10th - 29th of July, 2016 in Turin, Italy

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"The entrepreneurship education at EIA gives every participant the opportunity to be immersed in the extreme international startup environment"
- Ken Singer, UC Berkeley

The Most Innovative Summer Program - From an Idea to a Tech Start-Up in 15 days

Week I

  • Meet & Greet
  • Team Formation
  • Ideation
  • Promoting Yourself
  • Identify Problems
  • Find solutions
  • Market Segmentation
  • Customer Development
  • Product/Market Fit
  • User Experience Design
  • Design Thinking
  • Fast Paper Prototyping
  • Quantified Self
  • Design & Product Development
  • Design Thinking
  • Integrated Product Development
  • Fashion Thinking
  • How to Design Ferrari
  • Designing Future Mobility

Week II

  • Lean Canvas
  • Business Model Design
  • Scalable Business Model
  • Customer Engagement
  • IT Hackathon
  • SEO
  • Keeping and growing customers
  • Revenue models
  • Google AdWords Campaign
  • Using Big Data
  • App demo
  • Design & Big Data
  • Luxury Design
  • Emotions & Design
  • Open Design
  • Protovation

Week III

  • Marketing Madness
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Start-up Legal
  • Storytelling
  • Pitch like a BOSS
  • Software Apps and IP
  • Start-up Finance
  • PR and Branding
  • Funding Alternatives
  • VC Funding tricks
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  • Food Design & Megatrends

Both individual students and pre-formed teams with an idea or a team with a running business can apply and benefit from the program.


Jonah Houston


Flavio Manzoni


John Elkann

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Rick Rasmussen

Concordia Ventures

Ravi Belani

Alchemist, Stanford University

Anand Kulkarni


Rune Bentien


Ken Singer

UC Berkeley, CET
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Mentors - Meet & Work @ EIA

Anand Kulkarni


Fred Krieger

Scoro Software

Bret Waters

Tivix, Inc

Tommaso Di Bartolo


Alina Adams

Volyy LLC

Ying Tam

Mindful Scientific

Francesco Ronchi

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"It is an excellent program for start-up minded students"
- Martin Omander, Program Manager at Google

Startup Seed Investors

Ravi Belani

Alchemist Accelerator

Bill Reichert

Garage Technology Ventures

Mike Reiner

Amazon Web Services

Sergio Zocchi

United Ventures

Jose Franca

Portugal Ventures

Simone Cimminelli


Stefano Molino

Innogest SGR SpA

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Super Early Bird


  • Until October 1

Regular Price


  • Until January 1

Group Discounts

Accommodation not included (Price range: 580 - 700 EUR)

VAT (20%) added to individual purchases

"I am going to build my startup in Italy, birthplace of Ferrari"
- Participant in EIA2016

"The caliber of the teams is super impressive - the people that are here and the potential of all the students. I get more impressed each year with the level of companies that are coming out."
- Ravi Belani, Alchemist Accelerator & Stanford University

Partner Universities

UC Berkeley

Dublin Institute of Technology

Tsinghua University

ESCP Europe

Victoria University

University of Calgary

Seneca College

University of Melbourne

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"I don't think I've ever been involved with a program this massive, from so many different countries around the world."
- Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures

Location & Contact Info

France Headquarters

24 Avenue des Diables Bleus, Nice, France

Italy Headquarters

Via Carlo Allioni 3, Torino, Italy

Nordic Headquarters

Sakala 16a-3, Tallinn, Estonia

Silicon Valley Office

555 Mission St, San Francisco, United States