This year's batch of DEXIC Accelerator was highly specific. Together with 4DigitalHealth programme, we have been focusing on the field of digital health. After 6 weeks of hard work of all startups, mentors and our team, we come to the grand finale - The #DemoDay!
Morning Health Talk on Future of digital health and telemedicine, organized on 25.9. as a hybrid event, connected more than 20 Czech stakeholders with 2 fantastic guest speakers from Estonia and Israel - countries that are scoring top positions in terms of their readiness and deployment of digital health and telemedicine solutions.
DEXIC Accelerator is back together with the second programme called 4DigitalHealth. Both programmes open their applications on August 20th. Impactful digital startups can apply until October 5th, 23:59.
After two successful batches, DEXIC Accelerator is coming back in 2020. The programme brings three major changes - the programme will run during November and the beginning of December, we are moving it to Prague, and Health startups will have specific curricula and programme called 4DigitalHealth.
Thursday evening, May 9th 2019 in HubHub, Prague, was dedicated to final pitches of digital startups with impactful innovation. Seven international startups have been preparing during DEXIC Accelerator for this evening pitching event for investors. The whole event was professionally moderated by Mark Downey.
During the weekend on March 17th-18th, 2nd round of the selection process to DEXIC Accelerator took place in Liberec. 16 excellent startups from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Sweden and others have attended the weekend-long BootCamp. Startups have spent the weekend with us and the mentors and together went through their Business Model Canvases. Seven startups got the final invitation to DEXIC Accelerator 2019!
Deadline for applications to DEXIC Accelerator is over. We have received 140 applications from 15+ countries including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, other CEE countries, but also Sweden, the UK and India! The tough job of selecting is just starting!
We are very proud and honoured to announce to be joining the EIT Health consortium as the RIS Hub in the Czech Republic! Among other responsibilities to contribute to the EIT Health mission, we will be helping to find the best talents, entrepreneurs and startups from our country.
On Thursday 6th September, Seedstars event took place in Prague. 10 best seed-stage start-ups competed to present the country at the Seedstars Summit and opportunity to win up to USD 1 million in equity investments and other prizes.
During #DEMODAY of DEXIC Accelerator the jury was facing a difficult decision to take - to choose the best startup from the field of ICT. After hard and careful evaluation of all 7 presenting startups and their 4-minutes pitches, the first place was awarded to the startup of which the main ambition is to protect the networks from the harmful malware and access to infected websites, Whalebone. In order to do so, Whaleboneuses their global security intelligence grid which enables the network protection even without any software installation or various configuration changes. #DEMODAY winner is at the same time also a winner of previous DEXIC BootCamp mentoring event held also in Liberec in March of this year, 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).
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.
"The experience of world accelerators shows, that the most successful programmes focus primarily on building the skills in SALES, MARKETING, PRODUCT and BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT. We believe that this approach is efficient, so we used our experience from abroad and prepared a unique program," says Jan Kubalík, director of the DEX Innovation Center.
5. 3. 2018, in the Cultural Centre Vratislavice 101010, startups from all over the Czech Republic competed for the best pitch with the participation of Martin Půta, Governor of Liberec Region. Whalebone, a company from Brno which filters the dangers on the Internet, was the best of them.
Two days before, in scope of the DEXIC Boot Camp, 6 ICT startups are going to work on their projects under the guidance of experienced business mentors. The results will be presented during their final pitch at the Grand Final of DEXIC Boot Camp. It takes place on Monday, 5th March 2018 from 16:00 in the Cultural Center Vratislavice 101010.