Frequently Asked Questions

General Topics

How are applicants selected for Leangap?
What sets Leangap apart from other entrepreneurship programs?
Can I switch programs if I already paid my tuition?
How long has leangap been running?
When did Leangap start?
Do students need any prior experience with business or coding to participate in the program?
Can parents, family, and friends attend the final presentations?


Do you provide financial aid?
How much is tuition and what does it cover?
What are the next steps after a student is accepted?
Is there a refund policy for tuition and fees?

Leangap San Francisco

Where will the meals be served during the program?
Will daily attendance be recorded and will there be regular updates on the students' progress?
Is there a laundry facility available within the premises?
Will there be regular head counts and check-ins with responsible adults throughout the day?
How does Leangap provide safety and supervision to the students?
What does a general day look like?
What if a student has dietary restrictions and cannot eat all of the meals provided?
What are the arrival and departure details for the program in San Francisco?
Do you offer a commuter option for students who are local residents?
Will parents be promptly notified if a situation arises that directly impacts the students?
Where are Leangap students housed?
How many students typically share a room?
Can parents or guests visit students?
Can you provide a sample menu of the meals that will be served during the program?

Leangap Online

What is the expected commitment for the online program?
Is it possible to innovate in hardware-related businesses during the online program?


What happens to Leangap students after Leangap?
What other educational opportunities does Leangap provide?
Can the startup be entered into entrepreneurial competitions like the Diamond Challenge, even if not all team members are interested?
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“I've developed an invaluable network with entrepreneurs and executives that will set any kind of person up for success!”

Hannah Z., Leangap Class of 2018

“The mentors are easily some of the best people I've met in my life. We still keep in touch, and they still look out for us.”

Devesh P., Leangap Class of 2018

“I made lots of new friends. I know these friends will stay for life and the lessons will help me in the future to create my own business.”

Christie N., Leangap Class of 2018

“I learned things that I only could by actually building a business, stuff I wouldn't learn by attending 'entrepreneurship' classes”.

Sarah J., Leangap Class of 2018

“I can't believe how we created a real tangible product that impacted very real people in the world in just a couple of weeks.”

Amelie G., Leangap Class of 2020

“Leangap changes your life, not just your summer. What I created and experienced at Leangap played a big part to being admitted to Harvard.”

Aryan S., Leangap Class of 2021

“I was pushed above and beyond my limit and gave more than I thought I had in my arsenal for the sake of the company and my team.”

Andrew C., Leangap Class of 2017

“One time, one of the mentors stayed up the entire night to help me code and build our prototype. Talk about commitment.”

Vish N., Leangap Class of 2017

“I came home with the start of a movement, incredible friends, and the knowledge/backing of an invaluable network of entrepreneurs.”

Swapnanil G., Leangap Class of 2015
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