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    JUMP SEAT

     

     

  • " Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. "

     

    - Mark Twain

     

    Our economy is global. So is a startup's market. Through our exchange programs, we leverage our worldwide network of 16 accelerators in 14 countries to provide our 500 entrepreneurs with the unique opportunity to #GoGlobal. Entrepreneurs of our network are offered the unique opportunity to go abroad for a limited time as part of their program in order to explore a new market. We provide them access to:

     

    A coworking space*

     

    Strategic support with our local team of experts

     

    Weekly classes, trainings, workshops and events

     

    Access to our local network of industry experts, mentors, coaches and like-minded entrepreneurs

     

     

    *Subject to availabilities

     

    Office space and onsite support is free to Impact Network entrepreneurs. They just have to cover personal travel expenses. The duration of the exchange program varies from a few days to a few months and depends on each destination. Contact the host accelerator you want to join for more information.

     

     

  • JUMP SEAT: GO GLOBAL

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    Jump Seat is a unique exchange program that provides entrepreneurs from Impact Network with the opportunity to expand their business to a new foreign market. With a presence in 14 countries across 4 continents, Impact Network opens up doors to a global market.

     

    It provides the unique opportunity to explore foreign markets through learning expeditions and acceleration programs. The length of Jump Seat ranges from a few days to a few weeks for learning expeditions - a good option for entrepreneurs exploring a new market - and from 1 month to 3+ months for an exchange program in one of our incubators - the ideal solution for entrepreneurs willing to launch or expand their business in a new market.

     

    Entrepreneurs benefit from a wide range of services tailored to their needs, before their arrival and during their stay in their host accelerator.

    Before entering a new country, entrepreneurs benefit from:

    Connection to Sponsors

    Help sourcing and connecting to potential funders

    Immigration Services

    Learn about the different immigration options for you and your team

    Housing Assistance

    Find well-located and affordable housing

    During their stay at the host accelerator, entrepreneurs recieve:

    Coworking Space

    Access to a coworking space and all its amenities (conference and meeting rooms, WiFi, printers, mailboxes, lockers, kitchens...)

    Strategic support

    and Mentorship

    Classes, workshops and 1-1 sessions to work on their business models, pitches, issues related to fundraising, marketing, and more

     

    Events

    Weekly events to network with like-minded entrepreneurs, Impact Network local network of public and corporate partners and VCs

     

     

     

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