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The World's Next 10 Big Fintech Stars (forbes.com)

25 Jul 2014
Looking for the next generation of financial technology stars? So is Startupbootcamp, the London-based fintech accelerator. It has been running a competition aimed at identifying 10 up-and-coming fintech companies with the potential to make it big – the winners get €15,000 of funding, three months of free office space and a range of mentorship services from entrepreneurs, investors and other corporate partners.


Startupbootcamp accelerator unveils the future international stars of FinTech (bobsguide.com)

22 Jul 2014
Startupbootcamp FinTech, Europe's leading FinTech accelerator, has today announced the 10 international startups selected to join its program. The finalists, which include teams from Europe, Africa and America, were chosen on Saturday by a panel of industry leaders, including representatives from Lloyds Banking Group, MasterCard, Rabobank and SBT Venture Capital.


Startupbootcamp FinTech announces 10 startups to join its 3-month acceleration program (en.webrazzi.com)

22 Jul 2014
Startupbootcamp FinTech, a London-based accelerator focusing on financial technologies and innovation, has announced the first list of 10 fintech startups selected to join its 2014 program.


Startupbootcamp FinTech reveals finalists (fstech.co.uk)

22 Jul 2014
FinTech accelerator Startupbootcamp has announced the 10 international startup companies selected to join its programme this year.


Ten financial tech start-ups announced by Lloyds-backed Startupbootcamp (computerworlduk.com)

22 Jul 2014
Finance startup accelerator Startupbootcamp has announced 10 international start ups that will join its programme, including teams from Europe, Africa and the US.


Startupbootcamp names fintech accelerator startup finalists (finextra.com)

21 Jul 2014
A collection of 10 fintech startups from around the world have battled their way onto an accelerator programme run by Startupbootcamp.


Startupbootcamp Names The Ten Startups In Its First London Fintech Program (techcrunch.com)

21 Jul 2014
Startupbootcamp has just announced the first cohort of ten startups that will participate in the 2014 program of its London-based fintech accelerator. The startups that have made the cut for the inaugural three-month mentoring program include teams from Europe, Africa and the US (see below for the full list of selected teams).


Berlin tech accelerator invites UK start-up to be part of new program (news.techworld.com)

09 Jul 2014
Program seeks to support promising new smart transport and energy firms


“Never give up” – Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Demo day 2014 (startupjuncture.com)

08 Jul 2014
If you are going to only one startup-event every year, go to a demo day. You see a very selective group of startups who have trained hard to tell their story as clear as possible. This week we attended demo day for the 2014 class of Startupbootcamp Amsterdam: Triprebel, Signaturit, Ukky, Procwise, Iristrace, Sendcloud, Formtaste, Giaura, Leapfunder and Undagrid.


Medical startup Mint Solutions raises EUR 4.4 mln (startupjuncture.com)

08 Jul 2014
Mint Solutions, one of the hightech startups that were in the 2013 class of Startupbootcamp HightechXL, has raised EUR 4.425 million in a Series A funding led by Life Sciences Partners (LSP) and co-led by Seventure Partners.


MedEye Pill-Scanning Medical Safety Tech Pulls In $6M (techcrunch.com)

08 Jul 2014
Mint Solutions, a hardware startup that’s developed a scanning device designed to help hospital nurses ensure each patient gets the right medicine and the correct dosage, has pulled in a €4.425 million ($6 million) Series A funding round.


Das sind die neun Neuen im Startupbootcamp (gruenderszene.de)

07 Jul 2014
Eight founder and a Founder in Residence from the mobility and energy industry have made it into the next round of the Berlin Startup Boot Camps.


Startupbootcamp Berlin Welcomes Eight New Startups to its Accelerator Program (venturevillage.eu)

07 Jul 2014
Startupbootcamp Berlin announced today the eight startups that will join the accelerator for its three-month program starting on August 13th.


The startup accelerator movement gathers momentum (elitebusinessmagazine.co.uk)

18 Jun 2014
Accelerator programmes have finally reached critical mass. But what is it that has made them such an indispensable part of the startup ecosystem?


Bootcamp: Europe's Biggest Startup Accelerator Created By 'Born Again Entrepreneur' (forbes.com)

17 Jun 2014
Alex Farcet, co-founder and CEO of European accelerator, Startupbootcamp, describes himself as a ‘born again’ entrepreneur.


A look at the winners of this year’s Europas awards – and why we believe they won (tech.eu)

17 Jun 2014
Best Startup Accelerator or Incubator: Startupbootcamp Our take: Since its founding in 2010, Startupbootcamp has accelerated about 140 startups, of which close to 3/4 received follow-on funding. Those are the kinds of stats that get you awards.


Startupbootcamp launches E- & Mcommerce Program in Amsterdam (startupjuncture.com)

04 Jun 2014
Earlier today Startupbootcamp Amsterdam announced the launch of its next program, which will be focused on accelerating e-commerce and m-commerce startups. Europe’s largest accelerator has opened applications for this program today and is the first globally to offer a dedicated e- and m-commerce program.


We'll be known as pioneers for smart transportation and energy (venista-ventures.com)

14 May 2014
Alex Farcet, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Startupbootcamp, talks about the Berlin accelerator's new focus on Smart Transportation and Energy.


Energy and transportation start-up to launch in Berlin, August 2014 (siliconrepublic.com)

22 Apr 2014
A cross-continent start-up will be launching this August in Berlin aimed at entrepreneurs who are creating technologies in the fields of energy and smart transportation. Known as Startupbootcamp, the event will be calling on applicants from Europe and the United States to bring the best ideas in clean tech to the Rainmaking Loft Berlin, a workspace for high-profile tech start-ups in the heart of Berlin.


Startupbootcamp Launches New Program Focusing on Smart Transportation and Energy (financialbuzz.com)

22 Apr 2014
Berlin based start-up incubator Startupbootcamp has launched a new program called Smart Transportation and Energy. The program will begin with its service in San Francisco and Berlin. In this endeavor, the company is being supported by Bosch and Daimler. Startupbootcamp has also brought on Castrol innoVentures, CISCO systems (NASDAQ: CSCO), HERE (Nokia (NYSE: NOK)) and EnBW. A few of the areas where selected start-ups will work are smart mobility, logistics, smart and renewable energy, signaling, energy efficiency, location based services, data collection, processing and transmission.


Releases

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 (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/) 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

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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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