The aim of our startup program is to help talented teams and their ideas change the world, making the lives of millions better and happier. There is a need for a place that inspires. Where mistakes, learning and developing is part of everyday life.
The three most important components of startup success are knowledge, connections and capital. Therefore our 26 week long program grants you access to the knowledge of recognised mentors, local and international investors, and capital to help you step by step realising your startup. Your dream.
Join us on any given day of the year. Send us a short summary of your idea in which you introduce your team, explain the problem you are trying to solve, your solution to it, and finally your vision. Hit the send button, and we’ll get back to you in 24 hours with the next steps.
Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has come.
You send us the short summary of your idea. We get back to you in a days time. Likely, we will invite you for a personal chat, where we get to know each other. We then start to work together, and see, if we can bring value into each others lives. If there is chemistry, we sign a contract, and start changing the world together.
Your task is to work on your startup, making progress every single day. moving ahead day by day. Ours is to help you build a working prototype with the help of our mentors, and to document of the whole process. The aim of the 26 week long program is to develop your startup’s strategy, design, technology and communication, so that your team will be well prepared to face a second round of investors.
With the help of our mentors, you prepare for the presentations. We find you the best local and international investors. Following a successful second round investment, we can continue to grow and evolve together.
Frequently Asked Questions
When and how can we apply to Kitchen Budapest’s startup program?
On any given day of the year. Send us a short summary of your web, mobile or design ideas in an e-mail.
What is your secrecy policy?
We only share your ideas with third parties in case you specifically ask for that to happen, or if it helps the develop your startup.
What is your capital investment, and what percentage of the company do you expect to own in exchange?
Our investment upon accepting your team to the 26 week program is 4 to 6 million forints. You can spend that amount on salaries, hardware, software, prototype creation and travel. In exchange, we expect to get 10 to 30% of the company.
How much time does it take to get access to the program?
We will not slow the process. In an ideal case, it can be as little as 4 weeks.
What happens to ideas and teams, which don’t make it to the program?
We try to help all teams move closer to their goals with the momentarily available kowledge and time we have.
Who can we turn to with questions or remarks?