Idea Validation Program 2024

The 2024 Zein AUB iPark Idea Validation Program is Coming Up

Roll up your sleeves to explore the entrepreneurial journey!

Learn best practices in both entrepreneurship and personal development for entrepreneurs

Personal Development for Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Foundations
Module 1: Learning about Yourself Sprint 1: From Idea to Market – The Journey
Module 2: Developing a Personal Development Plan Sprint 2: Design Thinking and Market Research
Module 3: Emotional Intelligence Sprint 3: Lean Canvas and Business Literacy
Module 4: Effective Communications and Interactions Sprint 4: Financial Literacy and Investment Readiness
Module 5: Resilience Sprint 5: Pitching

Join now to kick start the entrepreneurial process

The program will run from February to April 2024, with access to prototyping petty cash and mentoring based on progress, deliverables, and submissions. The program includes group webinars to cover the different topics.

Committed startups that are selected from the Idea Validation Program will qualify for the pitching event where top ideas get selected for the next Build and Accelerate Program, which takes place from July until September 2024

Who Can Apply?

Any AUBite or teams with at least one AUBite core team member including undergraduate students, graduate students, alumni, staff, or faculty members

Don't Have a Team?

Innovators who are looking for partners to complete their teams can use iPark’s Skills Match Hub.

Deadline to Apply February 14, 2024








Our Journey Program

Journey Programs

February-April 2024

  • Petty Cash
  • To develop your Low Fidelity Prototype (basic prototype)
  • Prototype

July-September 2024 

  • Access to Funds
  • To develop your Minimum Viable Product , Minimum Marketable Product, and Market Development
  • MMP

November-March 2024

  • Launching, Execution, and Commercialization

Incubation Program Perks