Deadline: May 26, 2021 17:00 CEST| Apply here
Eligibility: Startups and SMEs – from all over the EU and H2020 associated countries – working with blockchain and other DLTs
BlockStart Blockchain Partnership Programme 2021
Business ideas are easy, piloting is what matters. BlockStart is helping blockchain/ DLT startups & SMEs to introduce their solutions to the market, bringing impact at scale.
BlockStart supports blockchain/ DLT startups & developers with big ideas and the passion to make them happen.
Over an agile piloting program, it’ll help you fine-tune, test and demo your solution with innovative SMEs (adopters) willing to approach blockchain & other DLTs.
You’ll receive up to €20,000 to fine-tune your solution and implement commercial pilots with innovative SMEs (adopters).
Along the way, you’ll be provided with streamlined access to strategic partners, industry experts, top-tier customers and follow-on investors.
- Equity Free Funding
€795,000 in total, plus access to training, growth support services and additional resources
- Market Validation
A 3-stage immersive program (Ideation Kick-off > Prototype > Pilot), with a customized curriculum, covering everything from prototype, testing, demonstration, and pilot
- Network & Community
Access to clients and potential investors, plus hands-on mentoring from a world-class community of experts/ advisors
- Tailored support & advice
The program is looking for seed-, early-, growth-stage startups and SMEs.
The focus is blockchain and other DLTs. You’ll be matched with end-user SMEs across fintech, ICT, retail. And that’s not all. You’ll have direct access to a hand-picked community of investors, subject matter experts, and founders.
- No strings attached
BlockStart is fully supported by the European Commission. Hence, we do not charge fees, nor do we take any equity.
Its mission is to discover and back Europe’s most talented blockchain/ DLT innovators, help them implement their solutions in real-world commercial pilots and attract follow-on investment.
- Hassle-free application experience
Your time is precious. Therefore, BlockStart developed a streamlined application process with limited paperwork, quick approval, and milestone-based funding.
Applying to BlockStart should be as fruitful and productive as participating.
Interested in applying for the BlockStart Blockchain Partnership Programme 2021? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.