Startupbootcamp Berlin is teaming up with Mercedes-Benz, HDI group and Bosch to support young startups.
SBC2Go, this is the name of the partnership, will select 10 startups to participate in a 3-month program (from August to October 2013) to develop their ideas in areas including Mobility, Connectivity, and Big Data.
Each team will receive €15k, free office space, the support and the access to a network of mentors. The program will end with a “Demo Day”, where the start-ups present their business models to potential venture capitalists.
Dr. Frank Spennemann from Business Innovation, the Daimler lab for innovative business concepts, is project manager for Mercedes-Benz at Startupbootcamp Berlin. Gerhard Frieg and Gerhard Heidbrink are leading the project for HDI group. For Bosch, the partnership is led by Dr. Claus Schmidt.
Applications are now open until June 2, 2013. teams can apply at: http://www.startupbootcamp.org.
Startupbootcamp Berlin is led by Alex Farcet, who co-founded the initiative as a whole in 2010 (read here his post about the partnership). Startupbootcamp is the global accelerator for startups with a mentor and alumni network from more than 30 countries across the world, which runs programs in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Berlin, Dublin and Haifa.