DMS Accelerator - Last Open Call for Data Startups

By Joao Fernandes Apr 29, 2021

Applications are open until 3 May, for data startups eager to benefit from mentoring, matchmaking with investors, trainning, presence at events, etc.

DMS Accelerator - Last Open Call for Data Startups

The DMS Accelerator is a program designed to help startups in the European Union (and associated countries) grow their skills, connect with partners and investors, and gain media and events exposure. It is free to participate, and funded by the European Commission.

In the past two years, DMS has received more than 350 applications from European startups and SMEs.

The 50 selected data-driven startups will benefit from:

  • 1-on-1 mentoring (B2B sales, fundraising, IP, GDPR, etc.)

  • connection with investors

  • tailored identification & support for public funding

  • business webinars & data science courses

  • presence at events (tickets & booth at TNW Conference, Web Summit, etc.)

  • media exposure (articles in TNW, featured as top 50 startup, videos)

  • tech stack offers (Cloudflare, Miro, Vonage, etc.)

DMS Accelerator program timeline is:

  • May 3, 2021 - Applications close

  • May 31, 2021 - Program begins

  • November 2021 - Program ends

DMS Accelerator supports ambitious data-centric companies and paves the way for data transparency across Europe. To keep up to date on the activity of this year’s DMS 2021 cohort, follow DMS on LinkedinTwitter or check out the DMS Website.

Apply here to take your startup to the next level!


The project is led by ZABALA Innovation Consulting, an international company headquartered in Spain and Brussels, in charge of the planning and execution of a set of defined services oriented to data SMEs and start‐ups benefiting from the expertise of a diverse set of European partners: 1) VCs, accelerators and incubators: Bright Pixel (Portugal), Spherik (Romania), SpinLab (Germany), and The Next Web (The Netherlands); 2) communication agency: Ogilvy (Spain) 3) Universities: Southampton University and King’s College of London; 4) intellectual property and standardisation: IPTECTOR (Denmark) and W3C (through ERCIM in France).