Fil Rouge Capital is excited to announce, that after weeks of intense preparations and planning, the day is finally here!
Fil Rouge Capital is a venture capital fund whose primary purpose is to invest in young entrepreneurs, startup and scaleup companies in Croatia.
The applications for the first Croatian Accelerator program are now open!
Grab your opportunity now and let us help you get your MVP off the ground!
Fil Rouge Capital plans to invest in committed and passionate founders with a convincing business concept or innovation in selected sectors of interest that include software, fintech, marketplace, manufacturing, hardware, IoT and logistic solutions. A basic MVP is required, ie a minimum viable product that can show how it exists market needs for such a solution and will start with existing customers and customers take advantage. Successful candidates will be those who need to develop their product and access the market so they can accelerate your international development. It invests in companies registered in the Republic of Croatia and startups that are their work started in another country must meet the specific criteria that are explained in more detail in the application itself. In addition, excellent English knowledge is expected.
The selection days are July 14th & 15th and will be held at AlgebraLAB, Vukasovićeva Street 1, where it is also the operational headquarters of the fund. During these two days a jury composed of members The FRC team will pick up to twenty top startups that will participate in the fall in the first generation of Accelerated Teams in the Fil Rouge Capital program to be held in Zagreb.
The program starts on September 2 and runs until November 29 when the Demo Day will be held, closed event type intended for invited investors Fil Rouge Capital at which the startups from the first generation of programs will have the opportunity to present their present achievements, future plans, and funding needed.
Investment in the amount of 25,000 or 50,000 EUR. Full access to Fil Rouge Capital mentor network, assigned mentor by one of Fil Rouge Capital partners and a number of other benefits from various companies such as Google and AWS. Access to seminars run by Fil Rouge Capital professional lecturers, mentors, prospective buyers of products (applications) developed by the investor network as well participating in the exclusive Fil Rouge Capital Weekly Founders’ Supper. Possibility of additional investment after demonstrating the business model and growth. For founders and teams other than the Republic of Croatia, Fil Rouge Capital provides operational and logistic support, help with opening a bank account, help with fulfilling the necessary criteria, as well as all other potential support in dealing with Croatian business environment.
The deadline for applications is open until Thursday, 11.07.2019. till 23:59. After the filing deadline, representatives of Fil Rouge Capital will contact selected startups and direct them to further steps.
Fil Rouge Capital (FRC) is a private investment company that invests in early-stage businesses from angel investment, seed, VC and Series A rounds through a combination of equity and debt structures. They have created a pre-accelerator and an accelerator program to cover startups in all stages of development.