Alright all you Barcelona hardware startups, you’re time has come. Enough with the software and mobile brouhaha, hardware – the stage is yours. On Wednesday, October 2nd Startupbootcamp HighTechXL is in Barcelona for the second SBC Pitch Day event this year and it’s all going down at MOB – appropriate for the Makers of Barcelona.
Startupbootcamp is one of the premier European accelerator programs that focus on exposing and connecting startups to their far-reaching community of top-level mentors and advisors. The SBC HighTechXL accelerator in Eindhoven is the first Startupbootcamp devoted to hardware startups and they are traveling the globe in search of the best hardware teams in the world. With over 200 applications received in the last month alone, hardware startups are competing for the chance to enter the SBC 3-month accelerator beginning in November to build their strategy, have access to funding and receive a package of services and valued at over €600k.
In order to find the top 20 hardware startups to travel to The Netherlands on October 14th for the final selection days, SBC HighTechXL is holding international Pitch Days in Barcelona, Seville, Athens, Helsinki, Eindhoven, as well as three more online and one in Latin America.
Even for teams unable to relocate for the accelerator in Eindhoven, SBC Pitch Days is a great venue to practice your pitch, get feedback from mentors and put your product on display in a safe environment. HighTechXL is perfect for startups in the following areas: Advanced Materials, Machine2Machine IoT, Renewable Energy, Autonomous Vehicles, Lifetech, 3D Printing, Smart Energy Storage, Disruptive Lighting, and Nanotechnology among others.
Remember, Startupbootcamp has a great track record with more than 70% of graduates receiving funding following the 90-day acceleration period. Apply here for your shot at Startupbootcamp HighTechXL and we’ll see you at MOB on October 2nd.