What is YouStartIT?
YouStartIT is a government-backed, mentor-driven accelerator programme designed to help early stage tech startups. Startups selected for the programme are offered an equity-free pre-seed investment. All startups are required to follow the programme on location through the physical presence of at least one founder in Malta for the entire programme duration. The next edition of YouStartIT will kick-off on Monday 2nd September 2019, and conclude with a Demo Day on Thursday 12th December 2019.
What’s new in this edition of YouStartIT?
We will be taking in up to SIX early stage tech startups with the best business idea based on emerging technologies comprising Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Distributed Ledger Technologies, immersive technologies and potentially others.
What will each selected Startup get?
- A pre-seed investment of €30,000, of which €20,000 is a cash grant, all equity free
- Additional pro bono services and technology perks
- Access to our network of mentors and business partners to help you achieve your goals
- An opportunity to research, develop and create your own marketable Intellectual Property to kick-start your business and scale up
How to apply?
Applications for YouStartIT#5 are planned to open on Monday 18th March 2019 and close on Sunday 19th May 2019 at 00:00 CET. Shortlisted startups will be announced on Monday 17th June 2019. Ensure you download and read the YouStartIT#5 Call Guideline and Letter of Award below.