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Helping regional IoT Startups to grow & internationalize2016-05-31
Civitta’s partner company, Open Coffee Club Vilnius (OCC Vilnius), together with its consortium partners from London (F6S), Dublin (Ryan Academy), Zoetermeer (Crosspring Lab), Madrid (BluSpecs) and Cartagena (Cloud Incubator Hub) has launched the second 6-month Startup Europe’s IoT accelerator in Vilnius starting in June, 2016.
Startup Scaleup is a half a year soft-acceleration programme offering entrepreneurs interested in Internet-of-Things (IoT) the practical knowledge and advice needed to build a successful IoT startup. It provides help with prototyping, licensing, access to mass manufacturers and IoT specific fundraising as well as an access to a pool of international mentors. The batch size in Vilnius will accommodate 20 IoT startups. Experts of CIVITTA will help OCC Vilnius to mentor early stage IoT startups on internatiolization, investment attraction, product/business development and bridging them with our vast network of regional VCs and Business Angels.
The programme includes one full week of intensive IoT trainings in Vilnius, monthly meetups and Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) sessions with IoT experts from Intel, Google, Electronic Arts & many other well-known corporates; all-you-need mentor support during the program; access to international network of investors, IoT experts & entrepreneurs.
Some of the selected entrepreneurs will also get a chance to receive co-funding of tickets to the biggest IoT conferences in Europe.