Test Your Startup Idea!

Test Your Startup Idea!

Test Your Startup Idea!

OSTX is a pan-African online program designed to aspiring entrepreneurs with startups ideas.

OSTX is a pan-African online program designed to aspiring entrepreneurs with startups ideas.

OSTX is a pan-African online program designed to aspiring entrepreneurs with startups ideas.

Startup Phase: Ideation

Duration: 4 weeks

Field: All fields

Location: Pan-African

Format: Online

Cohorts: 4 in Tunisia, and 1 in Senegal

Startup Phase: Ideation

Duration: 4 weeks

Field: All fields

Location: Pan-African

Format: Online

Cohorts: 4 in Tunisia, and 1 in Senegal

Startup Phase: Ideation

Duration: 4 weeks

Field: All fields

Location: Pan-African

Format: Online

Cohorts: 4 in Tunisia, and 1 in Senegal

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Program Overview

OSTX is a 4-day online bootcamp, followed by a 3-week home assignment designed to empower aspiring entrepreneurs to test and validate their startup ideas through intensive workshops, personalized mentoring, and practical home assignments.

Eligibility

All aspiring entrepreneurs with a startup idea!

  • High-Quality Training led by National and International Experts

    Participants in the program benefit from top-notch training facilitated by both national and international experts. The curriculum is designed to provide comprehensive insights into various aspects of entrepreneurship, ensuring participants gain valuable knowledge and skills.

  • Strong Mentoring

    Entrepreneurs receive dedicated mentorship, providing them with personalized guidance and advice. This one-on-one mentorship helps startups navigate challenges, refine their strategies, and make informed decisions to enhance their chances of success.

  • Work with Columbia MBA Students

    Collaborating with Columbia MBA students offers a unique opportunity for practical engagement. This interaction allows startups to leverage the skills and fresh perspectives of the students, fostering a dynamic environment for innovation and growth.

  • Meet High-Potential Talents from Across Tunisia

    The program facilitates networking opportunities, enabling entrepreneurs to connect with high-potential talents from diverse backgrounds across Tunisia. This networking can lead to valuable collaborations, partnerships, and a broader support network.

  • National and International Exposure

    Participants gain visibility on both national and international levels, increasing their chances of attracting attention from investors, potential partners, and customers. This exposure is crucial for building a strong brand presence and expanding market reach.

  • Access to OST Community

    Entrepreneurs become part of the vibrant OST community, fostering a collaborative environment where knowledge-sharing, idea exchange, and mutual support are encouraged. Being part of a like-minded community enhances the overall entrepreneurial experience.

  • Access to Pre-Seed Funding with 0 Equity

    The program provides access to pre-seed funding without requiring equity in return. This financial support empowers startups to kickstart their ventures, allowing them to focus on growth and development.

  • Support for Prototyping

    Entrepreneurs receive assistance and resources for prototyping their products or solutions. This support is crucial for refining and testing ideas, ensuring that startups can bring viable and innovative products to market.

  • Paid Services

    The program offers access to paid services that can be instrumental in the operational and strategic aspects of startup development. This additional support enhances the overall capabilities of participating entrepreneurs.

  • Support in Getting a Label AIR1, AIR2

    Assistance is provided in obtaining relevant labels, such as AIR1 and AIR2, which can confer credibility and recognition. These labels can be valuable assets for startups seeking validation in their respective industries.

  • Full Immersion in the New York Ecosystem and Pitch in Columbia Venture Competition

    Participants benefit from a full immersion experience in the New York entrepreneurial ecosystem, gaining insights and connections that can be transformative. Additionally, the opportunity to pitch in the Columbia Venture Competition opens doors to further exposure and potential opportunities.

Program Benefits

Refine Your Idea

Gain access to expert guidance and resources to fine-tune your startup concept, ensuring its readiness for the market

Understand Your Market

Acquire valuable insights into the needs and preferences of your target audience, enabling you to tailor your product or service effectively

Plan Your Strategy

Develop a strategic roadmap that outlines key milestones and actions for driving your startup's growth and achieving long-term success

Quality Training and Coaching

Benefit from high-quality workshops and personalized coaching sessions designed to enhance your entrepreneurial skills and knowledge

Regional Community Access

Join a dynamic network of entrepreneurs and industry experts, facilitating collaboration, support, and continuous learning opportunities

Program Updates

OSTX Senegal is now ON!

Grow Team

Audrey Sacko

Program Coordinator

Ghazi Dhouib

International Expansion Officer

OST-I® 438 W 116th St #53 New York, NY 10027

501(c)(3). EID: 85-2642709

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