Born in Portugal, graduated as a Biological Engineer.

A dreamer, travel lover and versatile person.

TBA helped her to develop business skills she was missing.
Catarina Cajada
Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Student of Finance and Marketing, co-founder of a student consulting company.

Passionate about travelling, social work and languages.

TBA experience gave her an international perspective of business, but also helped her to gain friends and expand business networks.
Cinthya Zurita Ortiz
Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
Graduated in Business Management and International Business, passionate about international experiences, travelling and studying international business.

The opportunity to spend 3 weeks in Toronto surrounded by like-minded, enthusiastic and determined young people has allowed me gain skills and courage for my future business career.
Jane Moore-Myers
The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Michaela is a Slovak student in Business Consultancy International, majoring in Finance in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. Currently working in Risk Advisory at KPMG Switzerland. Speaks: 🇸🇰🇨🇿🇬🇧🇩🇪

“Both TBA and MBA uniquely enriched my analytical abilities as well as interpersonal skills. Business world is not a Harvard case study and the ABC Business Academy teaches students and young professionals how to deal with it. Do you know how to resolve everything afterwards? No. It’s even better. You learn how to approach a problem or a challenge, equipping you with a universal solution.”
Michaela Svirecova
Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Veronika is a Russian born Marketing and International business student at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Speaks: 🇷🇺🇺🇸

"In TBA I gained a lot of knowledge about creating and maintaining your own business which I found extremely helpful for my future career. After TBA course I am even more motivated and inspired to work a lot and to do new things every day. Now I do not stop and will not stop experiencing life and taking risks. And I am sure I will get it working together with ABC."
Veronika Kriuchkova
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Born in Belgium, studying Office Management. Passionate about travelling and international experiences. Speaks: 🇧🇪🇱🇺🇬🇧

"MBA was an amazing experience. I learned a lot more about business consulting, presenting and the value of networking. MBA offered the perfect combination of traveling, meeting new people and learning new skills."
Zoë Fack
Artevelde University College, Belgium
Belgian Business Administration student. Always looking to meet creative people and interested in a wilde range of subjects.Speaks: 🇱🇺🇺🇸🇫🇷

“MBA spurred on my intrest for entrepreneurship and helped me develop skilss I never would have learned in uni! Furthermore I met a bunch of passionate people who gave me loads of great advice”
Tom Peeters
KU Leuven, Belgium
Born in Leuven, Belgium, studies in Business Engineering turned to studying Logistics Management. Speaks: 🇳🇱🇫🇷🇬🇧🇩🇪

Soccer lover with high interest in mathematics and problem-solving skills.

TBA taught him 2 things: how to work in a diverse team and how to value networking more.
Massimo Simons
KU Leuven, Belgium
Simon Hernandez is a Chemical Engineer, focusing his career towards Project Development in the Automotive Industry.

“My experience with ABC Academy was opportune in my life. It’s incredible how fast someone can learn when it’s surrounded by like-minded classmates and when it is being taught with practical education coming from experts in their area with long professional experience. I was really admired about the preparation level of all the students in the class! That makes you challenge yourself harder and makes you want to prepare yourself even more so you can be able to make a strong positive impact in this world.”
Simon Hernandez
Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Tamaulipas, Mexico
Scott is a motivated and social guy, a student in business administration and entrepreneurship at Team Academy Amsterdam.

“The TBA helped me getting the needed knowledge about business and people. It also gave me the chance to meet like-minded international students from all over the world. Because of this, I made a whole lot of new friends and potential business partners for the future. It has also helped me expand my international network. I joined the program alone and that was in the beginning quite confronting because it took me out of my comfort zone. “
Scott Van Den Berg
Team Academy, Netherlands
Riccardo is a senior student at Politecnico di Milano, with a major in management engineering.

“At MBA I wanted to face a challenging environment and I wasn't disappointed. The multiculturalism was also a plus and I'm very happy to have met a lot of people from all around Europe and I kept contact with them even after the end of the program. The organizers were great, too: they helped me a lot during the event with precious feedbacks and tips on how to use LinkedIn (which I didn't know how to use it before).”
Riccardo Rossini
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Phoebe is currently pursuing a master’s degree in accounting at Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts.

