Berlin, Germany / Palo Alto, CA / New York, NY (October 15, 2015) – The winners are chosen! 18 German startups got selected to participate in German Accelerator Tech’s Q1 and Q2 2016 batches.
German Accelerator Tech is pleased to announce the selection of the winning startups that will spend three to twelve months in New York City and Silicon Valley, where they will profit from our unique mentoring network. Out of a pool of about 80 applying, a group of finalists were invited to present their business ideas to an international jury of experts after going through an intense multi-tier selection process. After seeing all pitches, the Steering Committee in charge of the selection, closed the session and presented the following results:
For the Silicon Valley offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco, the following companies got selected:
The winning startups, chosen for German Accelerator’s New York City office are:
The announcement of the winning companies was part of the bi-annual “Celebrating Innovation” event, which took place on the evening of October 15th, 2015 in Dresden.
More than 320 people attended the event in the unique venue Zeitenströmung.
In addition to the speakers and companies’ pitches, the Expo-Area was the heart of the event by providing ample opportunity for everyone to experience innovative technologies. The Expo-Area served as a great spot to connect with some of the brightest minds of the German startup community, discover and play around with products showcased by over 50 startups and celebrate with the winner of the evening.
A special highlight was the announcement of the German Accelerator Life Sciences program. Starting in 2016 the program will support German startups in the Life Sciences sector to scale globally.
The next “Celebrating Innovation” event will take place in Berlin in April 2016, where the next batch of startups that will participate in the second half of 2016 will be chosen. The next application round for 2016 is open until February 29th and German Accelerator encourages all German startups to apply for our acceleration program here: http://germanaccelerator.com/application
About German Accelerator:
The German Accelerator is a growth acceleration program that supports German startups from ICT related sectors to enter the U.S. market. It provides startups with hands-on mentoring and office space at its locations in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and New York City. German Accelerator identifies and selects the most promising German startups and assists them in their pursuit of becoming category leaders with lasting competitiveness and success in the global marketplace. The accelerator’s vision is to foster the international growth of German tech startups by supporting them with an effective and efficient entry into the U.S. market with its dedicated mentors.
Participation in the program is free of charge for all selected companies.
Matthias Groo, Marketing & Project Manager
German Accelerator Inc.
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