about the booster
Booster is an accelerator in Central Europe identifying unspotted talent and bridging it to to global startup hubs.
We focus mainly on fintech, but exceptional candidates covering b2b, SaaS and mobile solutions are welcomed to apply. Run by veteran entrepreneurs and fintech investors based in Bratislava, Slovakia, Booster prepares startups for the major fintech league.
Booster and The Spot have become a part of the unique consortium of the top European
startup accelerators called CEED Tech, and thus multipling its value propos for the participating startups.
“Booster has helped us in the very early stages when it was hard to see the value of our product. They provided us with the right mentorship and network to accelerate our product development and approaching product/market fit as well as moving to the next stages of growth.”
- Ondrej Prostrednik, CEO, Cloudo.co
WHY BOOSTER FIRST, LONDON SECOND?
EUR 30k up to 250k per team
Premium first-hand access to global venture funds and investors: Speedinvest, Credo Ventures and others
Startup visa available to any non-EU innovative startup teams with validated business plan
Test Market & Regulatory
Technologically advanced and inexpensive test markets of Central Europe (e.g. smartphone/contactless penetration) Direct access to regulatory decision-makers
Hands-on expert support
In-house fintech and security experts International mentor pool
Talent & Resource Availability
Access to potential co-founders & employees: designers, UX, developers, fintech architects, online marketers and growth hackers available
Proof of concept and product validation with corporate partners: MasterCard, KBC, PaySafe Card, KPMG, and others
Monthly exposure at the Forbes magazine Unique publicity at the Money 20/20 and Fintech Forum Investors exposure and pitch competition finalist at the Pioneers Festival 2016
BOOSTER EXPERT POOL
We give you access to the top tier fintech experts and experienced founders out there
The in-house team is available 24/7 to support you in your journey
BOOSTER IS THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOU IF
You are an ambitious company in pre-prototype/prototype stage with solid team, technology focus and possible early traction.
Your startup is in one of these verticals (not limited):
Retail/SME Banking & Consumer Finance
Scoring, big data and analytics
Wealth and investment management
Payments and money transfer
Insurance & Risk Management
Blockchain and Alternative currencies
B2B, SaaS, Mobile Technologies
You come from:
Anywhere in the world! With the unique startup-visa program in Slovakia, everyone is welcome to build their startup in the heart of Europe.
get in touch
Telephone: +421 903 444 797
Námestie SNP 30
811 01 Bratislava