HSG Entrepreneurial Talents

Through the support of the Dr. Werner Jackstädt Foundation,
we offer scholarships to young entrepreneurs. The Dr. Werner Jackstädt scholarships for young entrepreneurs include a financial and an intangible component for a period of four months.

  • Funding for individuals in the early seed stage: 4.000 CHF
  • 24/7 access to Startup offices in the Gründercontainer
  • Coaching trough employees of the Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Exclusive network events with experts of various backgrounds
  • Access to the Startup@HSG network
  • Contact to investors and funding programs
  • Membership in the HSG Entrepreneurial Talents Pool
  • Support for integration into the regional and national startup scene


  • The founding team consists of at least one student, or researcher/PhD student of the University of St.Gallen.
  • It is a technology and / or knowledge-intensive startup idea.
  • The founding idea is not inconsistent with applicable law or moral and ethical values

Selection Criteria

  • Business idea
  • Market potential
  • Entrepreneurial personality and motivation of the applicant
  • Progress of the venture and commitment of the founders

How to apply

  • Hand in this TWO(!)-Pager, a max. 3-minute Elevator Pitch as a video and a Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the scholarship eligible person (HSG student or PhD)
  • There is a limited number of scholarships available.
  • Based on your Two-Pager, your CV & the video, you will be selected for the HSG Entrepreneurial Talents Program.


  • Application deadline fall term 2019: TBD
  • Announcement of the participants: TBD
  • Kick-Off Event: TBD
  • For more information contact Dominic Knape.
Send the Two-Pager, your CV and the Video with the subject “ETP – Project-Name” to Dominic Knape.

Previous HSG Entrepreneurial Talents (extract):

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