Must have at least functional MVP, ideally already with recurring revenue in one market.
Fit with Deep Dive Week
Must be relevant to the topic / vertical of the Deep Dive Week being applied to.
Must be able to communicate well in English, including pitching and Q&A.
Raised 50-250k€ and/or has significant revenue / growth.
Strong technological component, scalable internationally.
Significant number of users, growth of revenue or strong commercial agreements.
Looking to raise for a Round A+ (1 million €) or equivalent.
Priority given to startups from Germany, Ireland, Baltics and Portugal.
Balanced with both business and technical demonstrated competencies.
These criteria are merely indicative – high potential startups are always considered!
If you have a question, please drop us a message.
Qualified introductions to get leads for your new local clients.
Packed agenda so you become familiar with the key players in the ecosystem.
Matchmaking with corporates & procurers looking to co-develop solutions in your field.
Our local partners will be your Scaling Managers during the week.
Our network & Scaling Managers remain at your disposal and you become eligible to earn the opportunities ‘Beyond the DDW’!
Travel costs support
Reimbursement of up to 500€ of your travel and accommodation expenses
7-10 April, 2019
MedTech DDW – Dublin
With over 2,250 startups, Dublin was ranked in the top 10 of the European Digital City Index 2016 and just outside the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems in reporting firm Compass’s Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015.
13-17 May, 2019
Smart Cities DDW – Lisbon
Lisbon is home to an emerging startup ecosystem that has steadily been rising in popularity, after becoming the first European Capital of Entrepreneurship in 2015 and then securing the largest entrepreneurship event in Europe, Web Summit, since 2016.
27-31 May, 2019
FinTech DDW – Baltics
The ecosystems in the Baltic states have been developing fast in recent years, with high investment in digital infrastructure leading to top accessibility rates and boosting some of the fastest internet speeds in the world.
20-24 May, 2019
Mobility DDW – Berlin
Berlin has established itself as one of the top startup hubs in Europe. The German capital records more than 40 thousand startups, translating into one of the highest startup to inhabitant ration.
It has opened new significant global business doors in all directions (enablers, partners, industry insights and strategic clients).
Deep Dive week was great insight, we met the right people, and found amazing help on our scale up phase.
Deep Dive Week was a concentrated vitamin with quality business leads, knowledge and fun that ever startup should taste!
Deep Dive Week was a great opportunity for actionable feedback from mentors & speakers – and great networking opportunity with other startups.
1 Welcome, intro to ecosystem and tour
2 Startup day – visits to the local startup hubs and main players, including meet-ups
3 Visit to local key organisation relevant to the DDW topic (research institutions, multinationals, etc.)
4 VC/Investor/Corporate day – matchmaking, office hours, etc.
5 Internationalisation Day – workshops and mentor hours with scaling managers
6 Integration with larger tech events and other EU project activities
7 Follow up