STARTUPBOOTCAMP ISTANBUL SELECTS ITS CLASS OF 2015 – WINNERS ANNOUNCED
After two days of startup pitches, mentor sessions, and evaluations, Startupbootcamp Istanbul chose the best nine startups out of 27 contenders.
Startupbootcamp Istanbul, a branch of Europe’s largest startup accelerator, today announced the 9 teams that will join its 2015 3 month accelerator program starting in September. A diverse range of startups – from IoT to fintech to high tech to big data to travel – were chosen to join the accelerator program.
After reviewing 500+ applications from 6 continents, 63 countries and 118 cities, the successful startups were chosen during an intense, two-day selection process. In total, 27 finalists from 12 countries were invited to attend the Startupbootcamp Selection Days and pitch their startups to 50+ mentors.
Class of 2015
Cloudhouse (Estonia): Full computer that operates right from the cloud via a client app. Includes your choice of hardware and software. Capable of running the most demanding applications.
Eventbaxx (Germany): Digital goodie bag. Enables events to share information, offers and promotions to attendees before, during, and after an event.
Monument (Turkey): A smart storage device that collects personal photos and videos from smartphones, cameras and provides a dead simple way to store, organize, share and view them.
MySlimCard (Ukraine): The next generation electronic card that keeps all your plastic cards in one device. Mobile software and web-service unite retailers and the customers to ensure the best usage of the loyalty programs.
Never Eat Alone (France): A mobile app that facilitates the formation of meaningful connections within companies over lunch.
Project Sebastian (Turkey): A cloud based mobile platform designed for the hospitality industry which allows access to services on any device, anytime, anywhere. One platform for all guest and staff requests.
SciRobot (Turkey): Makes robots more emotionally aware and social while trying to keep the cost less than a decent laptop’s price.
Segmentify (Turkey): A SaaS solution for e-commerce and content providers to increase visitor traction and convert visitors to customers by making smart recommendations.
Visionterative (Turkey): Specializes in creating digital experiences that utilize custom robotics and devices to bridge the gap between online and the real world.
“This was the most diverse selection of startups and the toughest competition in Startupbootcamp Istanbul history. I am thrilled to welcome the class of 2015 to the Startupbootcamp and StartersHub family.” Çiğdem Toraman, Startupbootcamp İstanbul Managing Director
As with all Startupbootcamp programs, the 9 startups will benefit from extensive mentorship from 50+ entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate partners. In addition to six months of free office space at StartersHub, the startups will each receive €15,000 seed funding and perks and special offers worth over €450,000. At the end of the three-month program, startups pitch at Demo Day to more than 150 investors.
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Source: Startupbootcamp Istanbul