As part of Eleven, I have reviewed several thousand applications in the last two years, 83 of which made it to the end and received a total of over 5 million Euro investment from us. But along the way we maybe passed on some great ideas simply because these were poorly explained. So before you jump to F6S, locate the first open acceleration program and file your application, let me walk you through process so you can make the best out of your project.
There are few, if any, bonds between the local communities in the CEE region, and some of the communities themselves are fragmented to the point where we were introducing entrepreneurs from the same city to each other.
In this series inventures joins startup community builders in their adventures on the road. Vesselina Tasheva shares the roadtrip experience from Eleven’s point of view.
Just two years after we started, in September 2012, we are happy to announce our seventh, and so far - largest, batch of fifteen companies to join the accelerator. As always, we have teams and founders from all over the world, including our first Portuguese team and first founder from Macedonia.
As a mentor or just as a guest on the couch, I’ve been working from Eleven almost every Tuesday in the last 8 months. The people, the atmosphere, the wifi and the espresso shots have made my work days more enjoyable and more memorable.
Having invested in several amazing hardware startups, we at Eleven are not only truly in love with hardware, but we built great confidence and expertise in how to support talented engineers who build the next generation of hardware products!