MediaTek Labs Partners with Startupbootcamp Internet of Things and Data to help the Next Generation of IoT and Smart Data Startups

27 Aug 2015
Barcelona, Spain - 27th August 2015 - Startupbootcamp Internet of Things and Data, a leading global startup accelerator with a focus on Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Data, today announces a new local partnership with MediaTek Labs, MediaTek’s developer pragma that supports device creation, application development, and services for the Internet of Things era. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp announces 2015 cohort of rising stars in London FinTech

20 Jul 2015
London, 20 July 2015 – Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has today announced the 10 international startups selected to join the London program. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp E-commerce Announces Convertible Note Initiative For Startups

20 Jul 2015
London, 20 July 2015 - Startupbootcamp E-commerce, which is based in Amsterdam and part of the global family of 11 industry-focused Startupbootcamp accelerators, has today announced the launch of a pilot convertible note initiative for startups. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy Reveals Its 11 Startups

13 Jul 2015
From drones to urban infrastructure planning, Startupbootcamp in Berlin announces the startups to be accelerated in its latest program PDF | Word

Investment Of Over 2 Million Euros For Smart City & Living Startups

08 Jul 2015
Accelerator Startupbootcamp Amsterdam organised their ‘Smart City & Living Demo Day’ on 3 July 2015. Eleven startups pitched their plans in SugarCity, an old sugar factory in Halfweg, for hundreds of investors and other interested parties. Despite the various ideas – ranging from off grid housing to the Internet of Things for everyday objects – all startups have the ambition to make our cities and environments smarter, more sustainable and easier to live in. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Announces Partnership with Salesforce for Startups

18 Jun 2015
London, 18th June 2015 - Startupbootcamp, the global family of industry-focused startup accelerators, has announced a new global partnership with Salesforce for Startups - a Salesforce program designed to provide tech startups access to Salesforce technology and resources needed to become thriving, customer and community-focused companies. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp launches first global insurance accelerator program

16 Jun 2015
London, 16 June 2015 – Startupbootcamp, Europe’s leading accelerator, today announced the launch of the Startupbootcamp Insurance accelerator program. Based in London, the program invites global startups from across different areas within insurance, including retail insurance, corporate risk management, re-insurance, back-office efficiency and new risk models, to apply to take part in the three-month accelerator PDF | Word

London strengthens position as the world’s leader in fintech, says global fintech community

15 Jun 2015
London, 15 June – A survey conducted with the global fintech community byStartupbootcampFinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation and part of the global Startupbootcamp network, finds that London has further increased its position as the world’s leading city in fintech. 63% of respondents selected London compared to 51% that chose the city in 2014. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp FinTech London appoints Liz Lumley as Managing Director

20 May 2015
London, 20 May 2015 – Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation and part of the global Startupbootcamp network, announced today that Liz Lumley has been appointed as the new managing director for London. Lumley will be responsible for the running of the accelerator programme in London as part of the rapidly expanding global team. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Announces Collaboration With Intel

12 May 2015
London, 12th May 2015 - Startupbootcamp the global family of 10 industry focused Startup accelerators- has announced a new global collaboration with Intel today. The exclusive deal will give Startupbootcamp’s growing startup ecosystem access to the tech giant’s products and services as well as exposure to Intel’s extensive ecosystem. PDF | Word

Eleven startups selected for Startupbootcamp Smart City & Living ‘15

05 Mar 2015
Amsterdam, March 5th 2015 – The eleven participants in the Startupbootcamp accelerator program Smart City & Living have been selected. In recent months, 19 finalists were chosen out of three hundred startups, to participate in the final selection days held on March 3rd and 4th. Eleven teams have now been chosen to develop their businesses further under intensive guidance. In this mentor-driven program, they will achieve in three months what normally would require eighteen months. On Demo Day, taking place in the first week of July, the innovative startups will present themselves to 300+ investors. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp HighTechXL Alumni STaR Engines raises € 2 million ($ 2.29 million)

06 Feb 2015
Dutch startup STaR Engines raises € 2 million ($ 2.29 million) PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Launches World’s First Business Accelerator for Smart Materials Startups

06 Jan 2015
Startupbootcamp Smart Materials, World’s first business accelerator for smart materials startups, launches today PDF | Word

10 startups pitch at Startupbootcamp E- & Mcommerce Demo Day

18 Dec 2014
On January 23th 2015 Startupbootcamp hosts the E- & Mcommerce Demo Day. At this event, ten selected startups will pitch their business to investors. The event will take place at Rabobank’s headquarters in Utrecht. Keynotes will be given by John MacFarlane (Sonos) and Cees Links (GreenPeak). PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp FinTech launches Asia accelerator program in Singapore

