Back to All Events

Techstars METRO Accelerator

  • German Tech Entrepreneurship Centre (GTEC) Schloßplatz 1, 10178 Berlin Germany (map)

Metro Cash & Cary, TechStars & R/GA join forces to launch Techstars METRO Accelerator the world’s first technology accelerator focused on improving every aspect of the hospitality and food value chain.  


Call for start-ups opened until August 3, 2015

The Techstars Metro Accelerator programme is looking for startups which offer services and products that could be adopted by restaurants, snack-bars, cafes, pubs, hotels and catering companies.

Whether you are a financial technology, mobile, food technology, business solutions, big data or logistics start-up, you are invited to apply until August 3

If you are Romanian start-up and you would like more details before applying or you simply need and advice, drop me a line  @Anda Bogdan.

How it works

Ten companies will gather in Berlin for thirteen weeks to accelerate their ideas and build innovative products with unprecedented access to resources from Techstars, METRO, and R/GA.

Each company will receive up to €120,000 in investment and access to METRO’s resources, relationships, sales force, and a streamlined business development.  The magic will happen in Techstars METRO working space in the heart of Berlin, starting 2nd of October. 

Demo Day – January 28, 2016

For 3 months (October-December 2015) you’ll work harder than ever, questions everything,  (re)build your product or service with the help of relevant and experienced mentors from METRO, Techstars, Google, Heineken, Spotify, Dyson, Microsoft, Strauss, 3TS Capital Partners, WestTech Ventures, Nike, Unilever, McCann etc. 

You’ll have many sleepless nights, but it will be all worth it! The investor Demo Day will take place on 28th of January 28, 2016 in Berlin, when each team will present their company and product to potential investors, the public, and industry figures.

Participating start-ups will become a part of the Techstars, METRO, and R/GA alumni network for life.

Earlier Event: April 1
BucharestJS Meetup
Later Event: June 1
EmTech Digital