Full Title

EU-XCEL – European Virtual Accelerator

Call: U-TURN – Rethinking Urban Transportation through advanced tools and supply chain collaboration
Instrument: ICT-35-2014: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support

Project Duration: 2 ½ Years (2015 -2017)
Website: http://euxcel.eu/

Short Summary

EU-XCEL is a Horizon 2020 and Startup Europe initiative which supports aspiring young tech entrepreneurs interested in co-founding new international information, communication and technology (ICT) startups through a new startup scrum training and mentored virtual accelerator initiative. Ultimately, the EU-XCEL European Virtual Accelerator is seeking to identify and empower aspiring young tech entrepreneurs to become ‘incubator ready’ with real products of promise in the areas of:

  • Internet of Things;
  • Health Informatics;
  • Big Data
  • ICT4Development;
  • Predictive Analytics; and
  • E-/M-Commerce.
  • EU-XCEL has created an intensive, specially designed entrepreneurship programme which includes:
  • One week FREE intensive training and mentoring in one of our start-up scrums across Europe this summer (including FREE flights and accommodation) where EU-successful EU-XCEL applicants participate alongside some of the most promising and talented aspiring tech entrepreneurs in and commence the process of co-founding new startup ideas;
  • Access to online technical and business development supports through the EU-XCEL virtual accelerator where teams further develop their startup ideas over a 12 week period passing milestones and submitting key deliverables en route;
  • The opportunity to pitch for investment and win a prize in the EU-XCEL Challenge Final in October 2016 in Munich, Germany.