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Czech Brno-based accelerator Starcube will start its program on September 8th. In its 7th run they chose to focus on Internet of Things (IoT) and CyberSecurity. The 5 year-old Starcube has already accelerated 62 startups with a total investment of 122 million Czech crowns, which amounts to more than €4.5M.
On August 27th the South Moravian accelerator revealed the list of startups who made it to the 3-month program, half of them are outside of the Czech Republic:
Clixx.io from Australia develops a system for building the IoT. It includes software and hardware (sensors, controllers) components helping to drastically reduce project timeline.
Feemwifi project is from Cameron, which uses wi-fi technology to instantly and safely transfer files from device to device without using internet connection. Looks like a great idea in a world where device per capita index is growing every year.
Dronee, drone developers from Estonia, are also among 10 finalists of Starcube. The team creates low-cost programmable drones stuffed with open-source software.
ESEC Secure Design project is another Estonian team offering remote security administrator services. It aims at low-budget website owners who are often unaware of their sites’ vulnerabilities, and thus, become an easy prey for “script kiddies”. At Starcube, ESEC is planning to develop a go-to-market strategy for their offering in hacking prevention, real-time protection and cleanup/fixing. According to the CEO Oliver Sild, the target market is huge, with over 500 websites getting hacked annually only in Estonia, and around a hundred websites attacked in the period of 1-20th August in the Czech Republic.
Tap4Parking from Poland develop a coherent solution aimed both at drivers to help them find parking spots faster and at parking owners to maximize their occupancy and and revenue. This is done via integrate integrating camera and vehicle recognition system, sensors providing information about available parking space, software for parking administration and search of available spots and a mobile payment system.
The Czech teams are represented by 5 teams, and 4 of them don’t seem to have online presence yet:
Pillmo — an app for organizing the intake of medication.
Easycon showcases a prototype of a low-cost and user-friendly smart home interface for wireless devices.
Flowup is a platform to facilitate the communication between municipality and citizens.
Security feed is an aggregator of information about web threats.
Grizzly Security uses a two-step verification technology to protect websites.
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