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Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry-focused accelerators.

We ensure startups thrive by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors, and mentors in their field.

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Industry-specific startup accelerators, available globally. Designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.

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Ezgi Kaplan
COO
 - 
EUTO Energy

"Participating in Startupbootcamp's Accelerator program was an incredible experience for us. We found the directors, mentors, and advisors to be incredibly helpful in shaping our growth strategies and working towards our business's success."

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Elena
Founder
 - 
Atelier Riforma

"We have been selected for Startupbootcamp FashionTech program in the cohort 2021-2022. It is a program that stands out from many others, due to the large network it has, that gathers fashion companies, top-level mentors, innovative startups and investors focused on this sector."

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Jon Chapman
Head of Commercial
 - 
Refbook

“Startupbootcamp really dialled-up our readiness for growth. The program delivered the resources and intense focus we needed to refine crucial parts of our startup’s exciting next phase.”

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Dr. Anna Wright
CEO
 - 
Bindimaps

“We really enjoyed our experience at Startupbootcamp. The program did for us what they said that they were going to do - we learned a lot, made fantastic connections, found new customers and accessed capital. Overall a great experience from a great team.”

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Tiago Costa
CEO
 - 
FullVenue

“Startupbootcamp gave FullVenue the foundations we needed to become a scalable, wealthy and attractive company. By surrounding us with a great and powerful partner network we had the opportunity to focus on pitching, raising money, closing deals, and finding new business. It was crystal clear to everyone around us that we as a team had grown significantly by the end of the program.”

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Bob Weihai He
Founder
 - 
VERITAS

“Startupbootcamp has proven to be an exceptional program to help us to take first steps in launching our startups. The team has been extremely supportive to help us to validate our ideas, as well as to develop our pitching skills”

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Jon Knight
Founder
 - 
Solarsync

"I feel a foot taller as an entrepreneur, I learnt things I didn't even realise I needed"

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Federico Roviglioni
COO
 - 
Bufaga

“I had the pleasure of participating in the Mobility and Transportation accelerator, which helped my team and I improve our value proposition and find the perfect product-market-fit. Thanks to the global network of clients, partners, and investors with whom we got in touch, we were able to expand our international network."

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Daniel Barber
Founder
 - 
DNA ENERGY

“I expected to learn about brand positioning and pitching to investors, but hadn’t appreciated the machine behind Startupbootcamp and the depth of knowledge available to me. We covered a vast range of items that touch on every aspect of running and growing a business. I’d say that over 90% of the program content was directly relevant to my business and even at times was curated for me."

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Andrew Chong
Co-Founder
 - 
uPledge

“We were only a team of founders when we joined Startupbootcamp’s accelerator, and we have since raised a round of funding, secured a grant, and have made considerable traction in both product and market-fit. However to be clear, the traction we gained wasn't giftwrapped to us by Startupbootcamp, that isn't their role."

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Daniel Sand
Co-Founder
 - 
Wedio

“We loved everything about Startupbootcamp’s accelerator program. It helped us kick-start our journey — both professionally and personally. We still leverage learnings from the program years later; we do pre-mediation 4 times a year, and we still test all our ideas based upon the lean methodology before spending resources on it.”

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Charlie Casey
Co-founders
 - 
Loyaltylion

“Startupbootcamp proved invaluable. They have an amazing network and connected us with every investor in our seed round.”

Learn, engage, work with the tech of tomorrow, today

We help organizations of all sizes and industries achieve breakthrough innovations and create sustainable growth.

We strive to empower our clients with the tools, strategies, and mindset needed to transform their businesses and industries, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and best practices from around the globe

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Taking corporate innovation to the next level.Tailored solutions for every size, stage and need.

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Jan Zijderveld
CEO
 - 
Unilever Europe

I loved the way Startupbootcamp & Innoleaps adopted the new ways of working and mindset to build our businesses in a totally new way, in a new environment and setting. Innovate the way we need innovate. Bringing back the pioneering spirit to re-invent Big in Europe you showed us how it could be done.

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Santiago Murphy
Innovation Director, New Business Models
 - 
Heineken

I've learned a lot during the accelerator program. The biggest lesson is the importance of making things early. Instead of spending months creating a concept or product based on assumptions, we do it within weeks, get learnings, adjust and test again to learn more. For us that is an incredibly exciting way to work that we want to bring back to the business.

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Ali-Murat Saygili
External Innovation & Tech Scouting Manager
 - 
JTI

"The Jumpstart Open Innovation program went very well in 2022. The Startupbootcamp team of experts did wonderful work supporting both the startups and our JTI leaders. This enabled us to create relevant collaborations for the future of our business."

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Marcus Alves
Partner and Global Vice-president
 - 
Kraft Heinz Company

"The Startupbootcamp team has enabled us to understand the depth of the problems that we had and quickly found many companies that could collaborate with us. We were very impressed with the speed of the work and quality of startups proposed."

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Professor Matthew J. Cuthbertson
Chair
 - 
Victorian Clean Energy Fund

"Two years ago the Victorian Clean Technology Fund (VCTF) began a strategic partnership with Startupbootcamp, to back the Energy Next accelerator program. Startupbootcamp’s global networks have attracted high quality local and international teams to the accelerator and the participants have all made real progress over the 12 week intensive. We’ve been impressed by the quality of both the program and the Startupbootcamp team – and we’ve really enjoyed the opportunity to get involved with the program delivery. Energy Next has provided VCTF with a strong new pipeline of early-stage investment opportunities."

We connect founders with relevant industry mentors.

Our mentors provide targeted access to opaque industries. There’s no fluff or grandstanding, just the exposure and insights that help take a startup to the next level.

They are the best in their fields, with years of experience and invaluable knowledge.

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An ecosystem of innovators, paving the way towards a more sustainable future.

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Mrunal Gawade
SBC Mentor, Founder & CEO
 - 
HOLOFIL

"The pitching sessions are very rewarding as you get to listen to incredible founders working on innovative solutions. The fellow mentors and the partners community has consistently improved in quality to select the best startups and to mentor them. "

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Luis Fernando Magalhaes
SBC Mentor, Business Owner
 - 
O2eco

"Working with startups and watching them grow and thrive has been an amazing delight for me as a mentor. One key takeaway from my experience is the importance of having a strong support system in place. Through my mentorship, I've seen firsthand how the support, advice, and comments given may help businesses overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.”

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Lou Schillaci
SBC Mentor, CEO
 - 
Delloop

"Over that time I have come to understand the workings of SBC and in my mind there is no doubt that it remains at the pinnacle of the startup industry. My fellow Mentors are amongst the world’s most respected individuals in their fields and I feel proud to lend my support in ensuring that the startups that pass our way are given the best opportunities to learn."

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Martijn Groot
SBC Mentor, VP Marketing and Strategy
 - 
Alveo Technology

"Being a mentor with Startupbootcamp is a very rewarding experience. It gives mentors the opportunity to share their experience and their network and engage with very driven founders who are building the next cohorts of companies. Both mentors as well as founders learn a lot through the mentoring process as introductions are made, ideas are exchanged, put to the test and, if viable, adopted."

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Alix Armour
SBC Mentor, Owner & Consultant
 - 
Husk & Stone

“Mentorship allows me to stay in the loop of what’s happening in the world of startups and what new ideas people are coming up with. It helps me educate myself, both in industries i’m familiar with, as well as new ones where I'm not too familiar.”

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Igor Curic
SBC Mentor, COO
 - 
Inovexus

“It’s extremely rewarding to help founders achieve their startup dreams while helping shape the next wave of innovation.”

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Kasia Toczko
SBC Mentor, Chief of Communications
 - 
PrivMX

"it’s been an amazing experience, both professionally and in terms of personal growth. It’s truly a win-win situation - I get to interact with the most innovative, creative and open-minded entrepreneurs and learn from them about various business niches, sociological phenomena and breakthrough technologies. I’m truly grateful to the coolest SBC team for this opportunity."

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Tommie van der Bosch
SBC Mentor, Co-Founder
 - 
PwC Blockchain Experience Lab

“My best advice for the startups would be to stay connected with the SBC family. There's a whole network you can use of mentors, coaches, people with a lot of knowledge”

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Debby Kruit
SBC Mentor, Advisor Startup and Scaleup program Almere
 - 
Almere Municipality

“I admire Startupbootcamp for the unbridled energy to support startups in their mission to make the world better, more sustainable, smarter, inclusive, diverse, and lots more innovative. I am happy that I can contribute to the startups as a mentor. The dialog between the organization, the startups and the ecosystem around it is inspiring and also brings me to a higher level in my daily work”

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Stuart Allison
SBC Mentor, Board Member
 - 
Climate Change Authority

“I started as a mentor in December 2017, and it's been a really invigorating experience. I was asked recently 'What do I get out of it?'. Quietly, I think I got more out of it than the entrepreneurs. To be able to kind of reflect on that and then to help guide some of these startups has been so rewarding.”

