• Become an Entrepreneur-In-Residence

    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

    Europe, South America, Far East

    We are working with all the leading startup and entrepreneurship organizations in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Peru, and Vietnam. Additionally, we're also active through partnerships in Greece, Ukraine, Montenegro, and Moldova.

    THE DEAL

    Your contribution is your time, we take care of expenses

    If you're interested in giving back to entrepreneurs in emerging ecosystems 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​, North 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

    BK Holdings

    Hanoi, Vietnam

    ICM

    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

    ITP

    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

    SVF

    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

    SHTP

    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

    SI Hub

    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

    DNES

    Da Nang, Vietnam

    VMI

    Hanoi, Vietnam

    KisStartup

    Hanoi, Vietnam

    WISE

    Hanoi, Vietnam

    SHI

    Da Nang, Vietnam

    Startup Viet

    Hanoi, Vietnam

    LvivBS Incubator

    Lviv, Ukraine

    Kharkiv IT Cluster

    Kharkiv, Ukraine

    Ok!Thess

    Thessaloniki, Greece

    iHUB

    Kyiv,
    Ukraine

    Terminal 42

    Odessa,

    Ukraine

    UNIT.city

    Kyiv,

    Ukraine

  • EIR is an initiative by the Swiss Entrepreneurship program

    Financed by

    Implemented by

    In consortium with

    With additional support by

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