Ready to co-create the future of Energy?

If you're a Spain based startup working on an innovative energy related solution this is the opportunity you've been waiting for.

edp acceleration program is the moment to get your prototype off the ground and run the pilot of your recently developed products and services. edp, one of Europe's main key players within the energy sector, is the partner backing you up on this challenge and the ideal one to reach out to major clients and create synergies with the other industry key players.

Does your solution fit in one of these categories?

Smart Grids

Smart Grids
Energy Management

Cleaner Energy

Renewable Energy Thermal
Bio Hydro Generation

Client-focused Solutions

Smart Pricing and Bundling
Energy Efficiency
Increase Electrification

Data Leap

Cloud Computing
Big Data
Web 3.0
IoT
Advanced Analytics

Energy Storage

Storage Technologies
Storage Management and Control

What's in for startups?

De-risk testing your solutions and run fast experiments with the support of one of the main players in the European energy sector.

Take advantage of coaching sessions with industry expert mentors, workshops, a quality networking environment over Tapas' night and much more

Be able to develop your startup in one of Google’s coolest campus – Madrid

Become increasingly interesting for investors by being propelled through an international player

Get spotted on the map as one of Spain’s main energy startups

Benefit from the joint synergies with edp, Beta-i - one of the main startup accelerators in Europe - and Tetuan Valley, the main startup school in Spain

Find your first clients within the network of edp and its clients

Get relevant intros, access to the right partners and potential clients from day 1

Program Timeline

Applications

13th - 26th March

If you're a Spain based startup, you're ready to run pilots on your products and services or if you have a working MVP, you've got our attention.s

Selection

28th - 3rd April

Members from edp, Beta-i and Tetuan Valley will be looking for up to 14 startups to integrate the accelerator.

Acceleration

19th April - 24th May

8-week acceleration program with talks and keynotes from edp and top tech mentors, coaching sessions and workshops on Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Growth Hacking and many more topics.

Demo Day

25th May

The day to showcase your pitch skills and present edp the solution your startup has been working on during 2 months of acceleration.

Program Structure

Day 1 - 19/4

Welcome

Speed dating and team building

edp inovation and energy tech opportunities

Drinks and networking

Day 2 - 20/4

Business model innovation

Blue ocean strategy

Day 3 - 21/4

Lean pilots and running fast experiments

How to pitch

4 Weeks

Coach Checkpoints

Mentoring Sessions

Day 4 - 22/5

Progress Problems Plan

Everything about edp starter

Leadership and culture

Product development

Tapas Night

Day 5 - 23/5

Growth hacking

Financials

Pitch practice

Day 6 - 24/5

Lean analytics

Term sheets

Accelerator review

Pitch practice

25/5

Demo Day

*This arrangement and session topics are not final, they may suffer alterations to better fit logistics and startups' needs.

WHO IS BACKING ME UP?

With over 40 years, edp is the largest Portuguese industrial group and the 3rd largest producer of wind energy. Its mission is to future where energy is smart, clean and easily accessible to everyone on earth. To leverage on this mission, the organization founded, back in 2007, edp Ventures and edp Starter, a networking enhancer, inside and outside of the edp Group, and a disseminator of knowledge, enabling startups to better prepare themselves for growth in both the domestic and international markets. It takes a relevant part on the sustainability index from DJSI World and Europe.

Based in Lisbon, Beta-i is one of the main entrepreneurship and innovation organizations in Europe. It helps new and established businesses grow the startup way, by running acceleration and innovation programs, organizing events, promoting investment and creating great work spaces at our hub. Recognized as one of the world most active startup accelerators and by Wired magazine as "the top incubator in town", since 2010 it has received 4000+ startup applications to its several programs and accelerated over 600 startups, that have raised +60M, having also 12.000+ people attending Beta-i's events.

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