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Program Overview

In partnership with Schneider Electric, we run a three-month Energy & Industrial IoT Accelerator Program in Hong Kong. We launched this accelerator program to invest in and develop the next generation of technology to seize opportunities of IIoT in buildings, infrastructure and manufacturing. Value will be generated by new use-cases and business models in industrial contexts from data collection, data aggregation, deep analysis and data-driven decision. As such, our mission is to work with startups that are developing solutions powered by IoT, machine learning and AI to improve assets and process efficiency, reliability and resiliency in buildings, infrastructure and manufacturing.

Our Offer:

USD $125,000 in exchange for 10% equity of your startup
+ USD $25,000 Brinc Services credit

In addition to our funding, we provide mentorship, investor networking, a customized curriculum, technical onsite training, an international startup perks package, and on-going support to help get the early stages of your startup setup correctly.

The Schneider Electric team will also provide unique access to Schneider Electric’s global customers, customized mentorship, network e.g. Schneider executives & customers, deep regulation expertise, market knowledge, proof of concept support, access to pilots, and an exclusive workshop with Schneider Electric top executives structured to provide guidance to each individual startup.

Energy & Industrial IoT Investment Categories:

We are particularly interested in technology accelerating the utilization of data and value generation from data in industrial contexts. As such, examples of challenges we target include condition monitoring, context dependent control, plant asset management, systems & process resiliency and reliability.

However, the program is not limited to these challenges and we welcome all solutions that generate value from data in buildings, infrastructures and manufacturing.  

Application Requirements:

  • Startup focused on creating a product that fits within one of our Energy & Industrial IoT investment categories.

  • Must have a working prototype or show technical capabilities of being able to produce your product.

  • At least 2 co-founders with relevant industry experience.

  • Scalable business model with high growth potential.

Program Requirements:

  • Startups successfully accepted into our accelerator program will need to:

    • Be present in Hong Kong for 1 month of the program for on-site training. The other 2 months of the program can be done remotely.

For more information, read our Full Energy & Industrial IoT Program Overview & FAQs.

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