Yesterday THINK Accelerate announced its new batch of startups joining their Fall 2015 business accelerator program. Six startups have signed on to join the 3-month program. The startups are comprised of entrepreneurs from the U.S., Netherlands, Germany, Iceland, Sweden, Poland, Serbia, Ethiopia and Denmark.
“We are thrilled to welcome another diverse and international group of entrepreneurs to Helsingborg for the next 12 weeks. Eight nationalities are represented in our Fall program, and we believe this diversity will bring valuable cultural exchanges both within the accelerator and in the broader startup community,” says Jeremie Poirier, Director of International Strategy at THINK.
“We have managed to attract another fascinating group of people, including lawyers, life-long developers and a former NASA scientist,” says Johannes Ivarsson, Manager of the accelerator program.
The six startups joining the THINK Accelerate Fall 2015
Cirons is an advanced ERP and CRM system designed specifically for small and medium sized businesses. Their module-based system helps customers with accounting, collaboration, invoicing, stock management, orders and more. The founders are Jonas Jonasson and Philip Andersson, both have extensive experience in the wholesale sector.
Leanlaw provides a speedy adjudication process for e-commerce sites through an automated customer claims support system and legal representation in case of either domestic or cross-border legal disputes. Founders include Daniel Eklöf who recently returned to Sweden from a business development position at a management corporation in Washington, D.C., and Jakob Elander a lawyer and co-founder of Swiftcourt.
Upbis is an open enterprise platform to manage social business activities and facilitate B2B deal-making online. Their platform is targeted to manufacturing companies and industrial groups. It was founded by Henrik Karlsson, who previously worked for Qwiki in Silicon Valley.
Quickbutik makes it easier for small business to be a part of the e-commerce world through their turnkey, modern e-commerce platform. The founder, Azddin Benberkan joins THINK from the E-Commerce Park of Sweden’s incubator program.
You++ is a coding platform for kids between 9 and 14 years old that actively combines real programming languages with content from the curriculum. The founders, Tim van Dijk and Caroline Mensch met while studying at Lund University.
Sofia is an AI-driven web application to teach people high-level, conceptual thinking. Sofia, the intelligent avatar, trains users in reasoning, planning and problem solving using real-world challenges. The founder is Dr. Edouard Siregar a former researcher in Astrophysics at CNRS in France who spent 20 years as a scientist at NASA.
THINK Accelerate is located at Mindpark co-working space in Helsingborg and provides startups an international network of mentors and introductions to investors, expert-led workshops and a huge amount of services from partners including Microsoft, IBM and Amazon.