28 Nov 2014
Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, today announces the immediate opening of Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore. PDF | Word

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and eBay/ Marktplaats support high potential startups

13 Oct 2014
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and eBay/ Marktplaats partner up with Startupbootcamp for the world’s first E- & Mcommerce accelerator. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam announces the 11 startups to participate in the world's first Ecomemrce accelerator

11 Sep 2014
Startupbootcamp E- & Mcommerce announces the results of the two-day "Final Selection Days”. From over 300 applications, 17 teams were selected to present themselves in the Dutch capital. Eleven teams from three countries have come through the rigorous selection process and will start from October 13th and enter the intensive three-month acceleration program. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Internet of Things & Data launches in Barcelona!

18 Aug 2014
Barcelona is home to the newest Startupbootcamp program, creating a leading hub for Internet Of Things and Data technologies. PDF | Word

Demo Day Startupbootcamp Amsterdam 2014 lives up to the title “best accelerator of Europe”

01 Jul 2014
Startupbootcamp, that recently won the title “best accelerator of Europe” at The Europas, has completed its three-month ‘mentor-driven’ program with a spectacular Demo Day. Eleven startups from five different countries have given inspiring pitches and presented their innovative products, services and strong teams to around 300 investors. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Wins BEST ACCELERATOR at The Europas 2014

11 Jun 2014
Startupbootcamp, a global startup accelerator, has been awarded the ‘Best Accelerator’ by popular industry vote at Europe’s premier startup event, The Europas 2014. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Launches World’s First Accelerator Dedicated to E- and Mcommerce Startups

03 Jun 2014
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam announced today that its next program will be focused on accelerating Ecommerce and Mcommerce startups. PDF | Word

‘Never give up’ theme Demo Day Startupbootcamp Amsterdam 2014

02 Jun 2014
Amsterdam, Jun 2nd 2014 - Startupbootcamp Amsterdam is organizing its 4th Demo Day on June 25th at ABN Amro headquarters in Amsterdam. In addition to the pitches of the 11 startups participating in the program, Bibian Mentel, Paralympic athlete and winner of Olympic gold medal in Sochi, will share the ups and downs of her personal life and sporting career and explain what the phrase ‘never give up’ means to her. PDF | Word

New “Smart Transportation & Energy” accelerator revs up for Berlin and upcoming San Francisco launch

07 Apr 2014
Startupbootcamp, Europe’s largest accelerator has today announced the launch of a new cross-continental program connecting Berlin and San Francisco around the theme of Smart Transportation & Energy – The Connected and Efficient Mobility of People and Goods. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp teams up with TruQu to validate mentor skill-sets

04 Mar 2014
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam announces the results of the two-day "Final Selection Days”. From over 700 applications, 15 teams were selected to present themselves in the Dutch capital. Eleven teams from five countries have come through the rigorous selection process and will start from March 31st and enter the intensive three-month acceleration program. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam reveals the next 11 Startups for the 2014 SBC Program

03 Mar 2014
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam announces the results of the two-day "Final Selection Days”. From over 700 applications, 15 teams were selected to present themselves in the Dutch capital. Eleven teams from five countries have come through the rigorous selection process and will start from March 31st and enter the intensive three-month acceleration program. PDF | Word

Funded Startupbootcamp graduates raise more than €411,000 each

10 Jan 2014
PRESS RELEASE Thursday 9th January 2014: Graduates of Startupbootcamp ( programs that secure funding raise an average of €411,288, newly-released data from the startup accelerator shows. PDF | Word

January 17th Demo Day at Startupbootcamp NFC & Contactless

05 Dec 2013
Amsterdam, 02 December 2013 – On January 17th 2014 the Startupbootcamp NFC & Contactless Demo Day will take place at the ABN AMRO headquarters in Amsterdam. At this event the ten startups that participate in this accelerator program will present their company and vision to 350+ investors. The high potential startups, from seven countries, have all developed products based on wireless and interactive technology. They focus on markets such as: The Internet of Things, Online & Mobile Marketing, Sports analytics, Retail & Loyalty Systems, Smart City & Security, The Pet Industry, Safety For Children, and The Food Industry. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, Europe's most successful accelerator, has opened the applications for their new 2014 programme.

