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Rockstart launches a €21m fund to invest in energy startups

Rockstart, one of Europe’s first accelerators and today a global accelerator-VC, launches its second Fund of € 21m to invest in energy startups.

Rockstart and Navus invest €500K in MoooFarm

Rockstart announces that one of its portfolio companies, MoooFarm, raised €500k in pre-seed funding. The round was led by Navus Ventures with Rockstart as co-investor.

Danish startup raises €1.1 million to supply the world with a sustainable leather

Beyond Leather Materials, a company that produces plant based and eco-friendly alternatives to animal leather, closes a seed investment round of €1.1 million with Rockstart and Vækstfonde...

Nordetect closes a round with Rockstart, PreSeed Ventures, SOSVentures, and Luminate Venture Corp...

Nordetect, a chemical analysis company based out of Copenhagen, closed a funding round with Rockstart, PreSeed Ventures (DK), SOSV, and Luminate Venture Corp.

Rockstart Raises €18million for AgriFood Startups

Rockstart begins the new decade strong, closing new investment in their AgriFood fund and taking the total capital under management to over €18million.

ROCKSTART ANNOUNCES STARTUPS FROM THE 1ST EDITION OF THE AGRIFOOD 2019 PROGRAM

Rockstart has selected the ten startups for its first edition of the Agrifood Program located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Talented women and men from 6 different countries will spend the next...

Rockstart is closing in on a €15m fund to invest in AgriFood startups

Rockstart is almost ready to close its first fund of €15 million for its AgriFood domain accelerator and fund. Staying true to its commitment to support and empower startups and provide u...

Rockstart’s portfolio company iClinic acquired by Afya Limited for €27.9m

Rockstart, a global accelerator-VC, announces the acquisition of iClinic, one of its portfolio companies from 2013. This exit gives Rockstart a 20+ times return on its investment in iClin...

ROCKSTART LAUNCHES WORLD’S LONGEST AND EUROPE'S FIRST FULL-YEAR HEALTH STARTUP SCALE PROGRAM.

A hands-on, partner integrated program with more available capital and longer support. The program will take place within the heart of Health Valley, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Boehringer Ingelheim joins Rockstart's New Health Leadership Program

Europe’s leading startup accelerator, Rockstart, is proud to announce the fruitful new collaboration with the research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim for the new Rock...

Rockstart werkt samen met Sensire voor ‘Health Accelerator’ programma

Rockstart, Europa’s meest toonaangevende startup accelerator, kondigt met trots aan dat het voor hun gloednieuwe Rockstart Health Accelerator programma een productief nieuw partnerschap i...

Rockstart Partners with Sensire for New Health Program

Europe’s leading startup accelerator, Rockstart, is proud to announce a fruitful new partnership with a prominent healthcare organization for their all-new Rockstart Health program. Sensi...

ROCKSTART ANNOUNCES THE TOP 10 STARTUPS FROM THE 3RD EDITION OF THE AI 2019 PROGRAM

After weeks of deliberation, Rockstart has finalized the selection and launched its 3rd AI accelerator program, which kicked off last Thursday night in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. ...

Danish startup raises €1.1 million to supply the world with a sustainable leather

Beyond Leather Materials, a company that produces plant based and eco-friendly alternatives to animal leather, closes a seed investment round of €1.1 million with Rockstart and Vækstfonde...

LELY LAUNCHES “FEED THE FUTURE”: THE FIRST CROSS-INDUSTRY INNOVATION CHALLENGE FOR STARTUPS TO RE...

The first edition of the ‘Feed the Future by Lely’ challenge is launched today and calls to the next generation of tech pioneers to innovate and feed the dairy industry with technology so...

Rockstart offers equity back guarantee following publication of impressive program ratings

Europe's premier startup accelerator Rockstart has delivered high-quality programs for several years offering unparalleled access to capital, market, community, and expertise to the progr...

Rockstart is closing in on a €15m fund to invest in AgriFood startups

Rockstart is almost ready to close its first fund of €15 million for its AgriFood domain accelerator and fund. Staying true to its commitment to support and empower startups and provide u...

Rockstart becomes a remote-first company

It took a global pandemic to accelerate remote working to where the world is today; nobody could have foreseen the profound impact that COVID-19 would have. For Rockstart, a global VC/Acc...

Rockstart leads the way with a new accelerator model with follow-on capital

Rockstart, one of Europe’s first accelerators, has upgraded its model to offer longer-term support for startups. Starting later this year, the company will add investments up until Series...

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