Rating: Europe’s first mobile-only accelerator programme , so it says
London and Cambridge based accelerator programme, Springboard, has launched of Springboard Mobile. It claims this is Europe’s first accelerator bootcamp for mobile-only start-ups. Springboard Mobile is a 13 week programme in the UK and Silicon Valley that will support the ten best founders in any area of mobile technology. The winners will get over $150,000 of free services; seed capital and counselling over 100 leading mobile mentors. You can still participate in Springboard Mobile if your company is already funded or generating revenue. Which is handy. The list of angel investors even includes an Admob founder. Springboard Mobile is entirely funded by ten angel investors. The majority have built landmark mobile companies.
Springboard Mobile angels include classic entrepreneurs such as Russell Buckley who sold Admob for $750 million. But you knew that, didn’t you?
Other angels include Harry Dewhirst (Amobee – sold for $321 million) and Ben Barakas (co-founder of Admeld which sold for $400 million.
Mobile entrepreneurs have until July 8th 2012 to compete for one of ten places on the programme.
SpringBoard Mobile is a13 week programme funded by angels who have generated more than $1 billion in value.
Since the completion of Springboard 2011, the funded teams have raised an average of £300,000 investment capital.
Springboard London is presently active with its investor day planned for July 5th .
To apply for a place on Springboard Mobile merely go here.