Also noteworthy is that StartupYard has already partnered with Seznam.cz, which can be thought of as the Google of Czech Republic. It’s partly opened its full text search to teams so that they can develop things like media monitoring, and predictive marketing tools.
The theme for this year’s StartupYard, the Prague-based European accelerator program now headed-up by serial entrepreneur Cedric Maloux, is ‘Data, Search and Analytics’. Adding weight to this proposition, it’s announcing a partnership with Business Intelligence platform GoodData that will see the next StartupYard cohort get free and early access to GoodData’s platform and new developer tools, along with direct support from the San Francisco headquartered company’s R&D teams based in Prague and Brno.
Run out of co-working space TechSquare in Prague, Czech Republic, like most accelerators in Europe these days, StartupYard is modelled on Y Combinator/Techstars and consists of a 12 week bootcamp-style mentoring program, culminating in a Demo Day in front of potential investors from the European angel/VC community. It offers two sets of terms: a €10,000 Euro investment in return for ten percent equity, or no investment in return for five percent equity.
Both options include…
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