Thursday, March 24, 2016

Time for spring fundraising!

It is spring, time to apply!
We love to help out startups, which is why we will bring to you the latest news and deadlines for fundraising in an easy to read article. The article will provide an overview of accelerators and competitions throughout Europe that can help your fundraising, to blossom!

STING Test Drive Sustainability

STING Test Drive is a practical training program to help you formulate and sharpen your business model and get a solid platform before starting your business. The program is based on Business Model Canvas, a strategic template for the development of business models. It is a popular tool used by entrepreneurs across the world, including in Silicon Valley.

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Closing date: 1st April

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IndieBio EU

IndieBio EU is the startup accelerator for Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology start-ups. We provide up to $75,000 in seed funding, and three months' access to a fully equipped lab and a world-leading cast of mentors, and help you and your team to create something amazing.

Location: Cork, Ireland
Closing date: 4th April

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EU Roadshow + SV startupschool
WELCOME is looking for nine top-notch European startups ready to pack their bags and embark on an international adventure that will bring their business to the next level! Startups based in Berlin, Dublin, Madrid, Milan and Salamanca are invited to apply and take their chance on being selected for this opportunity.

In Europe, selected startups, will be introduced to the local startups scene and will have the opportunity to meet and pitch in front of the most active investors, media and opinion leaders. While in San Francisco (September 2016), selected startups will join an immersion program at the Mind The Bridge Startup School where they will fine-tune their investor pitch and gain the contacts and knowledge for a soft-landing in Silicon Valley.

Location: Milan, Italy
Closing date: 8th April

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Tetuan Valley Start up School 14
Tetuan Valley is best known for being the first non-for-profit pre-accelerator program in Europe. 
The goal is to launch a 6 week prototipe on DemoDay. Ideas must be innovative and accomplishable and teams should have technical habilities. We recommend at least one of the founders to be full time on the project and provide help fot participants to learn to launch their project step by step. This program is 100 % in English.

Location: Madrid, Spain
Closing date: 8th April

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Sellalab Fintech Accelerator Program
The program is designed to accelerate the growth of startups and young entrepreneurs from around the world wishing to disrupt the traditional banking and financial system. Startups will be selected for a six-month mentorship and accelerator program that will allow them to access the network, expertise and instruments of one of the most digitalized bank in Europe. 

Location: Biella, Italy
Closing date: 18th April

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Nitro: The extreme accelerator event
During the two-days event, 20 international mature startups will work together with consultants from Capgemini Consulting, Europe Unlimited, Inovamais and INTRASOFT International on topics such as Business model redesign to investment readiness, Organizational design in startups and Innovation management. 

The event is organized in such a way that startups take control by choosing which topics they want to work on before, during and after the event. To maximize the value of these topics, the startups will have the opportunity to use the knowledge and experience of these four consultancies. 

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Closing date: 24th April

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Celebration Innovation
The time has come: German Accelerator's flagship event is coming back to Berlin and you’re happily invited to join!

Celebrating Innovation is the place where Germany’s hottest tech startups battle for a slot in the German Accelerator program to experience three months in the most vibrant ecosystems

We’ll have VCs and partners at the event who try to find their next big investment, as well as editors and writers. Oh, and there will be food and drinks :)

Be there and plunge into top-notch technology and witness innovation taking place.

Location: Berlin, Germany
Closing date: 14th April

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