ARISE Open Hours: Digital Industry

Meet our Accelerator team and speed your company growth

You’ve already built a thriving company in the Digital Industry field and now you’re looking to grow your business and sell internationally. But do you know how to get there?

The EIT Digital Accelerator is a tailor-made solution for early scaleups looking to conquer new markets. We specifically focus on companies with a proven track record in their home markets and a vision for expansion. We will help you get to the heart of the barriers that are holding your business back and work alongside you to identify the critical steps you need to take to achieve your next phase of growth. Join our Open Hours to hear more about our Accelerator.

During a free, 30-minute 1:1 virtual Open Hour session, you can discuss the challenges you are facing and get an overview of how EIT Digital Accelerator program can support you along your entrepreneurial journey.

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What we are looking for

We are looking for scale-up companies leveraging digital technologies in the field of Digital Industry, who have proven traction within their home market and are ready to scale internationally, willing to access new markets and raising a European Series A Round between €1 and €10 million.

We are looking for scale-up companies in the following areas:

Smart Manufacturing:

  • Applications

    • Preventive Maintenance
    • Remote Monitoring, Diagnostic & Control
    • Smart Decision Making
    • Automation, Optimization
    • Energy management

  • Technologies

    • Low cost and power sensors
    • ICT: predictive analytics, connectivity, cloud
    • Smart Machines, Robots
    • HMI
    • 3D printing

Logistics:

  • Applications

    • Tracking assets, damage, repair, conditions

  • Technologies

    • RFID
    • iBeacon
    • Drones

Retail:

  • Applications

    • Retail Data & Analytics
    • Real-time customer needs, preferences, trends and data
    • Real-time marketing, purchase and engagement tools for omni-channel retail
    • Engagement
    • Loyalty

What we offer

  • 12 months acceleration period, access to 50 full-time senior business developers and access to finance experts across 9 countries in Europe and the Silicon Valley
  • Free office space in target markets within EIT Digital regional co-location-centres
  • Access to most relevant market players in the Digital Industry sector, including

    • Manufacturing companies: Global players as well as medium-sized factories, warehouses
    • Retail companies
    • Logistic companies in the last mile
    • Direct & system integrators & distributors serving the above mentioned segments.
    • B2B2C Resellers

  • Fundraising support for Series A, including review of materials and individual introductions to select investors
  • PR & communications support preparing the market entry in new countries
    Access to the talent pool of the EIT Digital Academy
  • The program is equity-free, but a base fee and success fees for deals brokered apply. The fees are delayed up until 24 months after the start of the program.

Open Hours application

The timing of the Open Hours is May 28th, 9-12am

Applications can be submitted until May 22nd, 2018 CET. The applications must be made via the registration form link below.

The successful applicants will be informed by May 24th, 2018.

  • Barnabas Malnay
    Budapest, Hungary
    Digital Infrastructure, Digital Finance, Digital Cities
  • Francois Morin
    Rennes, France
    Digital Wellbeing, Digital Industry, Digital Infrastructure
  • Pedro Sanchez
    Madrid, Spain
    Digital Wellbeing, Digital Industry
  • Outi Toijala
    Helsinki, Finland
    Digital Industry, Digital Wellbeing
  • Barnabas Malnay
    Budapest, Hungary
    Digital Infrastructure, Digital Finance, Digital Cities
  • Francois Morin
    Rennes, France
    Digital Wellbeing, Digital Industry, Digital Infrastructure
  • Pedro Sanchez
    Madrid, Spain
    Digital Wellbeing, Digital Industry
  • Outi Toijala
    Helsinki, Finland
    Digital Industry, Digital Wellbeing

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