BUILD YOUR PRESENCE IN THE MOST ADVANCED LIFE SCIENCES AND CLEANTECH INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

 

The Program

Richi Entrepreneurs is a 2-months immersion program in Boston for startups from around the world with high impact solutions in Biotech, Medtech, Digital Health and Cleantech sectors.

Startups connect and initiate meaningful relationships with Boston’s key innovation players - investors, market players, advisors, industry experts, and private & public institutions. Participants take full advantage of this unique innovation ecosystem and define their strategies to become attractive to the US market, bringing their businesses to the next level.

PHASE I

UNDERSTAND AND CONNECT WITH

BOSTON INNOVATION HUB

Startups understand how the US ecosystem works in their specific sector, and acquire key skills to successfully pitch and interact with stakeholders. The best startups participating in phase I are selected to continue to phase II. Selected startups will be assigned a lead mentor and an intern who will work with them to prepare phase II.

PHASE II

BUILD YOUR PRESENCE

IN BOSTON

Selected startups go back to their countries of origin, and during 5 weeks, they work on a few assignments and receive mentoring remotely.

Participants travel back to Boston where they meet through one-on-one meetings investors, key opinion leaders, potential partners, and other key stakeholders to explore collaborations and define their action plan to thrive in the US.

 

The program is composed of two phases, each one including a stay in Boston:

 

What can you expect?

+70

speakers and mentors to help you become attractive to the US market

+230

One-on-one meetings with industry experts and other key stakeholders

+20

Investors to engage with and start building relationships

10

Lead Mentors to help you build your network in Boston

10

Interns (graduates from top Boston universities) to support you in Boston

2

Incubation Awards to continue building your presence in the US

 
 

how to apply

A number of our Program Sponsors open Call for Startups processes to select the best companies in Life Sciences and Cleantech worldwide, who will join the 2019 program edition. Please check below the Calls for Startups already announced, and find your match! Winners of each call will join the 2019 cohort.

If you don’t find a suitable Call for your startup but still want to participate, you can apply to our Open Call.

 
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Gipuzkoa Call

Life Sciences startups from Gipuzkoa region (Spain)

Deadline: May 10th, 2019

Open Call

Life Sciences and Cleantech startups

Deadline: May 31st, 2019

 
 

Past editions

2016

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

2018