5th Cycle of CapsuleT | Extension for the applications until the 26th of June
Due to high demand and a continued interest in joining the Accelerator Program, the CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator team is pleased to announce the extension of the application period for the 5th cycle until Sunday evening, June 26, 2022.
Applications for the inclusion of tourism tech startups in the 5th cycle of CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator, the only Greek accelerator focused exclusively on travel tech startups in tourism, can be easily submitted at the following link: https://www.eventora.com/en/Events/CapsuleTApplicationForm5thCycle
With the 5th acceleration cycle, which will take place between September 2022 and February 2023, just around the corner, CapsuleT expects to include in its community new startup teams that are at an early stage of development and provide technological solutions with applications in tourism, as well as startups whose services promote the key points of global tourism recovery such as sustainability,managing the food waste solutions, energy, natural resources, etc, within the specific period allocated, taking into account the evaluation criteria and the conditions for participation in the five-month programme.
What do we offer?
Through our Program, we help young entrepreneurs to upgrade their technology related start-ups, which provide innovative solutions in the travel and hospitality industry. Our main goal, as a tourism tech startup accelerator, is to provide meaningful support and guidance through our free content-rich program that meets the startups’ business needs while providing practical training opportunities, industry interface – with hotel and tourism business owners, executives and representatives – and useful tools on how they can scale up and meet market demands.
More specifically, the Accelerator Program is offered to the teams chosen for free and without any other financial responsibility (capital or shares from their company). Its duration is 5 months, and in this period the startups- except their participation in the program- they can use for free the office spaces provided by the Accelerator with the opportunity of expanding their use up to 3 months after the end of the program.
The programme includes activities such as workshops and mentoring sessions, while an important part of the programme is also the presentation opportunities and meetings with tourism executives (meetups), visits to hotels and leading travel agencies (on-site visits), as well as networking activities through attendance at networking events. In addition, extroverted activities – through conferences and participation in exhibitions and delegations in Greece and abroad – constitute another point of the programme.
In which categories of tourism can you take part in?
Eligible to participate are companies that provide technological applications and solutions for the hotel and catering sector, the field of tourism transport / smart cities / mobility, booking engines and online tourist offices, tourism and cultural activities / tours / events, as well as companies that provide applications and services for sustainable development, saving food, energy and natural resources, accessibility solutions or specialized communication and promotion solutions. Indicatively, the categories to which they can belong to join the program are.
Which strategic partners are going to support your startup?
The 5th cycle of the Acceleration Programme will take place, as always, with the valuable assistance and sponsorship of Google, as a gold sponsor of the programme, while also participating with educational workshops and mentoring by the non-profit organization The People’s Trust, which will support for the second consecutive year the further development of technology startups in the tourism industry and will support the competitive part of the program with the offer of cash prizes for the 3 winners and Aegean Airlines, as the official airline of the teams.
NBG Business Seeds, Nelios, PwC Greece, TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas and Programize are also important and active strategic partners of the accelerator’s activities.
At the same time, the CapsuleT team is once again joining forces with recognized startups in the tourism market such as Clio Muse Tours, Ferryhopper, Triparound, Welcome Pickups, Workathlon and Wooftogether, which have joined the program as community partners.
Finally, a supporter for the provision of coffee products will be Douwe Egberts/Foodrinco.
Submission of Applications
The application period for the 5th cycle is extended until Sunday evening, 26 June 2022. Applications must be submitted electronically and in English at the following link:https://www.eventora.com/en/Events/CapsuleTApplicationForm5thCycle after the candidates have read thoroughly the terms and conditions for participation in the program.
Terms and Conditions of the Program
You can get updated in detail about the terms and conditions for participation in the program here.