Program

Test Drive


Turbine Test Drive Program is our Pre-Incubation offer. It is a hands-on training program for individual or teams with early-stage start-ups that want to get support to sharpen their business models and test their Minimum Viable Product.
The business idea should be innovative and scalable. The program is based on Business Model Canvas, a strategic template for the development of business models. It is a popular tool used by entrepreneurs across the world.

Who can apply?

We welcome people/teams with business ideas in all industries. The program is aimed at individuals with an innovative business idea/startup with the potential for growth. Scalability is also an important element and you should have a desire to start a business around the idea.

Free

The Turbine Test Drive program is free. You contribute with your own time, commitment and passion.

Confidentiality

As a requirement to attend the program, all participants and organizers sign a confidentiality agreement. Turbine is committed to protect all business ideas, and dedicated to support the entrepreneurs to be the leaders who will transform this idea into a successful business. No information on the business concepts, technologies or names of participants may be spread outside the program without the consent of the participant in question.

About the program

In the Turbine Test Drive program, theory is mixed with practice where experts inspire and help you stake out a path forward. The program consists of 3 workshops and 1 pitch day. Between workshops, tasks are given with some individual coaching from Turbine’s experienced coaches. On the pitch day, all teams present their startups/projects in front of investors. Seed funding is available for validated MVP, experienced team and field experts. It is the best way to get started if you have an innovative business idea!

The content of the workshops

The Turbine Test Drive program focuses on:

1st Workshop

Thursday 27/09/2018 from 17h00 to 21h30

– Start up Toolbox (Pongo.io)
– Lean Canvas (Dodo Work Play)
– Value proposition (Dodo Work Play)

2nd Workshop:

Thursday 04/10/2018 from 17h00 to 21h30
– Story telling (Pongo.io)
– Milestone Plan (Compass)
– Revenue Model (Compass)

3rd workshop:

Thursday 11/10/2018 from 17h00 to 21h30
– Branding (Circus)
– Sales Technique (Alinae Consulting)
– How to pitch (Alinae Consulting)

Pitch Day:

Friday 19/10/2018 from 17h00 to 21h30
– Pitch final in front of potential investors! Take your chance!