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7 startups with ICT background will compete in Liberec

11.06.2018

On Thursday 14th June, 2018 at 4:30 PM #DEMODAY final public contest of 7 ICT startups - moderated in English, will take place in Kulturní centrum Vratislavice 101010. Various startups, not only from the Czech Republic and Slovakia but also from Malaysia came to Liberec in order to take an active participation in DEXIC 4-weeks Acceleration programme. Determined 7 start-ups showed up with a view to improve their business project ideas based on the constructive feedback from more than 25 mentors from all around the world, will present their 4-minutes PITCH from the field of information and communication technologies (ICT).

Besides the competing startups, #DEMODAY event will host also 2 inspirational speakers who will introduce their striking and trendy products. Entrepreneurship stories based on the first-hand personal experience will be presented by Martin Skalník and his original sport pocket bags MASK Gear and by Michal Boháč with his unconventional solution in the scope of 3D printing TriLAB.

The winner of the #DEMODAY contest will gain the voucher for the creation of Marketing Action plan with the value of 45 000 CZK awarded by HappyEnd Agency. At the same time, the winner will ensure his/her direct access to the Seedstars Czech final in Prague - World’s biggest startup competition in emerging markets. Award-winning startups will acquire the opportunity to get further mentoring sessions provided and secured by the main organizer of the whole Accelerator programme, DEX Innovation Centre. “We have received many applications to the Accelerator programme not only from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the overall Europe but also from more distanced parts of the world such as India, Malaysia, Russia and Colombia. Out of many valuable applicants we have chosen the best 7 of them and invited them to Liberec in order to be part of the 4-week programme ful-filled with the mentors and their far-reaching experiences not only from the corporate business but also from startup world, and so from Deutsche Telekom, Skoda Auto, EY InnovEYtion Hub, KIC InnoEnergy SE and StartupYard”, says Michal Štefan, programme manager.  "Thanks to their international professional skills and experience, mentors have supported the startups in various aspects such as the improvement of their business models, marketing and sales hints & tips, development of the product and its design and moreover with the expansion on the new markets.“

Whole DEXIC Accelerator programme as well as the final public event #DEMODAY, during which investors, startups, partners organizations, mentors, and broader public will be present, is supported by the startup ecosystem from all around the Czech Republic - South Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC), ITACA Business Incubator, Central Bohemian Innovation Centre (SIC) and Technology Centre Hradec Králové. Project is at the same time realized with the support of the regional partner – Liberec Region Office, where the whole intense 4-weeks programme, except the #DEMODAY event, took place - premises of the Evropský dům.

The main organizer of the acceleration programme is DEX Innovation Centre from Liberec, which supports startups and improves society through the research and innovation. The project is co-funded by the European Union funds (ERDF, IPA).
For more information about the Accelerator programme click on www.dex-ic.com/startups.

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