Startupbootcamp (SBC), a global family of industry-focused accelerators, last year launched its first-ever Africa-based programme.
Building on the success of its inaugural 2017 Cape Town tech venture accelerator program, SBC Cape Town now embarks upon its FastTrack tour for 2018 – sourcing top-tier tech startups to join the programme’s second year.
Who Should Apply?
Any startup operating in the FinTech, CyberSecurity, InsurTech, eCommerce, RetailTech and related industries is encouraged to join in the FastTracks.
SBC Cape Town is specifically looking for startups in the following areas:
- Blockchain and Distributed Ledger
- Payment Solutions
- Big Data and Analytics
- Data and Behavioural Analytics
- Insurance and Cyber Insurance
- Financial Inclusion
- Commerce and eCommerce
- Identity and Authentication
- Personal Financial Management
- P2P Lending
- Cross-border Transactions
- Healthcare Technology
From a pool of hundreds of applicants, the 10 most promising teams will be selected and provided with EUR 15,000, 100+ highly engaged industry mentors, free office space, access to funding and a network of industry partners, investors and venture capital firms.
3-Month Program – An intense 3-month program designed to support entrepreneurs scale their industry-changing technology businesses.
Masterclasses – Expert-led sessions covering all scaling fundamentals – from business model canvas, lean methodology to fundraising.
Global Network – Unmatched access to a global network of mentors, corporate partners, industry experts, and alumni across 40+ countries.
Tailored Mentorship – Over 1,500 carefully selected mentors who provide hands-on support and valuable introductions.
Corporate Partners – Connections to the leading corporate in your industry for pilot projects, partnership opportunities, and as customers.
Co-working Space – Free desks for your entire team in a dynamic co-working space for the duration of the 3-month program.
Living Expenses – €15K in cash per team to cover any expenses during the program
Perks & Discounts – More than €500K+ in exclusive partner deals from leading technology providers such as Amazon, HubSpot, SendGrid, and others.
Alumni Growth Program – Continued post-program support far after the 3-month program through annual alumni-only events, deals and tailored introductions.
Industry Events – Exclusive opportunities to take part in leading Commerce conferences and events.
Investor Access – Meet the most active VCs and Angel investors in your industry from around the world.
Demo Day – A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with 400+ investors, corporate, mentors and press attendees.
Application Deadline: May 24
Click here to apply.