Get your startup ready for the world capitals

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.

Partnering brands:

TESTIMONIALS

“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?

Funding

EUR 30k up to 250k per team

Funding

Smart Money

Premium first-hand access to global venture funds and investors: Speedinvest, Credo Ventures and others

Startup Visa

Startup visa available to any non-EU innovative startup teams with validated business plan

Target

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

Experts

Talent & Resource Availability

Access to potential co-founders & employees: designers, UX, developers, fintech architects, online marketers and growth hackers available

Corporate partnerships

Proof of concept and product validation with corporate partners: MasterCard, KBC, PaySafe Card, KPMG, and others

Magazines support.

International Visibility

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

Security

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.

timeline

Timeline of booster program.
Apply now.

get in touch

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Telephone: +421 903 444 797

E-mail: meet@thespot.sk

Námestie SNP 30

811 01 Bratislava