Who should apply?

Individuals and business teams who are passionate about building a technology startup are welcome to apply. Our program is tailored for both pre-revenue startups, as well as more mature businesses with products or services on the market. Originality of idea or project, strategic vision, and business scalability are among the factors we assess in our participant selection.

  • August/September

  • 29-16
How to apply?

Post your statement of purpose, business idea, and CV on: www.f6s.com/mtbstartupschool. After completing the application, you will be interviewed by us to explain your business, learn more about our program, and to answer any questions you may have.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee is $5,000, inclusive of the use of the office for the 3 weeks, all material and company visits. Fees do not include travel and lodging.


San Francisco can be crazy expensive these days. You need to budget a minimun of $1,500 for a shared room. Mind the Bridge may put you in contact with our partner “startup house” (budget $1,500-$1,800 /mo) or our partner agency for a shared appartment (budget $1,800-$2,500/mo).

Still have questions? Get in touch with us at startupschool@mindthebridge.org


The service that Mind the Bridge provides to users is subject to the following terms of use:

  • the attendance to the classes is mandatory
-Your project could not be chosen in the core 4-5 that we are going to follow closely during the program
  • we reserve the right to choose the projects that will be presenting during our public Gym Sessions
  • english fluency is mandatory. You’ll be required to provide your TOEFL score (min 100/120) .
    If you do not have a TOEFL certificate or equivalent, you’ll be assessed by a certified teacher ($50 fee).