Monday, 7 March 2016

Go Ignite Global Call


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Go Ignite, established in December 2015, is an alliance between hub:raum, Orange Fab, Singtel Innov8 and Telefonica Open Future, the innovation arms of Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefonica. It is the first global alliance of its kind in the world and has been established to connect the start-up ecosystems across Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

DEADLINE
April 30th 2016 11:59pm CET.


PRIZES
Up to five selected start-ups will be provided with business development opportunities in each of the geographies the alliance members operate in. The following benefits might also apply:

  • Market Access: Get the opportunity to access the Alliance’s customer base – both enterprises and consumer customers – with over a billion customers globally 
  • Co-Working Space: Up to 6 months' free usage of one of the co-working spaces by the members of the alliance* 
  • Mentors and experts: A dedicated mentor from each of the alliance members who will handle business unit introductions to that member’s business units. 
  • Funding: Access to investment from the Go Ignite alliance members. Such investment decisions are optional and are to be decided and negotiated independently by each alliance member 
  • Community: Be part of the global community of the Go Ignite Alliance members 
  • Networking: Access to an international network of mentors, experts, companies and investors. Additionally you will get invitations to start-up showcase, regional and global start-up events organized by each alliance member 

*Subject to availability

The programme will last for six months and will presumably start in July 2016.


ELIGIBILITY
Start-ups working on solutions in the IoT, big data analytics, content delivery, cyber security or customer experience enhancement space are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible for the Go Ignite Global Call, all members of the start-up should be above the age of 18. The founding members of the start-ups need to be dedicated to the programme if the start-up is shortlisted for participation in the Go Ignite Global Call.

Start-ups are expected to be in their growth stage with a ready product that can be taken to market in the geographies that the Alliance members operate in.

JUDGING CRITERIA
  • Maturity of the solution 
  • Synergies with Go Ignite Alliance members 
  • Business model and growth potential of the solution 
  • Go-to-Market strategy 
  • Innovativeness and disruptive nature of the solution 
  • Team skills and balance of capabilities in the team 

OTHER KEY DATES
Winners will be notified by the end of June.

APPLICATION PAGE
http://go-ignite.com/global-call/




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