Build your startup with #accelerateCPH
At E.ON we support startups that develop smart solutions for the future of energy and sustainability through our accelerator program called #accelerateCPH.
Deadline for applications for this year’s programme is November 26, 2018.
On February 1, 2019, we have our Pitch Day for this year's applicants. 10 participants will be selected to pitch their ideas to the innovation jury and an audience. The same 10 startups will be evaluated by E.ON who will select the 2 start-ups, as participants in the #accelerateCPH 2018-2019 program.
The selected startups will move “inhouse” with E.ON for three months during spring 2019 – where they get the chance to further develop and refine their business model – and each receive seed funding of 15,000 Euros. If your startup has the answer to the world’s energy challenges please send us an application. Follow the latest news about our program at facebook.com/accelerateCPH.Apply for the programme
What you get
We offer seed funding of €15,000 to cover your expenses. And since there’s no equity demand, you fully own your startup
Our network offers you a pathway to the market, with access to 33 million customers.
You’ll get support from energy experts, with valuable industry insights, to help you grow your business.
All #accelerateCPH mentors have experience from building successful startups and are there to guide you along the way.
Already in business
From IoT to smart boiler concepts. Meet some of the companies we work with in Germany.
See all :agile startups here.
Digimondo deploys smart and sustainable city networks. They’re fast and low-priced, environmentally-friendly and support both local growth and social projects.
Easycharge.me enables companies to set up charging points for electric vehicles in their garages without significant investments in infrastructure modifications.
Finch Buildings makes healthy, sustainable real estate that is as flexible as Lego. They develop and build massive-timber modular buildings, which can be adapted to the surroundings and circumstances.
Your office space
You’ll be working @ Flintholmen, Frederiksberg, Denmark. Together with other startups you will sit right in the center of the E.ON Denmark offices having direct access to industry experts, global knowledge and ressources to help you build your network and accelerate your business.
When to apply
Selected teams start
How it works
Hit the ‘Apply now’ button and fill out the form. Then we’ll invite ten startups to present their business to the E.ON innovation board at pitch day.
On Pitch day the 1 February, you’ll have two minutes to present your company and your idea to the innovation board of E.ON executives, startup experts and VC’s who will then have five minutes for Q&A. They will shortlist startups to the top executives at E.ON, who will then decide whether to fund your startup. Up to three teams will be accepted to join the #accelerateCPH programme.
If you’re accepted to the 3-month #accelerateCPH programme you’ll receive up to €15,000 in seed funding, without demand for equity. The project manager, coach, mentors and experts will support you and help refine your pitch to investors.
On Demo day, you’ll have five minutes to present your company to top executives at E.ON, who will then decide whether to further fund your startup.
Long term partnership
If your startup is chosen, you will be offered an agreement to further cooperation and continuous support and possible long term relationship to mutual benefit.
We are coming to your city to meet you! In collaboration with amazing innovation hubs, universities and municipalities we created a number of events around Denmark to get to know you and hear about your great ideas and startups to solve energy and sustainability challenges.
Come meet us in the following cities:
Aalborg / Aarhus / Esbjerg / Herning / Copenhagen / Roskilde / Vejle
Learn more at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/eon-denmark-12085364485
The #accelerateCPH programme is the Danish programme under E.ON Agile Accelerator. Since its start in Germany in 2013, the programme has accelerated 44 startups. With #accelerateCPH we are looking to find engaged and visionary entrepreneurs, and together foster more innovation.
We invest in startups that develop smart products, services or business models, in order to solve the big and small energy and sustainability challenges of the world to create a better future and thereby improving the lives of people at a broader scale. By using our knowledge from the energy sector, we help bring new ideas to life.
E.ON is the largest privately owned energy company in the world with 33 million customers and 40,000 employees. In Denmark we are proud to contribute actively in the transition towards a more sustainable future.
We produce and sell sustainable district heating, windpower and biogas. And we sell and advice on electricity and gas, energy effeciency and green mobility such as biogas for heavy transport and charging for electric cars.