Startup Ole Accelerator co-organises the CEE Acceleration Summit
Startup Ole Accelerator, along with PwC Poland, Business Link and Hardgamma Ventures is a co-organizer of the CEE Acceleration Summit – the region’s largest event dedicated to entrepreneurship, corporate- and university acceleration. The event will take place in Warsaw on Oct. 26th and will gather the most influential innovation and acceleration ecosystem builders.
CEE Startup Ecosystem is one of the most rapidly developing ones, with a room and prospects for countless investment opportunities. Warsaw, as the CEE’s innovation hub, linking the western and central-eastern European cultures and capital, is a modern symbol of successful transformation into the center of innovation.
The event will be divided into three paths: Corporate Acceleration, University Acceleration and Social Innovations, so that all the potential target groups will find the crucial information on how to develop businesses to foster innovations within the companies, or how to manage investment portfolio effectively, in a sustainable and responsible manner.
Moreover, during the Summit the key representatives of the Public Sector, including the European Commission’s agendas and Polish Development Fund’s representatives will also introduce the accelerators and investors to the support instruments aimed at facilitating startup-related investments and ecosystem building activities.
Key representatives of various innovation initiatives from all over Europe will share their knowledge and experience with the CEE’s stakeholders to create bridges between various ecosystems and engage in potential cooperation.
To find out more, please visit the event’s website.
Poland has chosen 9 winning startups for European final of StartUp Europe Awards!
Poland has chosen nine startups for the European final of StartUp Europe Awards!
Under the frame of Startup Poland Global, an educational program for Polish startups and scaleups helping them work on global expansion strategies, were chosen the nine startups which will represent Poland in Brussels, for the final of StartUp Europe Awards. This program selected 50 high potential startups that participated in three-day intensive course where they improved their pitches, listened to serial entrepreneurs’ stories of success and failure, and acquired legal and business background on moving operations abroad. During the pitching finals, the jury of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs rated startups performance on stage.
They selected the winners that will receive a tailored workshop on building global strategies and scaling, at the end of January 2017, and will go to the final of SEUA.
Startup Poland Global is enabled by the United Way Worldwide and funded by Citi Foundation.
These are thestartups selected to represent Poland in 9 categories in the final of Startup Europe Awards:
In the ICT Category the winner is DeepDoc; a project aimed at early detection of risk of depression using machine learning to analyze activity in social media, they diagnose the risk of depression at a very early stage.
Jumbster, the winner in TOURISM Category, is an application to save on fuel; with this app you are able to find and buy the cheapest fuel in your area.
In the HEALTH Category was selected Pelvifly, a comprehensive, mobile system of prophylaxis and rehabilitation of pelvic floor muscles dysfunction.
Piece of cake provides the opportunity to easy splitting your bills for your friends, workmates and in every place, where you just need divide the bill. This startup will represent Poland for FINTECH Category.
Ronzo is aimed to empower consumers with delicious cricket-based products with natural ingredients, no artificial chemical substances or semi-processed products; and it is the winner for the GREEN Category.
Smartbox, wich creates a comprehensive Smarthouse system based on cloud computing, was chosen as the winner for ENERGY Category.
The winner for SOCIAL Category is Socialgamer, a search engine in the computer gaming industry focused on the rapid and precise searching for partners to create the perfect team.
Sense produces wireless, mobile and intelligent sensors and designs measuring systems. Sense was chosen to represent Poland in the CITIES Category.
For the CREATIVE Category the winner is RoboCamp, which enhances STEM education using LEGO robot building and visual programming.
Startup Europe Awards recognizes the effort of the European startups in five levels (local, county, regional, national and European) in ten categories: Creative, Energy, Fintech, Green, Health, ICT, Smart Cities, Social, Tourism and Water. Each involved country will recognize the best local startups which will have the chance to compete to be awarded as the best European startups, in the Final ceremony to be held first quarter of 2017 in Brussels. For this reason, StartUp Europe Awards is “The Eurovision for Startups”.
StartUp Europe Awards is promoted by the European Commission and supported by the President of the Committee of the Regions, several members of the European Parliament as Ambassadors and it is implemented by Finnova Foundation in collaboration with Startup Europe.