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    your venture.

    Next edition: 2024

    Santander X Explorer helps you validate your idea and turn it into a sustainable business. Over 12 weeks, you will transform your project into an innovative solution. The program is open to entrepreneurs from 12 countries, forming an international community that continues to grow and is often highlighted by many participants as one of the programme's most valuable assets

    • Registration

      Registration 2024

      May 27th to September 5th

    • Program

      Program 2024

      September 23rd to December 16th

    • 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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    • 20 proyectos seleccionados


      Improving the world as a way of life: these are the 20 projects selected for crowdfunding accompaniment



    A Banco Santander programme in collaboration with UCEIF.

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