Bring Your Product To Market

Turn Your Ideas Into Reality
Are you building disruptive ideas in Big Data/analytics, Internet of Everything / Things, Smart Cities, and other areas strategic to Cisco?
Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence  is a 6-month incubation program supporting early-stage startups innovating in technology areas that have the potential to disrupt and transform the information technology industry.
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A Startup Innovation Program
Build your product the way you want to build it. We invite early -stage Entrepreneurs with big ideas for enterprise solutions to join our startup incubation programto boost their business success with multiple resources.
Mentoring:
During the course of the program, startups receive extensive mentoring by Cisco industry experts to work on both technology and business development.
Collaboration Opportunities with Cisco Groups:
Our Entrepreneurs focus on turning their big ideas into ‘alpha’ products ready for market trials together with Cisco and its partners.
Financial Support + Introductions to VCs:
Cisco provides financial support for Entrepreneurs enrolled in our program.We also support efforts to raise additional funding from VCs and other investors.
Co-Working Space and Cloud Services:
Entrepreneurs in the program have access to co-working space in Vienna and cloud services from AWS Activate.
PR & Marketing Support:
Startups will receive support from Cisco to amplify their PR and marketing activities and let their message reach the right audience.


Apply Now

Apply here Cisco EIR
Application Deadline: 3rd April 2015
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Whom we are looking for:

  • Can think products first, technology second.
  • Have a world-changing idea in the Big Data, Analytics, IoE/IoT, Network Security, Smart City and other business-to-business areas.
  • Have a business plan.
  • Have a working prototype (preferred).
  • Have an initial core team of engineers and/or product developers.
  • 100% commitment to bring your product to an ‘alpha’ or ‘beta’ stage – ready for a market trial.
  • Ability to participate in Cisco EIR on-site

 

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