At BDL Accelerate2014 entrepreneurs have the opportunity to introduce their startup to thousands of people and to connect with some of the world’s leading investors.
Our International Investor Partners are looking for innovative and creative startups with potential to invest in, thus providing them with the opportunity to gain global exposure.
The following are our International Investor Partners:
i/o Ventures works real close with selected startups that want to move to the next level, need to raise funds, and need guidance. I/o Ventures is a 3-month accelerator program for tech startups in Silicon Valley that invest up to $25K and only focuses on 5 companies at a time. During the 3 months, the companies get coaching and mentoring while stationed at i/o Ventures offices. They focus on their product’s market readiness while networking with other entrepreneurs and potential investors. At the end of the 3 months, angel investors and venture capitalists come in and listen to what the company has to offer.
Golden Gate Ventures
A venture capital firm, Golden Gate Ventures invests in early stage internet and mobile startups in a variety of industries that include e-commerce, payments, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms. Golden Gate Ventures assist entrepreneurs to grow with the help of leading mentors and leverage their network to create potential partnerships.
500 Startups is an early stage venture capital seed fund as well as a startup accelerator that invests in internet and mobile startups. The incubator and 4-month accelerator program emphasizes design and user experience, distribution and customer acquisition, plus lean startup practices and metrics.
Located in the heart of Paris, Numa is a large digital hub with co-working events, accelerator classes and training for emerging startups. Le Camping is a prominent and unique 4-month accelerator powered by Numa. In addition to the opportunity to meet and network with potential investors, startups are coached by exceptional mentors and professionals.