Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Ireland has 3 Top Startup Accelerators
Silicon Ireland has covered many of these accelerators / incubators over the last year. Again this shows the enterprise tech economy is growing and Ireland is at the centre of European growth in the Tech Sector.
Below is an extract of a Silicon Republic article :-
'Ireland has three out of the top eight European start-up accelerator programmes in Europe, a new year-long study has revealed.
The study, commissioned by Kauffman Fellows Programme in the US and announced yesterday on TechCrunch Europe, listed the NDRC LaunchPad programme, the Propeller Venture Accelerator Fund and Startupbootcamp Ireland in 6th, 7th and 8th place, respectively.'
The top 8 accelerator programmes in Europe, according to TechCrunch and the Kauffman Fellows Programme are:
1. Seedcamp (pan-European)
2. Startup Bootcamp (Spain)
3. Startupbootcamp Denmark
4. Springboard (UK, pan-European)
5. Openfund (Greece/South Eastern Europe)
6. NDRC LauchPad (Ireland)
7. Propeller Venture Accelerator Fund (Ireland)
8. Startupbootcamp Ireland