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Selection process


We don't choose ideas or companies, we choose great individuals.

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Selection process


We don't choose ideas or companies, we choose great individuals.

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LOOKING FOR THE BEST 

The Cantillon is serious about entrepreneurship and we are looking for the best people. 

To apply for the The Cantillon program you don't need to provide an idea. 

HIGH SELECTIVITY

Graduating from The Cantillon is a challenge. To do it, your team has first to pass the admission test, and be accepted to the program. Less than 20% of the applicants manage to do it: we want you to be surrounded by like-minded extremely motivated peers. 

Graduation comes at the conclusion of the three months program with a revenue making company, a strategy to grow validated by experienced mentors, and the crucial skills required to be a successful leader. You will be ready to pitch to customer or investor, and you will have a strong network to grow your business. The Cantillon program equips you with the entrepreneurial skills necessary to launch any business in your future career.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. You and your team complete our online entrepreneurial potential assessment test and complete the essays. 
  2. An email notification from the Admissions Office will be sent to you within a few days of submitting your application
  3. After a first review, you will be informed whether you have been selected to interview. 
  4. Skype interview with your Admission Officer.
  5. The Admissions Committee meets twice per month, and review applications.
  6. Upon acceptance, you will receive a formal acceptance notification
  7. You will send us back the signed agreement 
  8. You will send us the payment for the first installment. 

The entire admissions process (from time of application) will take up to 3 weeks.

 

 

FEES


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FEES


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Everything you need for your startup's success is included in our offer: over 150 hours of teaching, building tools, 10 hours of one 2 one mentoring and coworking space. 

When you join, you only have to add hard work and ideas— we take care of the rest. The quality of our program, the cohort size, and individual attention make this program outstanding.  We believe there is no better or more economical way to launch your startup than at The Cantillon.

Current tuition fees are only € 9 890  (euro) all tax included for the first participant (CEO).
Fees for extra participants working on the same project (CxO) are of  € 4 990 (euro) all tax included.

Scholarships are available for women and national diversity, but do note that the total amount of financial aid received by a participant does not exceed 25% of tuition. Please contact us for more details. 

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

    1st Installment: If offered a place on the Cantillon program, you will be given a deadline by which you should secure your seat. This would require the down payment of a non-refundable tuition installment equivalent to 20% of total tuition. This installment is due approximately 1 week after having received the admission offer. 

    2nd Installment: After the Crucible, you will be required to pay a non-refundable second tuition installment equivalent to about 60%. 

     

    3rd Installment: Due approximately 5 weeks after the program starts, the remaining 20%.

    NO EQUITY TAKEN FOR CRUCIBLE AND COLLIDER

    At The Cantillon, we believe that you should stay autonomous and independent. The benefits of the results of your hard work should be yours as long as possible. For this reason we don't take any equity in the companies of our entrepreneurs at this stage.