Czech seed accelerator for technology companies StartupYard announced today the names of six teams that will be admitted into their 2013. program. Program for 3rd generation of StartupYard’s startups will consist out of three months of accelerator program and three months of common office space at TechSquare in Prague. Teams will have an opportunity to work with over 90 mentors and of the financing is necessary, for 10% equity they can receive up to $10,000.
Teams from 12 different countries applied for StartupYard’s acceleration program and judges spent almost six weeks making their final decision. In the end 6 startups from 5 different countries were chosen. The program for which the startups had to give 5% equity, starts beginning of March and it lasts throughout the summer. Nikola Rafaj from StartupYard sadi:
60% of our teams pivoted last year, they changed their business. Mostly we prefer outstanding teams to ideas of genius.
StartupYard Spring 2013. teams
- Hlidacky.cz (Czech Republic)
We help parents meet the most reliable babysitters. Hlidacky.cz operates in the Czech Republic now. Co-founders: David Hrachovy, Petr Sigut and Vaclav Kuna
- HowDoI Tutorials (Czech Republic)
Interactive tool for website owners to create tutorials and guides in a few minutes. Co-founders: Lukas Haraga, Jiri Otahal and Michal Pustka
- StartitUp (USA)
Step-By-Step Startup Guide with action items that will help entrepreneurs get their startup from idea, to product, to traction, and to funding. Co-founders: Edward Liu and Yitao Sun
- Travelatus (Russia)
Event travel made easy. It helps visitors of concerts, festivals and conferences to plan their trips. Co-founders: Valentin Dombrovsky, Vitaliy Korobkin and Denis Volkov
- works.io (Canada, Switzerland)
The essential career tool for professional fine artists, keep portfolios and CVs up-to-date with ease. Co-founders: Abe Han and Patrick Urwyler
- Yummy Food Delivery (Czech Republic)
How to eat healthy at your desk. Its focus is B2B delivery. Co-founders: Kristina Sediva and Tomas Netrval.