Deadline: January 31, 2020 18:00 (CET)| Apply here
Eligibility: Teams might be composed of either: minimum 1 and maximum 2 legal persons (SME, research organisations, foundations) with a multidisciplinary team composed by at least 3 profiles (humanistic/social/technical researcher, technological developer, business development/entrepreneur) or minimum 3 natural persons in a multidisciplinary team (at least an humanistic/social/technical researcher, technological developer and business development/ entrepreneur).
LEDGER Startup Accelerator 2020
LEDGER, a European project financed by the European Commission, is looking for 32 human-centric innovators to develop Minimum Viable Products and Services, in order to achieve new models that preserve citizens’ digital sovereignty, where data is a common good owned by citizens and wealth created by data-driven platforms is equally distributed.
The Venture Builder for Human-Centric Solutions
LEDGER is looking for SMEs, teams, organisations and researchers that want to shift data management, leveraging on decentralised algorithms based on blockchains, distributed ledger technology (DLT) and/or peer-to-peer (P2P) technologies to address Privacy-by-Design, reliability, trustworthiness and openness to build human-centric solutions.
The 16 selected companies will go through a 9-month customised venture builder programme receiving up to €150K in funding, and the best 8 will be offered additional €50K and will get in a business-focused programme of 3 months.
LEDGER is calling for developers, researchers, designers and entrepreneurs to apply for its accelerator that provides:
- Up to €200k equity-free to develop human-centric solutions using decentralized technologies such as blockchain, DLT, peer-to-peer data governance, privacy by design, citizen data governance
- Business mentoring, networking, and researcher-in-residence support
- Venture Builder Programme
- Potential venture capital investments & more
Interested in applying for the LEDGER Startup Accelerator 2020? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.