Startupbootcamp Berlin
Smart Transportation & Energy

About the Accelerator

Startupbootcamp Berlin is the leading global startup accelerator with a focus on Smart Transportation & Energy - The Connected and Efficient Mobility of People and Goods.

Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy is now open for applications until June 7th. On August 10th, the ten teams chosen to enter the program will move into Berlin’s Rainmaking Loft, a 1,000sqm startup hub in the heart of the European startup metropolis.

In addition to six months of free office space, the startups will each receive €15,000 seed funding and extensive mentorship from 150+ entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate partners. In total, the perks and special offers are worth over €400K. At the end of the three-month program, startups pitch at Demo Day to more than 150 investors.

We are very proud to have the following major global brands as partners: Cisco, HERE, EnBW, Mercedes-Benz, Airbus, and Deutsche Bahn. These global brands are passionate about Smart Transportation & Energy, and they are supporting us with awesome mentors, access to technology, and distribution power.

We are on the lookout for startups innovating in the smart transportation and/or energy sector. Below is a respresentation of the hot topics in the Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy 2015 focus:


  • Mar 9


  • Jun 7


  • Jul 7 - 11

    Selection Days

  • Aug 10


  • Nov 12

    Demo Day

What's the Deal?

Berlin Teams Receive:

Access to Startupbootcamp's Global Network
Access to top markets in Berlin and San Francisco and 500+ Global Mentors, Investors, and Alumni.
Check out the top-flight group of mentors from Berlin, around Europe, and beyond.

Seed Funding for each Team
€15.000 per team. This is seed funding for your team to fund yourselves during the three months so that 100% of your time can be dedicated to your project. You'll need that focus!

Co-Working Space for your Team
We offer teams six months free office space in the Rainmaking Loft Berlin, a 1000 sq. m. co-working space for high-profile tech startups in the heart of Berlin. We host 90 tech entrepreneurs and have five meeting rooms, Skype booths, two event rooms, and even a cafe and bar!

Sponsored Services for Startups
A sponsorship package from our Sponsors and Partners with an estimated value of over €400K.

Startupbootcamp Alumni
Startupbootcamp has appointed a full-time Alumni Growth Manager to support and engage with our growing pool of alumni (our programs produced 60 startups in 2013 alone). All Startupbootcamp startups join the Alumni Growth Program. 

Team Contracts
We like to keep things simple and transparent. All Startupbootcamp teams of the same city program will sign the same contract. Contracts may vary between different city program locations.

Startupbootcamp Receives

In return, Startupbootcamp gets 8% equity in each company. We don't take board seats, and we don't get preferred shares. We strive to be the world's most useful co-founders.

Any other questions?

Drop us a line at or tweet at us @sbcBerlin

Smart Transportation and Energy Demo Day 2014

Check out a recap from Demo Day 2014. Thanks to all partners, mentors, friends, and family who made this program such a success!

Startupbootcamp Berlin partners with leading global brands for Smart Transportation & Energy

Senior partner executives and Startupbootcamp co-founder Alex Farcet explain what makes this year's partnerships so powerful. In addition to mentorship, selected teams will benefit from access to resources, and new and innovative technologies.

Startupbootcamp Berlin 2013

Over 120 top-notch serial entrepreneurs and experts volunteer their time and work closely with the Startupbootcamp teams to accelerate their businesses at lightening speeds. Before the program begins, we get our mentors together and have a kick-off.

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