HighTech XL Accelerator is looking for Slovenian hardware visionaries

/15.9.2016, Author: Elvisa Basailović
HighTech XL Accelerator, the biggest European accelerator, specialized for high-tech hardware startups, is inviting Slovenian companies to introduce themselves at an event that will take place in Ljubljana on Friday, 30 September 2016.

Accelerator’s representatives will visit Slovenia to find out about the potential of Slovenian startups that develop hardware.
Amongst all applicants, they will choose the ten most promising companies that will pitch at the event and try to get a place in the accelerator’s next programme.

In 2015, two startup companies from Slovenia were accepted into the accelerator, namely Pel3o and Gotoky. The latter was also named the best startup of the generation 2015.

The application deadline is 20 September 2016, and all promising startups working in the fields of 3D printing, automotive industry, advanced robotics, advanced materials, clean technologies, energy storage, IoT, medicinal technology, semiconductors and highly precise instruments are invited to apply.

Benefits for companies accepted into the accelerator:
  • Mentorship of 300+ mentors
  • 15,000 € in cash
  • Company-tailored workshops
  • Support with product development
  • Legal and financial consultation
  • One-on-one coaching with the leading team of the accelerator
  • Access to a big database of engineering talents
  • Prototyping spaces
  • Free use of offices on campus (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
  • Introduction to clients, partners, suppliers
  • Pitching in front of 200+ investors on demo day
If you wish to submit an application, contact Nina Dremelj, who will give you all further instructions.

Nina Dremelj
M: +386 30 608 810
Skype: nina.dremelj5
Author of content: Elvisa Basailović ,
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