Applications Open for the Class of 2020

Accelerate your Business with Techstars and BSH.

"This was the absolute right move for us. There are other accelerators out there, but with the resources from Techstars and BSH collaborating, it couldn't be more perfect for us!"

Leon Doyle, CEO & Founder at (UK) Member of the Future Home Class 2019

Applications Open for the Class of 2020.

Since July 23rd, applications for the class of 2020 are open! They close on October 13th, 2019. This year again, BSH Home Appliances and Techstars will select 10 startups to join the BSH Future Home Accelerator for a three-month program full of opportunities. The program will start on January 25th, 2020 and end with a Demo Day on April 23rd, 2020.

Benefits for Founders.

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Up to 120k EUR of funding with equity back-guarantee to give you some runway

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Two Strong Global Networks: Europe's No. 1 Home Appliance Manufacturer BSH and Techstars

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Great Mentors & Inspiring Working Atmosphere in Munich - the World's most Liveable City

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Get in Touch with Engineers of BSH’s Home Connect ecosystem, instl in 2 Mio. Home Appliances

The program will start on January 25, 2020 and will end with Demo Day on April 23rd. This year, we're extending the focus of the program to the broader future home:

Digital services in the kitchen / the household,

including but not limited to:

  • Cooking: innovative / specialized recipe inspiration, learning platforms for cooking and culinary sourcing
  • Healthy living: weight loss, personalized nutrition coaching, pregnancy nutrition, sleep improvement, fitness
  • Sustainable living, e.g. carbon footprint of meals or food waste management
  • Innovations around laundry management, e.g. cloth tagging, wardrobe management, cloth rental
  • Services that help you do housework / chore gamification / residential services
  • Kitchen planning apps and product recommendation platforms

Smart appliances and accessories in the connected home,

including but not limited to:

  • Cooking robots
  • Cleaning robots
  • Water purification
  • Food waste management
  • Emerging market appliances
  • Residential IoT

For the first time, we will also include innovative B2B business models that digitize core processes along the value chain in the home appliance industry,

including but not limited to:

  • In production
  • Supply chain
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Customer service

When reviewing applications and selecting companies, we look at the team, market, traction, and idea. We also look at the attractiveness of the business model and how well it fits BSH, i.e. would we be able to give you a proper mentoring, do we see a pilot potential. Apply now to the BSH Future Home Accelerator. We look forward to reading your application!

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