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BlockStart is a European partnership program looking for startups and SMEs – from all over the EU and H2020 associated countries – working with blockchain and other DLTs. Its main objective is to facilitate goal-oriented, business-focused, and mutually beneficial partnerships between DLT/blockchain solution providers and end-users SMEs.

BlockStart is launching the first out of three Open Calls for applications in fintech, ICT and retail. This 3-stage intensive mentor-led program starts with the Ideation Kick-off, after which the most successful blockchain/DLT solution providers are admitted to a 4 months Prototype phase aimed at supporting the product/market fit. Finally, during the Pilot phase (2 months), startups/SMEs working with blockchain and other DLTs will have a unique opportunity to validate their solutions by piloting their innovations with end-users.

Apart from mentoring, training and networking opportunities, each DLT developer may receive up to €20,000, while SME ad...
BlockStart is a European partnership program looking for startups and SMEs – from all over the EU and H2020 associated countries – working with blockchain and other DLTs. Its main objective is to facilitate goal-oriented, business-focused, and mutually beneficial partnerships between DLT/blockchain solution providers and end-users SMEs.

BlockStart is launching the first out of three Open Calls for applications in fintech, ICT and retail. This 3-stage intensive mentor-led program starts with the Ideation Kick-off, after which the most successful blockchain/DLT solution providers are admitted to a 4 months Prototype phase aimed at supporting the product/market fit. Finally, during the Pilot phase (2 months), startups/SMEs working with blockchain and other DLTs will have a unique opportunity to validate their solutions by piloting their innovations with end-users.

Apart from mentoring, training and networking opportunities, each DLT developer may receive up to €20,000, while SME adopters may receive €4.500. Submission for the Open Call #1 closes on the 10th of February 2020 at 17:00 CET (Brussels time). BlockStart is run by Bright Pixel, CIVITTA and F6S, and is funded by the EU H2020 programme for Research and Innovation under Grant Agreement 828853.
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Frederico Santos
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Frederico Santos Working with founders and helping build startups from ground up. You have an idea, but don't know how to start or make it happen?Let me know
Joao Fernandes
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Joao Fernandes Project Manager @ Bright Pixel
Maja Žikić
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Maja Žikić Startup PR & Growth Hacking
Nuno Varandas
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Nuno Varandas Designing and building opportunities to F6S global growth
Zygimantas Zabieta
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Zygimantas Zabieta Blockchain enthusiast and public speaker passionate about electric mobility, cleantech, smart city solutions & 4th Industrial Revolution

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