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Live From Draper University - Silicon Valley, California

Business Innovation   I   Lean Start-Up   I   Entrepreneurial Venturing

Be a Start-Up Hero in 30 Hours

Live Interactive Coaching and Mentoring from Silicon Valley Experts 

10 - 24 August    I    15 Days    I    30 Hours    I    2 hours Per Day 19:00 - 21:00

Register Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship


The INNOVATIONMAURITIUS.COM is an annual event organised by DoraCrea Training, Mauritius. In a world where Tech has taken over the way business is done, Robotics are becoming more sophisticated, while A.I. and Machine Learning are driving automation with never-seen-before accuracy, we are at the cusp of a turning point in history - the expansion of the Sharing Economy and the emergence of Lean Start-Ups and Entrepreneurial Venturing. With the Coronavirus Pandemic impact and subsequent restrictions, we have redefined the conference into an online interactive platform to deliver the learning outcome into a more convenient model while keeping the same level of interactions and high level networking. We are proud to announce our partnership with Draper University, Silicon Valley, California USA. The objective is to support the Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Employees in both Public and Private Sector Organisations to get access to the most influential Business Innovation and Entrepreneurial Skills Development Programme by Leading Experts from Silicon Valley, California.

Subsequently, the 4th edition of the INNOVATIONMAURITIUS.COM starting on the 10th August will be running over 15 days for a duration of 30 hours through Live Training, Coaching and Mentoring split into 2 hours daily.  

Draper University of Heroes


Draper University established in 2012 from San Mateo, Silicon Valley California is a leading University in  Innovation and Entrepreneurship Skills Development Programme. To date DU has launched 280+ startups, raised $51M+ in funding from venture investors and has  500+ alumni from 50 countries. Draper University is redefining higher education by equipping entrepreneurial-minded learners with an immersive experience to learn, connect, and grow in the business world while embracing  disruptive innovative practices relevant to a world dominated by the digital revolution.




DoraCrea is an MQA registered Training Institution located in Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius. Launched in 2013, DoraCrea has positioned itself as a major player in the field of Online and Blended Training Delivery and Certification Courses in Digital Marketing, Business Innovation and EntrepreneurshipFinTech, Coding and Programming Languages and Agile Business Management.

With lifelong learning and professional development as its core vision, DoraCrea has over the past 7 years affiliated with highly reputable Global Training Partners to leverage on their Valued Knowledge and Domain Expertise in Certification Training Programmes to develop Future-Proof Skill sets of our Learners, enabling them to safely embrace a career in the Knowledge Economy.  Doracrea has contributed to train more than 2000 learners both in Mauritius and Africa.

Programme Overview  

Access Silicon Valley experts and best Practices through our 30-Hour Live Online Interactive Training, Coaching and Mentoring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme.

Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship is now a Discipline. Knowledge and Awareness of this discipline is critical in order to harness its full potential. Business Leaders, Policy Makers, Public and Private Employees as well as SMEs are bound to step out of their routines and comfort zones to become creative problem solvers and along the way rediscover their entrepreneurial spirit.

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship program serves as a supplement to traditional college education. This comprehensive Live and Interactive programme  provide an immersive experience to help entrepreneurs grow their network in Silicon Valley, among Peers, Mentors, and Investors. The programs are jam-packed with founder stories from the Valley’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, workshops on public speaking and building a personal brand, pitching to prestigious investors, virtual visits to Silicon Valley giants, and meetings with Venture Capitalist, Coach and Mentors.

Stand a chance to get pitched  by Draper Network of VCs and leverage on their valuable feedback for subsequent financing options.

Thematic Themes 

 Global Innovation entrepreneurship Trends and Challenges

Breaking Global  Innovation and Entrepreneurship Frontiers

Digital Transformation requires Game-Changing Behaviour. Today’s business environment is characterised by the VUCA World - Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity – a combination of factors that can exacerbate the effects of digital disruption on an organisation’s operating model. 


Design thinking as mindset, process and toolbox

A Look into a More Efficient and Effective Design Thinking

As a mindset, Design Thinking is characterised by several key principles: a combination of divergent and convergent thinking, a strong orientation to both obvious and hidden needs of customers and users.

Design thinking is about experimenting with prototypes. Make an idea real in order to better understand it and think through the problem

Business Innovation Modeling from an entrepreneurial perspective

Turn Your Idea into a 

Full Time Venture

Advance your  understanding of emerging developments in business model design. During the start-up process, entrepreneurs need to set the boundaries of the business and define the product/service to offer.   Business model innovations are are about changes in customer behavior, globalization and technological innovations 

grant and VC funding

Ditch the Grant and VC - Alternate Funding Options for Start-Up

Banks and export credit agencies remain the easiest and most approachable sources of funding, but other options exist, including various grants, venture capital and equity sharing deals. Explore through this programme the various Grant and VC Funding Options

virtual herothon

Explore the Virtual Hackathon

for better interactions

By getting involved you will be joining product developers, marketers, business leaders and Draper University entrepreneurs.

business pitch

Present your Business Ideas and Prototypes to Entrepreneurial Experts

If you are trying to raise capital for your business venture, you will probably have to deliver a business pitch to prospective investors

Detailed Programme Schedule - 10 August to 24th August

Week 1 - 10 to 16 August

Week 2 - 17 to 24 August

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Featured Trainers, Coach, Mentors - Draper University
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Draper Associate, Draper University 

Entrepreneurship Thought Leader

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Investment Partner at Draper Associates

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Founder Precoil

Testing Business Ideas

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Game Changers International

 Mindset Transformation and Accelarate Results

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Draper University

Global Business Builder

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VC Survival

Experienced Entrepreneur

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Technology and New Venture Finance

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Programme Manager

Draper University

Functional Demo Builder for Start Up

Insights You Need
Innovative Practices You can Apply
Frameworks to Be a Start Up hero
Live, On-Line Interactive Programme
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Regular Price

MUR 34,500

Early Bird

MUR 24,500
DEADLINE 31st July  Past Events

Craig Wing, Future Strategist
Ryan Hogarth
Peter Cook
Panel Discussion
Craig Wing

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