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  ПОКАНА ЗА ПОЛУЧАВАНЕ НА ЦЕНОВИ ПРЕДЛОЖЕНИЯ По проект BG161PO003-3.2.01-0002-C0001 „Повишаване на възможностите за подкрепа, предоставяна от Илевън България ООД, за развитие на про-иновативна среда и подпомагане на стартиращи предприятия“ Бенефициент:                       ИЛЕВЪН БЪЛГАРИЯ ООД Адрес:                                    гр. София, ул. Ген. Й. …

 
 

ПОКАНА ЗА ПОЛУЧАВАНЕ НА ЦЕНОВИ ПРЕДЛОЖЕНИЯ

  ПОКАНА ЗА ПОЛУЧАВАНЕ НА ЦЕНОВИ ПРЕДЛОЖЕНИЯ По проект BG161PO003-3.2.01-0002-C0001 „Повишаване на възможностите за подкрепа, предоставяна от Илевън България ООД, за развитие на про-иновативна среда и подпомагане на стартиращи предприятия“ Бенефициент:                       ИЛЕВЪН БЪЛГАРИЯ ООД Адрес:                                    гр. София, ул. Ген. Й. В. Гурко  4; Ет. 2 e-mail:                                     eleven@eleven.com Представляващ:                  Даниел Томов 1. Разходи за достъп до бази […]

On Bridges and Overlaps

by Dilyan Dimitrov   Just before 7pm on a warm October evening we land in Podgorica, a city of some 150,000 people, capital of Montenegro, and the fourth stop of Start Trek. For most of the trekkies this is a first time in Montenegro and were quite surprised to learn that this tiny country has one of the best […]

On the Road with “Start Trek”

In this series inventures joins startup community builders in their adventures on the road. Vesselina Tasheva shares the roadtrip experience from Eleven’s point of view. Start Trek felt like a love story to me. A sort of a love story that happened in the past 12 days… As any true love story you never really […]

Eleven Announces it’s Seventh Batch of Companies

Just two years after we started, in September 2012, we are happy to announce our seventh, and so far – largest, batch of fifteen companies to join the accelerator. As always, we have teams and founders from all over the world, including our first Portuguese team and first founder from Macedonia.   The new batch […]

Officesurfing in and outside of Eleven

As a mentor or just as a guest on the couch, I’ve been working from Eleven almost every Tuesday in the last 8 months. The people, the atmosphere, the wifi and the espresso shots have made my work days more enjoyable and more memorable. Today is a Tuesday too and, yes, I am again at […]

Eleven’s Partners and Perks

Being accepted in the Eleven program is not easy, but once you make it, you know that you are among the best. Our all-star partners also know that and join forces with us to support you in building a business from scratch and making it truly successful.

For the Love of Hardware

by Daniel Tomov. Having invested in several amazing hardware startups, we at Eleven are not only truly in love with hardware, but we built great confidence and expertise in how to support talented engineers who build the next generation of hardware products!

Eleven 100 just got better!

by Ivaylo Simov. The accelerator world is changing and we are constantly striving to stay abreast. Check out our new terms for Season 7.

Meet the New Eleven All-Star Teams

by Teodora Mircheva. Believe it or not, it has been а pure coincidence that once again we have 11 teams joining the family. However, this time the plot thickens because we already have our Eleven 100 mature startups stepping in together with some of the most talented early stage companies in CEE.

The European Accelerators in Numbers

by Teodora Mircheva and Ivaylo Simov. A research conducted by Eleven on how European accelerators stack against each other in number of investments and terms.

Eleven Season VI Now Open

by Dilyan Dimitrov, founder at Eleven. Hello, and welcome to Eleven’s sixth application window. Our community has never been stronger with five batches, 57 funded companies, 150+ founders, an all-star cast of mentors and strong network of angel investors.

Eleven 100

by Ivaylo Simov, founder at Eleven. Introducing Eleven 100 for more advanced startups.

The Impostor’s Syndrome Or Why You Need To Believe In Your Own Success

Guest post by Kathleen Fritzsche, StartUp Stuttgart A new year starts, a lot of new resolutions ensue. In startup business, that usually means working even harder, going to more high-level networking events to make contacts and scaling your business tremendously. But what does it mean on a personal level? Is working hard the only key […]

10 New Teams will Join Eleven Next January

Less than three months ago, in September, we announced our fourth batch of fantastic startups that joined the family. Today, we are happy to share our latest additions from batch 5, to enter the Roof early next year, but not before we share some insights and brag a little. We have been investing for a […]

Fail Fast Fallacy

by Ivaylo Simov and Dilyan Dimitrov, founders at Eleven At every startup conference (we’ve been to a lot) there’s usually at least one important d*ck to propagate the bullsh*t fail fast mantra in his or her presentation. Usually it goes with other copy paste advices for startups, including the exact opposite perseverance slide. HOW IT […]

