Organised by EBN Member Fondation Pour l'Université de Lyon, BigBooster is a unique international non-profit acceleration programme for early stage startups in Bio & Health, Informative Tech and Global Impact. BigBooster enables them to cross borders and take the leap to global markets.
Take the leap before September 18th and go global with Big Booster Season 2
Organised around Lyon (France) and Boston (USA), 2 worldwide renowned hubs with strong innovation ecosystems, BigBooster's distinctive model is based on 2 intensive 3-day Booster Camps, 1 in Lyon and 1 in Boston with top-notch mentors and experts, and in-between ad hoc mentoring.
It gathers French and international startups with a focus on the EMEA region looking to provide business, end-users and citizens with cutting-edge technologies through breakthrough innovations.
The first season has met a tremendous success with 500+ applications out of which over 50% international, 200 mentors, experts and jury to support 72 selected startups, with an overall satisfaction rate exceeding 90%. We are excited to launch the 2nd Season now.
BigBooster's Season 2 in brief:
- Starts with the Lyon Booster Camp (Nov. 8-10, 2016) for a max. of 100 selected high profile startups, to enhance their value proposition, business model and optimize their storytelling, with the support of top-notch mentors and global groups’ decision-makers, ending with a pitch contest where only the best 20 are selected
- Followed by the Booster Camp in Boston, MA in Feb. 2017 for the Top 20 where the startups receive a world class North America 360° business exposure, and compete in front of a US jury
- Ends on April 2017 in Lyon with a final pitch contest for the Top 10 startups.
This not-for-profit programme is constraint-free for the startups, while being a great opportunity to enhance their business internationally.
The selection process is open till September 18th 2016. We highly recommend you to have a closer look at the programme and then apply HERE!
For more info check out :
The BigBooster Website
FAQ - Eligibility Criteria, Useful Info, etc.
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