Faculty & Mentors
60 hrs of structured time includes workshop run by professionals, mentoring and weekly presentation critique.
The 2-week program + 1 week of 1:1 mentoring (3 weeks total) provides a strong foundation in the theory and practice of Lean Startup methodology and the essential skills to communicate your business model.
A look inside our startup school: stories from our graduates on how the MTB startup school helped to make their dreams a reality.
LIVE MTB STARTUP SCHOOL
"If you have to fail, fail fast. If you fail more than once in this three weeks, it means the program is good!"
Ugo Lusardi, September 2015
"Mind The Bridge is a great experience to live San Francisco and take the pulse of this ecosystem."
Iago Fernández Cedrón, September 2015
"Great camaraderie and a sense of family with the organizational staff and other students. Lots of willingness to help all around. The gym sessions were great."
Barnaby Feder, February 2015
"Mind the Bridge experience gives you the most practical, efficient way the tools and connections you need to develop your business. Great team of qualified, supportive and enthusiastic people that will help you bring your idea to the next level."
Riccardo Atzeni (Italy), February 2015
“Attending the MTB school was a great experience that has allowed both to improve considerably our know-how, and give us the chance to keep in touch with very interesting people. I will take all your advices to heart."
Andrea Di Donato (Italy), Nov 2014
“Since my business is my life, Mind the Bridge has been life changing. It has greatly improved my way of approaching business in terms of value creation and solid foundations."
Antony Murumba (Kenya), Nov 2014
"Startup School is a great opportunity to develop both your hard and soft skills. Here you will learn the art of networking and you will be introduced to the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial environment. Tutors are always available and ready to help you. Great experience. Recommended!"
Sebastian Nanic , September 2104
“Truly valuable information that I did not receive elsewhere."
Vicente Gracia (Chile), Aug 2014
"The program covers from the basis of creating a business in Silicon Valley to more advanced topics. I really liked that there was always a practical aspect on the topics taught. But most of all, the people I met!!"
Luca Lupo (Italy), Feb 2014
"MTB is the definitly way to have your finger in the pie, and learn all you have to know about startups and the Silicon Valley ecosystem."
Yuri Roncella (Italy), Feb 2014
"Obrigada por todos os conselhos recebidos. Uma das melhores experiências da minha vida!”
Ana Haguet (Brazil), August 2012
“The program is amazing, I’ve seen people with a negative attitude to risks changing drastically their attitude in 20 days and becoming tireless “startuppers”.Mind the Bridge is the fertile terrain where talents grow.”
Federico Carturan (Italy), July 2013