What is TECH RALLY?
Connecting the physical community, industry, and city networks of Berlin – Startup Germany e.V., VR NOW CON, and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH have joined forces. Together these three organizations created a new, multi-faceted program and platform called “Tech Rally: VR NOW CON” to launch the next generation of VR software and hardware realities made in the EU.
INTRODUCING TECH RALLY: VR NOW CON EDITION in Berlin
Recognizing the need for community support, industry insight, access to audiences / presence at high profile events – TECH RALLY was formed.
TECH RALLY will bring 14 VR selectees (individuals or teams) innovating software or hardware to Berlin for a week. In Berlin, selected teams develop their business strategy and expand their professional network in an intensive one week accelerator program which cumulates in their pitching on stage at MEDIA CONVENTION, part of re:publica 2017.
Selectees are chosen from all submissions received to an open Call For Entries before March 19, 2017. (23:50 UTC +1)
From Monday, February 13 2017 on, you can send in your application. Just use the belows application form.
Last chance to upload your application. If you don’t make it before midnight, you are out. Sorry.
If you are one of the chosen, you’ll get to know it in April. It’s gonna be a wonderful day for you. No really, the day will be wonderful. You will love it.
One week full of fun, learning, networking, and what else Berlin has to offer for you. And the best about it: We will pay for it. See you?
A Barcamp? Yes, exactly. We do a Barcamp, so you can meet the people, who really have to say something meaningful about VR. Barcamps are huge…
Pitch your idea. While Media Convention you’ll join a pitch battle and prove that your product is worth it to meet investors, get an office in Berlin, and get even more prices and customers.
WHAT DO THOSE SELECTED RECEIVE?
a one week intensive accelerator Bootcamp program in Berlin
Barcamp knowledge exchange
program of 1::1 mentoring by VR industry experts
private tour and meet / greet with leading VR industry players in Berlin and Brandenburg
accommodation (seven nights for up to two p/p team)
tickets to re:publica 2017 incl. MEDIA CONVENTION (up to two p/team)
reimbursement of travel expenses (up to 150 euros p/p, up to two p/p team)
You’ll get a selection of prizes, which support you in scaling your business. Stay tuned. We’ll give you a heads up, soon!
AM I ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
All those who meet the following eligibility requirements are invited to submit:
HOW DO I APPLY?
Find here what’s necessary to apply: