FIWARE, the leading European accelerator programme for technology startups in the sectors of the future internet, is organizing 2nd FIWARE Startup Bootcamp on 1-3 October 2015 in Athens, Greece. Also the 5th FIWARE Investment Forum in Athens is going to take place on October 3, 2015.
Technopolis, a major cultural venue in the center of Athens, will host 60 FIWARE startups in a three‐day event. Targeted workshops, world‐class panels, one‐to‐one coaching, pitching sessions, lively networking, and a wealth of other activities with coaches, startups, and industry professionals combine to offer participating startups an action‐packed approach to advancing their concepts and businesses.
The 16 FIWARE accelerators have selected their top 60 startups to present their investment opportunities to international investors. As part of this exclusive function, investors will engage in person with all rising companies participating in the 2nd FIWARE Startup Bootcamp and explore investment opportunities among the most active and most select startups in FIWARE and in Europe. The companies presenting are early stage startups building products and services across 8 sectors – smart cities, eHealth, Transport, Energy&Environment, Agrifood, Media&Content, Manufacturing&Logistics, Social Learning.
Day 1: Connect & Play!
Setting the ground. The first day starts with the highly‐rated Pitch Battle and continues with eminent guests panel for advice, inspiration, and discussion. Team‐building activities are also in place for you to get to know your peers.
Day 2: Learn & Develop!
Blow the lid off your startup Participate in the training workshops on core subject of taking your business in the market and growing. And accelerate your insights intake through targeted intermediate 1‐to‐1 coaching sessions and networking with startups and guests!
Day 3: Pitch & Sell!
Show me the money! Following popular demand, interaction with investors gets personal. All FIWARE startups are set up to pitch face‐to‐face and connect with each one of the 20 international investors joining the Bootcamp Athens, as part of our ground‐breaking matchmaking session.
More information can be found here.