ENRICH Your Smart City Expo Experience!
Held in Barcelona since 2011, Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the international leading event for Smart City related technologies and stakeholders. It has been at the vanguard of change for cities, constantly pushing to create a better urban life by empowering citizens and enabling more efficient and inclusive urban services. Through promoting social innovation, establishing partnerships, and identifying business opportunities, the event is dedicated to creating a better future for cities and their citizens.
IMMERSION PROGRAM AT SMART CITY EXPO 2021
ENRICH in the USA was delighted to offer its 2021 Smart City Expo Immersion Program with a Funding Summit on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. Joining this event could accelerate your global presence through global partnerships, collaboration, and thought leadership.
The Funding Summit introduced a selection of 10 Global startups to 20 top US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators) and to a selection of ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems.
Due to Covid-19, Smart City Expo 2021 was a hybrid event, and all ENRICH in the USA activities were held online.
The winner of the Funding Summit at Smart City Expo 2021 was able to win:
→ For the top startup (top score)
$500 cash prize.
→ For the top 6 startups (3 per room)
Access to transatlantic support provided by Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).
Discounted Virtual Landing programs.
Direct Applications to the ENRICH in the USA Soft Landing programs (incubation joint-programs) at top US universities (12 months minimum) - with no interview.
These universities include:
George Mason University (VA)
Temple University (PA)
Cal Poly University (CA)
Citris Foundry at UC Berkeley (CA)
University of Texas, Austin (TX) - Program in the works for 2022
This includes support of Enterprise Europe Network USA (EAEC, SF, and EABO, NYC) and up to 5 hours free (advice, directions, and introductions).
And more prizes offered by partners and sponsors.
This year our winner (first place) was:
- PowereX, Slovakia
The help of our judges with US investors and ENRICH soft landing hubs and ecosystems partners are invaluable.