Cork Challenge Barcelona strengthens the partnership between Amorim Cork Ventures, the world's leading cork company, and Beta-i, one the most active startup accelerators in Europe.Visit Beta-i website
The Applications process allows us and you to get a better feel of the fit between your startup and the program. We will select up to 14 startups that meet the selection criteria. Apply until 21 September by following the button “Apply now”. On F6S you must fill the provided form.
Selection Process will take place between September 1 and 28 and it includes 3 stages:
At each phase of the selection process, Amorim Cork Ventures and Beta-i experts will assess the fit between the startups and the program in order to invite those that can clearly benefit the most from collaborating with Amorim Cork Ventures in the Cork sector.
We’ll be looking at how the team works together, how the product delivers value, the business model, traction and how can Amorim Cork Ventures provide value in terms of market reach, client access, tech solutions and it’s vast in-house know-how.
A startup accelerator by Amorim Cork Ventures, supported by Beta-i, that’s the best of both worlds: amazing mentoring & program meets the big-money clients, network and industry knowledge. The startups that are going to be part of the accelerator will enjoy 8 weeks of individual coaching & pitch practice sessions, will have several workshops & mentoring sessions for product-market fit relevant within a week’s specific topic focus. Will also benefit from the Amorim Cork Ventures consultants as key partners and mentors of the program, together with Beta-i’s network. This means network of 200+ mentors & 500+ startups, plus access to top events.
The acceleration is divided in 3 stages, with 2 moments of situation check and interaction with the coaches designated by Beta-i.
The 3 stages demand physical presence of the startup's founders in the workshops.
Alongside this moments the Program Director of CCB will always be available for the teams to find the right mentors and opportunities for startups between each interactions
Acceleration offsite moments
At the end of the program on December 19, there will be a Demo-Day with senior representatives of Amorim group where you can present the solution your startup has been working on during 2 months of acceleration.
Amorim will decide which projects to be invested and/or incubated (to still have a chance to improve their products and business model to be investable). This will be more than an investment opportunity, it will be an opportunity to interact with the local community of entrepreneurs and get to know Amorim, the world's biggest cork company.
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