2012 was a busy year for Seedcamp: They hosted 10 events all around the world, made 23 new investments, took their startups on a four-week tour of the US and hosted the flagship week-long Seedcamp Week event in September.
Since launching in 2007, the Seedcamp portfolio now includes more than 80 of Europe’s most promising startups – all ambitiously building global businesses – and has seen several acquisitions (including Mobclix bought by Velti and RentMineOnline bought by RealPage).
Yearly, Seedcamp invests in around 20 companies for €50,000 each and then helps them grow with office space at Google Campus, access to the huge network of over 2,000 mentors, a Founders’ Pack worth €150,000, participation in the Seedcamp Week mentoring event and the four-week mentoring tour of the US startup and investor community.
The Seedcamp class of 2013 already includes 8 great teams (Futurelytics and one unannounced from Seedcamp Budapest; CrowdProcess, Hole19 and Qamine from Seedcamp Lisbon; and knowable.org, tl;dr and Unifyo from Seedcamp Paris). The next chance to join will be at Seedcamp London on the 30th of January. Applications are open now until the 8th of January, you can find more information about the event at http://sdca.mp/london13.
The Seedcamp London event will be bigger than ever, spread over two days, with the first day being full of mentoring sessions with Europe’s best entrepreneurs, product and design people, and marketers. London, as a key European startup hub, will have the highest calibre mentors including many international mentors flying in for the event. After preparing their pitches with the Seedcamp team, the second day will be a Demo Day where new and existing companies will each have the opportunity to present their company and recent progress to a crowd of top investors.
Applications are open until the 8th of January, you can find out more and how to apply on the Seedcamp website: http://sdca.mp/london13. From the applicants, the best twenty teams will be invited to attend the event and Seedcamp then invests in the best attendees after the event.
Thank you to Philipp. To find out more about Seedcamp visit their website at seedcamp.com.
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