Program 2014

Here is an outline of the 4 month Techpeaks program including a calendar of TechPeaks Academy - events open to the public


TechPeaks Academy

Inspiring and empowering the ICT Community

TechPeaks Academy is a series of events open to the public:

- inspiring talks from TechPeaks mentors
- hands-on workshops
- ideas generation labs
- Tech Talks from ICT professionals


TechPeaks Academy is all about hands-on experiences and empowering people to create amazing new things




What happened last year? Check out 2013 program

*The program published below is constantly being updated and may change 
TechPeaks 2014 started on March 25, 2014 and will last 4 months.

Onboarding March 24
Welcome to Trento!
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Come to Trento and receive the Welcome Package, settle in, start meeting people and get accustomed with the local environment.

Shake March 25 - April 4
Meet all the participants and get started
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Meet all participants and take part in workshop and events to get started on working on idea generation and business modeling. 

March 28-30

Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. 


April 02-04

ICT Days

ICT Days is a local, annual event where startuppers, researchers, university students and citizens exchange views about new technologies for innovation of society and territory.


More workshops to be published!

Accelerate April 5 - June 22
Fast forward>> Team, idea, business modeling
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Time to work on team, idea generation, validation, and business modeling. 

Prototyping, presenting, refining, discussing business strategy ideas and products and... growing!


Workshops and guest speakers. Mentors in town!

And more on: running a startup, cash, legal, intellectual property.


Workshps are mandatory for Explorers and optional -but highly recommended- for Alpinists

* Before June 2, Explorer have to present 3 to 5 business analysis



Pitch June 23 - July 17
It's all about pitching!
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This phase is all about getting ready for the Demo Day... pitch, pitch, pitch!


July 18
Wrap-up July 19-25
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Even awesome experiences have to end...

After the Demo Day, up to five project will be awarded a grant, and all the starups graduated from the program get the benefit of a growing alumni network.