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Startupbootcamp Dublino: comincia il conto alla rovescia per il demo day!

Chi vincerà tra le 10 finaliste?
Milano, 19/04/2012 (informazione.it - comunicati stampa - information technology) Startupbootcamp Dublin, l’acceleratore paneuropeo di start-up, ha annunciato oggi le 10 finaliste del suo Inaugural Investor Demo Day, che avrà luogo il 16 maggio presso la sede di Startupbootcamp sita nel fervente hub tecnologico di Dublino in Barrow Street.

One of Europe’s top startup accelerators, Startupbootcamp is dedicated to supporting the next generation of start-ups into success stories. The top 10 teams were selected from over 150 Irish and International applications, and include; smart medical technology for doctors on the go; an app to enhance road safety and technology to track traceability of perishable produce across the entire agricultural distribution chain.

Each team is receiving mentoring from world-class industry experts, micro investment of €12,000, access to a network of over 300 investors from across Europe as well as 6 months of co-working space.

The three-month programme will culminate on Investor Demo Day on 16 May, where teams will showcase to over 200+ investors and mentors to secure follow-on investment.
The 10 finalist start-ups include;

Adfaces (Israel & Poland): Web platform for SME businesses to advertise affordably and easily on any outdoor media.
CleverMiles (Ireland): System enhancing road safety and saving lives through a 3-part strategy of driver monitoring, driver education and a system of incentives

Easyprove (Lithuania): Software to replace spreadsheets in key processes such as purchase orders and invoice approvals for multidivisional SMEs
Getbulb (Ireland): Transforms complex data into clear pictures, without the limitations of pre-defined styles of a typical spreadsheet.
MavenHut (Romania): Casual, skill-based games, which can be monetized through one-on-one wagers, and tournament play.
NotesFirst (USA): Secure tablet for doctors to capture and recall patient data ‘on-the-go’.
Opara (Brazil): Increases traceability of perishable produce across the entire chain of agricultural distribution.
Outline (Ireland): Mines inboxes for tasks, questions and commitments and provides managers with complete transparency over emails, tasks and actions across their entire team.
Pombai (USA & China) - a marketplace that allows businesses and individuals to buy or sell tickets for regional passenger transport in countries off the beaten track.
Skynet (Ireland) - Turning paper-based drilling data into corporate value for the oil and gas industry.

Eoghan Jennings Startupbootcamp Dublin MD says: “Our mentor-based programme offers huge value through close interaction with our world-class mentors who are serial entrepreneurs and experts within their fields. Our Dublin programme attracted huge volumes of world-class start-ups willing to drop everything to relocate and become part of the growing Dublin tribe of successful global innovators. Irelands mix of public and private sources means there is more seed funding available than elsewhere in Europe.”

The Dublin initiative is supported by IBM, Citi Bank, Enterprise Ireland partnered by US Techstars.
Tickets are available for members of the public to attend Dublin Investor Demo Day on May 16 – here
Let the countdown commence!

Investors interested in attending can contact Alison O’Connor @ E: (alioco79@gmail.com) T: 00 353 86 207 0214.

Startupbootcamp è un programma di accelerazione di start up paneuropeo, attualmente in essere a Copenhagen, Dublino (febbraio-maggio ’12), Amsterdam (aprile-giugno ’12) e presto ne verranno attivati a Londra e Berlino. Al momento sono aperte le iscrizioni per Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, con termine ultimo 12 febbraio 2012. Startupbootcamp consiste in una rete di contatti e nel far parte di un ecosistema di start up internazionali che aiuteranno i partecipanti ad accelerare i tempi. Il programma non solo vanta una vasta rete di mentori, sponsor e investitori, ma anche ambassador che diffondono il concetto di Startupbootcamp in tutto il mondo. Per maggiori informazioni, visitare http://www.startupbootcamp.org o Twitter: @SBootCamp

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