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Whether you’re a seasoned investor, a family office, a company seeking a strategically aligned investment partnership, or you’re just starting out as an angel investor and want to learn more about it.

Startupbootcamp offers a diverse range of investment opportunities.

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Enabling investor to invest in early-stage impact startups. Safely & transparently.

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Tiago Costa
CEO
 - 
FullVenue

“Startupbootcamp gave FullVenue the foundations we needed to become a scalable, wealthy and attractive company. By surrounding us with a great and powerful partner network we had the opportunity to focus on pitching, raising money, closing deals, and finding new business. It was crystal clear to everyone around us that we as a team had grown significantly by the end of the program.”

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Andrew Chong
Co-Founder
 - 
uPledge

“We were only a team of founders when we joined Startupbootcamp’s accelerator, and we have since raised a round of funding, secured a grant, and have made considerable traction in both product and market-fit. However to be clear, the traction we gained wasn't giftwrapped to us by Startupbootcamp, that isn't their role."

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Charlie Casey
Co-founders
 - 
Loyaltylion

“Startupbootcamp proved invaluable. They have an amazing network and connected us with every investor in our seed round.”

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Jon Knight
Founder
 - 
Solarsync

"I feel a foot taller as an entrepreneur, I learnt things I didn't even realise I needed"

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Daniel Barber
Founder
 - 
DNA ENERGY

“I expected to learn about brand positioning and pitching to investors, but hadn’t appreciated the machine behind Startupbootcamp and the depth of knowledge available to me. We covered a vast range of items that touch on every aspect of running and growing a business. I’d say that over 90% of the program content was directly relevant to my business and even at times was curated for me."

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Daniel Sand
Co-Founder
 - 
Wedio

“We loved everything about Startupbootcamp’s accelerator program. It helped us kick-start our journey — both professionally and personally. We still leverage learnings from the program years later; we do pre-mediation 4 times a year, and we still test all our ideas based upon the lean methodology before spending resources on it.”

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Elena
Founder
 - 
Atelier Riforma

"We have been selected for Startupbootcamp FashionTech program in the cohort 2021-2022. It is a program that stands out from many others, due to the large network it has, that gathers fashion companies, top-level mentors, innovative startups and investors focused on this sector."

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Dr. Anna Wright
CEO
 - 
Bindimaps

“We really enjoyed our experience at Startupbootcamp. The program did for us what they said that they were going to do - we learned a lot, made fantastic connections, found new customers and accessed capital. Overall a great experience from a great team.”

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Jon Chapman
Head of Commercial
 - 
Refbook

“Startupbootcamp really dialled-up our readiness for growth. The program delivered the resources and intense focus we needed to refine crucial parts of our startup’s exciting next phase.”

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Federico Roviglioni
COO
 - 
Bufaga

“I had the pleasure of participating in the Mobility and Transportation accelerator, which helped my team and I improve our value proposition and find the perfect product-market-fit. Thanks to the global network of clients, partners, and investors with whom we got in touch, we were able to expand our international network."

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Bob Weihai He
Founder
 - 
VERITAS

“Startupbootcamp has proven to be an exceptional program to help us to take first steps in launching our startups. The team has been extremely supportive to help us to validate our ideas, as well as to develop our pitching skills”

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Ezgi Kaplan
COO
 - 
EUTO Energy

"Participating in Startupbootcamp's Accelerator program was an incredible experience for us. We found the directors, mentors, and advisors to be incredibly helpful in shaping our growth strategies and working towards our business's success."

Startupbootcamp in Numbers

1600+

STARTUPS
ACCELERATED

1.52M

AVERAGE
FUNDING

2B

TOTAL
INVESTMENT

1000+

MENTORS
GLOBALLY

Accelerators open for applications

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Global startups, global footprint

Since 2010, SBC has run over 150 accelerators in 20+ counties.We exist to ensure founders reach unparalleled potential, just like we keep doing for our existing 1500+ portfolio companies.

This is done by helping them to scale their network, providing access to capital, and preventing avoidable mistakes - allowing them to reach in the 3-months accelerator what they would only achieve in 2+ years.

As each accelerator focuses on an industry, we’re able to provide an unmatched level of support to the startups selected into our accelerators.

Startupbootcamp connects visionary founders with conscious global corporations, their corporate leaders, as well as experienced mentors and impact investors.

Our mission is to help companies build for the long term, and we do this by identifying and nurturing tomorrow’s most promising startups.

We believe that businesses should be a force for good, which is why we focus on sustainable business models that create social value as well as financial returns.

100k startups
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