Tehnopol Startup Incubator

Startup Incubator supports early-stage startups!

Each year, the incubator assists nearly 100 startups in product and business development and market entry through different accelerators.

Startup Incubator’s various programs include practical training, mentoring, events, valuable contacts, co-working spaces, and more to help Estonian startups grow into successful businesses.

Over 800 entrepreneurs have received support at Startup Incubator over the years, helping them raise a total of over 40 million euros in investments. Each year, more than half of the startups founded join the various accelerators offered by Tehnopol Startup Incubator.

Startup Incubator conducts various accelerators each year – Startup Accelerator, NATO DIANA, ESA BIC, Cyber Accelerator, AI Accelerator, and Film and Multimedia Accelerator – and additionally, we offer startups various opportunities to participate in international projects. More information can be found on the Startup Incubator’s website.


Startup Incubator measures its success by the development and success of the Estonian startup sector. We have received titles such as “Startup Estonia’s 2022 Best Collaboration Partner” and “EstBAN’s (Estonian Business Angels Network) Best Partner of the Decade” (awarded in 2022).


What Startup Incubator Offers You:

  • Collaboration with a personal and experienced key mentor who has advised hundreds of startups and helps you avoid mistakes and find a scalable business model.
  • Industry-leading mentors, ranging from legal matters to marketing.
  • A meaningful training program led by experienced practitioners in their field.
  • The opportunity to connect with corporations in our client base to close your first major deal.
  • A community of cool startups and investors.
  • A workspace in Tehnopol’s modern open office.
  • The opportunity to participate in international training and development programs.
  • Free cloud credits and other tools necessary for work from our partners.


What We Expect From You:

  • A scalable technological business idea.
  • A motivated team with the necessary skills.
  • An MVP or a prototype.
  • Ambition and a desire to conquer the world.


Why Apply?

  • Harsh statistics say that less than 10% of startups survive. 60% of startups that have completed the Tehnopol Startup Incubator’s accelerator are sustainable even after the program ends.
  • Practical training and support from experienced mentors help your idea grow into a business much faster than when doing it alone.
  • Startup Incubator carries out several international projects that offer startups several valuable additional opportunities:
    • Investors and necessary contacts from foreign markets.
    • Startup competitions with attractive prize pools.
    • Seminars and workshops by international trainers.

We help you:

  • Build a sustainable business model
  • Create a product which correspond to the expectations of customers
  • Reach the first clients with the assistance of a sales, marketing, and public-relations management plan
  • Find common ground with investors, business partners, and clients
  • Cultivate the required private investments

We offer you:

  • Over 100 business mentors from Estonia and Europe, working personally for the success of your startup.
  • More than 125 training sessions, investor panels, sales, presentation, and community events annually.
  • Access to a modern open office and meeting room facilities in the largest science and business campus in the Baltics, Tehnopol.
  • Direct access to international conferences.
  • Participation-based agreements, meaning a fee-free service.
  • A cohesive community and an extensive network of contacts.

If you are active in the field of business-to-business technologies, green technologies, health technologies, deep technologies or developing digital public sector solutions, then…


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