Next47 + Techstars: Forever Transformed
In 2017 and 2018, Next47 partnered with Techstars to develop the next-generation of Siemens entrepreneurs. Going through the 3-month accelerator program has left these entrepreneurs Forever Transformed.
Congratulations to the 2017 graduates
2018 Forever Transformed Programs
Techstars Class 150, taking place in Paris, assembles 11 companies including Albert Health, the Siemens employee-founded start-up that’s developed an AI enabled medical voice assistant.
This year, 11 companies are participating in Techstars Class 141 – the Techstars Mobility Accelerator Class of 2018. DeepHow, the Siemens employee-founded start-up, is one of them.
Meet DeepHow: Former Siemens Employees Participating in Techstars’ 2018 Detroit Mobility Program
Last year, Next47 partnered with global startup accelerator Techstars to foster entrepreneurship within Siemens. Two teams of Siemens employees, EcoG and RealSynth, left their jobs in Germany to participate in the 2017 Detroit Mobility and New York IoT programs.
Where the Rubber Meets the Road
When Siemens brought me in to run next47 late last year, one of my mandates was to create a program to identify and incubate entrepreneurial ventures within the company. The point was not to create a corporate “feel good” program for employees; this was part of a bigger strategic initiative within Siemens to build the next-generation businesses for the company. In light of that, and based…
“The point is not to create a corporate “feel good” program; this is part of a bigger strategic initiative within Siemens to build the next-generation businesses for the company.”