About the Accelerator
With 3 billion people predicted to be online by 2025, Startupbootcamp aims to innovate the Commerce ecosystem by providing the most promising startups in the world with a top-notch accelerator program based in Amsterdam.
During our intense 3-month accelerator program, 10 selected startups collaborate with 150+ mentors, partners and investors to build world class products, with the ultimate goal of becoming industry-leading sustainable companies. At the end of the program, startups will pitch their innovative ideas in front of hundreds of investors, partners and mentors at Demo Day.
Startupbootcamp Commerce program is powered by partners which include major global brands: AEGON, Ahold Delhaize, Achmea, Clifford Chance, ICS (International Card Services), InContext, Marktplaats, Unica, Wereldhave, Athlon, ING, PwC, and Rabobank.
Key Focus Areas
Data & CRM
Sep 06 - 07
What's the Deal?
An intense 3-month program designed to support entrepreneurs scale their industry-changing technology businesses.
Expert-led sessions covering all scaling fundamentals - from business model canvas, lean methodology to fundraising
Connections to the leading corporates in your industry for pilot projects, partnership opportunities, and as customers
Unmatched access to a global network of mentors, corporate partners, industry experts, and alumni across 40+ countries
Over 1000 carefully selected mentors from the Commerce industry who provide hands-on support and valuable introductions
Free desks for your entire team in a dynamic coworking space for the duration of the 3-month program
€15K in cash per team to cover living expenses during the program
Perks & Discounts
More than €450K+ in exclusive partner deals from leading technology providers such as Google, Amazon, HubSpot, SendGrid, and others
Alumni Growth Program
Continued post-program support far after the 3-month program through annual alumni only events, deals and tailored introductions
Exclusive opportunities to take part in leading Commerce conferences and events
Meet most active VCs and Angel investors in your industry from around the world
A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with 400+ investors, corporates, mentors and press attendees
Ideal Test MarketAmsterdam has a vibrant startup ecosystem in Commerce. As one of the top 5 best places in the world to live and do business, with a high proficiency of English speakers Amsterdam is among the most attractive startup hubs in the world. The Netherlands is the ideal test market to trial new technology and understand customer needs and wants. The country has a technology oriented public, plus fast and reliable connectivity. The Dutch are also early adopters and are straight-forward with their feedback. Top that with access to capital, a favourable legal and fiscal climate and a capital that is profiling itself as a leader in smart technologies and you understand why you should apply now!
Startupbootcamp NXTUpon completion of the program, startups will gain access to our extensive Global Alumni network. Furthermore, teams will be invited in our 'SBC NXT' Alumni support program, through which we provide 8 relevant Alumni services throughout the lifetime of the startups and beyond.
What we ask in returnWe ask for 8% equity ownership in every startup.
Startupbootcamp Commerce 2016/2017 Demo Day