PESA Virtual Academy Georgia

Creative Estonia together with Creative Caucasus will open an innovative, mainly web-based start-up accelerator program in Georgia, in IOTA Hotel Conference room at 10:00 on Monday, 20th. January.

By the end of 4-months course participating startups will be in investor readiness. They have a marketable product or service and working business model and a plan how to proceed with their start-up.

The new programm gained much of interest – there were 58 applications submitted on time. The jury will decide, which 14 companies will start the program.

Studying in PESA Virtual Academy is for free. The cources in the Academy will cover wide range of topics: legal aspects, business models, storytelling, pitching, customer profile mapping and process, sales basics, customer journey and customer service, HR and team building, fundraising basics, investors. The cources are in English, with Georgian subtitles.

During the studies participants will have webinars and workshops on various topics and they will prepare some homework on their own start-up problems. Online training is supported by on-site training and mentoring sessions – throughout the study period, experienced trainers and mentors from Estonia and Georgia will support the startups.

As a cherry on the top, the best team will go to Tallinn and pitch at international start-up conference Latitude 59 in Tallinn, Estonia on May 28-29, 2020.

More about the project in Estonian 

The project is financed by Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the funds of development cooperation and humanitarian aid.