Are you ready to Hatch your full potential?
Hatch Incubator is an early stage business incubator for students in 3UAS (Laurea, Haaga-Helia, Metropolia). In this 8-week program, we guide you to success by offering mentors, lectures from different fields, workshops with our partners, chances to network in the startup scene and much more! The program ends with a final pitching competition where the winner of Hatch Incubator will take home a grand prize of 750€ seed fund to help kick-start their business.
You don’t need a business to apply, just an idea. In 8 weeks we guide you and your idea trough validation, market research, team building and other topics with experienced mentors and coaches and have you ready to hatch your business.
All students from Laurea, Metropolia and Haaga-Helia Universities of Applied Sciences are qualified to apply. Please note that workshops are located in Helsinki area and transportation to Helsinki is not provided.
If you are not part of mentioned universities but wish to apply, please contact hatch(at)laureaes.fi. Note that the program is open only for students. All requests are handled on a case-by-case basis.
The program is brought to you by Laurea Entrepreneurship Society. Hatch Incubator Program had been organized since 2017.
Application period: 3.9. – 23.9.
The interview location and batches will be informed in the invitation email to interviews.
Selections announced: Latest at 30.9.
Participation in the Bootcamp is mandatory. Please note this when applying.
11.10., 16.10., 22.10.
1.11., 8.11., 15.11., 19.11.
Workshops take 3-4 hours each and are organized in the evening between 15-20.00
Final competition: 21.11.
We hold the right to any change.
Can you apply as a team?
You can apply as a team or as an individual.
Who can apply?
All students from Laurea, Metropolia and Haaga-Helia -UAS are qualified to apply. Please note that workshops are located on Helsinki area and transportation to Helsinki is not provided.
If you are not part of mentioned universities, but wish to apply, please contact hatch(at)laureaes.fi. All requests are handled on a case-by-case basis.
How much does this cost?
Nothing! Zero! Nada! its free! Hurray!
What is an incubator?
A program designed to accelerate the growth of new or fresh companies through an array of business support resources and services that may include physical space, capital, coaching, common services, and networking.
What language it will be held?
The program will be held in English.
Is this an online course?
No, it is not. Attending to the program and to have a change to win the 750€ requires participation on the 70% rate.