Youth Business Incubator

Youth Business Incubator

Youth Business
Incubator

Join, learn, compete, and stand a chance to turn your ideas into a scholarship for your next academic chapter — The University Life!

Join, learn, compete, and stand a chance to turn your ideas into a scholarship for your next academic chapter — The University Life!

Join, learn, compete, and stand a chance to turn your ideas into a scholarship for your next academic chapter — The University Life!

Registration closes 19th April 13:00hr CET .

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what it is

Business Beyond Books

Business Beyond Books

Business
Beyond Books

The Youth Business Incubator is a two-stage business education and competition programme for high-school students in their final & pre-final years, including the gap year. The primary goal is to foster entrepreneurial skills among young individuals, empowering them to develop sustainable business proposals with the guidance of industry experts.

a chance to Travel to Barcelona or Bangkok

Win up to 50% university scholarship

complementary business classes at our campuses

Why harbour.space university

Practical Driven Education

Practical Driven Education

Practical Driven Education

Our approach is to blend classroom knowledge with real-life projects and hands-on experience to educate young leaders and prepare them to tackle future challenges together.

Mentorship

Embrace yourself in an environment of practitioners providing you with feedback and guidance. Selected industry experts from around the world will be mentoring and preparing you for the future.

Mentorship

Embrace yourself in an environment of practitioners providing you with feedback and guidance. Selected industry experts from around the world will be mentoring and preparing you for the future.

Mentorship

Embrace yourself in an environment of practitioners providing you with feedback and guidance. Selected industry experts from around the world will be mentoring and preparing you for the future.

Industry Driven

Our curriculum, crafted by industry leaders, ensures you gain cutting-edge expertise, relevant skills, and valuable insights in the areas most essential for the jobs of tomorrow.

Industry Driven

Our curriculum, crafted by industry leaders, ensures you gain cutting-edge expertise, relevant skills, and valuable insights in the areas most essential for the jobs of tomorrow.

Industry Driven

Our curriculum, crafted by industry leaders, ensures you gain cutting-edge expertise, relevant skills, and valuable insights in the areas most essential for the jobs of tomorrow.

Professional Orientation

Industry experts guide students through four key business tracks: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Finance, and International Business & Sustainability, helping them confidently navigate their future paths.

Professional Orientation

Industry experts guide students through four key business tracks: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Finance, and International Business & Sustainability, helping them confidently navigate their future paths.

Professional Orientation

Industry experts guide students through four key business tracks: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Finance, and International Business & Sustainability, helping them confidently navigate their future paths.

campus locations

Travel Awaits Top 50 Participants

Travel Awaits Top 50 Participants

Choose between two amazing cities where our university is located. Every participant will kick off with a four-day online workshop where you'll refine your business idea alongside industry professionals. Stand out in this stage to be one of the fifty students who will be invited to our campuses in either city for up to three weeks with complimentary business classes.

Barcelona

Barcelona

Barcelona

Bangkok

Bangkok

Bangkok

REWARDING EXCELLENCE

Get scholarships of up to 50%

Get scholarships of up to 50%

Get scholarships of up to 50%

Fifty winners will receive free summer business classes and a 20% scholarship for their degree at Harbour.Space University. Additionally, among these winners, top 10 performers will be upgraded to a 50% scholarship instead.

20%

20%

20%

SCHOLARSHIP

Will be awarded to top 50 winners from the first round

50%

50%

50%

SCHOLARSHIP

Will be awarded to top 10 performers from the 50 winners

curriculum & Schedule

No Grand Ideas Needed,

Just Curiosity!

No Grand Ideas Needed,

Just Curiosity!

No Grand Ideas Needed, Just Curiosity!

Our initiative welcomes everyone, whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a future CEO, a tech-savvy, a socially conscious student, or someone who loves to market and influence. No business ideas or background needed, you will learn from scratch.

