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DPW STARTUP ACCELERATOR

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APPLY TO JOIN RiSE

What is RiSE?

RiSE is our startup accelerator designed to bring early-stage and growth-stage startups into the procurement community and give them the opportunity to showcase their products, get feedback and gain access to capital, new customers and future partners.

The top 20 startups selected to attend our Amsterdam conference, will have the opportunity to:

  • Exhibit to 300 digital procurement leaders
  • Meet investors and other founders
  • Pitch to 300 leaders during DEMO

If you are not selected to attend our Amsterdam conference, you will still be part of the DPW startup community and be promoted to thousands of procurement professionals who want to get to know you.

Who can apply?

We accept applications from startups that have technologies or services contributing to the digital procurement ecosystem. This can be core digital procurement companies as well as startups rolling up the space from other angles.

The startups and scaleups can be from anywhere in the world, from any industry, as long as they meet one of the criteria below:

TRACTION

Traction is designed to give early-stage startups the opportunity to showcase their products, get feedback and connect with investors.

What you'll get:
  • 2-day demo kiosk
  • 2 conference tickets
  • Chance to enter DEMO pitch competition
  • Visibility to our network of delegates and investors
  • 300 potential new customers
Criteria
  • $100k-$1M in annual revenue
  • $1M-$5M in total funding
  • An awesome product
  • Your founders and/or CEO will be present at DPW

GROWTH

Growth is built for growth-stage startups that are ready to accelerate growth by gaining access to capital, new customers and future partners.

What you'll get:
  • 2-day demo kiosk
  • 2 conference tickets
  • Chance to enter DEMO pitch competition
  • Visibility to our network of delegates and investors
  • 300 potential new customers
Criteria
  • $1M-$5M in annual revenue
  • $5M-$25M in total funding
  • An awesome product
  • Your founders and/or CEO will be present at DPW

Special Guest Speaker

PRESENTATION

Success in
Startup Fundraising

18–19 SEPTEMBER, 2019

AMSTERDAM

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NOAHEISNER

Founder Coupa Software

Here is why applying to RiSE is a no-brainer

Get access to the largest buying community in the world

DPW is built to bring startups into the procurement ecosystem. Get access to Chief Procurement Officers, industry leaders, investors, partners and media.

Present your product at Startup Alley

Startups have the opportunity to showcase their product at demo booths at the designated Startup Alley. Due to the central location of the area, Startup Alley is constantly busy, which makes it an exceptional opportunity to attract the attention of potential clients, sponsors, media, and of course investors and other founders.

The top 10 procurement shapers on stage

The top 10 startups that attending DPW will get to present in front of experienced investors and hundreds of attendees, battling it out for a chance to be crowned winner of the DPW DEMO competition.

Mingle with other founders & meet investors

We will offer dedicated sessions and networking opportunities designed and organized to cater only startups and founders attending DPW.

DPW CONFERENCE

The Heart of Procurement Innovation

18-19 September, 2019 – Amsterdam

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