WayMarkt International Services has been selected amongst houndreds of business ideas and projects to be one of the 20 projects that represent UCM Madrid at the Explorer competition.
What is Explorer?
Explorer is a programme powered by Santander that offers training, support and conseling for start-ups in several Spanish universities.
5 months of training sessions on topics such as lean startup, innovation or business management given by the pool of experts of the Explorer program, a network of more than 200 professionals. Explorer gives advice and personalized monitoring of each project by the network of entrepreneurs, tutors with extensive experience in business creation.
The training ranges from the conception of the idea to the internationalization of the project. WayMarkt team has had the opportunity to improve in areas such as leadership and talent management, marketing, innovation and business development.
Financing & Networking
The best projects travel to Silicon Valley and opt for € 60,000 in prizes, in addition to the Woman Explorer Award and the Disruptive Technology Explorer Award. In collaboration with the EY Foundation, the best project led by a woman obtains funding of € 20,000 and access to the ATENEA acceleration program that connects high-potential women entrepreneurs with the advisors, resources and knowledge they need.
Coworking in the Explorer Spaces is one of the best elements in the programme. Santander gives acess to the Spaces, work zones in each locality in which to work on your project and connect with the rest of the entrepreneurs. Between Spain, Argentina and Portugal add 52 Spaces. We have had the opportunity to work alongside other star ups such as Fixme, Brain Guard…
WayMarkt in Explorer
We are proud to be in Explorer mainly for the support they offer us and for the learning and growth opportunity that this entails for the entire WayMarkt team.
Our goal at Explorer is to be able to successfully develop our product market fit and scalate the business model.