“I attended ABC Business Academy to get out of my comfort zone and learn more about entrepreneurship. The program was very helpful in understanding what challenges entrepreneurs face when starting their own businesses. The opportunity to create our own business plan gave me a broader understanding of all aspects of a business and how they work together to create a valuable product, including marketing, finance, and strategy.”
Phoebe Billings
St. Edward's University, USA
Wern is currently in her 3rd-year Undergrad in Business Economics, minor in Marketing at Assumption University. Speaks: 🇺🇸🇹🇭

“My experiences with ABC is fantastic. I meet many amazing people from many countries around the world. Moreover, I got to visit exciting companies like Twitter and BMO, went to startup events and Meet the Experts event. I have a great time staying in the resident with my friends. Even though it is just 3 weeks, it's the best 3 weeks of my life. “
Wern Noppasorn
Assumption University, Thailand
Mohammed is studying marketing at King Fahad University, working part-time in a marketing agency as a supervisor and is also participating in the entrepreneurship club. Speaks: 🇺🇸

My experience at ABC Business Academy was one of the best experiences I had in my life, that’s because ABC gave the chance to meet different people with different mindsets and planning for a business, which is something doesn’t happen occasionally. Furthermore, ABC taught me how to develop an idea to a business, by using the business model or the business plan. At the end, all that I want to say is that ABC is a lifetime opportunity.”
Mohammed Al Safi
King Fahad university of Petroleum and minerals, Saudi Arabia
Michiel is a masters student of bioscience engineering at the KU Leuven. His major is in Food Technology and he is especially interested in ways to prevent food waste.

“At MBA, I had the opportunity to work together with like-minded people from different backgrounds on real life cases provided by a big company (Flixbus). This is an amazing way to get some hands-on experience and to learn to work as a team on a project. Put this in the vibrant an entrepreneurial city that Munich is and you get the perfect combination for a fulfilling experience that beats your best expectations. “
Michiel De Baets
KU Leuven, Belgium
Melanie is an ambitious and hardworking student of consulting at the University of Applied Science, Wiener Neustadt.

“Toronto Business Academy definitely changed my way of thinking and brought the way of thinking in a business way to world. I am very grateful for the improvement I could see on myself and that is exactly why I want to be an ambassador next year to help and support other people in that journey.”
Melanie Lossmann
University of Applied Sciene Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Max is a Data Analyitcs master student graduating this year who looks forward to work in international projects that will broaden mindsets and creates opportunities for different communities and people. Speaks: 🇺🇸🇳🇱🇫🇷🇩🇪


“ABC helped me get a direction for my entrepreneurial ambitions. It were the professors at TBA who taught me how to transform ideas into a business model. ABC provided an opportunity for personal and business growth. Lastly, it inspired me to hustle and it led to creating my own business.”
Maxime De Winter
Ghent University, Belgium
Maria is a graduate student in Foreign Languages and Communication with a strong interest in aviation, marketing and strategic communication. Speaks: 🇺🇸🇩🇪🇫🇷

“Munich Business Academy helped me a lot to step out of my comfort zone and in the same time broadened my horizons. During the two weeks spent in Munich I developed significant business, analytical and strategic thinking skills, which are certainly going to be a big asset in my career.”
Maria Ghidai
University of Oradea, Romania
Lucija Divjak
Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
João is a Portuguese Entrepreneur and Computer Science and Engineering Student with a deep interest in new technologies, physics and economy. Speaks: 🇵🇹🇧🇷🇺🇸

“I’ve always had very high ambitions and waned to improve the world in my own way. Silicon Valley BA showed me that I could make it, and how to start doing it. I totally recommend the program to every dreamer and whoever ambitions to be an entrepreneur and a game changer.”
João Lopes
University Of Minho, Portugal
Jakob is an ex-professional ice hockey player who is now I studying at the University of Ljubljana at the Faculty of sport.

"The thing I liked the most about TBA, was not learning or program but people and networking events. It is interesting how many new things you learn and how many new people you meet just by putting yourself out there and start asking the right questions. And I think this is the thing this program has given me: PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE AND GOOD THINGS WILL HAPPEN”
Jakob Raišp
Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jacopo is a 24y.o. Italian Enterpreneur, a digital marketing nerd obsessed with strategic, data-driven business growth, currently running his own digital marketing company.

