Immersion Program

The Immersion Program is for Spanish technology companies that have reached a stage in which the US Market is of strategic relevance.

After a highly competitive selection process where less than 10% of applicants are accepted, you'll participate in a program filled with activities in Silicon Valley. These include:​

Pitch training 

Tips and Resources



Networking and Meetings

Feedback from Business Experts

After the program you'll have all the tools to make an informed decision and plan your next steps. Following the Immersion Program an average 80% of attendees plan on having some sort of US presence within the next 6 months. In fact, ~75% of active Immersion Program companies have US clients and users and ~40% either have a corporate presence in the US or opened an office here. 

Apply to our next Immersion Program and be part of a tight-knit community of successful entrepreneurs that will last well beyond the program through our Alumni network. 

Small and medium-sized technology companies that:

  1. Are incorporated in Spain

  2. Have a scalable business model

  3. Have traction (revenue and

  4. Have a C-Level officer who
    is fluent in English and will attend the program



  • Call for Applications

by Apr 17, 202

  • Remote Program:

Apr 20 to May 1, 2020

  • Silicon Valley Days:


The Remote Immersion Program 2020 has two parts:

  • Two weeks of online workshops

  • Optional meetings in San Francisco during H2/2020 if circumstances allow

The program is free.

Validation Program

The Validation Program is for Spanish technology companies that are interested in validating their company with Silicon Valley experts.

The Validation Program is a direct channel to Silicon Valley that will help you:

Product Validation

Direct Feedback

You don't have to wait long and travel far to gain these valuable insights. The Validation Program takes place online or in Spain throughout the year.

Startups that:

  1. Are based in Spain or are founded by a Spanish citizen

  2. Have an Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

  3. Have a senior employee or founder attending the program


The Validation Program takes place online or in different cities in Spain throughout the year.

Dates to be announced.

The Validation Program is free.

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