The prime 10 alumni from InnovX-BCR’s Scaleups group enter the accelerator stage this week. The finalists, expertise corporations with a turnover or attracted funding of greater than €500,000, will current their enterprise concepts at the Elevator Pitch on 16 November.
The stage will happen reside, inside an elevator in The Bridge constructing in Bucharest, the place, in simply 60 seconds, the finalists must persuade the BCR jury that their enterprise deserves to be developed additional. Afterwards, firm representatives will attend the Demo Day on 29 November, the place they’ll current their enterprise concepts to buyers in an prolonged format.
The 10 Scaleups that may enter the Elevator Pitch are:
Axigen Messaging, an unbiased software program vendor, develops Axigen server software program that allows electronic mail internet hosting suppliers to create and supply premium companies to their clients.
Carfix, the digital ecosystem that helps corporations or drivers resolve all automotive and mobility points or processes in minutes, eliminating pricey fines for overdue inspections, unpaid charges, human errors and cumbersome paper procedures, for insurance coverage/injury actions, financing, automotive gross sales or automotive restore and upkeep, lowering carbon emissions and providing you with time just for the journeys that matter.
Data Privacy Manager, a Croatia-based expertise firm that gives clients with the expertise they should get the greatest outcomes and get again to their day by day routine quicker after an accident or car breakdown.
Crave Bespoke Nutrition, one other firm primarily based in Bucharest, Romania, that makes use of superior algorithms to construct a completely custom-made meal plan and particular person suggestions to enhance metabolic well being by light, customized vitamin and motion suggestions.
Softlead, the fifth Romanian firm current in the competitors, is the market-leading platform that helps corporations discover out the diploma of digitalization and select the proper software program options primarily based on Digital DNA (business specifics, firm dimension, enterprise targets and desires, and so forth.).
Autowass Manager, the full Marketplace system that totally covers the provide and demand segments of the automotive business, permits the launch of auctions and gives administration methods for automotive homeowners and companies in the business.
Gekka, one of the greatest identified coal and charcoal producers in Romania. Through manufacturing capability and progressive applied sciences, the firm goals to assist the transition from a fossil-based economic system to 1 primarily based on bio-based and renewable supplies.
Movcar is the digital various – to calendar reminders and spreadsheets – designed to maintain fleet property, paperwork, prices, insurance coverage and extra in a single place, simplifying life for drivers and car homeowners. Easy to make use of and cost-saving, internet and cell. For people and companies.
NEWCAR4FUTURE, a start-up primarily based in Cluj-Napoca, is creating a novel product for the Romanian automotive market by an intense course of of analysis, innovation and improvement on electrical autos and their integration into sensible grids with the assist of a group of professionals.
Ecap Manager SRL, primarily based in Suceava, gives options for full automation of ecommerce operations, supporting the digitization course of of corporations, offering assist in growing productiveness and considerably decreasing operational prices.
“Through InnovX-BCR we purpose to present entrepreneurs the confidence that their goals and ambitions can develop into actuality. Scaleup programmes assist expertise corporations in Romania and Eastern Europe entry the experience, sources and braveness they should develop their enterprise internationally, and assist them find the proper clients and buyers. After the pre-acceleration stage, the Elevator Pitch is a studying and know-how switch alternative that may assist entrepreneurs maximise their possibilities of success with buyers. ” mentioned Sergiu Manea, CEO BCR and chairman of the Elevator Pitch jury.
“The enterprise setting must be a mutually supportive house and InnovX is the place we wish to not solely assist however problem companies to evolve. To date, we’ve accelerated 42 scaleup companies. For these companies we’ve attracted funding, provided mentoring programmes and facilitated contact with different buyers, native and international firms, commerce departments of embassies primarily based in Romania, in order that their companies develop into actuality. We wish to contribute to the frequent effort for innovation and assist each start-ups and scaleup companies to profit pretty from sources that may propel them ahead” says Diana Dumitrescu, CEO InnovX.
On 16 November, throughout the Elevator Pitch, the opponents can be evaluated and guided by a jury composed of Sergiu Manea, CEO BCR, Thomas Kolarik, COO BCR, Anca Gherasim, Managing Director Erste Group Procurement Romania, Sorin Visan, Executive Director IT Solutions BCR, Vlad Vitcu, CEO BCR Leasing, Cristian Pascu, Head of Financial Institutions Department BCR. They can be joined by companions Alexandru Mihailciuc, Global Head of Pre-Sales – Robotic Process Automation UiPath, Dorin Preda, Group Executive Director Medlife, Virgil Soncutean, CEO Allianz Insurance, Andrei Andreescu, CFO and Administrator IBM Romania & Moldova, Raluca Popa, Partner Ernst & Young, Vasile Varvaroi, General Manager Cargill, Nazmi Çağlar Bölük, General Manager Euroweb Romania.
The competitors spherical for Scaleups follows the InnovX Bootcamp stage, the place each startups and scaleup companies acquired assist to enhance their enterprise methods. Prior to this stage of the Scaleups Group, on 15 June, 10 startups introduced their companies at the tenth InnovX-BCR Demo Day, below the umbrella of the “Startup Alliance – Article 5” idea. The winners of the tenth version, Synaptiq.io, Prime Dash and Quick Legal, acquired Platinum, Gold and Silver packages, which is able to permit them to attend the Startup Grind Global Conference 2023 in Silicon Valley.
The InnovX-BCR Accelerator is a undertaking in partnership with UiPath, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Startup Grind, Mindspace, DLA Piper, EY, MIT CEE Forum, Amazon, and plenty of different corporations open to innovation. BCR covers the prices for all scholarships allotted to entrepreneurs on this undertaking, programs and logistical prices. More particulars about the InnovX-BCR Accelerator: www.bcr.ro/accelerator and www.innovx.eu.