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  • 30-Aug-2017

Eureka Tech Academy

Abstract

Eureka Tech Academy is the first tech academy in MENA which prepare kids 6-16 years old step by step to be engineers and tech-entrepreneurs

The Eureka Tech Academy is an organization specialized in the education of innovation and engineering. Eureka is considered a local and regional pioneer in the development of children’s capabilities in the fields of technology and engineering.The Academy aims to teach its students the basics of engineering and invention in order for them to transform their ideas into functional products and services.

It first started as an offline academy in 2014, offering its services to over 500 students, before opening a branch in the governorate of Aqaba and expanding outside of Jordan.

Eureka is now working on the online platform to be the first online tech academy for kids in MENA in order to offer equal and affordable knowledge for all kids including the refugees kids; Eureka will be the Khan academy of the MENA region for kids with animation, music and super fun learning methods.

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Who is your customer?

As a Tech Academy for kids (6-16 years old ) Our customers : 1) B-C: We have a physical academy where kids to Eureka every Saturdays 2) B-B: Schools can buy the curriculum and we train the teachers and make QC ; the revenue streams are the curriculum(IP rights) , TOT and QC. 3)Online Academy: All kids from 10-16 years in MENA region, then we will make it English so that all kids in the World can learn engineering, programming and technology. It will like Khan Academy with hands activities where kids can learn all kind of technology and engineering.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Eureka Tech Academy is the first tech academy in MENA which prepare kids 6-16 years old step by step to be engineers and tech-entrepreneurs The Eureka Tech Academy is an organization specialized in the education of innovation and engineering. Eureka is considered a local and regional pioneer in the development of children’s capabilities in the fields of technology and engineering.T he Academy aims to teach its students the basics of engineering and invention in order for them to transform their ideas into functional products and services. It first started as an offline academy in 2014, offering its services to over 500 students, before opening a branch in the governorate of Aqaba and expanding outside of Jordan.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

The Eureka Tech Academy is an organization specialized in the education of innovation and engineering. Eureka is considered a local and regional pioneer in the development of children’s capabilities in the fields of technology and engineering. Our competitive advantages are: -Strong qualified team of engineers and experts who have a practical knowledge in commercialization and they are entrepreneurs -The R&D and IP copyrights rights of the full curriculum which approved by the Ministry of Education -Eureka got credibility after Her Majesty Queen Rania visit to Eureka where she discussed the success story out of the curriculum - Achievements of winning tech-competitions by those young innovators and media attention in regional level As a team, we have exclusive practical knowledge in commercialization we gain from experience and Silicon Valley , we don't just teach kids but we guide their steps towards being tech-entrepreneurs. So the barriers for other competitors: The R&D and the copyrights of the curriculum, the strong background and experiences of Eureka's team which built over years, the innovation in delivering the service of teaching kids the technology, engineering and programming in fun and different ways weather offline or online.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Eureka has a passionate team of engineers and business leaders who believes deeply in its vision and Nobel goal in preparing a new generation of real engineers and tech-entrepreneurs for the whole region. The advisory board which consists of businessmen and businesswomen, and technical supervisors, team of 14 seniors and juniors engineers to teach the kids. This team is a well- qualified team of engineers and experts who have a practical knowledge in commercialization and they are entrepreneurs. As we always try to attract smart money, the investors are also business leaders with previous experience in US and global markets,so this would help as to scale up the online academy globally as we are planning to make the content English in the second stage after the Arabic stage, as this would make Eureka available for all kids worldwide. The important thing about our team that we developed the R&D and IP copyrights rights of the full curriculum which approved by the Ministry of Education