Find and compare top IoT Incubator Programs. View based on location, benefits and past portfolio companies
August 20, 2018
Designed to help fledgling companies and entrepreneurs navigate the diverse elements involved in launching an Internet of Things product a new batch of VC backed accelerator programs have started launching.
Below is a list of recent programs with a focus on hardware development, the manufacturing process, and bringing connected products to life.
The program has a "tuition" charge (roughly $1k / founder / month) -- we'll provide additional capital in the note to cover the tuition charge if you like. The average cash investment is $28K (net of the additional cash provided to cover the tuition fee).
Location: New York Length: 3 Months (Up to 10 Companies)
Description: "The R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator is a three-month, immersive, mentor-driven program for ten tech startups. Show us how you combine hardware, data, digital services, and innovative design—anything that adds to the ever-growing Internet of Things—and your company could go from startup to success story.."
Description: The Highway1 Incubator is part of PCH, a global supply chain company.
PCH Accelerator (After Seed round) "assists start-ups to rapidly and efficiently develop their qualified hardware products from concept to commercial readiness, as well as scale their supply chain to grow with customer demand." - More
Description: "Plug and Play provides seed funding, world class mentorship, and an unparalleled network of corporate partners. Plug and Play portfolio startups have gone on to raise over $2 Billion in venture funding."
Description: "THINGcubator is a venture of Nuvisto Inc. created in association with Canada's top Universities along with the support of a network of industry partners, technology entrepreneurs, business advisors, and financial investors."
Description: "Springboard IoT will bring the core methodologies used by Springboard Web & Mobile to massive success with entrepreneurs, partners and also corporates that have pre-existing experience within this sector to create the world's first accelerator bootcamp programme for the Internet of Things."
Location: Currently in Berlin, Amsterdam, Dublin, Copenhagen, Haifa, Barcelana, and London Length: 3 Months
Description: "Startupbootcamp runs accelerator programs throughout the year in different cities across Europe, and with a different focus in each. Some of the programs are open to all type of applications, whereas our vertical program in Dublin/London focuses on Digital Health, and the program in Copenhagen focuses on Mobile."
Description: "Industrio Ventures is the launchpad for hardware, industry & technology startups and is based in Italy. We select and put together the best talents working on hardware with a unique technology prototyping platform that allows to develop technology products and go to market faster and cheaper."
Dragon Innovation "We’ve been fueling the Hardware Revolution by providing services for Makers since 2009. Now we’re breaking new ground with a crowdfunding site that’s just for Hardware."
Allianz Digital Accelerator "The Allianz Digital Accelerator builds new business models for Allianz and accelerates their execution and implementation within Allianz to ultimately better serve and build value for our customers."
Uniliver GoGlobal "Every day, across 182 countries, over 2 billion people use a Unilever product. This means that we are in an unrivaled position to help your business expand into new markets. So we’ve established Go Global, a program that looks to partner innovative digital companies, ready for international expansion, with seven of our global flagship brands."
Urban.Us "Helps promising entrepreneurs to solve urban challenges like mobility, sustainable building, governance and public safety."
Arrow and Indiegogo Join Forces - "Qualifying tech campaigns on Indiegogo will be eligible for direct online access to Arrow’s design tools, engineering experts, prototype services, manufacturing support and even supply chain management".