Blockchain Business Solution Accelerator
In cooperation with Deutsche Bank, this program is dedicated to innovative startups working on blockchain based business solutions.
what we offerA 4-month program and access to resources from us, Deutsche Bank and our leading industry partners to grow your business.
5startups to be selected
WHAT WE OFFER
Industry Partners & Business Development
The program connects startups with leading industry partners willing to collaborate with innovative ventures. Selected partners organize dedicated advisory sessions and specific activities with each startup, while considering possible pilots, business development agreements, investments.
Mentorship & Workshops
You can attend workshops held by our experts covering key themes such as Business Strategy & Development, Communication & Marketing, Coding & Dev, UX & Design, Legal & Fundraising. You also meet with entrepreneurs, investors, managers and business leaders from our international network.
During the program you never walk alone, we provide a full-time dedicated team that works closely with you. The team is made of: Accelerator Director, Program Manager, Program Assistants & Operations Manager. These people take care of your stay and organize weekly meetings to monitor your progress.
Working Spaces, Room & Board
While staying here you only have to focus on your business. You have space for the whole team with access to all the necessary infrastructure (WiFi network, meeting rooms,…). We also offer amazing food all day long in our restaurant and accommodation on our Campus to each team member.
Seed Investment & Demo Night
Every team receives €20.000 in cash with a possibility for further investment from the H-FARM Investment fund at the end of the program. After four months of acceleration, you are invited to pitch at Demo Night to an international audience made by business angels, investors, companies and journalists.
We make your startup’s life easier by giving you access to hundreds of great perks, free or discounted services. The value of these offers is more than €450.000.
We are one of the key members of the GAN (Global Accelerator Network). Once a startup takes part into our acceleration programs, it gains access to GAN Services: remote mentorships sessions, tech partners, temporary desk space in other Accelerators. You also have visibility to international investors.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
Startups working on blockchain technology based solutions that can impact the following areas:
- Commercial trade
- Supply chain & logistics
- Payments (B2B)
- Legal & IP
- IT (Cloud/Fog Technologies)
...and the following industries:
- Food & beverage
- Energy, oil & gas
- Construction & real estate
- Finance (trading, protocols, exchange platforms, etc.)
application & selection process
CALL FOR STARTUPS
August - October 23, 2017Applicants must have a committed team (no one-man show) with a digital startup, incorporated or not. All applications must be in English and contain no confidential or proprietary material. You are granting no rights to any intellectual property by submitting an application.
October 23 – November 1, 2017We review all applications and identify the startups we’d like to learn more about. Applicants may be contacted for additional information during this process.
November 2-3, 2017Identified startups are invited to our Selection Day for the final interview round, in person or videoconference.
December 2017Selected startups receive an admission letter with the investment contract that has to be signed during the first week of the program.
April 2018The startups pitch to an international audience made by business angels, investors, companies and journalists.