If you have a passion for healthcare and a vision for how to make it better, FM Health is the perfect place to turn your ideas into reality.
Whether you're interested in developing new medical technologies, creating innovative healthcare delivery models, or improving healthcare access and affordability, FM Health is here to help you succeed.
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Future Makers Health will host a total of 15 workshops. These workshops will include 12 sessions on general business knowledge and 3 specific sessions on health related themes.
The total amount of hours spend within FM Health is ~50, including the workshops & the mentoring sessions. The aspiring founders are expected to be present in 80% of the sessions.
Future Makers Health will gather between 15 and 20 start-up ideas that are related in a way or another to the medical sector. Out of the total number of start-ups, only 10 will have the chance to pitch during the Future Makers final.
Our goal is to create an international environment where young future-makers can strive and prosper.
FM Health accepts start-ups from the entire the CEE region, mainly focusing on Romania, Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Rep. Moldova & Slovakia.
The most advanced start-ups will be invited to pitch their start-ups in front of a group of investors from CEE.
This opportunity will help you get insights from leading investors and potentially land your start-up a first round of investments.
Timeline for 2023 Edition
FM Health: Application Period
Mission-driven - improving people's health and wellbeing, while also creating economic opportunities.
No more than 2 years business maturity.
Setting up the foundation:
Weeks 1 to 4
Week 1: Lean Canvas (Problem Def., Assumptions Mapping, Choosing the Right Experiments)
Week 2: Customer Discovery & Validation
Week 3: Product-Market Fit
Week 4: Do it like an Israeli
Weeks 5 to 9
Week 5: Group Presentations
Week 6: Product/Service Prototype/MVP
Week 7: Building Sustainable Business Models
Week 7: Business Strategy & Developing a Winning Roadmap
Week 8: Growth Marketing
Week 8: Performance Marketing
Week 9: Financial Management
Weeks 10 to 11
Week 10: Future Trends & Foresight
Week 10: Personalized Workshop (1)
Week 11: Personalized Workshop (2)
Week 11: Personalized Workshop (3)
Pitch Training & FM Final:
Weeks 12 to 16
Week 12: Pitch Training
Week 13: Intro into Investment
Week 14: Pitch Rehearsal
Week 15: Final Prep
Week 16/17: Future Makers Final
What else you’ll get
At the end of the program, no matter the results, all the participants to Future Makers will receive the all-in-one workbook. This will help you build upon any business idea in the future.
You’ll learn how to create value to your customers and you’ll be able to replicate the process for any new business idea using this template.
Any pitch, no matter how you deliver it, is based on a one pager. We live in a digital world and you’ll need it to present your business briefly via email or chats when talking won’t be possible.
Working with goals means translating “I want to get 3 clients” into “I will contact 10 new brand managers by the end of November to win 3 clients.” At the end of the program, you’ll get a plan for your business and you’ll be able to create one from scratch.
Learn how to create a compelling presentation to pitch your business plan to investors. Creating a pitch deck will help you transform your business plan into a real deal for investors.
A short future trends report is a brief document that draws on current market research and analysis to predict emerging technologies, consumer preferences, market growth rates, major players, and other factors that will shape the industry's future.
We know it’s hard to explain the value of your business in 30 seconds. That’s why, we’ll show you how to do it and we’ll give a template to use anytime you need to pitch an idea..
What other participants say:
”The program was very well designed and delivered. All content and presenters were on a high level. The program organizer Ioana was exceptional and Corina and Paul were also very helpful and supportive.”
”Building and growing a start-up is more complex than I expected, but now I know more about it.”
”I loved the quality of the materials and the online course, they were very helpful to follow up after the workshop and it is very good that we can have access any time. Thank you!”
Sabina Ioana Poenar
”You are great! You should be proud. And keep it up, in a few years, Future Makers could become one of the best programs for early-stage startups in this part of the world.”
”I loved the opportunity to work with a mentor at the very end of the program when the stress levels are higher and timeframes - shorter. Overall, my experience with Future Makers was great and gave me the structure and timeframe to do my homework. I will be forever thankful for what you did for me.”
”Future Makers connected us with wonderful people who helped us and our idea grow, and at the same time exposed us to investors.”
winner Future Makers 2018
Tzitzi Poc Adventures, Romania
”Our participation in the FutureMakers incubator got us working on our niche and our positioning, creating valuable connections and getting us ready for our upcoming seed round.”
"So many important things happened during our Future Makers incubator, but the most important was the fact that we had the opportunity to have access to a large network of entrepreneurs, peers, mentors, corporates and investors and to learn from them."
"This was a great validation that we are on the right path. It was the jumpstart for us at the right time."
Veltra Bikes, Romania