TechQuartier is Germany’s official FinTech Hub and provides a large innovation platform, connecting entrepreneurs, innovators, digital pioneers, investors, major corporations, academic institutions and the public sector.
TechQuartier, founded in 2016 in Europe‘s ﬁnancial center of Frankfurt, is a cross-industry innovation platform created to bring startups, corporates and new talent together to work, meet, learn and collaborate on new technologies, educational programs and digital business models. Representing a large community of forward-thinking professionals eager to learn and connect, TQ’s mission is to provide innovators with the tools and resources they need to change the world. TechQuartier is also known as Germany’s official FinTech Hub and provides a large innovation platform, connecting entrepreneurs, innovators, digital pioneers, investors, major corporations, academic institutions and the public sector.
Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) on the other hand, is the leading integrator of innovative businesses and economic development, aiding the visibility and whose approach is to connect research and development in the scientific field and business sector, create new job opportunities oriented towards the future, based on knowledge and new technology. The center supports both start-ups and existing companies with the potential for growth, in Kosovo and the region.
And with the upcoming annual activity of TechQuartier rolling around, it has reached out to ICK for a collaborative opportunity for the entrepreneurial and innovative community to dabble in!
Through this collaboration, TechQuartier and Eintracht Frankfurt include ICK’s community in the opening of programs to talents and students around the world for the third edition of TechTalents!
TechTalents is a free, two-month Student Education Program that is aimed at students from all backgrounds from all over the world. By working on real-life business challenges, which are designed by TechQuartier’s participating corporate partners, students will gain valuable insights on how to develop a digital solution from start to finish and get direct professional coaching and feedback.
The last edition was completely virtual and brought together more than 120 students from Europe, Asia and North America. The next edition’s format will be a mixture of virtual and live opportunities. The program’s Kick-Off and Graduation Day will be hosted live at TQ in Frankfurt and also online, the best of all worlds! The rest of the program will be entirely online via the exclusive online learning platform TechHippo.
TechQuartier has a rich library of content created during the last edition of TechTalents. Their own digital ecosystem has more than 50 online tutorials accessible on demand and consists of various online learning units, digital workshops, online feedback sessions and the fostering of teamwork across virtual landscapes. Students have access to the entire curriculum including courses in:
- Team Formation
- Entrepreneurship Principles
- Ideation & Design Thinking
- Business Modeling
- Product Development
- No-Coding Tools
- Growth and Start-Up and
- Pitching & Storytelling
The program has a competition-based format and the winning teams will take home cash prizes, which they can use to bring their idea to life.
Applications are now accepted here until 6 September.