At a Glance "Empowering the youth through Innovation in Education"






IDEAO International is an independent organization with a vision to empower the youth through innovation in education and provide them a global platform to enhance their career opportunities. Our mission is to build a rewarding "World-class Ecosystem nurturing Innovation and Entrepreneurial spirit" and make it accessible to every educational institution in the emerging economies. IDEAO delivers against its mission by educating students with essential business skills, funding their ideas at an early stage, and by creating local heros - thereby inspiring further generations. IDEAO grows this ecosystem by executing an annual season starting from January - August that engages talented students with a collaborative network of trainers, coaches, mentors, and investors. Main services provided by IDEAO:
  • Training and Mentorship
  • Global Innovation Forum
  • Startup Accelerator
The annual season concludes with IDEAO Business Forum, a week-long event held in Switzerland, where the top talent from every educational institution engages with international investors and mentors.




Our IDEAOlogy
Our mission is to create a world-class entrepreneurial ecosystem in every educational institution in emerging economies. Our core beliefs support our positioning:
  • Quality education is a universal right.
  • Entrepreneurship requires a complex ecosystem and should be deeply embraced in today's education.
  • Support innovation at an early stage for a sustainable growth.
  • Educational system must support young generation in becoming entrepreneurs.



Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAGs)
Our BHAGs for the next three years:
  • Reach million students and educate them with essential Business skills.
  • Fund 100 Startups.
  • Install IDEAO ecosystem in 1000 educational institutions.