Thursday, January 14, 2016

New Year - New me - What's up for startups in January?

Its the time of the year where lots of people are thinking about their ambitious plans for 2016. Startup founders are pushing for excellence no matter time of the year, thus focus and take a look at events and opportunities for you to radically improve your startup!

Here's the list of activities in Europe, happening in January.

Microsoft Accelerator Paris

4 month program – Focus on sales growth and internationalisation
Paris, FR • 0% Equity
For Health, Wearable & Smart Home Startups
Helsinki, Finland • Up to €150,000 for 5-15% • 60 Mentors

Stargate - powered by IHUB

Sales focused Acc for growth-stage startups only. Backed by 11 EU programs
Brussels, BE • 300+ Mentors

4YFN Awards

Last chance to apply to the world's largest mobile startup competition
Barcelona, ES •

Santander - Plug and Play FinTech

Last day to apply - Scale with Santander & P&P - SF Demo Day
Valencia, ES • Up to $50,000

next media accelerator

Access to main players in EU media industry, investors & mentors
Hamburg, DE • Up to 50,000 • 50+ Mentors

Reimagine Food Prometheus Accelerator

Fastest access to customers/investors in food&tech - No equity taken
Barcelona, ES

Wellness Accelerator

For Digital Health & Fitness teams powered by Technogym
Venice, IT • €15,000

THRIVE Accelerator

Up to $5m funding available in top Food + Agtech program
There are also plenty of events happening in January, here's the list of some of them.

Startup Weekend Escalon
Frankfurt Am Main

Manchaster, UK, 

Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

Lille, Paris

Berlin, Germany

Delft, Netherlands