Deadline: April 8, 2021 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: The program is looking to support startups with solutions to cities’ toughest challenges, particularly startups creating products in the following sectors: public health and safety, food waste and water, city infrastructure, energy, mobility, and government technology.
URBAN-X Accelerator Program 2021
Every six months URBAN-X selects up to 10 urbantech startups and invest at least $100,000 per company. The 20-week accelerator program equips startups facing the unique challenges of working with and in cities.
- $10,000,000 average investment per company
- 6 experts on-site ‘Experts-in-residence’
- at least $100,000 initial funding from URBAN-X
The URBAN-X accelerator program provides 20 immersive weeks of customer development, product development, network-building and expert guidance for startups – all in preparation for fundraising.
This accelerator is unique in that the mentors are experts in urbantech challenges and deeply understand regulated industries and government procurement.
- Investment Offering
At least $100,000 initial funding. No catches. No education fees. No rent. Startups have full ownership over deciding how the investment will be spent.
- Deployment & Customers
Being able to prove that customers want new products or services is an essential measurement for seed stage investors. URBAN-X helps startups meet and secure potential customers because traction is paramount.
- Design Resources
Each startup has access to unparalleled, human-centric design, product development and engineering knowledge through world-class in-house MINI and BMW design talent.
- Global Exposure
Media access and press across our global network. Opportunities to feature your solution and showcase your team to target customers in the US, EU and Asia.
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