Stage One - 4 Days of Online Workshops

4 Days — 3hrs/Day

4 Days — 3hrs/Day

All participants will take part in this 4-day workshop to learn the basics of creating and presenting a business proposal with the help and guidance of our instructors. 

Day 1

20th April, 2024

Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Ideation

Learn how to be an entrepreneur, from dreaming up cool business ideas to turning them into real, exciting projects.

Day 1

20th April, 2024

Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Ideation

Learn how to be an entrepreneur, from dreaming up cool business ideas to turning them into real, exciting projects.

Day 2

21st April, 2024

Market Analysis for a Business Idea

Learn how to explore markets to find out if your business idea can succeed and who your customers could be.

Day 2

21st April, 2024

Market Analysis for a Business Idea

Learn how to explore markets to find out if your business idea can succeed and who your customers could be.

Day 3

11th May, 2024

Developing a Business Proposal

Learn to create a business proposal, like writing a recipe for your idea's success and detailing every ingredient needed to make it work.

Day 3

11th May, 2024

Developing a Business Proposal

Learn to create a business proposal, like writing a recipe for your idea's success and detailing every ingredient needed to make it work.

Day 4

12th May, 2024

Proposal Structuring Session

Work with mentors to sharpen your business proposal, focusing on clear structure and key points for a stronger impact.


Day 4

12th May, 2024

Proposal Structuring Session

Work with mentors to sharpen your business proposal, focusing on clear structure and key points for a stronger impact.


Day 4

12th May, 2024

Proposal Structuring Session

Work with mentors to sharpen your business proposal, focusing on clear structure and key points for a stronger impact.


Business Proposal Submission

Deadline - May 15th

Deadline - May 15th

Transitioning from Stage 1 to Stage 2 is simple but crucial. All teams must submit their business proposals by May 15th. These proposals will undergo an assessment by our programme board until May 20th, after which the 50 winners will be selected.

Stage Two - Immersive University Experience

Up to 3 Weeks — 3hrs/Day

Up to 3 Weeks — 3hrs/Day

The 50 short-listed participants will be invited to our Barcelona or Bangkok campus to discover their entrepreneurial path with our professional orientation. Dive into four professional tracks, each offering a mix of academic courses, hands-on workshops, and immersive activities designed to align with your interests and goals, turning your aspirations into action.

Entrepreneurship Track

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Bangkok

·

27th May - 14th June 2024

Barcelona

·

8th - 26th July 2024

Daniel Kozlov

Managing Partner at Global Innovation Catalyst / Innovera

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Bangkok

·

27th May - 14th June 2024

Barcelona

·

8th - 26th July 2024

Daniel Kozlov

Managing Partner at Global Innovation Catalyst / Innovera

Demo Day Bootcamp

Bangkok

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Barcelona

·

29th Jul - 16th Aug 2024

Vladislav Poshmorga

Chief Investment Officer at SDVentures

Demo Day Bootcamp

Bangkok

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Barcelona

·

29th Jul - 16th Aug 2024

Vladislav Poshmorga

Chief Investment Officer at SDVentures

Marketing Track

Digital Analytics Using the Google Marketing Platform

Barcelona

·

8th - 26th July 2024

Brianna Anderson

Owner at BEAST Analytics

Digital Analytics Using the Google Marketing Platform

Barcelona

·

8th - 26th July 2024

Brianna Anderson

Owner at BEAST Analytics

Finance & Investment Tracks

Demo Day Bootcamp

Bangkok

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Barcelona

·

29th Jul - 16th Aug 2024

Vladislav Poshmorga

Chief Investment Officer at SDVentures

Demo Day Bootcamp

Bangkok

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Barcelona

·

29th Jul - 16th Aug 2024

Vladislav Poshmorga

Chief Investment Officer at SDVentures

Venture Capital. Where's my Unicorn?

Barcelona

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Vladimir Guber

Managing Director at ICBC London

Venture Capital. Where's my Unicorn?