05 Nov 2013
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, Europe's most successful startup accelerator, has opened the applications for their new 2014 programme. After a successful second cycle the founders, Patrick de Zeeuw and Ruud Hendriks, have raised the bar yet again, for both the participants and themselves. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp couples with Clarity PR for official Berlin partnership

17 Oct 2013
Startupbootcamp, Europe's leading accelerator program, has announced a new strategic partnership with Clarity PR, a top PR agency specialising in the startup and technology sector. PDF | Word

AVG contributes funding to accelerator program for some of the world’s most promising startups in the field of contactless technology

26 Sep 2013
Featured in The Wall Street Journal- Startupbootcamp announces that AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security, privacy and optimization to 155 million active users, has invested in the NFC (Near Field Communication) & Contactless Interactions program in Amsterdam. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp is supporting the growing NFC market with the announcement of ten new startups

13 Sep 2013
Startupbootcamp is delighted to announce the results of its two day final selections held this week. Fourteen teams from nine countries were selected from over 250 applicants to come to the Dutch capital and pitch their business. Ten teams from seven countries made it through the rigorous selection procedure and will commence their three month acceleration on October 14th 2013 in Amsterdam. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Haifa expands to Tel Aviv, launches second program for Media Tech

04 Sep 2013
Sept 2013: Startupbootcamp Haifa's Shahar Namer & Paul-Rene Albertini seek out the next wave of Israeli tech stars for latest program. Applications now open. PDF | Word

Accelerator reserves 2 spots for startups implementing NFC & Contactless technology via iPhone 5S

19 Jul 2013
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam will create a special category within its NFC & Contactless 2013 accelerator program for 2 startups developing NFC technology which can be implemented using the new iPhone 5S. PDF | Word

Her Majesty the Queen Máxima to be present at Demo Day Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

12 Jun 2013
Her Majesty the Queen Máxima will be present at Startupbootcamp’s Demo Day on 28 June in Amsterdam. The Queen will attend the presentations from a number of startups during the morning programme. Afterwards she will be speaking with Startupbootcamp Amsterdam participants during a roundtable conversation about entrepreneurship in the digital era. PDF | Word

Adyen Invests in Startupbootcamp NFC&Contactless

30 May 2013
Adyen, the global payments solutions company, has become a partner of NFC&Contactless. PDF | Word

Digital Health and Life Science Trade Summit Health Wednesday 15th May

13 May 2013
Digital Health Accelerator Health Welcomes Massachusetts Governor and Senate President to Dublin PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Kicks off NFC & Contactless Interactions Accelerator

22 Apr 2013
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, part of the European accelerator program, is starting a specialized Near Field Communication (NFC) & Contactless Interactions accelerator program this fall, in the Dutch capital. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Berlin accelerates with Mercedes-Benz, HDI and Bosch

17 Apr 2013
Startupbootcamp Berlin accelerates with Mercedes-Benz, HDI and Bosch. Start-up program focused on Mobility, Connectivity, and Big Data PDF | Word

The Eye Tribe launches mobile eye control for Android at DEMO Mobile 2013

16 Apr 2013
Danish eye tracking company The Eye Tribe showcases its revolutionizing technology in the mobile frontier category on the DEMO Mobile stage. PDF | Word

Webcrumbz Wins Silver at Mobilio Awards

16 Apr 2013
Webcrumbz won Silver for the Best Mobisite at the Mobilio Awards gala, on 16th of April with the First Aid Lesson app for MaiMultVerde, Romania. PDF | Word

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam reveals the next 9 startups for its spring 2013 accelerator

04 Mar 2013
Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1st 2013 – Startupbootcamp Amsterdam is delighted to announce the results of its 2 day final selections held this week. Fifteen teams were selected from over 450 applicants to come to the Dutch capital. Nine teams from eight countries made it through the rigorous selection procedure and will commence their three month acceleration on April 2nd 2013 in Amsterdam. PDF | Word

Eight of the World’s Hottest Digital Health Start-ups Gather in Dublin for Health

26 Feb 2013
Some of the world’s most innovative digital health start-ups have arrived in Dublin today to begin a three-month Startupbootcamp business acceleration programme - Health. Following a rigorous selection process in Dublin, London and Minneapolis, the eight winning teams have been handpicked from 250 applicants and chosen for their potential to bring disruptive technology to the global health market. PDF | Word

'Final Selection Days' at Startupbootcamp: startups present their plans on the 26th and 27th of February

