The application process

We accept at any time submissions from individuals or groups with innovative ideas, regardless of their stage, who would like to benefit from the services of the OK!Thess pre-incubator in order to set up a startup business or accelerate the one that they already have set up.

Proposals shall be evaluated at regular intervals, the exact dates are being announced on this website. Current submissions period closes the 24th of September 2018. Proposals evaluation consists of two phases. During the first one, the teams will be invited to phone or teleconference interviews, in order to elaborate on their idea.

Results will be announced on September 28th. All selected teams at this stage will have to attend a compulsory Bootcamp. 

The Bootcamp consists of the following events: 

  • A Bootcamp weekend, that starts on Friday the 5th afternoon and ends on Sunday, afternoon, the 7th of October
  • A masterclass on Monday afternoon, October 8th 
  • A masterclass on Wednesday afternoon, October 10th 

The teams that will complete this Bootcamp, will be eligible to the second evaluation phase. On Thursday, October 11th they will be called to pitch their idea to an evaluation committee. The teams that will be selected after the pitching will be entitled to participate in the incubation. 

Thereafter a series of 8-10 compulsory Masterclasses take place each Tuesday and Thursday evening. Masterclasses are set to facilitate the business visualization for participants of any level and include but are not limited to the following themes:

  • Incorporating a business
  • Market research
  • Negotiations
  • IPR and Legal
  • Digital marketing
  • Branding
  • Investment readiness
  • Product development
  • Product-Market fit

For the following two months, teams meet with their assigned coach once a week to discuss their progress.

To participate fill in the following form, hit submit and wait for the confirmation email.




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