How EU-XCEL Benefits You

Why Apply: Benefits of a place in the EU-XCEL European Virtual Accelerator



  • One week intensive startup scrum training in one of six countries this summer including FREE flights and accommodation where you will develop startup ideas with newly created teams & meet & work with successful tech entrepreneurs, startup mentors, and investors from across the EU
  • Access to an on-line virtual accelerator where your team will receive free technical and business development advice and supports as your refine your start-up idea
  • The opportunity to pitch to investors at the EU-XCEL Challenge Final this October in Munich, Germany (flights and accommodation paid for winning teams) & to become the winning EU-XCEL 2016 team.

By providing the full spectrum of supports from ideation to prototype development to market validation, EU-XCEL provides:

  •  A unique opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial ambition in a prestigious European competition
  • An international entrepreneurship experience with networking and pitching opportunities and high tech venture possibilities
  • Physical & virtual access to training and mentoring with targeted, relevant experts
  • A powerful entrepreneurial toolkit of vital insights and supports to overcome challenges
  • Exposure to the leading-edge ICT trends of Internet of Things, Health Informatics, Big Data, ICT4Development, Predictive Analytics and E-/M-Commerce