Project Goal

FI Business was part of FIWARE, an initiative aiming to create a sustainable ecosystem around future internet technologies. The associated FIWARE Acceleration Programme promoted the take up of FIWARE technologies among startups and SMEs. Within this programme FI Business, a support action coordinated by bwcon GmbH, supported startups and SMEs in their go-to-market strategy and access to private capital. Based on their business needs, the project provided the selected companies with special services, free of charge, through a system of vouchers.

Services

  • Business recognition workshops supporting FIWARE companies in developing their evolving business model
  • European-wide training bootcamps
  • Online webinars covering all relevant business development topics
  • Online coaching platform
  • E-pitches and investment forums

Partners

  • EBAN, Belgium
  • Eurescom, Germany
  • Media Deals, France
  • Metavallon, Greece
  • New Factory, Finland
  • bwcon GmbH, Germany
Profile

Duration:
July 2014 – Juni 2016

Client/Programme: 
European Commission, FP7

Website: www.fiware-business.eu 

Ansprechpartner

Alexandra Rudl

Leitung Innovation Academy

E-Mail
rudl@bwcon.de
Telefon
+49(0)711/18421-641