Seedcamp is very excited about coming to Berlin for it’s third year in a row as the DACH region has proven very fertile ground where startups are concerned. The past years have seen teams like Platago become Seedcamp winners and many more that make it through to the Seedcamp Week finals each year.
With that in mind we’re happy to announce open applications for Mini Seedcamp Berlin being held on 16th June 2010 at the Technische Universität Berlin. This year we’re also lucky to have Deutsche Telekom help sponsor the programme, where the next generation of startups in the DACH region and across the EMEA will have a chance to show what they’ve got to the top-brass of the local and European entrepreneurial scene.
Mini Seedcamp Berlin will connect 20 top quality, early stage web tech startups with over 50 regional and European esteemed, sought after and highly experienced entrepreneurs, investors and developers. Through an interactive panel discussion and informal 1:1 sessions, teams benefit from engaging with and listening to a variety of distinguished mentors and industry leaders from PR, HR, product development, business development, marketing to name but a few.
Mini Seedcamps provide the best way to have a chance at winning a spot as one of our top teams that receive investment in 2010 and to leverage the value the programme brings. As such we encourage startups to apply to from across the EMEA and beyond who are feel they are ready and up for the challenge.
As always, we are looking for strong, quality startups that have the talent, drive and capacity to fully embrace the opportunities that participating in a Mini Seedcamp brings. Which is receiving quality advice from top industry leaders and start building those key relationships to help drive your business. Relationships that normally take years to build, you’ll have access to in one day. Mini Seedcamps are not a conference, but an entrepreneurial ecosystem of support and a program designed to strengthen and catapult your ideas into a viable business.
Check out our resources page that is full of advice and videos, blog posts, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to see what we’re looking for, what teams get out of it and what you can do to improve your chances in winning a spot on one of the most prestigious and rewarding web tech programs that is helping to drive and shape the European startup scene today.
You will gain invaluable insight and a solid foundation to help kick-start a viable business in Europe today. Not to mention being inspired by fellow entrepreneurs and a chance to broaden your scope within the European startup ecosystem.
Applications are now open and close at midnight on 25th May 2010. For full details, updates and how to apply go to the mini site.