DEEP TECH ACCELERATOR

POWER UP YOUR DEEP TECH STARTUP

Voltage is a new acceleration program brought to you by WATTx, Berlin’s deep tech company builder.

We work with ventures that offer a tangible engineering innovation which challenges the industrial status quo. We want to leverage our know-how to accelerate your startup and help you avoid pitfalls in the deep tech space.

For the first time, we are providing access to our office space and team for external startups. If you are looking for guidance on technical and visual prototyping, MVP development, and designing with technically complex solutions, we have the team to help you.

Startups who have the founding team in place and are at the early stages of product development are the ideal program partner. We are giving 2 startups the chance to join us for acceleration in our workspace for up to 6 months starting in July 2018. Take your chance!

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What we offer

  • STARTUPS

  • EARLY STAGE VCs

      • KICKSTART YOUR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

        Our diverse and experienced team will help you with anything from UX research to building machine learning algorithms, enabling you to go from idea to working product in months instead of years. Additionally, we will help you build the kickass team you need to scale the product in the long run.

      • GUIDANCE THROUGH THE TRICKY WORLD OF DEEP TECH

        Since WATTx started we overcame many challenges and learned our lessons the hard way. Through Voltage, we will share those experiences with you to make sure that your journey is as smooth as possible and that you avoid spending late nights refactoring code for the umpteenth time because you missed hidden implications when designing your tech stack.

      • THE MONEY YOU NEED TO GET STARTED

        We help with investments of €250-800k, depending on your needs and the stage you are in, in addition to helping you secure additional funding for after our acceleration program. All of this without destroying your cap table, as we understand how important the integrity of the cap table and keeping you as the biggest shareholder is for a bright future. It’s your idea, and you are in the driving seat.

      • GET ACCESS TO HIDDEN CHAMPIONS OF INDUSTRY

        Originating from one of the hidden champions of German industry as well as having other industrial companies in our network, we will leverage this network to help you get access to trusted industry leaders and your target customers, thus setting you up for success and allowing you to scale quickly.

      • GET HELP WITH LONG-TERM RESOURCE PLANNING

        We will help you finding investors, pilot partners and pilot customers. Further, we support you with any questions on fund-raising, scaling your business and planning for hiring your core team. In short, you will get the mentoring you need to make your business an economic success.

      • FREEDOM TO CHOOSE THE LEVEL OF SERVICES NEEDED

        At Voltage you pay only for what you use. The equity we ask for ranges from 5-20%, depending on your very specific use case. Perhaps you only need advisory services; or you want to be connected to Mittelstand companies and get help setting up your company; or you need full support in business modelling, research around your target user, visual and technical prototyping and MVP development.

    • VIKAUX Researcher
    • PEDROHardware Engineer
    • CHRISTIANData Scientist
    • WENEmbedded Engineer
    • MARTINManaging Director
    • OMARFrontend Engineer
  • WHAT SETS US APART

    At WATTx, we, a team of over 20 specialists with all the compentencies needed to research, evaluate and build deep tech companies from scratch. Through Voltage, you will gain full access to our knowledge and learnings, specifically from our UX strategy, venture development, data science and tech teams.

    If you ask any successful founder, especially in deep tech, they will tell you the most important aspect in the early stages of a startup is creating a product that addresses the needs of your customers in a sustainable and usable way.

    We believe our diverse and skilled team has all the competencies you need to build a great deep tech product – setting us apart from other accelerators who focus solely on setting you up with financial, sales and legal support.

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