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Base Camp is the only exclusive and competitive 72-hour hackathon designed for already established
early-stage startups.


Supported by valuable insights and shortcuts from top-class mentors, you can take your business to the next level and prove to investors that your startup can move fast!

The 8th Base Camp hackaton will take place
in Autumn 2022.

Sign up to hear when the applications open here.

Are you ready to boost your product and startup?

Benefits of Base Camp for early-stage startups

Laser focus for 72h

As an early stage startup, it’s easy to float away and shift focus to some urgent things to fix. Base Camp helps set clear focus and take your product to the next level.
 

Competitive insights

No death by 20-minutes-too-generic-mentoring-sessions. Gain valuable insights from top-notch industry experts, investors and entrepreneurs

 

Certification

Certificate of execution and progress during Base Camp  by Superangel VC fund

Investors

Prove your team’s capabilities to a range of investors. 

Follow-up support

Superangel will select TOP startups to continue working with on 1:1 basis

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Base Camp event

 

Day 1

  • Present your 72-hour plan & get valuable insights on setting the scope

Days 1-3

  • Morning and evening check-ins for feedback and accountability

  • Carry out customer interviews to validate your plan 

  • Mentoring sessions on product development, marketing, design, business development

  • Workshops on data driven customer development, hiring, fundraising and setting & implementing KPIs

  • Networking with pizza & drinks

Day 3

  • Presentation and winners

Extra benefits

Build your team​​

Opportunity to find talented individuals to your team for the hackathon or longer

Optional daily benefits

Fundraising guidance, sales growth tips and 2-hour deep-dive with mentors on #1 growth challenge

Winners

10 startups are selected to showcase their accomplishments to a panel of investors and entrepreneurs

No fee or equity for participation

Read how the winner Jeff App benefited from the 5th Base Camp here .

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Past results speak for themselves. Base Camp startups have:

 

Raised money

Base Camp alumni have raised more than €25M

Launched products

Built an app from scratch in 72-hours with 30 positive reviews, built and launched a new B2C product 

Moved a step closer to future

Upgraded autonomous mobility of robot lawnmower, extended virtual reality by creating music using your hand movement

Found clients 

Signed 2000€ contract, signed 20 contracts for a B2B product, secured 50 first users, launched and reached 50k people with a Kia Stinger giveaway game

Who should apply?

Early-stage

You are an up and running early-stage startup, and have initial customer validation

 

Ready to grow

You want to get your business to the next level and in front of investors FAST

 

 

Sector

Superangel is interested in (but not limited to) AI/ML applications, Fintech, Mobility, Deep Tech, IoT, Robotics, or SaaS startups globally.

5 TOP teams​​

​Base Camp is not for everyone. In addition to our portfolio companies, up to 5 startups are selected based on the expected value of the hackathon. 

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 JOIN THE RANKS OF OTHER SUCCESSFUL BASE CAMP COMPANIES 

Base Camp hackatons have boosted 110 startups

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