• Entrepreneur-In-Residence

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    Swiss Entrepreneurship Program

    Give back to entrepreneurs in up-and-coming startup hubs across the world by spending 1 to 3 months as Entrepreneur-In-Residence with a local entrepreneurship center or incubator

  • Wanted:

    Startup executives with experience in scalable ventures, from the founder, exec, or investor side, and interested in helping build and sustain business culture in emerging entrepreneurship hubs worldwide.

    WHO

    Tech Industry Experience

    We are offering EIR placements for people who can adapt and immerse themselves in daily bizdev operations with startup founders, investors, and IT firms. The goal is to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs and their communities to rise to global standards of excellence.

    WHAT

    Up to two months at ​a local incubator or accelerator

    ~20 hours per week of active business development with players throughout all levels of a local ecosystem.

    WHERE

    Emerging Europe, South America, Far East

    We are working with all the leading startup and entrepreneurship organizations in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Vietnam, and Peru. Additionally, we're extending the program through partnerships to Ukraine, Montenegro, and Moldova in the coming months.

    THE DEAL

    Your contribution is your time, we take care of expenses

    If you're interested in giving back to entrepreneurs in Emerging Europe and are selected, we will provide:

    • Roundtrip Airfare

    • Beautiful accommodation for the entirety of your stay

    • Full logistical and individual support on the ground

    • Office space in some of the best working spots at your destination

    The EIR program is pro-bono and we do not pay fees.
  • Our partners

    Here's a selection of the partners, incubators, and accelerators we're working with:

    1551

    Lima, Peru

    Impact Hub

    Belgrade​, Serbia

    Wayra Peru

    Lima, Peru

    StartQube

    Ohrid​, Macedonia

    UTEC Ventures

    Lima, Peru

    Startup Grind Zurich

    Zurich​, Switzerland

    Angel Ventures Peru

    Lima, Peru

    StartUPC

    Lima, Peru

    ICT Hub

    Belgrade​, Serbia

    Networks.ba

    Sarajevo​, Bosnia & Herzegovina

    Spark Accelerator

    Mostar​, Bosnia & Herzegovina

    EmprendeUP

    Lima, Peru

    BioIncuba

    Lima, Peru

    Kaman

    Lima, Peru

    NESsT

    Lima, Peru

    PAD Angels

    Lima, Peru

    Universidad Continental

    Lima, Peru

    BBCS Capital

    Lima, Peru

  • EIR is an initiative by the Swiss Entrepreneurship program

    Financed by

    Implemented by

    In consortium with

    With additional support by

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