“Best 3 things I’ve learned in Silicon Valley ABC Academy: 1. “Learn Before you Burn” 2. "Improve incrementally in an exponential world means decrease exponentially” 3. What to do in order to get funded”
Jacopo Gomarasca
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Ingrid was born in Brazil and is currently working in Florida, she studied International relations undergraduate program and plans to continue her masters desgree in Europe.

“At SVA I met wonderful people from all over the world, I experienced completely different cultures and I had a great time. The team was always very helpful and friendly, the location was excellent, and the guest speakers were wonderful. I am absolutely looking forward to a great future.”
Ingrid Erthal Martinez
Fluminense Federal University, Brazil
Fran is a passionate, Belgian girl who is currently studying Business Administration at KU Leuven campus Brussels.

“TBA was amazing. TBA taught me how to work together with different people from all over the world, people who I can now call friends. TBA gave me dozens of opportunities to start networking on interesting events and TBA was just a what I wanted extra in terms of education.”
Fran Heylen
Business Administration at KU Leuven, Belgium
Dino is a project assistant at PAR University college in Rijeka, in charge of all student-related logistics activities.

“SVBA was a life changing experience as I got to experience one of the best business mindsets in the world. Creating a new value for customers, for those people, comes before profit.”
Dino Udović
PAR University college, Croatia
Carlo is currently finishing a masters in Supply Chain Management at Politecnico di Milano. Speaks: 🇮🇹🇬🇧

“The MBA was a great way to prove myself in a very challenging business program, based on real case. The best part of it, was to meet foreign students from some of the most high-ranked universities in EU and exchanging viewpoints, learning from cooperation…”
Carlo Taddia
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Bruno is a Belgian student of international trade/E-business. Speaks: 🇺🇸🇫🇷

“TBA was one of the best experience in my life. This program allows me to increase my self-confidence and to strengthen my motivation. This experience is the place to be for all the young people highly motivated with an entrepreneurial mindset.“
Bruno Collard
Helmo campus Guillemins, Belgium
Benji is an energetic Maltese student, major in Entrepreneurship.

“ABC Business Academy helped me burst my comfort bubble and seek out new opportunities. My experience was amazing, and one of the best in my life to date. It gave me the opportunity to grow my network, share experiences, learn from other’s mistakes and strive to succeed.”
Benjamin Le Brun
University of Malta, Malta
Beata, born in Slovekia, she is studying international finance and accounting in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. Speaks:🇸🇰🇨🇿🇺🇸🇩🇪

“TBA has given me a different and mind changing perspective on the world of investments, business and start up. It has been a great and unforgettable experience.“
Beata Weidinger
FH Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Almu is a senior student in Electronic, Robotic and Mechatronic Engineering from Spain. Speaks: 🇪🇸🇬🇧🇮🇹

“I can summarize the Munich Business Academy experience as intense, productive and unexpected. I worked a lot on the cases but also, I met amazing and interesting people that I keep in contact.”
Almudena Maceda
Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Anam is currently working as a Business Analyst at Systems Limited (The biggest software park in Pakistan) as well as running her own startup, promoting kitchen gardening in Pakistan from products to services.

“My experience with ABC Silicon Valley Academy was great. It helped me evolve as a person and gave me an opportunity to brush up my networking skills. Apart from that I had the privilege to see where the world is currently heading and brought back home some great ideas, insights and above all passion.”
Anam Tahir
Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
Yaiza is a student at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Her area of studies is international business and she is interested in everything related with electronics and marketing. Speaks: 🇪🇸🇮🇪🇩🇪🇬🇧

“My experience with ABC Business Academy could not have been better. I got in love with Toronto and we all were enjoying our stay so much that we thought we should be putting more effort on the business plan. The best part is that once we did it, we succeeded. We won the competition. This worked so well that I got my current position as brand manager intern in Procter & Gamble. I am so thankful to ABC Business Academy, that I do not want my period with it to be over yet.”
Yaiza Rodriguez
Universidad Carlos III, Spain