WeStart is a 6-week digital skills training and coaching program from Google for entrepreneurial women. This new WeStart cohort is for female-identifying entrepreneurs from Ukraine in their pursuit of starting and growing their businesses in Denmark or Ukraine. Participants will receive digital skills training, tool-based virtual workshops, physical networking events with first row access to top experts, and inspiring and practical advice from other entrepreneurs and business leaders.
The 6-week program consists of online training and physical networking events in Copenhagen covering the following topics:
Through WeStart you will receive access to mentors and partners who can support your development and help your business grow . Through a combination of group exercises,1:1s and special events you will learn from some of the top mentors in Scandinavia and Ukraine.
"Take advantage of this unique offer of your time in Denmark
to build your dream and Ukraine in the near future"
WeStart is tailored for Ukrainian female-identifying entrepreneurs currently residing in Denmark. It is meant for women who already have an existing business or have a business concept that they want to pursue and develop and launch following the program.
Following the motivational launch event, you will participate in tool-based virtual workshops, and physical networking events with access to top experts, business specialists. In addition to valuable skills learned during the training workshops, you will graduate with:
"The WeStart program is not judging and it meets
the female entrepreneurs where they are and where they want to go.
After finishing the program, I had the skills and faith to build my own dream".
The majority of the training is delivered live and online and in Ukrainian. The virtual workshops are led by trainers and constructed of practical, interactive and hands-on lessons.
Participants will join events to meet and share advice with other WeStart entrepreneurs.
Participants will hear inspiring growth stories from entrepreneurs from Ukraine, Scandinavia and more.
There will be opportunities for 1:1 mentoring and support to tackle any gaps in knowledge specific to each entrepreneur.
WeStart is offered without at no cost for participants and runs for 6 weeks; from 30 May until 8 July. Workshops are held twice a week with four hours per workshop. Live workshops are held online via Google Meets so you will need to ensure you have a stable internet connection and a laptop, tablet or a mobile device with a camera and microphone.
Apply today to the WeStart program by register and filling out the application. Please include some background information on what motivated you to start your business, as well as other information on your business concept, progress to date (for existing businesses) and contact information. The deadline for applications is 19 May 23:59. You will receive confirmation of your submission to the email you provide.
30 May -
8 July 2022
You will receive an application form, which needs to be submitted by May 19, 2022 (we look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible)
You will be informed if you accepted into the program by May 23th, 2022.
Please confirm or cancel your spot before 24th of May 23:59.
The application deadline is 19th of May at 23:59.
The program is designed specifically for Ukrainian female-identifying entrepreneurs currently residing in Denmark. You can apply for the program if you are already an entrepreneur with an established business or you have a clear business idea and want to pursue entrepreneurship.
We are seeking applicants who are dedicated and can participate in all planned workshops and dates. We understand that sometimes there might be conflicting plans or something unforeseen may arise along the way. If you cannot participate in some of the sessions, let us know and we will do our best to find an alternative solution.
No, there is no cost to participate in this program.
All applicants will receive an email on the 23th of May to inform whether they have been accepted into the program.
We plan to bring 50 companies/business ideas onboard.
Yes, it is possible to apply with a co-founder.
Once you have submitted your application, you will be diverted to a page with notification where you are told that the application has been successfully registered. You will also get a confirmation in your email you have provided.
No. The program is in Ukrainian and therefore all participants should understand and be able to communicate in Ukrainian.