24 Feb 2013
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 24th February 2013 - Startupbootcamp, the Global startup accelerator program, has announced that 15 international startups will come to Amsterdam on the 26th and 27th of February to take part in the Final Selection Days for Startupbootcamp Amsterdam 2013. The event will take place at the Startupbootcamp headquarters. PDF | Word

VMW Taxand to offer pre-mediation consultation to Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Class 2013

09 Jan 2013
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16 January 2013 –Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, a pan-European startup accelerator has announced that its partner law and tax firm VMW Taxand will provide pre-mediation consultation to start-ups participating in Startupbootcamp Amsterdam 2013. PDF | Word

Press Release - Health 21st December 2012

21 Dec 2012
Health, a multi-million Euro digital health technology programme, today announced Cleveland Clinic Innovations was joining as a collaborator to help build closer connections between US and European digital health entrepreneurs. PDF | Word

Press Release - Health 12th December 2012

17 Dec 2012
Health, a multi-million Euro digital health technology programme investing in some of the world’s hottest health and tech start-ups, today announced a strategic partnership with Silicon Valley Bank which will see Health continue to strengthen the support it provides to startups and help to further expand the digital health community. PDF | Word


(DUTCH) Shell wint, Imtech op pijnbank (

07 Aug 2015
Amsterdam is doorgedrongen tot de top 20 van beste startupsteden ter wereld. Voor die gelegenheid luidt Ruud Hendriks, co-founder van startup-accelerator Startupbootcamp, de gong van de Amsterdamse beurs.

Big ideas meet big money at Singapore fintech bootcamp (

06 Aug 2015
Welcome to Demo Day in Singapore, the culmination of a rigorous 'bootcamp' for financial technology start-ups. Startupbootcamp FinTech ran over three months, during which 11 new companies honed their pitches, worked with mentors in the finance and digital sectors and even cut some deals, before finishing with the recent day of presentations to possible funding partners.

Startupbootcamp Istanbul selects its class of 2015 (

31 Jul 2015
Startupbootcamp Istanbul has announced the best startups out of 27 contenders for its 2015 program. The accelerator said they received over 500 applications from 118 cities in 63 countries.

Startupbootcamp's first Demo Day in Singapore showcases 11 startups (

30 Jul 2015
Fintech accelerator company Startupbootcamp FinTech held its first annual Singapore Demo Day on July 3o, 2015. It featured 11 teams and more than 450 guests from the financial industry.

Fintech a growth market, blockchain a game-changer: Steven Tong (

23 Jul 2015
The regulatory framework for FinTech (financial technology) may be more mature in developed economies, and countries like the UK and the USA, hold an edge as regulators are more open to innovation in the space, Steven Tong, the managing director of Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore, said in an interaction.

FinTech rising stars showcased (

20 Jul 2015
Startupbootcamp FinTech has announced the 10 startups selected to join the accelerator’s London programme. The ventures will benefit from mentorship from 100+ entrepreneurs, investors and corporate partners, and will each receive €15,000 and three months free office space at the Rainmaking Loft London, Startupbootcamp’s London home.

Fintech startups head to London for Startupbootcamp 2015 final (

20 Jul 2015
Ten financial services startups have been chosen by startup accelerator Startupbootcamp FinTech to participate in its annual London program, which seeks to find the best new companies in financial services and bring them to market. Notable themes among the finalists include Bitcoin and the blockchain, big data, algorithms, cloud computing and social networking.

Startupbootcamp picks second batch for London fintech programme (

20 Jul 2015
Startupbootcamp FinTech, the accelerator backed by banks including Lloyds Banking Group and Intesa San Paolo, has revealed the 10 companies that will join its second annual programme in London.

Greek High-Tech Made Its International Case Amidst Turmoil (

20 Jul 2015
I arrived in Eindhoven on Saturday, June 27th noon, the day after the referendum announcement. After three years of partnering with the SBCHTXL team to organise their pitch days in Athens, I finally had the opportunity to see how the program works from the inside. There I met with six high-tech and hardware start-ups from Greece.

(DUTCH) Startupbootcamp naar de VS (

20 Jul 2015
Het Amsterdamse Startupbootcamp, dat beginnende techbedrijven op weg helpt, strijkt neer in de Verenigde Staten. Eerder dit jaar al toog concurrent Rockstart naar Singapore.

These 9 startups pitched during the Smart Materials Demo Day (

15 Jul 2015
During the very first Smart Materials Demo Day of Startupbootcamp in Sittard, nine startups in the materials industry presented themselves to investors. Some of the ingredients of this afternoon: several announcements of seed funding and of collaborations with global leaders. And, a motorcycle built with smart materials riding on stage.

