We would like to share the call for applications to participate in weXelerate’s next accelerator programme which will start in April 2019. The Batch 4 application period is open until November 30th. The programme focuses on B2B startups operating in the following industries: energy and infrastructure, industry 4.0, media, retail, insurance and banking.
weXelerate is a multi-corporate accelerator programme located in Vienna, Austria. Its provided support focuses on sales enablement, growth and entry in new markets. The startup & innovation hub has a unique and thriving ecosystem of open innovation on nearly 9.000 sqm that aims to connect startups and established corporations.
Each year the weXelerate accelerator supports up to 100 of the most promising European startups with a focus on energy and infrastructure, industry 4.0, media, retail, insurance and banking, as well as cross-industry technologies such as internet of things, artificial intelligence, bots, mobility, blockchain and cybersecurity. Participation is 100% free and sharing equity is not required.
Participants can opt for a free working space in weXelerate’s headquarters for the programme duration of 4 months. The startups will be working from the same building as multiple VCs. Part-time participation is also an option If relocating to Vienna for the entire duration of the programme is not an option.
If accepted into the programme startups will meet world-leading corporates to form alliances, partnerships or to develop use cases and pilot projects, and there’s a good chance those corporates will become (first) big customers. 100+ seasoned mentors who are international serial-founders or executives from MNCs will provide them with network, experience, and advice. A network of 60+ partners including lawyers, growth hackers, designers, software companies and more are available to be consulted as needed on a 1on1 basis.
We’d like to encourage you to apply for the next programme batch that will start at the beginning of April 2019. The highly recommended FAST TRACK application period with increased chances of being selected is currently open up until November 30th.
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