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DEXIC Accelerator for 7 ICT startups launched in Liberec

21.05.2018

On Monday, May 21st, 2018 international acceleration programme for ICT startups - DEXIC Accelerator, has been launched in Liberec.

DEXIC Accelerator in its 4-weeks duration brought together to Liberec 7 promising startups, not only from the Czech Republic in order to strengthen, improve and accelerate their business projects as a result of professional mentoring provided by internationally recognized mentors. Intense Accelerator programme, organized by private innovation centre from Liberec - DEX Innovation Centre, will culminate with the final public event - #DEMODAY, which will take place on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 in Kulturní centrum Vratislavice 101010. During the final event, all   7 startups will present their pitches and will compete for the best one. Moreover, the startups will have a unique opportunity to attract the investors and get promotion for their business projects.

Startups from various backgrounds such as smart city, smart health, ICT security, customer experience management, mobile payments, smart recording, transcription, crowd innovation and digital finance will boost their business model during four weeks programme which is divided into various thematic blocks - business, product, sales & marketing, and investment. At the time of special days – so called challenges - Mentor, Customer and Investor Challenge, startups will meet with the potential customers and investors from whom they will get intensive feedback. In other thematic days, startups will focus on their product, marketing or sales.

 “More than 25 mentor pool of DEXIC Accelerator includes experts with far-reaching experience not only from the corporate business but also from start-up world, and so from  Deutsche Telekom, Skoda Auto, EY InnovEYtion Hub, KIC InnoEnergy SE and StartupYard, “ says Michal Štefan, programme manager. Thanks to their professional experience from global markets, mentors will support startups not only with the expansion of the business.

The whole programme is supported by partners from 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. In cooperation with award partners Seedstarsprague and Happyend, there are also prepared prices for #DEMODAY pitching competitors.

DEXIC Accelerator is organized by DEX Innovation Centre which supports startups and improves society through the research and innovation.

The project is co-funded by the European Union funds (ERDF, IPA).