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


Finextra’s Liz Lumley appointed MD of Startupbootcamp Fintech London (

20 May 2015
Financial technology journalist Liz Lumley has been appointed MD of Startupbootcamp Fintech’s accelerator programme in London. Lumley has worked in the industry for more than 20 years and was most recently special projects editor at fintech newswire Finextra....

Inside global startup accelerator Startupbootcamp’s offices in B.Amsterdam (video + photos) (

20 May 2015
We recently paid a visit to B.Amsterdam and its most famous resident, international accelerator Startupbootcamp. We took photos and interviewed the latter’s co-founder, Patrick de Zeeuw.


18 May 2015
Blockchain-based marketplace DeBuNe, bitcoin wallet Cryptosigma and blockchain equity issuer Otonomos, have been accepted to the first batch of Startupbootcamp (SBC) Fintech Singapore’s accelerator program.programme.

European startup accelerators: current state and future trends (

13 May 2015
Exemplified by Startupbootcamp, which has kickstarted vertical accelerators in the hardware, IoT and e-commerce space....

European Hardware Accelerator Woos Chinese Investors (

13 May 2015
While the bulk of the investment has come from European investors, two of the teams have attracted funding from China: namely connected car company ULU, which has raised €500,000 ($560k); and industrial drone company Avular which pulled in €450,000 — both from Chinese investment holding company Fang Group.

Is Copenhagen A Female Startup Founder Heaven? (

05 May 2015
Now in its 5th year accelerating startups in Copenhagen, Startupbootcamp Mobile wants to repeat the success of their 2014 cohort that saw more than half of the teams accepted into the program founded or co-founded by female founders.

10 fintech startups selected for Startupbootcamp’s first Singapore programme (

20 Apr 2015
FINANCIAL services technology (fintech) accelerator Startupbootcamp FinTech has announced that 10 international startups have been selected to join its inaugural Singapore programme.

Startupbootcamp Istanbul to offer $250K funding to each of 10 selected startups under new regional program ()

15 Apr 2015
Startupbootcamp Istanbul, a part of Europe’s biggest startup accelerator Startupbootcamp, has announced a new program that will award 10 selected early-stage startups from Turkey and surrounding region with up to $250K funding. Financial support will come from a dedicated fund of $10 million.

UK accelerator unveils 10 startups for inaugural Singapore programmes (

15 Apr 2015
Singapore - BRITISH accelerator Startupbootcamp FinTech (SBC), which specialises in nurturing financial technology (fintech) firms, on Monday unveiled the 10 startups selected for its inaugural Singapore accelerator programme. -

The Singapore FinTech Startupbootcamp Finalists Want to Take Over Banks And Stock Exchanges (

15 Apr 2015
The room at the Build Amazing Startups Here (BASH) at Block 79, roared into a congratulatory cheer each time Markus Gnirck, Global COO at Singapore Startupbootcamp FinTech announced the top 10 FinTech teams as the finalists for the class of 2015.

Startupbootcamp IoT & Data Demo Day: discover the future that we are building (

12 Apr 2015
Is it possible to accelerate and launch a startup in just 100 days? This is what the 10 startups participating in the Startupbootcamp Internet of Things and Big Data acceleration programme demonstrated on the afternoon of 9 April 2015 before 300 potential investors and partners.

Eleven smart city startups selected for Startupbootcamp (

06 Mar 2015
Accelerator-network Startupbootcamp announced yesterday the startups for their new Smart City and Living program. Suprisingly not ten but eleven startups were selected: four from Netherlands, seven from France, Germany, Switzerland, Slovenia, Finland, Spain and Israel.

Mini-Startupbootcamps set for South Africa (

10 Feb 2015
Europe’s largest accelerator Startupbootcamp has announced two one-day “mini accelerator programmes” to be held in South Africa in March.

Come to Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress, stay for 4YFN  (

10 Feb 2015
Also on the menu: an ‘Innovation Market’ exhibition area where startups will present their wares, the Startupbootcamp IoT & Data Demo Day, Imagine Express and the Global Mobile Challenge 2015.

Dutch startup ecosystem seems stronger than ever at SBC Demo day (

10 Feb 2015
The most remarkable lesson from last Friday’s demo day of Startupbootcamp’s E&M commerce program is the increased strength of the Dutch startup ecosystem. Not only the startups are getting better but there is also more and more visible support from corporates and an large amount of funding already raised by the startups. An impressive result that is hopefully continued on other demo days this year.

Two Dutch startups got funding on stage during a Demo Day (

10 Feb 2015
Startups Avular and Manus Machina immediately received funding after their presentations during the Demo Day of Startupbootcamp HighTechXL in Eindhoven.

Startupbootcamp Smart Materials launches today (

12 Jan 2015
Startupbootcamp, Europe’s leading business accelerator, today announces the immediate opening of Startupbootcamp Smart Materials in The Netherlands. The program will provide funding, mentorship, office space and access to a network of industry partners, investors and venture capital firms for up to 10 selected high potential companies in Smart Materials.

Nektarios Liolios: “Bank’s aren’t moving fast enough” (

30 Dec 2014
The Managing Director of Startupbootcamp Fintech in the UK, which has just opened branch in Asia, Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore, Nektarios Lilios didn’t start off aiming to become a professional in the finance world.

Startup accelerator programme launched in Singapore to promote FinTech innovation (

28 Nov 2014
Startupbootcamp FinTech, Europe's leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, on Friday announced the immediate opening of the Startupbootcamp FinTech Asia accelerator programme.


28 Nov 2014
High Tech Campus Eindhoven and hardware accelerator Startupbootcamp HighTechXL, have just signed a major co-operation agreement in Beijing. The deal is with the China Technology and Venture Association

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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.

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