The Pre-Acceleration program will identify and support the most promising business ideas amongst students and spin-offs form the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia (UKIM). The goal of the Pre-Acceleration Program at Accelerator UKIM is to help structure the student ideas and spin-offs into potential businesses, and get them ready for the Accelerator Program and Investments.
The pre-acceleration program will be implemented through existing subjects offered at various University Ss Cyril and Methodius programs, and subjects taught at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Law and Economic Institute.
The most advanced and talented students/teams will be given the chance to participate in Accelerator UKIM’s Venture Academy, which will be organized before the end of each semester. The selection will be based on the following criteria:
a) Business Idea / Concept
b) Stage of development
c) Market potential / understanding
d) Team composition and commitment-ability to develop/grow business