StartupMonthly is back to Moscow

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StartupMonthly, the premier Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator with target audience in Eastern Europe and Baltics, is coming back to Moscow in September to offer a condensed version of its highly successful and proven startup accelerator program. 

On September 9-15, StartupMonthly will welcome 10 startups for a 7-day startup accelerator in Moscow. Startups will work with Silicon Valley mentors to take their current businesses to the next level. They will learn the essentials of the lean startup methodology through practicing and performing Customer Development, re-defining their Minimal Viable Product, and optimizing their business model for rapid user adoption. The StartupMonthly mentors will supervise the startups along the way and help rework and improve the roadmaps for the startups. During the investors demo day on Sep 15 at SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management, startups will present their businesses to invited investors to get help with funding, recruiting advisors and establishing valuable partnerships. 

To register for this 7-day accelerator program, please visit russia.startupmonthly.org.

 Specific topics covered during the 7-day accelerator program in Moscow include:

  • Systematic methodology for accelerating your business by validating key business assumptions
  • How to build a great co-founding team and how to recruit top talent to your team
  • Leadership and startup psychology
  • Effective customer development
  • How to build a Lean, Agile, and Scalable startup
  • Mobile/Web startup User Experience
  • Traction metrics and how to measure them
  • Minimal Viable Product (MVP) and roadmap planning
  • Traction generation and user acquisition strategies
  • Viral and social marketing techniques
  • Investors pitch and executive summary 

The workshop is made possible by StartupMonthly with the support from Monthly Ventures venture fund, Farminers Startup Academy, Venture Angels, GreenfieldProject, SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management, LETA Group, StartupPoint, Стартап Афиша, Студия Михаила Кечинова, Go Valley!, StartUp Women, Startup Technologies LLC, StartUp Access, and Airbnb.

StartupMonthly is looking for additional partners and sponsors for this workshop which will expose the sponsor’s brand to a large audience of entrepreneurs, technical professionals, and investors.

StartupMonthly works closely with Monthly Ventures, the Silicon Valley-based micro-seed fund which invests $30K to $100K in promising teams with potential to explode on the US and global markets in the areas of consumer web, mobile services and applications, cloud services and infrastructure, and smart TV domains.

StartupMonthly has opened the registration for its next startup accelerator program taking place in Silicon Valley which starts on November 1, 2012. Accepted startups will receive $45,000 investment fromMonthly Ventures. To learn more and apply, please visit startupmonthly.org/startup-accelerator.html .

More information:

http://russia.startupmonthly.org/apply.html

http://www.startupmonthly.org

http://www.monthlyventures.com