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DealMarket is a global online platform for fundraising and deal flow management – a one‐stop shop for Private Equity & Corporate Finance professionals. DealMarket counts more than 15,000 active private equity professionals from 159 countries and is growing fast. Global leading banks like UBS use DealMarket’s deal flow management tools like hundreds of Investors, Associations and Networks trust their comprehensive service offering for Private Equity.

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FALCON.IO provides an SaaS platform that allows marketing departments to create, launch and measure social media campaigns in real time. They offer the most unified customer experience platform around. You can discover, attract and engage customers, and connect social data to what you already know across departments and channels. You will love the easy-to-use interface, backed by their dedication to stellar support.

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Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of startup programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO.

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Amsterdam based Rockstart ‘'The Global Startup Machine', was founded in 2011 with the first Rockstart Accelerator program launched in 2012. Rockstart has accelerated 68 startups in 8 programs: 4 in the web & mobile domain, 3 focused on the smart energy industry and 1 in Digital Health currently underway. To date, over 70% of Rockstart alumni (including 3D Hubs and Peerby) have attracted over €24 million of funding from national and international angel and venture capital investors.



Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry-focused startup accelerators that provides investment and mentorship services. Startupbootcamp facilitates this mentorship driven model by providing startups with essential tools during a 3 month accelerator program. The company provides €15,000 towards living expenses for the team during the program, 6 months co-working space, over €450,000 in sponsored services and the platform to pitch to over 400 investors at Investor Demo Day.



EIT Digital is a leading European open innovation organisation. Their mission is to foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life in Europe. They bring together entrepreneurs from a partnership of over 130 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes. 

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Accelerace is Scandinavia's leading start-up accelerator that helps new businesses make the most of their potential nationally and internationally. With a team of experienced entrepreneurs and business developers, Accelerace offers customized expertise, investment, and network to help start-ups succeed through a 5-month customer driven and operational program. At the same time Accelerace are dedicated to developing and sharing knowledge on best practice in entrepreneurship. 

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Startup Sesame was created in June 2015 when six of the most coveted Tech events in Europe became founding partners of what is now the first european event acceleration program for startups. They select the most promising companies and match them with conferences and mentors. Their community of event lovers help them expand their network and break national barriers through connections and collaboration.

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B.Building Business

B.Building Business is a global innovative ecosystem designed to connect startups and scale-ups with corporates and investors. With 40,000 sqm and 3 buildings in Amsterdam, B. provides creative work spaces for innovation, education, and growth. To optimize our global network, B. will open another 10,000 sqm in Brooklyn, NY in 2017, supported by city government of NYC, and actively look into the Asian market. Currently, there are over 250 innovation companies in residence.

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