Create your startup
and obtain a Master's

Genoa ES is the first mix between a Master’s and an accelerator program.
You can build your start-up full time, leveraging networks in the US and EU, whilst obtaining a Master's degree.

Voss-Genoaes

Go from ideation to fundraising in 8 months and obtain a Master degree at the same time.
No prior experience or idea needed.

The Genoa ES experience equips young technical or business talent with the experience and industry secrets needed to become effective founders or leaders in the United States and Europe. We offer a comprehensive blend of technical and hard skills, complemented by personalised guidance from a robust network and real-world practice, all while studying at prestigious universities and working in some of the most inspiring cities in the world.

$320K

average raised by our students

75%

of our students raised funding

  • No idea or start up experience required
  • Washington, San Fransisco, New York (US), Genoa (Europe), thought fully in English
  • 70% of students is international
  • 8 months, full-time, on campus
  • 80 ETCs European Master Degree
  • Applications closing June 2024
  • Intake on September 2024
  • 3 month internship, Bsc Degree, IELTS 7.0 or higher required
  • Fee €23,000. Scholarships are available.
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your journey to become an entrepreneur

Learn start up theory in Washington, D.C.

Explore evidence-based entrepreneurship, business models, design thinking, and leadership essentials.

What you'll learn
& Where you learn

Earn global recognition with our curriculum from the University of Genoa and Georgetown.

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"At Genoa ES, I've seen students flourish, armed with knowledge, resilience, and a supportive community. It's inspiring to witness their growth and innovation as they navigate the startup landscape."

Alessandro Cannas,
Product Manager @Bard.ai
Program Mentor

Master startup theory essentials for your entrepreneurial journey. Gain insights into evidence-based entrepreneurship, business models, leadership, venture capital, legal aspects, scaling, and impactful presentations.
Dive into practical startup experience. Validate and strengthen your concept with insights into market research, customer validation, hypothesis formulation, outreach strategies, user communication, and co-founder selection.
Discover Silicon Valley's innovation hub. Learn from industry leaders about customer retention, product scalability, team management, and fundraising. Gain insights into organic growth, storytelling, investor engagement, and legal matters, preparing for startup success.
Craft a captivating pitch. Learn storytelling, visual presentation, and keyword selection. Practice and iterate, culminating in a thrilling pitch competition. Earn a prestigious Georgetown University Completion Certificate.
Unlock startup success in Genoa with essential strategies. From planning and budgeting to sales and product development, explore startup economics, European business law, and technical product management. Maximize growth through social media marketing, project management, and B2B sales. Master strategic follow-up, fundraising, and communication for lasting success.

Launch while studying like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, or Elon Musk but with time and support.

20%

of 500 top founders launched while studying.

93%

Georgetown MiM students received a job offer, Class 2022.

2H

the average class time a day. So you have time to work.

$7.5 B

raised by Genoa ES mentors who are founders.

Grow your idea
surrounded by great people

Learn from 100+ industry experts with decades of big-tech experience.

Get to know your mentors & network

Launch and boost your idea fast

Engage in regular 1:1 sessions with personalized mentor, ensuring guidance tailored to your entrepreneurial journey.

Who joined our mission

Here are some of the +100 mentors ready to guide you while at Genoa ES.

Get to know our network

Bei Zhang

Head of Marketing Analytics at Grammarly ($13 bln valuation)

Alessandro Cannas

Product Manager at Bard.ai (Google) (1.65 trillion valuation)

Douglas Leone

Global Managing Partner at Sequoia ($88 bln under manage.)

Prasanna Sankar

Co-Founder at Rippling.com ($11.3 bln valuation)

Francois de Bodinat

Chief Product Officer at Younited ($1.3 bln valuation)

Bei Zhang

Head of Marketing Analytics at Grammarly ($13 bln valuation)

Alessandro Cannas

Product Manager at Bard.ai (Google) (1.65 trillion valuation)

Douglas Leone

Global Managing Partner at Sequoia ($88 bln under manage.)

Prasanna Sankar

Co-Founder at Rippling.com ($11.3 bln valuation)

Frabcois de Bodinat

Chief Product Officer at Younited ($1.3 bln valuation)

Alessandro Cannas

Product Manager at Bard.ai (Google) (1.65 trillion valuation)

Douglas Leone

Global Managing Partner at Sequoia ($88 bln under manage.)

Prasanna Sankar

Co-Founder at Rippling.com ($11.3 bln valuation)

Frabcois de Bodinat

Chief Product Officer at Younited ($1.3 bln valuation)

Gain experience by putting theory into practice

We believe that learning by doing and having a real world experience is the best way to grow and learn.

Industry and role specific 1:1 sessions with mentors available every day.

Take time to ideate, test and fail risk free. No start up needed to graduate.

Co found with another student with complementary skills or work alone.

Spend 1/3 of the class hours with professors, 2/3 with mentors.

Life-changing for the students

Read directly from the Master participants, how the Genoa ES Master helped them launch.

Get to know our network

7 mln raised within 6 months of the demo day from the last Genoa ES cohort

Learn, launch, raise.

Begin your startup journey now.

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