35 start-ups, mentors and experts in a 4-month digital incubator

20 weeks to take your start-up to the next level

Digital incubator for the Future Makers of Tomorrow

Discover our 3 pillars to boost your business idea to the next level!

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We offer 20.000 euro awards, investment pitch practice sessions to know which questions you need to ask yourself and pitches to investment funds and business angels from CEE.

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We take you on a journey from idea to market entry in a 20 weeks digital incubator with masterclasses and workshops in business modeling, financial management & projections, pricing, foresight, entrepreneurial mindset or stakeholder mapping. Bonus: a 3 year membership in geneSIS, our global learning & networking platform.

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A key element in building companies and organizations is a strong community. You can find in Future Makers peers from 35 start-ups from CEE countries, 50 international mentors from 4 continents, 15+ hours of peer-to-peer feedback sessions, and an amazing group of 200+ alumni, mentors and experts. Bonus: invitations to Future Summit and a 1-year membership in Futures Space, the largest global network of foresight & innovation enthusiasts.

A 20 weeks journey to take your start-up to the next level

”Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Check our 20 weeks incubator journey below

Week 1-4

Get to know each other session. 15 July

Community Meeting. 19 July

Future Trends Masterclass with Ciprian Stanescu, Global Futurist. 22 July

Value Proposition Design Workshop with Florin Ghinda, RomaniaPozitiva. 29 July

Mentoring sessions throughout the month

Week 5-8

Business Modelling Workshop 1 with Florin Ghinda, RomaniaPozitiva. 4 August
Business Modelling Workshop 2 with Florin Ghinda, RomaniaPozitiva. 5 August
Foresight in Business Masterclass with Tanja Schindler, Futures Space. 19 August
Stakeholder Mapping Workshop with Roxana Cojocaru, SIS Co-founder. 26 August
Mentoring sessions throughout the month

Week 9-12

Budgeting for Startups Workshop with Alexandra Dinu (SIS). Week 1 in September  
Investment for Startups with Iulian Circiumaru (V7 Capital). 15 September      
Foresight in Business with Tanja Schindler (Futures Space). 26 September
Community Meeting. 25 September
Mentoring sessions throughout the month

SIS events open to Future Makers:
Social Impact Award 10 years Celebration. 10 September
Social Impact Investment Masterclass with Laura Catana (Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship) 22 September

Week 16-20

Future Planning Workshop.
Entrepreneurship mindset workshop with Mihai Zant, executive coach. 12 October
Investment pitch preparation for selected start-ups with CEE investors
Community Meeting. 18 October
Mentoring sessions throughout the month

SIS events open to Future Makers:
Social Impact Award Final. 5 October
Sustainable Business Making Masterclass with Dragos Tuta , Ambasada Sustenabilitatii

Bonus: Week 21

Final pitch for 20.000 euro awards during Future Summit. 17 November

Investment pitches for selected start-ups with CEE investors. End of November

SIS events open to Future Makers:

Future Summit, 19-21 November

Sustainable Future Makers events throughout the month


”Future Makers connected us with wonderful people who helped us and our idea grow, and at the same time exposed us to investors.”


Mirona Păun

Tzitzi Poc Adventures

”Future Makers helped us get to the next stage of production and fostered new partnerships in Romania and abroad.”


Marius Ciobanu


Want to learn more about our work at SIS?

We run incubators and accelerators like Social Impact Award, Future Makers or Transformator and conversation platforms about trends & innovation like Future Summit, Future Talks or Future Magazine.