Build with Us: Your IoT Startup Journey Starts Here
Are you a proficient Product Manager ready to pivot toward a founder role?
Join our paid 100-Day Visionaries Incubation Program, launching 10th of March 2024. This is your opportunity to create, innovate, and grow, with full-time commitment and full compensation.
What you can look forward to:
Benefit from expert support from IoT, Computer Vision, business, and tech gurus who are dedicated to helping you succeed.
Choose to work on-site in the vibrant city of Berlin or embrace the flexibility of remote collaboration.
Experience a founder-centric approach with venture capital-ready deal terms, setting you up for success.
Secure up to €700k€ in pre-seed financing to fuel your startup's growth with a majority stake (74.9%) for the founding team.
Elevate your chances of founding success by 30% and drive positive change across industries.
Don't miss the opportunity to build with us. Join our Visionaries program and turn your IoT startup dreams into a reality.
Founder First! We prioritize founders' well-being, growth, and our mission with a 'founder-first' approach, which is also reflected in our deal terms
Impact Driven! Preserve life on earth through impact-driven ventures supporting SDGs
Long-Term Partnership! Our financial success is directly tied to our portfolio companies' impact, with an initial pre-seed investment of up to €700K
As a Visionary in our 100-day incubation program, you will collaborate with our experienced venture-building experts in each business area and receive all the support you need to succeed.
Your primary goal will be to address critical challenges as Head of Product and founder and position the venture as an industry leader.
If successful, you will receive €700,000 in pre-seed capital, including cash & in-kind services (e.g. product, design, engineering, and various administrative support), to fuel the growth of YOUR company.
How it works:
Starting on the 10th of March 2024, our 100-day program begins, whether on-site or remote
In the early weeks, you'll meet your peers, research your business case, create a company and product vision, and validate the whole business
Afterward, pitch your team and business to NBT's Board. If chosen, secure up to €700k pre-seed investment and 74.9% in equity for you and your team
With your successfully started company, you are now ready to conquer the market with us and make the product a reality
What We Offer:
Impactful Tech: We tackle challenges with technology for real impact
Founder Support: We handle tech, so you focus on nurturing your business
Personalized Experience: Customized founder support with our proven playbook
Streamlined Success: Minimize time, money, and risks with our network
Co-Founder Matchmaking: Together we will find the right partner for you
Expert Coaching: Personalized sessions with our cross-functional experts
Shared Office Space: Access amenities in our office in Berlin
Pre-Seed Investment: Explore early-stage funding
Inner Drive: Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and a proven achiever
Unique Expertise: Standout skills and deep knowledge in a field that can form the foundation of your company's competitive advantage
Tech Enthusiasm: A passion for modernizing through advanced technologies
Entrepreneurial Track Record: Previous success in a fast-paced environment or building startups is a plus
Leadership and Innovation: Strong leadership, communication, and strategic thinking abilities to identify market opportunities and drive innovation
Resilience and Adaptability: Self-driven and comfortable in a fast-paced and ambiguous setting
Grit: Your unending well of energy keeps you going, finding alternatives when faced with obstacles. Your relentless determination ensures you never run out of steam
Ready to lead innovation and drive change as our Head of Product and startup Founder?
Join us in shaping the future – apply now and be the catalyst for impactful progress!
This is what we look for in a Serial Entrepreneur:
1. Proven Entrepreneurship: Demonstrated success in launching and growing startups, navigating the challenges, and gaining valuable experience
2. Marketing/Sales Expertise: Proficiency in marketing and sales, with a proven ability to drive product adoption, generate revenue, and expand customer reach
3. Innovation: A natural talent for creative problem-solving and the ability to identify new opportunities and solutions within the startup ecosystem
4. Network: Extensive connections within the startup community, including relationships with venture capitalists, incubators, and fellow entrepreneurs, providing valuable resources and support
5. Impact Focus: A passionate commitment to creating positive societal or environmental change through entrepreneurial endeavors, making a meaningful difference in the world
This is what we look for in an Industry Expert:
1. Domain Mastery: A profound understanding of your industry, with specialized knowledge and a proven track record of achievements, sets you apart as an industry expert
2. Operational Foundation: A strong operational background, providing the foundational knowledge necessary for integrating innovative processes into your field
3. Innovation: A keen eye for identifying opportunities for technology-driven solutions within your industry, enhancing processes, and creating added value
4. Adaptability: The ability to embrace ambiguity and swiftly adapt to changing environments and market conditions, is crucial for entrepreneurial success
5. Sustainability: A dedicated focus on advancing sustainability, with a strong commitment to making a positive impact on the environment and society through your work
This is what we look for in a Product Manager to Founder:
1. Tech Proficiency: Profound technical expertise in areas related to IoT, Computer Vision, and AI, facilitating a deep understanding of the tech landscape
2. User Focus: A relentless dedication to delivering an exceptional user experience, grounded in your extensive product management background
3. Ideation Skills: A knack for generating and refining innovative ideas, forming a solid foundation for developing a tech-driven startup
4. Entrepreneurial Aspiration: A clear goal of transitioning from a product management role to the founder position, driven by a passion for innovation and impact
5. Problem-Solving: Strong problem-solving skills, enable you to identify market gaps, design innovative solutions, and drive positive change through your new tech venture