6 June 2017 angelika.rapala

Huge Thing just started 4th batch of accelerator!

9 startups are ready to hard work and develop their products with cooperation with us and Alior Bank!

 

After inspiring and creative 3 weekends of pre-accelerator  we have chosen 9 startups which will spend 16 weeks intensively working on their projects. In acceleration program there are taking part startups from Poland, Ukraine, Croatia, Montenegro and Great Britain.

We’re so excited and anxious to introduce you new teams in Huge Thing family:

AtticLab – Initially, they introduced the openbankit – a free open-source blockchain-based platform for e-money and digital assets management. But in process of communication with program members, they decided to transform the project in Qrify – the Blockchain based system aiming to attract more customers to the bank.

BillTech – They built an easy app that aggregates bill payments. Their platform let people either pay their bills with a single click or fully automate the payments. BillTech plan to keep their service free for users and monetize on complementary services

BmyBit has developed a Personal Automated Trading System (PATS). PATS makes automated trading with digital assets available for everyone. It uses APIs to gather a number of liquidity providers, which creates no limits on scalability

bNesis – streamlines API integrations and teaches banking systems, even if it is legacy ones, “to talk” to billing, payment, financial and systems of other banks simplifying and automating data transfer between them

Boson –  aims to create an ecosystem of global digital identities and a blockchain-based protocol allowing multiple points of user verification. The goal is to allow any community-trusted entities such as governments, telecoms, banks, etc. to provide you with a verified internet identity usable to conduct business in the whole world, not only the country of origin.

Gleep – voice conferencing AI agent that removes the pain of doing conference calls. It will save you massive amount of time by automatically create a transcript, extract keywords and action points and make a summary of the call, who said what and when. It will allow you to search through thousands of audio calls like you would search on google and find out who said what and who promised what.

Lendguru – helps SMEs optimize their finances. Their goal is to provide business owners with CFO at click-distance service, giving actionable advice and forecast-based decision-making tools for financial management. They have developed a dashboard, which provides information on the current cash standing of the company and benchmarks against the industry.

More Money  – AI based personal finance assistant that helps you pay less for your telco and banking services. They offer a simple and easy to use solution using artificial intelligence and chat-based interface.

Positiverse –  provides the myConsents solution which eases compliance with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and equips companies with a reliable, secure and tamper-proof consents management system. We aim to enable companies and institutions to build a more engaged relationship with customers through presenting high respect to the customers’ privacy rights.

9 teams will got the possibility of confronting their projects with experienced professionals from business and technology industry.

During first weeks of acceleration program startups will conduct the customer development process, meeting prospective clients, identifying target groups, and educating themselves on techniques regarding presenting to their customers, and design thinking. It will be also time for teams to set up goals to be achieved during the program.

We’re also planning two journeys to London and Berlin (where startups can get to know local startup scenes and participate in meetings with potential partners) and Speed Dating with investors.

 

 

We believe that our program is a huge opportunity to speed up growth startups and also the best way to develop and improve their business.

For Dimitriy from bNesis Huge Thing  is a great program with support of bet mentors. Possibility to know and understand Polish, German and UK ecosystems, validate the business with one of the biggest banks in PolandEquity-free grant, along with support from PAED and Speed Up Ventures, extremely professional management team makes this program one of the best in Europe

We asked  also our startups what inspired their to join Huge Thing acceleration program.

When we saw the article about Huge Thing and read the requirements, we understood that we perfectly fit each other! Also, we read about Alior Bank and their plans, and was surprised that such innovative bank exists. Now we are dreaming to make project for Alior Bank. Also, Poland is close to Ukraine geographically and cultural (…) With Huge Thing is great opportunity to start the project in Poland and stay to live – told Valeriia Vasylchuk from Attic Lab

For Billtech – Huge Thing – Firstly, it’s a place to be for a FinTech startup. Secondly, a chance to cooperate with HugeThing’s mentors, SpeedUp VC investment professionals and program’s partner Alior Bank. Thirdly, based on the market consultation on how to get fully prepared and ready for a large-scale launch and start establishing relations with investors for a Seed/Series A launch.

 

We are so proud that startups trust in our experience, know-how, believe in our mentors.  We promise that don’t let them down and will be better everyday!

 

More information about 4th batch of Huge Thing acceleration program you find here.

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