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    Improve the world.

    Validate your idea and connect with your future.

    Next edition: 2024

    We offer education to transform entrepreneurial ideas and projects into profitable businesses and innovative solutions. We support entrepreneurship in its early stages with a programme open to entrepreneurs from 12 countries, who have formed an international community that continues to grow and has become one of our most important assets. Banco Santander helps individuals and companies improve their future prospects.Through Santander X we support those who run their own business and small companies to create opportunities, consolidate and grow.

    • Registration

      Registration 2024

      May 29th to August 22nd

    • Program

      Program 2024

      September 9th to December 1st

    • Countries


      Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, United States, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, United Kingdom, and Uruguay

    • Dedication


      8-10 hours per week for 12 weeks

    • Free


      Supported by Banco Santander.

    • Format


      Blended or 100% online, depending on the institution

    Join our global community of entrepreneurs

    With Santander X Explorer, you will become an active part of change by launching innovative and sustainable projects.

    Perks & benefits

    Validate your idea

    International community

    Participation Certificate

    Explorer Hub Community



    Santander X Explorer Fridays

    Santander X Explorer Coach


    Our Santander X Explorer alumni

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      Grecia Pérez - Ellas Artes

      “With Santander X Explorer I discovered that it was possible that an online programme motivates me”.

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      Ailton Pereira - AIPER

      “Now, I see myself capable enough for bigger steps”.

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      Helena Arias Casal - Light Pills

      “Here, I discovered the potential of our idea”.

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      Andrés Gutiérrez Aguilar - GOHYDRANT

      “Santander X Explorer shows you entrepreneurship as a lifestyle”.

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      Claudia Cambra Mompó - Silocomo

      “The programme has helped us to think about the user”.

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      Mauro Pungo - Renewaste

      “The main benefit of Santander X Explorer, for me, is the networking”.

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    Create your entrepreneurship and make a positive impact in the world

    Twelve weeks to transform your idea into a solution that contributes to achieving the 2030 SDGs.


    The tips and news you need to start your entrepreneurial journey.

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      This is how universities get involved in Santander X Explorer



    A Banco Santander programme in collaboration with UCEIF.

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