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WELCOME is a project developed under the Startup Europe Initiative and funded by the EU Commission, enabling tech entrepreneurs from four vibrant EU ecosystems —Berlin, Dublin, Milan, Madrid&Salamanca— to grow their business across borders and to get access to the right combination of funding.

The Welcome project offers to selected EU startups a jumpstart to the Silicon Valley: an opportunity to commercialize their products abroad, enter new markets, gain visibility and reputation in US, sign partnerships with strategic corporates/partners and raise funds from venture capitals.

Up to two late stage (>€50K of funding from external investors) startups from Berlin, Dublin, Milan and Madrid&Salamanca will be selected.

They will get:
- access to the “European Innovation Day” [link: http://eid.mindthebridge.org/] in San Francisco, a one‐day event aimed at showcasing the best innovation coming from the EU, connecting startups, corporates, investors and policy makers with the ...
WELCOME is a project developed under the Startup Europe Initiative and funded by the EU Commission, enabling tech entrepreneurs from four vibrant EU ecosystems —Berlin, Dublin, Milan, Madrid&Salamanca— to grow their business across borders and to get access to the right combination of funding.

The Welcome project offers to selected EU startups a jumpstart to the Silicon Valley: an opportunity to commercialize their products abroad, enter new markets, gain visibility and reputation in US, sign partnerships with strategic corporates/partners and raise funds from venture capitals.

Up to two late stage (>€50K of funding from external investors) startups from Berlin, Dublin, Milan and Madrid&Salamanca will be selected.

They will get:
- access to the “European Innovation Day” [link: http://eid.mindthebridge.org/] in San Francisco, a one‐day event aimed at showcasing the best innovation coming from the EU, connecting startups, corporates, investors and policy makers with the Silicon Valley Ecosystem. EID 2015 will be held September 21st.
- a one-week practical educational program, the unique experience of MTB Startup School, tailored on the needs of selected Welcome startups, including training modules, site visits, networking events, and 1:1 mentorship. The School will be held September 14-18th.

These activities will be offered to the startups entirely for free.
They will still be responsible for their own travel and accomodation costs.
We are looking for visionary web entrepreneurs who are looking forward to grow internationally and are willing to invest to take their startup to the next level.
In order to be eligible, startups need to be based -or in process of being based- in one of the European ecosystems connected by WELCOME project.
Every information collected in activities of WELCOME PROJECT will be confidential and will not be used for commercial purposes.
WELCOME PROJECT maintains the required protection of personal data as indicated in the Regulation for the development of the Organic Law 15/1999 and its Regulation of development approved by Royal Decree 1720/2007 from 21st of December 2007, about the protection of personal data and has established all the technical means in their reach to avoid the lost, mis-use, alteration, access to unauthorised persons and theft of the data provided to this entity, notwithstan that security measures on the Internet are not impregnable.
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Alberto Onetti
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Alberto Onetti Chairman Mind the Bridge, Serial Entrepreneur, Professor
Antonello Bartiromo
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Antonello Bartiromo CEO and Chairman of dpixel.it
Asier Basterretxea-Gomez
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Asier Basterretxea-Gomez An all road innovative and creative professional,passionate about venturing
★Ana Barreda Carretero
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★Ana Barreda Carretero Marketing and brand strategy professional, working in Startup development
Carmen Bermejo
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Carmen Bermejo Student of the European Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Claudio Bedino
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Claudio Bedino CEO and founder of Starteed, a crowd company that provides platforms and back office services for #crowdfunding industry. #fintech #startup
Elisa Grasso
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Elisa Grasso Tech enthusiast & startup godmother
Eoghan Stack
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f6s support
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f6s support Bussines analyst by love ,entrepeneur and disruptive by passion
Gianluca Dettori
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Gianluca Dettori Entrepreneur and venture capitalist.
Javier Villaseca Sánchez
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Javier Villaseca Sánchez CEO & Founder SociosInversores.es
Jeremy Bamberg
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Jeremy Bamberg Berlin entrepreneur. Community Manager at Factory
Laura Kohler
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Laura Kohler Founder Sharkbite Innovation & Imagine 2030 Mobility Accelerator
Niccolo Sanarico
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Niccolo Sanarico Investment manager & CTO
Pierre Marro
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Silvia Fierro
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Silvia Fierro Open Innovation @Eni
Vanessa Lee Butz
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Vanessa Lee Butz Founder & CEO
Viorel Peca
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WELCOME-SE H2020 project
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WELCOME-SE H2020 project WELCOME aims to connect 5 different major EU ecosystems (Berlin, Dublin, Milan, Madrid/Salamanca) to engage the most relevant players.
Yatan Blumenthal Vargas
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Yatan Blumenthal Vargas Technology Companies, Power of the Crowd, Co-Founder Hardware.co