June 2018 – After the start-ups in the first round just presented the results of their six-month cooperation, round 2 is already starting. Six founders – with business models from the fields of e-commerce, advertising, technology and services – have made it into the six-month support program for Digital commerce start-ups.
The next application phase for NCA Batch 3 is also already open. Founders can apply until July 15th. under. Batch 3 will start this September in Hamburg. Participating start-ups benefit from direct access to customers and from a valuable network of investors, mentors and partners. In addition they receive sponsoring packages, up to 50.000 EUR in funding and a specific preparation for the follow-up financing.
In addition to a special curriculum, coaching and validation of the business modell, the 6-months program also includes product- and tech-reviews by experienced industry experts. Added to this is the close cooperation with other successful teams from the media, logistics and commerce sectors as well as free office space in the HafenCity.
The industry accelerator supoorts start-ups with over 200 experienced mentors, contact to more than 500 founders (including Google, Otto and Microsoft), easy testing with 10 renowned investors (e.g. Edeka, Beiersdorf, HSH Nordbank) and renowned partners (e.g. Unilever) as well as direct access to over 5000 national and international trading companies.