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Startupbootcamp Global appoints Wildfire to raise profile with start-ups and corporate partners

Posted on 21st July 2016 under New business

LONDON, 21st July: Startupbootcamp Global has appointed Wildfire to build awareness of its position as the most successful European-led accelerator.

With 14 industry-focused programmes from fintech to foodtech, and over 300 alumni start-ups, Startupbootcamp offers an unrivalled network of corporates, investors and mentors across 30 countries to help technology start-ups launch onto a global stage.  Wildfire will focus on a programme of events and thought leadership to promote the accelerator’s approach to continue to attract the best entrepreneurs and corporate partners.

Andy Shannon, Head of Startupbootcamp Global said: “Startupbootcamp Global is already at the forefront of innovation, leading the way in new trends such as foodtech, cyber security, insurtech and smart cities, and we want to take this from strength to strength. Wildfire’s expertise of the tech start-up media, coupled with their creativity and enthusiasm, is exactly what we were looking to help build the reputation of Startupbootcamp.”

Founded in 2010, Startupbootcamp runs 14 programmes in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Istanbul, London, Miami, New York, Singapore, with a mentor and alumni network in over 30 countries. Corporate partners include technology heavy-weights such as Intel, Salesforce and Amazon, as well as consumer brands such as Lloyds Bank and Aviva. More than 300 startups have been accelerated by Startupbootcamp, of which 72% have received funding.

Debby Penton, Managing Director of Wildfire commented: “The calibre of the corporate and investment companies working with Startupbootcamp are testimony to the successful mix of mentoring, funding and networking that is setting Startupbootcamp apart from the competition. As a technology PR specialist, we are passionate about helping the next generation of start-ups, and by putting Startupbootcamp in the spotlight we will be playing an important part in supporting their journey.”