Theodore International Startup Academy
TISA SCHOOL STARTUP CONFERENCE
01 December / 2023
Lorentzkade 15a, Leiden, The Netherlands
WHAT IS TISA SSC?
This is a biannual conference where TISA students from 5 to 12 years old present their business projects to the expert community.

All business projects presented at the conference were prepared by students as part of the TISA Business Programme.
CONFERENCE 2023
Our next Conference will be held on December 1 for students in grades 3-7.

Where: TISA School (Lorenzkade 15a, Leiden).

Below you will find a description of the sections, a detailed schedule for each day, and a list of experts and partners.
OUR SECTIONS
MY FIRST PROJECT
Age: 5-7

Students studied the module "My First Project" and worked on their first business projects.
STARTUP PITCH
Age: 8-12

Students studied the module "My Company" and worked on their business projects.
TISA STARTUP CONFERENCE
50+
students
6
experts
8
business projects
3
mentors
Conference Program
Wednesday, December 1
09:00 – 10:00
StartUp Fair
Project teams sell their products
10:00 – 10:20
Conference Opening
The opening speech, celebration performances and academic awards for students
10:30 – 12:30
Projects' Presentation in sections
Teams present their projects to the experts, and receive feedback, certificates and presents!
OUR EXPERTS
  • Karina Medvedeva
    Head of School
    TISA
  • Artem Tolmachev
    Co-founder, Owner
    TISA, Teddy Kids
  • Nitin Bahl
    Co-Founder, Licensed Behavioural Emotional Intelligence Trainer
    MindSkill Academy
  • Dolly Wanjiku
    Development Associate Manager / Relationship Coach / Volunteer Coach
    International Baccalaureate Organisation
  • Farah Nikijuluw
    International Education Researcher
    Leiden Education Fieldlab (LEF)
OUR PARTNERS