a course at the end of the program
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Fill in the application form to receive detailed instructions on how you can join the program!
Preliminary program
1-st day - Get to know each other
Welcome Drinks & Apero
Informal welcome drinks with the Startup Bootcamp residents & Networking
Introduction to Draper & InnMind Ecosystems
Introduction to the accelerator programs, learning spaces, VR arcade and the 22 venture funds around the world that are part of the Draper & InnMind Ecosystem.
20-second welcome pitching
Let's start with the most challenging part of the startup game! 20-second round pitching amongst all the participants to get to know each other and present your idea to all!
2-nd day - The Future of Technology in Silicon Valley
Panel Discussion: Catalonia - The Silicon Valley of Europe
Panel discussion with the representatives & decision-makers in the Catalonian government & ecosystem about the innovations in Catalonia: key players, startups programs, R&D, investment and business opportunities of Catalonia, legal and tax issues. Everything a startup needs to know to successfully establish on the Spanish market.
The Future of Technology
1,5 hour lecture about the latest developments on exponential technologies and how entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley are leveraging AI, blockchain, IoT, biotech, spacetech, VR/AR to build the future.
Coffee Break & Networking
Round Table: What corporates are looking for?
In-depth discussion & round table with the decision-makers from corporate and industrial companies on corporate Innovation - Industrial transformation and trending technologies (AI / ML / Robotics)
15:30 - 18:30
15:30 - 18:30
Growth hacking
3 hour lecture where founders in any ecosystem can learn how major global companies achieved their growth. Every company present in this session will leave with actionable advice and learn how to rapidly validate ideas with lean startup methodology and design thinking.
Interactive Startup Battle: networking & touch point with mentors
3-rd day - How to Become a Unicorn
Pitching & Pitch Decks
2 hour pitching workshop that will cover everything a startup needs to build and deliver a successful pitch. Every participant will have a chance to pitch their business and achieve mastery level when delivering their pitch.
Coffee Break & Networking
Fundraising 101
2 hour lecture with actionable steps to building an investor pipeline, getting to a yes, and how to optimize investor relations before and after investments.
Breaking Through
Getting what you want is 80% psychology and only 20% strategy. This 5 hour workshop will teach the entrepreneurs how to have the mindset that set successful founders apart.
4-th day - Meeting Draper & InnMind Investors
Fundraising tips from VCs
45 minutes workshop with the invited investors, VC funds representatives on how to raise funds effectively, what to consider and how to WOW an investor to reach a goal
10:15 - 11:00
10:15 - 11:00
Leading an IT Department
Workshop from S-PRO team on how to work with IT outsourcing partners in the most efficient way, how to avoid typical mistakes and save up on the MVP development!
Coffee break & mentoring sessions
Building Sales and Scale Up in startups
Insightful workshop from Anton Antich, serial VC investor, tech entrepreneur, ex-executive board member of Veeam Software, recently sold for $5 billion. How to increase sales and break even, how to create an efficient sales funnel and optimize the costs - all the vital points will be covered.
Demo Day & Speed Dating with Draper & InnMind Investors
This is the moment to shine! Put all your knowledge to practice and go ahead towards a deal through personal meetings with selected investors & corporate partners.
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Gala Dinner
5-th day - Networking breakfast & Check Outs
Diversity as a secret recipe in successful startup teams
Special networking breakfast in an informal style with the key decision-makers in the VC & corporate sector about the diversity within startup team and how it affects the path towards a successful scale up.
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*Additional costs are applied to the participants willing to live alone in the hotel room. Considering the situation with covid-19 and travelling restrictions, the event will not be cancelled and the organizers retain the right to postpone the event to a later date suitable for the majority of onboarded participants. The fees paid by the participants are non-refundable.