Pivots, the Signs of Learning

Guest post by Marko Francekovic, founder at Hungrio, a company invested by Eleven. Check out the original post here. It’s been a while since I have written about what is going on with Hungrio. September 15th we have arrived to Sofia – as we were accepted to Eleven. I still can’t believe that the three months accelerator program […]

Start Trek 2013, Balkan Tour

Eleven and LauncHUB, the two most active early stage investors in Europe, are organizing a series of meetups with entrepreneurs from CEE starting October 14 in Belgrade, and followed on the 15th in Zagreb, 16th – Banja Luka, 17th – Podgorica and 18th – Pristina. The two funds organize the events in partnership with Domain.me, […]

Startup Ideas we’d Like to Fund

By Ivaylo Simov, founder at Eleven. A list of 17 areas, where Eleven thinks good projects could emerge.

The New Ten

by Dilyan Dimitrov, founder at Eleven Accelerator Venture Fund It was a great summer for Eleven. Doing this, and returning back in the beginning of September, exactly one year after we moved in the Roof with our first batch of 11 companies. It felt almost like the changeover to a new calendar year – a […]

Zen, and the art of Hearing “No”

by Dilyan Dimitrov, founder at Eleven Accelerator Venture Fund In Eleven, we work in cycles. Every few months we open a new application window, review a few hundred applications, interview, meet, assess, and select 10 to 15 companies to join our programme. And before we start again, we try to give meaningful feedback to all […]

Blackout

We do it twice per year. In August and around Christmas/New Year.

After the Third Month

by Dilyan Dimitrov, founder at Eleven Accelerator Venture Fund With this post, I will try to answer the question we get more and more often these days – “What happens at the end of the third month at Eleven?” Just to put it in context, Eleven is a 12 million Euro acceleration and seed fund […]

Meet the Lucky 13 – Who is Joining Eleven’s Third Batch on April 8?

By Maxim Gurvits. Introducing Eleven’s third batch of companies.

Webit Congress Startup Challenge Announced

Having attracted over 500 teams from 52 countries in 2012, the Webit Congress StartUp Challenge will again highlight the work and ideas of 21 shortlisted startups, giving them the opportunity to exhibit for free and pitch in front of major investors, VCs, partners, 530 international media representatives / blogggers and over 6000 Webit Congress delegates […]

Unioncy is Now Officially Up!

We’re proud to say that Unioncy, your online treasure trove and best mate for organizing your personal belongings and discovering new products, is officially launching today. Unioncy is now open and free for all users. The site offers a wide set of features that will help you in getting information about what to do with all your […]

Eleven in London

“We should be doing this more often” was the general take from our London week. And it was not about the city… London was its usual not very hospitable self during this part of the year…it was all about the people we met. But first things first, a big thank you to Google. Once again […]

Eleven Games

Eleven Accelerator Venture Fund, with the support of XS Software (http://www.xs-software.com/company.php) will host a 6-months programme for game startups, to begin in April. Applications are taken online at www.f6s.com/Elevengames Come April, the Roof will be a much more playful space. We are happy to announce the launch of the application process for our first games-only […]

Eleven Season III

On Jan 2, 2013 we announced the start of our third application window. You may go directly to the application here, or first read the below, as well as two previous posts: suggestions to applicants to Season II, and the statistics of Eleven’s Season I and II applications. A few words about the process itself […]

Eleven’s New Magnificent 8 and Some Other Numbers

We’re off to a rolling start in 2013, with the 8 new Eleven teams starting at Eleven HQ in Sofia on January 7. In case you missed it, here are our exciting new companies: CATALOGSTER | Bulgaria/Sweden | Deyan and Victor are two young but experienced techies, previously involved with rolling out major consumer internet products […]

Now Presenting: Eleven Scouts

When we started Eleven back in April of this year, we learned one thing very quickly – despite all our blog posts, media coverage and Q&A sections, entrepreneurs wanted to have their questions answered by a real person. So we started our Open Meetings – an initiative that is still alive today – where we […]

Eleven, Season II Now in Theaters Near You

Yesterday, October 4, we announced officially the start of our second application window. You may go directly to the application (link is at the end of this page), or take a minute to read this post before that. The application will be open for one month, till midnight EEST on November 4 (so you have […]

Bullish on Bulgaria

Maxim Gurvits shares what it is like to build acceleration culture from the ground up, and points out how some peculiarities of the Balkan mindset have trouble adapting to the venture capital model. It is a well-known fact that within Europe, the central and eastern regions are over-represented when it comes to promising technology start-ups. […]

The First 11 @ Eleven

What could be a better start for our blog than announcing the first teams to start their journey in our accelerator program in September…but few more lines of patience… Being a startup ourselves, we launched Eleven with high hopes and expectations about the great teams we would meet, who strive to change the world for […]