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Join the Kickstart Accelerator – Switzerland’s first international accelerator program (Sponsored)

Got a great business idea? Make it happen in Zurich this summer. The Kickstart Accelerator is the most ambitious Swiss startup program to date open to early-stage startups. The program of the Kickstart Accelerator is a fast-track gateway for entrepreneurs from near … Continue reading

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METRO and Techstars kick off the second round of their joint accelerator programme

The Berlin-based METRO Accelerator is starting the application process for its second programme. The accelerator is powered by Techstars and is targeted at startups whose digital services and products could give a direct boost to the commercial success of restaurants, … Continue reading

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Applications now open for the global startup accelerator from Autoglass® parent company Belron (Sponsored)

Belron, the world’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement copmany, has just launched an exciting startup accelerator called “Drive“ alongside investor and innovation partner L Marks. Drive is a 12‐week startup accelerator running from May to July 2016, designed to speed … Continue reading

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Startup Wise Guys announces participants of the next B2B accelerator program

BusinessTech Winter 16 is the latest program of the Tallinn-based startup accelerator Startup Wise Guys. It is now focusing only on B2B & SaaS and has just announced the participanting startups – 11 companies from different countries accross Europe and even … Continue reading

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Bbooster launches its second fund with the goal to invest in 40 startups

Bbooster, the Valencia-based dean accelerator, creates its second investment fund with the support of Fond-ICO, and will manage €8.8 million, with the aim to invest in young companies related to the technology sector. The fund will receive 49% of the total … Continue reading

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Techstars and Virgin Media launch Connectivity and Digital Innovation Accelerator in London

Virgin Media and Techstars today announced that they are inviting the most promising and innovative entrepreneurs from the digital sector to apply to their new accelerator program in London. This partnership will be Techstars’ third accelerator program in London in addition … Continue reading

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StartupHighway, an acceleration program with a twist

Vilnius-based startup accelerator StartupHighway has opened applications this week to startups for up to 25.000 € in seed funding and participation of their newly design acceleration program. Unlike conventional accelerators, startups selected for StartupHighway can expect a flexible tailored acceleration … Continue reading

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Axel Springer Plug and Play announces new batch of startups

This month, 10 new startups will be moving into the offices of the Axel Springer Plug and Play accelerator in Berlin, the third round of startups to move in since the accelerator’s founding. They’ll be using the offices as their … Continue reading

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Wayra provides €30m boost for startups around the world

Wayra, Telefónica’s international startup accelerator, has revealed that it has helped entrepreneurs secure investment of almost €30m since it was set up in 2011. Figures released by the Wayra show that it has invested €9.4m directly into startups, which has led to follow on backing … Continue reading

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Europe’s startup accelerators – a complete overview

It almost feels like in every week there is a another new startup accelerator getting started. The list below is my attempt to give you a complete overview of the accelerator programs in Europe. Please let me know if there … Continue reading

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