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The call for expression of interest for the 2021 cohort is closed

The deadline was 2 May 2021, midnight CET

Next call for expression of interest: Q1 2022

Indicative timeline

Selection process

Express your interest to the ICFA

Fund managers interested in applying to the ICFA Luxembourg should first carefully review the Eligibility Criteria, then complete the Expression of Interest form online. The ICFA Luxembourg team will provide all applicants with a feedback within 10 business days.

Eligible applicants to receive the application toolkit and access training sessions

  • Receive the application toolkit: the ICFA team will send you the application details and conditions, as well as the list of documents required to submit your application
  • Get together for trainings: all eligible applicants will be invited to training sessions in Luxembourg (most probably virtual meetings), which will take place between end of March and April 2021
  • Application form and relevant annexes to be submitted in early May 2021

Following this first step maximum 10 fund managers will be shortlisted

Shortlisted fund managers will access advanced training workshops

  • Fund managers shortlisted at the previous step will be invited to advanced training workshops in Luxembourg (most probably virtual meetings), which will take place in June 2021.
  • For the final selection they will submit their final presentation as well as the relevant annexes (end August 2021) and they will be invited to present their project to the ICFA Selection Committee (early Sept 2021).

Application assessment

  • The final presentation (including oral presentation) as well as the relevant annexes will be submitted to the Selection Committee for assessment and evaluation with regards to the selection criteria

Announcement of winners

  • Move into the spotlight: congratulations! Successful applicants will be publicly announced around mid-October and on-boarded as members of the ICFA Luxembourg Cohort
  • Team-up under the same roof: Cohort members will have the chance to work alongside each other at the Luxembourg House of Start-ups!
  • Launch your fund: you will have 18 months to demonstrate your full potential, benefit from the entire support of the ICFA Luxembourg and launch your fund!