Frequently Asked Questions
The program fee is €3,990.
What is included in the fees?
Accommodation, breakfast 5 days a week, wellness and fitness sessions, learning resources, mentoring, lectures by renowned entrepreneurs and focused workshops are included in the programme fees. See the full program details here.
Do I need to have a business idea before applying?
Absolutely not! Some people are ideas people, some are operational people, some are people-people. The CoFounders Retreat is the place for you to find the highest calibre dream team so that you can collectively create something to call your own.
Where is the retreat held?
The current round of the CoFounders Retreat will be held in an inspiring setting in Bali (Ubud region).
When is the next retreat?
The next CoFounders Retreat commences on 17 June 2019.
What is the application process like?
Submit the initial application form online. If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to the 2nd round of the online application which involves a video pitch. Finally we will notify you if you are one of those selected for the next retreat intake.
When will I know if I am accepted?
You should hear from our team within 1 week of your initial application if you are selected for the next stage.
Can I reapply for the programme if I am not successful?
You only need to apply to each intake once. If you are a great applicant, we will slot you into the tribe that best complements your skillset and notify you of that offer. If you are unsuccessful, you may apply again for the next intake.
What do I stand to gain from the program?
We carefully planned and structured the CoFounders Retreat program to provide young professionals with the knowledge and opportunities they need to create startups while immersed in an inspiring environment, surrounded by a motivated community. You’ll be amazed by what you can achieve with the right mindset and support.
Read more about why you should join.
Will there be time to explore and travel by myself?
Any free time in between workshops and activities is free for you to manage. You can choose to work on your business plan, or explore on your own. We organise optional tours covering a variety of activities each Saturday which you can choose to participate in at an additional fee.
Do I need to join in all the activities?
Wellness activities such as yoga, meditation and fitness workouts are provided for your convenience and benefit, feel free to drop in for as many classes as you wish. We highly encourage all participants to fully engage in all workshops, lectures, and masterminds in order to get the full value from the programme.
Do I need a Visa?
That depends on your country of origin. Please ensure you have all necessary travel documents beforehand if you are accepted onto the programme.
What do I need to pack?
We will send you a full packing list if you are selected. There is no special dress code for any of the programme activities. Bali is generally warm all year round.
Is transportation to the resort covered?
We will provide airport pick-up and drop-offs at the start and end of the programme (details will be sent to those selected).