Winners will be awarded with several prizes including tailored mentoring and coaching, credits with technological providers (up to almost $100,000 per team), a one-week bootcamp in Silicon Valley and visibility and promotion during 4 Years From Now -4YFN- at the Mobile World Congress and other leading entrepreneurial events in Europe.
In addition, winners will be receiving during the coming months an individual coaching and support package from the best European innovation experts, including executive managers of big corporations, to facilitate their introduction to European corporations. They will also be trained for introductory meetings with investors and receive business development coaching.
In the second week of February the 9 winners will travel for a unique immersion week to Silicon Valley. Winners will be able to get an insight into the Silicon Valley entrepreneurship ecosystem and get in contact with first class international investors, corporates and startups.
The finalists will be present at the 4YFN@MWC event celebrated in Barcelona from 22nd – 25th February. OpenAxel will organize an exclusive event on February 24th, with the presence of numerous relevant stakeholders from the European ecosystem (including leading investors, corporate managers, other entrepreneurs, EC representatives or ecosystem specialists.
The 9 winners that have been selected are: