Entering the 3rd Digital Revolution (Web 3.0), Invest in Bavaria U.S. recognizes that business processes and operations are transforming faster than ever. In order to meet the needs of this borderless digitization and disruption, Invest in Bavaria U.S. has launched a unique accelerator program, Accelerate 2 Europe to “Unlock Your Global Potential.”
As part of this FREE program, which is accepting startups, emerging companies, as well as more established small to medium size businesses (SMB), Accelerate 2 Europe will stream six (6) live sessions in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. Session 1 will be aired on May 21 in New York City, with the next two sessions in June, followed by two more in July, and then concluding with Session 6 in September. These Mentoring Sessions cover a broad range of business critical topics, from “Establishing Credibility in a New Market” and how to conduct business in Europe, to showing how to “Tap R&D Institutes and Partners in Bavaria for Rapid Product Development” and mastering the new data privacy regulations of the E.U.’s General Data Protection Rules (GDPR), which go into effect on May 25, 2018.
Companies that are accepted into the program have products or services in the market that are generating revenue with opportunity for growth. Accelerate 2 Europe program is looking for B2B tech drivers in domains related to cloud and big data/advanced analytics, AI/machine learning, robotics/intelligent automation, the industrial internet, sensors, mobility, SaaS, Adtech, and digital marketing in startups and SMBs that are established.
The mentoring and connecting accelerator will provide access to German and U.S. domain experts, with a clear path to $20 trillion of E.U. purchasing power, and a door to the tech, research, and innovation Silicon Valley of Europe in Bavaria, Germany. Accelerate 2 Europe will conclude its program in the autumn, with a pair of exclusive exhibit and pitch events at Europe’s leading startup festival in Munich (Sept. 30 – Oct. 2), followed by the 7th annual OktoberINVESTfest conference in mid-October in New York City before an array of German-American investors.
For Accelerate 2 Europe, Invest in Bavaria, U.S., has partnered with nine (9) expert organizations: Fraunhofer, Bay Startup, Brigk, Susan Lindner’s Emerging Media, DWF, Rueter Partner, Radius, EQS Group, and the German Center for Research and Innovation – New York.
Accelerate 2 Europe is still accepting applications through this week with a deadline of Saturday, May 12, 2018
*Note: Accelerate 2 Europe is a not-for-profit program hosted by Invest in Bavaria, a division of the Bavarian Ministry of Economy. Invest in Bavaria and its partners do not take an equity stake in the participating companies.
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