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Path to Global Startup Community

Entrepreneurship Education and Services.

ACCELERATE GROWTH

Want to take your idea to the next level?

You have an innovative startup idea and you want to fast track your idea to the next level? Then you are in the right address. Apply to ClimateLaunchpad and NewSpace accelerators to achieve initial traction and showcase your product to potential investors at international arena.

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Things we’re great at

The secret sauces behind Sil.’s achievements in a very short span of time are extensive focus on entrepreneurship education with the most up-to-date methodology, its international acceleration programs and network.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

We equip you with tactical education and tools and provide you with a strong innovation environment where you can primarily focus on achieving the best possible results using your full potential and provided resources.

GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

We run two international acceleration programs as VentureBattle and ClimateLaunchpad to enable our impact entrepeneurs have access to the global network, opportunities like financial resources and experienced mentors.

METHODOLOGY

Our programs have been designed on the most up-to-date approaches like Design Thinking and Lean Startup methodologies which enable our startups to achieve a successful product market fit.

ACCELERATION

Sil. runs two international acceleration programs to support aspiring entrepreneurs build globally impactful solutions and scale them into new markets through the network on our acceleration programs.

Startup Portfolio

Our alumni include startups from very broad range of sectors like cleantech, edtech, healthtech, hospitality and foodtech. We also have social enterprises that were born out of our programs.

Alumni Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our alumni say:

Social Innovation Lab has very unique role in my entrepreneurship journey. One of my most important learning is building a product that addresses specific needs or preferences of a specific customer segment.

Ibrahim Hasanov

Founder, Uviba

ClimateLaunchpad 2017

The success we have gained by getting into the larger accelerator program in Edinburgh is the product of experience and connections that we gained through Climatelaunchpad program!

Gunel Aghabayli

Co-founder, CO2Catalyser

ClimateLaunchpad 2017

I started to think about an idea to get into ClimateLaunchpad and happened to be Rainergy. Through the Program I have made remarkable progress and achieved great results that I never even thought I would!

Reyhan Jamalova

Founder, Rainergy

ClimateLaunchpad 2017

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Our Team

Together, we’ve done business in 36 countries across 4 continents. We speak 7 languages and our team has graduated from 7 different accelerators of 4 different countries.

Jasur Hasanov

Founder, CEO

Leyla Taghizade

Co-founder, Growth Officer

Emin Teymurkhanli

Co-founder, CFO

Madian Malfi

Co-founder, CTO

Huseyn Zeynalov

Operations Manager

Farid Huseynov

Products Specialist

Emin Salmanov

Marketing Associate

Rana Yusubova

Junior Developer

Anar Sultanzade

Community Associate

Ishaq Khudiyev

Project Associate

Ulvin Omarov

UI/UX Specialist

Impact Counter

Over the past three years, we at Sil. have trained over 1,400 entrepreneurs through 15 different programs and bootcamps who have built 110+ new ventures and raised over $300K in seed funding collectively.

deal flow

trained entrepreneurs

Alumni startups

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Our Partners

Some of the clients and partners we have worked with

Latest blogs

We love to share great news of our alumni and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs from all over the world. Enjoy reading and spread for them with your followers.

Sil. hosts the first VentureBattle Hackathon in collaboration with Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Sil. held the first ever VentureBattle Hackathon in Creative Industries – a 48 hours long marathon during which participants worked on transforming an idea into a working prototype! VentureBattle Hackathon:[…]

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Social Innovation Lab Entering Georgian Market – Keen for Local Partnerships

Sil. in Georgia! We’re now expanding into Georgia to increase the deal flow of our programs and discover new talented teams of entrepreneurs! Sil. currently runs the international ClimateLaunchpad and[…]

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Sil. kicks-off Creative Business Cup Azerbaijan 2019 with 19 startups

We’re proud and very excited to announce the 19 startups who made it into Creative Business Cup Azerbaijan 2019 programme out of 168 applications! CBC Azerbaijan​ received 168 applications, of which 49[…]

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