Ericsson Garage Startup Challenge 2017- Opportunity for 9 Startups to Get Big

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Ericsson Garage Startup challenge 2017

Ericsson Garage has joined forces with Capital A Partners (CAP A) and their Nordic partner seed fund, Butterfly Ventures to bring the Ericsson Garage start-up challenge 2017. At the end of the process, nine start-ups will be selected to pitch their ideas in front of a Dragon’s Den at the Ericsson Studio in collaboration with the STHLM TechFest in September.

The challenge offers the rare chance to win an 8-months technology incubation with the global network of Ericsson Garages in Sweden, unlimited access to a smart city testbed and an express pass to a final decision investment meeting. It also offers mentoring and investment consideration with Cap A or Butterfly, free access to run a project and test in the Urban ICT arena and others.

Challenges to tackle

To stand a great chance to win, your products should offer solutions in the following areas:

  • The population of the World is expected to reach 9 billion by 2040. How can technology empower smart, sustainable transport for 7.5 billion citizens in the future?There will be 20.04 billion connected devices by 2020, how can we address
  • There will be 20.04 billion connected devices by 2020, how can we address IoT related data privacy, identity management and security in a smart city?
  • 99% of all enterprises in the EU are SMEs, how can sensors, robotics and AI make small & medium manufacturers smart and sustainable?MDG Goals
Selection criteria
  • Innovative solution & in line with the challenge
  • Start Up capabilities & solution maturity (Pre-seed / Seed)
  • Value proposition & Global Market potential
  • Positive environmental & social impact (Must contribute to at least 1 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals)
Application close

23rd of August, 2017

To apply, Click here


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