Amsterdam-based Startupbootcamp, a startup accelerator that provides investment and mentorship services, announced on Friday the list of teams that will participate in the third cycle of its Sustainability Accelerator.
Through the Sustainability Accelerator, Startupbootcamp and its co-investors support startups in building Prosperity-, Production-, and Powering- solutions.
The selection process took place during the intensive Selection Week, a virtual event where numerous companies showcased their unique solutions.
The week was packed and the audience witnessed 21+ hours of pitches that were the result of over 10,000 applications for the involved investment portfolios.
This event garnered an astounding 10,000+ applications from aspiring startups eager to be part of the investment portfolios associated with the Sustainability Accelerator.
The teams were then assessed by a tailored panel of investors, industry leaders, mentors, and partners of Startupbootcamp.
After concluding the week last Friday, the ten startups were chosen to join Startupbootcamp’s Sustainability Accelerator & Portfolio. Here’s an overview of the newly selected startups:
- Weer – It is a global platform for seamless travel, connecting travellers with clothes to rent at their destinations beyond the Netherlands through entire Europe.
- IN2VIEW – The company empowers businesses with advanced SaaS insights for revolutionising user research in Estonia and across Europe.
- Ascentys ESG – The startup transforms sustainability management through automation at its best – simple, fast, accurate, and cost-effective.
- Glam You Up – It is an AI-driven fashion personal stylist, based in the UK, and preventing back-and-forth shipments in online retail.
- Deterdraft – The company is leading the sustainable living revolution in the UK with biodegradable cleaning essentials and personal care products, driving circularity through customer-driven returns.
- Farmlifes – Empowering small farms and green spaces in Austria with intelligent software and AI guardians for protection and growth.
- CoCircles – Sweden-based startup, building social capital for companies post-COVID, fostering employee connections in the new workplace era.
- Crick Superfoods – The company redefines consumption in Ecuador with sustainable, high-protein snacks made from alternative protein powders.
- Ekonavi – A gateway to ecological regeneration – mapping, instigating, and verifying a sustainable future in Brazil.
- ZEROW – Fashion’s waste-free frontier – the place where sustainability meets style, based in Italy.
How the accelerator programme benefits startups
The accelerator programme will provide these ten companies with extensive support in establishing a thriving business, encompassing all aspects from developing a product to securing funding.
During the 3-months accelerator, the startups are also provided with direct access to mentors and a network of potential partners and investors relevant to their specific business case.
The accelerator equips startups with the tools necessary to accomplish their objectives, grow, and realise their full potential.
The end of the accelerator is marked by FUTRXPO (Demo Day), which will take place on December 7, bringing together 2000+ impact changemakers, investors, mentors, partners, and industry leaders.
Startupbootcamp: What you need to know
Founded in 2010 by Alex Farcet, Carsten Kolbeck, Patrick de Zeeuw, and Ruud Hendriks, Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry-focused startup accelerators that offer investment and mentorship services.
They support early-stage tech founders to help them scale their companies by providing direct access to an international network of the most relevant mentors, partners, and investors in their industry.
By holding events in more than 100 cities each year, Startupbootcamp facilitates a mentorship-driven model by providing startups with essential tools during a 3-month accelerator programme.
The global accelerator provides €15,000 towards living expenses for the team during the programme, six months of co-working space, over €450K in sponsored services, and the platform to pitch to over 400 investors at Investor Demo Day.
The accelerator operates in cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, Miami, New York, Cape Town, Dubai, Istanbul, London, Chengdu, Rome, and Mumbai.