deevio joins TechFounders Accelerator Program
8 exciting tech startups ready to innovate with leading corporates – TechFounders Accelerator Program kicks off with its 15th Batch
Munich, January 17, 2022.
Eight promising tech startups from around Europe have been selected to join the 15th batch of the Startup Accelerator Program TechFounders. The Munich- based accelerator program from UnternehmerTUM, Europe's leading center for innovation and business creation, will help these young companies grow over the next 20 weeks. The startups were chosen in collaboration with TechFounders’ Batch #15 corporate partners CLAAS, Datev, HP Tech Ventures, Knorr-Bremse and Miele.
During the next five months, TechFounders will support its startups with individual training, coaching, and mentoring to scale their companies and prepare them for their next financing round. TechFounders’ coaches are seasoned experts in their respective fields, offering tailored training in all the key topics in the startup game, including marketing, trademark, financing planning, and investor relations. A core piece of the program for the selected startups is also the conducting of a pilot project with one of TechFounders’ corporate partners, a recipe for ensuring their long-term success.
The future of the selected startups looks promising: 86% of the TechFounders program’s 137 alumni companies are still active. Since 2015, TechFounders alumni startups have collected in total close to €470 million financing capital and created over 3,000 jobs, contributing significantly to the growth of the European startup ecosystem. Success stories such as Konux, ProGlove, Arculus, or Inveox prove the high-quality of the TechFounders program from scouting, selection, to onboarding and accelerating.
Introducing the TechFounders Batch #15 Startups:
Deevio Deevio automates visual inspections in production using AI based computer vision algorithms and HDR photography to detect defects. Combining AI knowledge with long industrial automation expertise, Deevio’s customers can solve visual inspection tasks right on their production line, while the deep learning software learns their specific inspection needs. Their technology enables new AI inspection systems for quality control without the bottleneck of manually coding the vision inspection (Corporate partner: Miele).
UnternehmerTUM – Europe's leading center for innovation and business creation UnternehmerTUM is a unique platform for the development of innovations. UnternehmerTUM actively identifies innovative technologies and initiates new business through the systematic networking of talents, technologies, capital, and customers. UnternehmerTUM offers founders and startups a complete service from the initial idea to IPO. A team of over 300 experienced entrepreneurs, including scientists and investors, supports startups with business creation, market-entry, and financing – also with venture capital. For established companies, a team of experienced consultants offers access to the UnternehmerTUM ecosystem. UnternehmerTUM has many years of expertise in the development of innovation strategies and the implementation of technology-driven business ideas. Founded in 2002 by the entrepreneur Susanne Klatten, the non-profit UnternehmerTUM GmbH is the leading center for innovation and business creahion in Europe with more than 80 high-growth technology startups every year - including Celonis, Konux, Lilium, and Isar Aerospace.
TechFounders TechFounders is the 20-week tech-startup accelerator program that strategically coaches startups, brings them together with established businesses, and prepares them for the next venture capital round with individual coaching and a broad mentoring network. A total of 137 startups have joined the accelerator program since 2015. With TechFounders, UnternehmerTUM strengthens its role as a central platform for cooperation between startups and established companies. TechFounders also operates the SAP.iO accelerator program in Munich and the RESPOND Accelerator Program for the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt.