Startupbootcamp, the global family of 10 industry focused Startup accelerators, has announced a new global collaboration with Intel today.
The exclusive deal will give Startupbootcamp’s growing startup ecosystem access to the tech giant’s products and services as well as exposure to Intel’s extensive ecosystem.
As part of Intel’s initiative to support innovation and entrepreneurship globally, the collaboration will also see Intel bringing industry experts to help startups understand their engineering needs, and work with them to find solutions that optimizes their operations.
Commenting on the announcement, Andy Shannon, Startupbootcamp’s Global Head of Operations said: “I haven't met many corporates that truly want to support startups as much as Intel. What was first a friendly conversation with Intel's Director of EMEA Developer Relations (Wolfgang Peterson) quickly spread to meeting folks from many Intel
geographies and business units - all who shared the same passion for helping startups.”
Sophia Chew, Vice President Intel Software & Services Group, said: “The collaboration between StartupBootCamp and Intel represents a great opportunity to enable start-up companies with access to leading technology and support them as they start their exciting journey.
From the Internet of Things to Fintech, Intel has products and solutions across the various segments that provide new usage models and enrich people’s experiences. Within our collaboration with StartupBootCamp we are looking forward to seeing new exciting companies develop and optimise their products on Intel platforms”.
Founded in 2010, Startupbootcamp runs 10 industry-specific programs in 8 cities and has to date accelerated more than 230 startups from industries such as FInTech, Internet of Things and Data, Mobile, Smart Materials, Ecommerce and High-Tech Hardware.
Intel joins other Startupbootcamp Global Partners including Samsung, Amazon Web Services, Paypal, Deutsche Telekom, and Google who have a wide enough footprint and industry interest to support the accelerator’s industry-specific vertical programs.