Barcelona

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Vladimir Guber

Managing Director at ICBC London

International Business & Sustainability Track

Demo Day Bootcamp

Bangkok

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Barcelona

·

29th Jul - 16th Aug 2024

Vladislav Poshmorga

Chief Investment Officer at SDVentures

Demo Day Bootcamp

Bangkok

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Barcelona

·

29th Jul - 16th Aug 2024

Vladislav Poshmorga

Chief Investment Officer at SDVentures

Demo Day Bootcamp

Bangkok

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Barcelona

·

29th Jul - 16th Aug 2024

Vladislav Poshmorga

Chief Investment Officer at SDVentures

The DNA of Digital Business Transformation

Barcelona

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Catherine Schoendorff

Strategic Advisor for the C-Suite. Former CEO Mercer Switzerland

The DNA of Digital Business Transformation

Barcelona

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Catherine Schoendorff

Strategic Advisor for the C-Suite. Former CEO Mercer Switzerland

The DNA of Digital Business Transformation

Barcelona

·

17th June - 05th July 2024

Catherine Schoendorff

Strategic Advisor for the C-Suite. Former CEO Mercer Switzerland

secure growth

Commitment to Safety

Commitment to Safety

Commitment to Safety

At the Youth Business Incubator, we ensure participant safety with a firm Children Safeguarding Statement and a dedicated Project Counsellor who will oversee our activities, ensuring a secure, inclusive environment for everyone to confidently pursue their goals.


faculty

The Event Organisers

The Event Organisers

The Event Organisers

Our team is dedicated to delivering a seamless event that connects and inspires. That’s why our excellent team of organisers curates and invites today’s experts to share invaluable hands-on expertise. Let's create something extraordinary together.

Svetlana Velikanova

Co-founder and Group CEO of Harbour.Space University

Programme Director

Svetlana Velikanova

Co-founder and Group CEO of Harbour.Space University

Programme Director

Svetlana Velikanova

Co-founder and Group CEO of Harbour.Space University

Programme Director

Kamran Elahian

Founder and Chairman of Global Innovation Catalyst

Programme Director

Kamran Elahian

Founder and Chairman of Global Innovation Catalyst

Programme Director

Kamran Elahian

Founder and Chairman of Global Innovation Catalyst

Programme Director

Amir Alexander Karim

Head of Communications of Harbour.Space University

Programme Host

Amir Alexander Karim

Head of Communications of Harbour.Space University

Programme Host

Amir Alexander Karim

Head of Communications of Harbour.Space University

Programme Host

Maria Petukhova

Admissions and School Partnerships of Harbour.Space University

Programme Counsellor

Maria Petukhova

Admissions and School Partnerships of Harbour.Space University

Programme Counsellor

Maria Petukhova

Admissions and School Partnerships of Harbour.Space University

Programme Counsellor

Join our community of young thinkers.

It doesn't matter if you have an idea or not. We’re here to grow and guide you. Apply to join us today.

Join our community of young thinkers.

Doesn't matter if you have an idea or not. We’re here to grow and guide you. Apply to join us today

Join our community of young thinkers.

Doesn't matter if you have an idea or not. We’re here to grow and guide you. Apply to join us today

LEARNING METHOD

Harbour.Space University

Harbour.Space University

Harbour.Space University

Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design

Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design

Technology, Entrepreneurship
and Design

Harbour.Space University offers distinct progressive programmes for students, professionals, and executives. Courses are taught in 3-week immersive modules by today’s leading experts in the industry and academia from around the world.

Harbour.Space University offers distinct progressive programmes for students, professionals, and executives. Courses are taught in 3-week immersive modules by today’s leading experts in the industry and academia from around the world.

Harbour.Space University offers distinct progressive programmes for students, professionals, and executives. Courses are taught in 3-week immersive modules by today’s leading experts in the industry and academia from around the world.

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