EU-XCEL is a new virtual accelerator which seeks out talented, aspiring entrepreneurs in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) to participate in a unique international entrepreneurship experience focused on creating and supporting European teams to become incubator-ready entrepreneurs.
Successful applicants, will be grouped into teams of four and participate alongside some of the most promising and talented aspiring tech entrepreneurs in intensive, specially designed entrepreneurship training and mentoring programme over five-months.
The Challenge Final of the European Project EU-XCEL took place on November the 3rd in Cork, Ireland, sponsored by Microsoft and VMware. Twelve teams with people from eleven European nationalities competed to convince the jury, made up of seven experts, inversors and entrepreneurs, that their start-up idea and business plan were the most profitable. Seven Spanish students (three from the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena) were part of the finalist teams, and attended the final together with the Spanish coordinators of the EUXCEL project. The second edition of the project will take place in 2016.
The following startups participated in EU-XCEL 2015 at Cloud Incubator Hub: