Working on your own idea and trying to transform it into a business can be tough, especially if you do it on the side. We are here to help you find the right balance between passion, excitement and the reality of implementing a business idea.
A future savvy, passionate and professional team
We are connected to the latest trends and challenges and always know what’s going on around, what comes next and how can prepare for the future
Personalized support, not one-size-fits-all
We offer mentoring and feedback sessions applied to your business, not just general knowledge
In-house developed methodology
Future Makers has undergone tremendous growth and transformation throughout its six editions.
Passionate about a better and sustainable future
People passionate about building a better and sustainable future
We are part of a global organization that supports the development of sustainable solutions for the future
45.000 EUR prize pool & investment pitches
15.000 EUR winners prize pool & for each incubator: 1st place - 10.000 EUR & 2nd place - 5.000 EUR.
Learn more about us
No matter which incubator you choose to join, our team of expert trainers and mentors will provide you with the knowledge and guidance you need to bring your ideas to life during the ten-week incubation period. With six general sessions designed to establish the foundations of your business and up to six industry-specific sessions to delve deeper into your field, you'll be equipped with the tools you need to succeed.
So get ready to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and take the first step towards realizing your dreams!
We offer you the challenge
We offer you the knowledge
We offer you the exposure
We offer you financial support
You know you became an entrepreneur when you get the change to pitch for your first investment. We offer a total prize pool of 75,000 euros and an investment pitch session.
What other participants say:
”The passion and the dedication that the team has to actively help each entrepreneur succeed in their vision. I know that whatever help I may need, the Future Makers team will always be there for me to reach out to.”
”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