VROOM announces the 2018 VROOM Caravan, which will take place in six cities in six countries, culminating with representatives presenting their innovative and disruptive ideas in Monaco, October 5, 2018 at the VROOM Summit.
It will kick off in Copenhagen as the first stop for its VROOM Caravan 2018 tour. VROOM will visit Copenhagen, Milan, Dublin, Munich, Lisbon and Zurich from January 2018.
“It is the first time we are stopping in the Nordics region by way of Copenhagen. We see enormous potential in Danish start-ups and Nordics start-ups in general. We look forward to a great VROOM Caravan kick-off and a successful day with Danish entrepreneurs!” said Peter B. Madsen, Co-founder & Managing Director, VROOM Summit.
For the second year in a row, Allianz Accelerator will be the main partner of the 2018 VROOM events. At the heart of the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, the Allianz Accelerator supports the growth of innovative, promising start-ups by offering them an intensive 5-month acceleration program benefiting from a network of mentors and experts, backers and major investors and given structured assistance in their development.
Attending VROOM Summit, start-ups will have the opportunity to meet investors in an intimate environment amidst the plush and prestigious backdrop of Monaco. Equally, investors will have the opportunity to listen to finalist start-ups share their big and bold ideas.
Previous VROOM Summit success stories include MindMaze and 3D Hubs. MindMaze makes a neural virtual reality platform for “human” virtual reality experiences and raised $100M funding bringing it to a $1.1B post money valuation thereby cementing its status as a VR “unicorn” in February 2016. 3D Hubs, a 3D printer matching service in over 160 countries, announced the completion of its Series B financing, totaling $7 million in August 2016.