Entrepreneurship in the United States and France
From September to December, discover entrepreneurship with Schoolab and UC Berkeley, at home digitally or at Schoolab Paris. Find your team, a business idea and validate it while also learning to be a great Product Owner!
Live 4 full months at UC Berkeley, from January to May and learn everything you need to know to validate your idea and grow your business. Meet with future mentors and VCs.
End the program, from may to august, at Schoolab Paris, San Francisco or Ho Chi Minh City to scale your business in either of theses innovation hubs.
1 year between Paris, San Francisco, Ho Chi Minh City
We offer you more than a bridge, we offer you 10 months to change your life
Questions about the Bridge startup incubation program?
What awaits you when you participate in The Bridge Program? It is a year-long entrepreneurship program that brings together students from different schools (School 42, ESSEC, HEC, Science Po, Dauphine, etc.) and recent graduates. You will be going to UC Berkeley with students from schools around the world.
When does the program begin and end?
The program (course – incubation) begins in September 2020 and ends no later in August 2021.
- September – December : At home (digital) or at Schoolab Paris with a training from Schoolab and UC Berkeley
- January – May : classes at UC Berkeley
- May – August : at Schoolab San Francisco, Paris or Ho Chi Minh City.
Who can participate in the Bridge?
We believe that multidisciplinarity is an excellent catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurship. Bridge Entrepreneurship is designed for graduate students and young professionals from all disciplines and backgrounds, provided they are passionate and motivated.
How much does the program cost?
The one-year program (UC Berkeley track – Incubation) costs 30,000$. Please note that this does not include living expenses (food, accommodation, transportation, flights).
As a future entrepreneur, don’t hesitate to crowdfund your program!
Will I graduate from UC Berkeley?
You will have a graduation ceremony to obtain your uc Berkeley certificate at the end of the second semester. If you want to validate the credit (12 UC Berkeley Units) with your school, contact us now, it’s possible!
What is the deadline for applications?
We now take applications on a rolling basis, until summer 2020.
Do I need to have a start-up project or an idea to apply?
You don’t need to have a business idea to apply to LeBridge Entrepreneurship. Practical courses at Berkeley, meetings with entrepreneurs, interacting with other students and Silicon Valley starters will give you many ideas.
Our various startup programs
Schoolab supports entrepreneurs at all levels of development: from the idea to understanding the real customer need, from prototype to first sales, from growth to first fundraiser