Press Release: The Accelerator 2016 by Metavallon is Calling To Growth-Thirsty European Startups – Press Start

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March 7 2016The legacy continues with Metavallon and its all new cycle of The Accelerator: The vibrant social business just opened applications for 2016 and is calling European startups thirsty for creation and growth to Press Start!

The Accelerator 2016 offers an intense business acceleration process to select early-stage startups that are ready to take-off. The aim: to get game-changing companies and dedicated entrepreneurs into high gear and transform them into powerful investment-worthy startups with a wide global reach.

The program runs for 4 months in sunny Athens, Greece!

What to expect when you’re accelerating with Metavallon

Building on the two previous successful series, The Accelerator 2016 offers the participating teams an even more powerful setup and greater perks through its global Program Allies.

Here’s what the redesigned third cycle includes:

● the support, experience, and know-how of the most talented and accomplished professionals, mentors, and startup experts
● amazing targeted networking opportunities and unrivaled exposure within the European market and the one across the pond – yes, we mean the U.S!
● an international mission that aims to empower startups with mighty partnerships and to get them pitch perfect
● the incredible opportunity to meet and pitch to engaged individual and institutional investors around the world
● €22.000 in funding and over $200K in perks and services to get our accelerated startups started

Sounds like a game plan? Apply by March 30 to get the early round or hit the final deadline on April 27.

Who is it for

The re-energized Accelerator 2016 will be on-boarding startups in the hottest up-and-coming and trending fields, focusing on:

  • Fintech
  • Enterprise & B2B
  • Big Data
  • Internet of Things
  • Automated Transportation
  • Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality
  • Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning
  • Robotics & NanoTech
  • Cloud services & SaaS
  • Telecommunications & Mobile
  • Energy & Cleantech
  • Health & Biotech
  • Science

All tech startups are welcome, yet the above are the ones that will be highly considered.

What happens in The Accelerator, goes global

Want to know how Metavallon builds on the laws of acceleration? It’s about what truly matters in business: market traction and creative execution. The team works closely with the founders to build powerful market presence, create a scalable business, and secure follow-on funding – making sure participants get the right results, fast!

Past alumnus Antonis Argygos, of AR powerhouse liateR, shares:

From the powerpoint to Silicon Valley. Our experience with Metavallon’s The Accelerator took us from concept all the way to closing deals with tech giants.”

Where can I learn more?​

Find more about the launch of The Accelerator 2016 call on blog and on your social media of choice: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and Linkedin – more news and updates coming up!


Notes to Editors

Metavallon is a vibrant social enterprise that empowers and accelerates startups at their very early stages. Our mission is to uplift passionate enterprising spirits around the world and generate a powerful venturing movement across Europe. Towards this, we work on the ground with budding entrepreneurs to build capacities and networks, and are active ecosystem enablers via support services to accelerators across Europe, awareness campaigns, and research. Through these activities, since 2012, Metavallon has enabled over 320 founders in their entrepreneurial endeavors.


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