Funds up to $100K per team
Takes 6% equity
Offers 11 Mentors
Funds 5 startups per year
Markets B2B/Enterprise Energy & Cleantech Internet of Things Manufacturing Retail +9
Invests in Europe North America Middle East Eastern Europe Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 more
** UPDATE May 16: Applications are now closed. Please feel free to follow us, or check out our upcoming Mobility program at http://www.sente.link/mobility1.html.

We have received applications from high-potential IoT, computer vision and AI startups in Bosnia, Estonia, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Romania, Serbia and Turkey and Ukraine. This will be a true international experience!

On June 12 we kick off our invitation-only accelerator cohort for early-stage startups seeking global growth opportunities and investment. Applications close May 12.

The theme is the Internet of Things (IoT), along with adjacent technology areas (AI, Big Data Analytics, VR/AR, Cybersecurity, etc.).

The IoT Accelerator Program is highly structured and is tailored to address the key challenges international startups face, such as:
- Achieving focus and cutting through the noise of the IoT landscape 
- Building a business model using the Lean Startup approach 
- Creating a sales & marketing plan to have ...
** UPDATE May 16: Applications are now closed. Please feel free to follow us, or check out our upcoming Mobility program at http://www.sente.link/mobility1.html.

We have received applications from high-potential IoT, computer vision and AI startups in Bosnia, Estonia, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Romania, Serbia and Turkey and Ukraine. This will be a true international experience!

On June 12 we kick off our invitation-only accelerator cohort for early-stage startups seeking global growth opportunities and investment. Applications close May 12.

The theme is the Internet of Things (IoT), along with adjacent technology areas (AI, Big Data Analytics, VR/AR, Cybersecurity, etc.).

The IoT Accelerator Program is highly structured and is tailored to address the key challenges international startups face, such as:
- Achieving focus and cutting through the noise of the IoT landscape 
- Building a business model using the Lean Startup approach 
- Creating a sales & marketing plan to have meaningful conversations with customers in the US
- Estimating the required resources for market entry and scale up 
- Finding a friendly ecosystem to test commercial hypothesis 
Getting access to growth funding and exit channels (e.g. IPO, acquisition) 

For the US portion, the top 5 startups will have access to the resources they need to scale up in the US (paid by Sente), including:
- Creation of a US entity 
- Establishment of a US bank account 
- A US business address in Chicago (at the Connectory / 1871) (chicagoconnectory.com/ and 1871.com)
- Access to office space in Chicago 
- A 4-week intense business development experience and a Demo Day in Chicago (flight and accommodation provided by Sente for one founder), with access to Sente's extensive network of industry contacts in the US
- An additional 9 months of mentoring from the Sente team 
- 3 additional flights to Chicago (1 per quarter) for further business development 
- Up to US$100,000 in funding from Sente investors after Phase 2 [NOTE: the $100k funding will be an additional round, not included in the 6% equity for program fees, but will be at a valuation and terms mutually agreed by startup and the investor(s)]

In lieu of program fees, Sente’s investors will receive 6% equity in graduating startups.
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Gerod Carfantan
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Gerod Carfantan COO COO, Advisor, Investor
Serhat Cicekoglu
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Serhat Cicekoglu CEO Founder
Alper YEGIN
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Charlotte Waldmeir
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Charlotte Waldmeir Chile-based digital media manager for the exclusive international accelerator for Chicago's 1871 - Sente.Link.
Dennis Boecker
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James Pickard
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James Pickard Crypto | IoT | FinTech
Jen Peterson
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Jen Peterson Marketing I help companies better communicate with their audiences.
Jochen Renz
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Jochen Renz New Mobility Enthusiast
Sampo Parkkinen
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Sampo Parkkinen Entrepreneur. Angel Investor. 2x founder, 1x exit.