Startups to participate in UK's Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator (

16 Apr 2014
“Startupbootcamp FinTech is coming to China to meet FinTech entrepreneurs that would like to participate in the accelerator program in the UK.”

Startupbootcamp Berlin to focus on smart transport and energy, with US program to follow (

07 Apr 2014
Eropean accelerator Startupbootcamp has today announced that its Berlin-based program will focus on startups working in the areas of smart energy and transportation in the future, and that a new US-based program looking at the same topics will also be established next year.

Startupbootcamp launches fintech accelerator programme (

14 Feb 2014
“Stephane Wyper, vice-president of Startup Engagement and Acceleration for MasterCard Labs, said Startupbootcamp will be “invaluable” for the company to find startups and benefit from their expertise, while helping the companies scale successfully.”

Startupbootcamp launches foray into financial services (

14 Feb 2014
“Startupbootcamp has said that it will also be running a global innovation drive over the next few months in which it will seek to nurture talent, ideas and develop earlier stage financial technology startups. The plan will consist of various events taking place in New York, Singapore and Shanghai and other cities deemed financial technology hotspots.”

Pan-European accelerator Startupbootcamp opens fintech incubator in London (

14 Feb 2014
“What sets this FinTech bootcamp apart from the rest is the support it has garnered from big financial brands, according to Startupbootcamp.”

Global FinTech start-up accelerator launches in London (

12 Feb 2014
“Based in London, Startupbootcamp FinTech is open to early-stage businesses from across the world and claims to be the first of its kind to receive backing from multiple corporate firms, including Lloyds Banking Group, MasterCard and Rabobank.”

Startupbootcamp launches fintech accelerator programme (

11 Feb 2014
“Furthering its interest in the hot fintech space, Startupbootcamp is also planning a series of global events, including hackathons, later-stage meet-ups with financial services execs, and worldwide pitch days, inviting local start-up communities to pitch in front of fintech experts.”

Lloyds, MasterCard and Rabobank get behind Startupbootcamp's FinTech accelerator (

11 Feb 2014
“Lloyds, MasterCard and Rabobank have pledged to lend their support to Startupbootcamp’s new financial technology (FinTech) accelerator in London, which is set to open later this year. The financial heavyweights said they will help start-ups selected for the three month programme to grow their business by offering them expertise and advice on how to secure funding.”

London Gets Another Fintech Accelerator, As Startupbootcamp Partners With MasterCard, Lloyds & Rabobank (

31 Jan 2014
“Startupbootcamp also flags up the difference between its own accelerator brand and modus operandi and other European incubators as a factor that sets its fintech offering apart from others in the region. Namely, its focus on a slightly later stage that a lot of rival incubators.” “Are the partners that this latest fintech accelerator has been able to attract a sign that established banking and payments brands are (finally) waking up to potential of startup disruption?”

The biggest professional-training system you have never heard of (

30 Jan 2014
IT FEELS LIKE some prayer meeting. Two middle-aged men start by telling the audience how important it is to pitch in. A booming voice announces the acts, greeted by loud cheers; then some enthusiastic young people jump onto the stage and start talking about their missions. One wants to help women sell their unused clothes and shoes; another to teach children to manage money more responsibly; a third to bring the reinsurance market online at last.

Pitch perfect: Startupbootcamp NFC demo day full report (

29 Jan 2014
Friday January 17th was the final day for the ten startups in NFC and contactless program of startup accelerator Startupbootcamp (SBC). Each team gave an inspired pitch on the main stage at ABN AMRO and showed what they had learned in the past 100 days from all the coaches, mentors and partners. In this extensive report we highlight the announcements from the startups, show you pictures of all presenters and close off with four lessons for the perfect pitch.

An accelerator by the numbers: Startupbootcamp releases its stats (

13 Jan 2014
It’s a good idea and here’s to hoping other accelerators and incubators follow suit and release stats of their own – that could make the decision process easier for potential participants.

An accelerator by the numbers – Startupbootcamp releases its stats (

13 Jan 2014
Companies participating in Startupbootcamp’s 13 programmes across Europe and Israel have raised a collective total of €27m – or an average of €400,000 each, with a 67 per cent likelihood of receiving funding post-programme.

Startupbootcamp: 70% funding of graduated startups, average funding over €400,000 (

13 Jan 2014
According to statistics just released by Startupbootcamp, startups that complete the program have a funding success rate of nearly 70%.

Startupbootcamp graduates raise an average of €411,288 (

13 Jan 2014
Startupbootcamp graduates raise an average of €411,288 (£340,000) according to new data released today.

‘Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Startup Accelerators’. (

13 Jan 2014
What do you get out of an accelerator programme? How can you get selected? This Wednesday Startupbootcamp hosts a panel discussion titled ‘Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Startup Accelerators’.

Startende ICT-bedrijven halen geld op (+ video) (

06 Nov 2013
Zeven van de negen deelnemers aan Startupbootcamp Amsterdam krijgen nu financiering die varieert van 210.000 tot 1.250.000 dollar.

AVG Invests in Startupbootcamp NFC & Contactless Program in Amsterdam  (

27 Sep 2013
AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security, privacy and optimization to 155 million active users, today announces it has invested in early stage business accelerator Startupbootcamp NFC (Near Field Communication) & Contactless in Amsterdam.

BabyWatch Health Tracker Lets Expecting Mothers Share Their Babies’ Heartbeats (

24 Sep 2013
As evidenced by sonogram photos posted to Facebook and the apparent popularity of “ultrasound parties,” pregnancy is a time ripe for sharing. A new startup called BabyWatch is taking those moments digital with the launch of a hardware-software duo that allows mothers to record and send to friends and family their unborn child’s heartbeat.

Pitch Your Disruptive Hardware at Startupbootcamp HightechXL Barcelona (

20 Sep 2013
Alright all you Barcelona hardware startups, you’re time has come. Enough with the software and mobile brouhaha, hardware – the stage is yours. On Wednesday, October 2nd Startupbootcamp HighTechXL is in Barcelona for the second SBC Pitch Day event this year and it’s all going down at MOB – appropriate for the Makers of Barcelona.


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

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About Startupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp is the global startup accelerator with 8 programs in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Israel, Istanbul and London 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 Vodafone, IBM, Samsung 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 . Teams then meet with investors from around the world on an annual tour to London and Silicon Valley, and are supported through all stages of growth though the Alumni Growth Program.

85% of the Startupbootcamp alumni teams are still active and 70% have gone on to raise additional funding from many of the worlds leading VCs and angels.

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