(GERMAN) Die elf Neuen im Startupbootcamp (

14 Jul 2015
Newsartikel. Die neue Klasse des Berliner Accelerators Startupbootcamp ist da: Mit dabei sind ein Fahrrad-Versicherer aus Estland und eine Drohnen-Firma aus Frankreich.

(DUTCH) Ruud Hendriks (Startupbootcamp): “Uber had in Nederland nooit kunnen worden wat het nu is” (

13 Jul 2015
Startups zijn een hype. Dat wil Ruud Hendriks, één van de oprichters van Startupbootcamp, wel bevestigen. Niet dat hij daar alleen maar last van heeft: “Het helpt ons ook wel. Het onderwerp staat inmiddels overal op de agenda, maar in Nederland zijn we nog wel heel erg voorzichtig.” Met als gevolg dat b2c-startups moeilijk aan geld kunnen komen. Daarom focust Startupbootcamp vooral op b2b-initiatieven.


10 Jul 2015
Nederland heeft het in zich om in Europa tot de top 3 van kraamkamers voor start-ups te behoren. Dat stelde Neelie Kroes, special envoy Startupdelta, vandaag tijdens de demodag Smartupbootcamp Smart Materials in Sittard.

(DUTCH) Startupbootcamp Smart Materials: Vliegende start voor innovatieve start-ups (

10 Jul 2015
Smart materials zijn duurzame materialen die helpen de kwaliteit van leven te vergroten en een positief effect hebben op levensstijl en milieu. Drie maanden geleden gingen de 9 start-ups in smart materials, na een intensieve selectieprocedure, aan de slag.

How Startups And Banks Can Work Together (

09 Jul 2015
Markus Gnirck, co-founder & Global COO of Startupbootcamp FinTech, says it aims to create a "safe playground" for start-ups and banks.

(DUTCH) Dit was het hete nieuws van Startupbootcamp Demo Day (

09 Jul 2015
Demo Days zijn altijd heerlijke events, met lekkere hapjes, mooie dames, drank en niet te vergeten retestrakke pitches. Bij Startupbootcamp weten ze wel hoe dat moeten aanpakken, met dit keer voor het eerst SugarCity in Halfweg als hippe venue. Dit was het hete nieuws van hun Smart City & Living Program, afgelopen vrijdag.

(DUTCH) Start-ups strijden in Eindhoven om mentorenprogramma (

01 Jul 2015
20 hightech start-ups vanuit de hele wereld strijden vandaag in Eindhoven tijdens Startupbootcamp HighTechXL voor deelname aan het mentorprogramma op de High Tech Campus.

(DUTCH) 'Griekse start-ups zijn innovatiever dan wordt gedacht' (

01 Jul 2015
Ook de Griekse start-ups bij de Startupbootcamp HighTechXL in Eindhoven lijden onder de crisis in hun land. "Een aantal mensen kan hun hotelrekening niet betalen."

(DUTCH) Elf van twintig starters mogen traject van Startupbootcamp in (

01 Jul 2015
Elf van twintig starters mogen traject van Startupbootcamp in. EINDHOVEN - De volgende 11 bedrijven zijn door de mentoren van Startupbootcamp gekozen om ten minste 3 maanden op de campus door te groeien. Dat doen ze in eerste instantie in de ruimtes van de organisatie; als financiering huren ze zelf een ruimte op de campus.

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About Startupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp is the global startup accelerator with 11 programs in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Istanbul, London and Singapore and a mentor and alumni network in more than 30 countries.

Each Startupbootcamp accelerator program selects 10 startups from more than 500 global applicants to receive €15,000 for living expenses, free co-working space and over €450,000 worth of partner deals. The  'secret sauce ' of Startupbootcamp's is a global pool of over 750 volunteer mentors who provide priceless value through coaching and connections to customers, partners and investors. Startupbootcamp also partners with leading brands such as Intel, Salesforce, Samsung, PWC, Vodafone, Cisco, Mastercard, Lloyds Bank, Microsoft, Google and Novartis who act as mentors and pilot customers.

After the first 3 months of a Startupbootcamp accelerator program, teams pitch their company to hundreds of Business Angels and Venture Capitalists at Demo Day. After graduating from the accelerator programs, Startupbootcamp's portfolio companies continue to be supported by Startupbootcamp through the Alumni Growth Program.

85% of the Startupbootcamp alumni teams are still active and 73% have gone on to raise additional funding from many of the world's leading VCs and angels.

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