APPLICATION

The application period for the F22 batch has ended. Thank you for your applications!

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Application period for the F22 batch has now ended. Thank you for your applications!
Application period for the F22 batch has now ended. Thank you for your applications!
Application period for the F22 batch has now ended. Thank you for your applications!
Alication period for the F22 batch has been extended!
Application period for the F22 batch has been extended!
Applications for F22  batch is open now!

ABOUT THE APPLICATION:

The program part of Silta revolves around the participant's application agenda related to building their company in the SF Bay Area. The agenda can be anything relevant for the company building of the applicant that requires the unique environment of the SF Bay Area. The agenda could be f.ex. related to one of of the following:

  • Validating your business idea from the US market
  • Finding your co-founder.
  • Finding inspiration and new perspective for your company.
  • Creating a business around a particular domain of interest.
  • Recruiting your first employees from the US.
  • Raising capital.
  • Preparing a go-to market strategy to the US market.
Finding inspiration and new perspective for your company.
Validating your business idea/product from the US market.
Raising a funding round from the SF Bay Area.                            
Raising a funding round from the SF Bay Area.                            
Recruiting first employees from the US.                                         

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WHO CAN APPLY?

You are eligible to apply to Silta if you fulfill the following criteria:

You are an entrepreneurial 1-2 person team who have a well communicated agenda to participate in Silta (Note! Everyone in the team needs to fill out the application form individually).
Your team members are either 1) Finnish or 2) live in Finland.
Everyone in your team is over 18 years old.
You are able to cover the program participation fee (1200€/person) and your living costs during the program which are estimated to be c. 800-1200€/month per participant (meaning food, public transportation, etc.).

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Driven

You are goal-oriented - as you set objectives for yourself, you put 100% focus on achieving them.

Entrepreneurial

You are an aspiring entrepreneur or an entrepreneur with a well communicated agenda to be realized in Silicon Valley.

Curious

You have a beginner's mindset: you are always ready to learn new things and interested in knowing how others perceive the world.

Bold

You believe in your ideas and are not afraid of standing out.

SCHEDULE FOR APPLICATION PERIOD:

Application period: 18.5. 2021 - 19.6.2022
Selection for the interviews: 17.6. - 19.6.2022
Interviews: 20.6. - 1.7.2022
Final selection: 1.7. - 6.7.2022

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