The regional government of Andalusia and Telefónica carry forward for years Andalucía Open Futureprogram , a free program of acceleration of startups in the you are not asked to give social capital to receive help. That help means receive a work plan with 80 mentors, contacts, or funding.
As to other sectors, the quarantine also brings dark clouds, startups to smalland this is why, from Andalucía Open Future have been extended until tomorrow, April 15, an open call had to be able to enter the various accelerators that are part of the program.
The call (registration here) is called #RetoAOF, and with it open the possibility of 28 startups will occupy the available spaces at The Cubein Seville , The Streetlightin Malaga, The Cablein Almeria, and The Patioin Córdoba.
In such locations are found andspaces used for crowdworking where you will live alongside other entrepreneurs and learn from mentors. Throughout the long month that we have been quarantined from the program have been working in remote, and on the 8th of April, did 34 mentorizaciones a twenty startups that were interested in participating in the program.
What kind of businesses can be selected
Since the foundation of the #RetoAOF, in Andalucía Open Future they say that they want to 28 companies or startups with a technological base and an innovative business model. This is not because of the place where born, but, as is obvious, where it will accelerate, because the profile and the business model should be thought of and implemented in some form.
In the bases there is talk of tech companies, including those with as, “as order to exploit new products and/or services from the results of the research scientific and/or technological developments”. At the same time, in the part of the business model, they seek to be “created from innovation in products, processes, new marketing methods or new forms of organisation”.
Projects should be in “early stage and/or in phase of development and execution, technology-based, innovative, sustainable and of potential scaling, with a Minimum Viable Product (hereinafter MVP) already launched or upcoming procurement (4 months)”. Look for companies that operate in areas such as Fintech, Big Data, IoT, Industry 4.0, Smart Retail, Blockchain, etc
For the pre-selection, the management team will discuss the technology, the value proposition, the degree of maturity and team work. Once passed the pre-selection process, participants have the option of passing to the next stage will have to present the project to the Selection Committee of one of the four spaces to those who have opted (Malaga, Almeria, Cordoba, and Seville).
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