Already 31 January 2015 semi-finalists Chernega Cyril, Boris Timchenko, Lugovskoy Vlad (project DiaSpectrEx) and Laushtan Victor Plemedyale Veronica (project MeViCS) attended the event OdessaStartupDay, organized educational project for IT-specialists Geeks Lab (https://www.facebook.com/events/1566931813538209/?pnref=story). In this event, students participated in a master class from сrowd funding platform Na-Starte. Specialists in real time developed a campaign to attract investment for the selected projects, taking into account all aspects of successful сrowd funding.
Students listened to a series of semi-finalists reports from well-known IT-entrepreneurs. Businessmen shared their secrets to creating a successful project, the subtleties of forming business model and the first steps in the promotion of IT-products to market.
As part of the Startup Crash Test students also had the opportunity to practice in the presentation of their project. The students were able to test the strength developed through applying for Ukrainian competition for IT-students business model, marketing strategy, product distribution model and other integral parts of IT-startup.