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Fashion tech mentoring programme for startups and entrepreneurs

When starting your startup in the fashion tech sector, the task sometimes appears to be too challenging. So much competition out there, and you don’t know where to start. DeFINE Network is proposing to European entrepreneurs, startups and scale-ups a set of activities. Do you want to know more?

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EBN ( in partnership with other EBN Members, UAL Knowledge Dock ( CEEI BURGOS ( Cy.R.I.C ( and Media Deals ( and incubators and fashion institutes, is building up a network called DeFINE for fashion tech startups in Europe ( This network offers a mentoring programme for entrepreneurs, pre-startups and startups in the fashion tech sector ( The mentoring programme will provide 80 hours of online mentoring support, and guide through the innovation process. By the end of the mentoring, businesses should have a prototype or proof of concept of a new product, process or new business model. Coaching experts will guide you throughout the process. Selected startups will be invited to events where they can meet investors in the fashion tech sector. This is an opportunity to take! The Second Round is open until 4th of June 2020 APPLY HERE --> What is involved in the mentoring programme? The Bespoke Mentoring Programme will deliver to 25 businesses technical and strategic support in order to facilitate and scale-up innovations in term of products/services, processes, and market approaches within the Fashion-Tech field. Mentorship aims to boost innovation through knowledge transfer and cross-sectoral collaboration. Mentors will be selected from the consortium partners which are European leading fashion and design academic institutions, Business Support Organisations and industry specialist networks. Additional relevant support from external sources will be provided when required.