Work Programme 2014-15
ICT 13 Specific Challenge
Web Entrepreneurship
http://bit.ly/H2020WE
Opening: 11/12/2013
Closing: 2...
Contents
1. Why Web Entrepreneurship is important
2. Startup M€ - EC contrib.)
Europe - actions underway
FI-PP (300
3. Wor...
1. Why is Web Entrepreneurship important
- Creates jobs
- Fuels innovation
- Develops cutting-edge technologies
- Generate...
2. StartupEurope.eu

• An EU initiative to:
- Raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges faced by
web-entrepreneu...
Actions underway for Web
•Startup Europe Leaders Club, see
entrepreneurs

startupmanifesto.eu
•Competitions and awards (Te...
3. Work Programme 2014-15, call 1
Specific challenge ICT 13
The €10 million funding will be allocated to:
- Projects to ac...
What are we looking for?
a. Accelerate web entrepreneurship in Europe:
Proposals to develop and provide new services for w...
•Examples (non-comprehensive list) :
• provide online tools (training, legal) that support web entrepreneurs to
start a ne...
Part A – Accelerate Web Entrepreneurship in Europe
€6 million budget
70% all costs eligible
Participants from≥3
Member Sta...
What are we looking for?
b. Coordination activities in the area of web entrepreneurs
Activities to strengthen the environm...
•Proposals may include features such as:
• networking all relevant stakeholders groups;
• supporting European initiatives ...
Part B – Coordination activities in the area of Web
Entrepreneurs
€4Million Budget
100% costs eligible
At least 1 Member S...
4. Expected overall impact
Real expected impact on the web entrepreneurship ecosystem is of
extraordinary importance for t...
5. How to make a strong proposal
• All information for proposers (conditions,
templates, submission) at the EC participant
portal:

• http://ec.europa.eu/r...
6. Additional background documents
•References
•Web entrepreneurs Action Plan (within Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan)
•...
Startup Europe team:

Isidro Laso Ballesteros

Cristian Olimid

Bogdan Ceobanu

Head of Startup Europe
Sector

Specific ch...
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  • To strengthen the environment for Web Entrepreneurs to start and stay in Europe. Focus on starting up and scaling up.
  • Examples:
    1: Organize event in Rome and bring players from madrid, vilnius and london.
    2: Road Show of some startups from madrid, vilnius, rome and london across the 4 local ecosystems
    3: Geeks from vilnius in residence within accelerators in madrid, rome and london.
    Other Examples:
    linking potential web entrepreneurs with key actors (e.g. mentors, located anywhere in Europe )
    linking acceleration programmes from several locations
    exposure to new financing opportunities
    prizes for innovative web and mobile services and applications
    putting geeks from one local ecosystem in residence within accelerators and startups of another local ecosystem
    meet-ups of stakeholders of the local ecosystems, Internships across local ecosystems or travel grants
    providing online tools (legal, training) that support web entrepreneurs to start a new venture and scale across borders
    -TED positive – sharing failure: a conference or series of talks regarding embracing the culture of failure, removing the negative stigma that it implies. Sharing of lessons learned, experiences, mentoring, etc.
    -The European Centers for Entrepreneurship Network: better connecting existing centers at EU universities.
    -Smart website matching entrepreneurs, experts and investors.
    -StartBarter, a bartering currency for people to barter their skills, services, products in exchange for others.
    -Coalition of the Established: A portal for large corporations to post their digital development requirements/ ideas for development
    -Pan-European crowdfunding platform
    -Connect EU with Silicon Valley
    -Provide entrepreneurs with access to hard-to-access events
    -Online platform for connecting entrepreneurs with developers
    -Award ceremony for female entrepreneurs
  • Examples: To contribute to the actions of the manifesto: to bring founders to schools.
    Therefore proposals may include features such as:
    networking all relevant stakeholders groups;
    supporting European initiatives on web entrepreneurship, in particular to support Startup Europe implementation
    encouraging people, notably young people and women, to become web entrepreneurs;
    supporting awards to celebrate web entrepreneurship;
    promoting the use of MOOCs for web entrepreneurship skills
  • Impact that you foresee
  • Webinars presentation

    1. 1. Work Programme 2014-15 ICT 13 Specific Challenge Web Entrepreneurship http://bit.ly/H2020WE Opening: 11/12/2013 Closing: 23/04/2014 at 17:00pm (CET) Budget: €10 Million (6+4) 1
    2. 2. Contents 1. Why Web Entrepreneurship is important 2. Startup M€ - EC contrib.) Europe - actions underway FI-PP (300 3. Work Programme 2014-15, ICT13 a. Accelerate Web entrepreneurship in Europe b. Coordination activities in the area of web entrepreneurs 4. Expected impact 5. How to make a strong proposal 6. Additional background documents Note: the text of the Work Programme is the legal reference for the Call
    3. 3. 1. Why is Web Entrepreneurship important - Creates jobs - Fuels innovation - Develops cutting-edge technologies - Generates growth - Creates strong entrepreneurial communities - Accelerates Europe towards the ICT future - Increases Europe's competitiveness 3
    4. 4. 2. StartupEurope.eu • An EU initiative to: - Raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges faced by web-entrepreneurs 1. - Network, Europe–wide, among the stakeholders and facilitate access to resources 2. - Develop web talent Final goal: • - To strengthen the environment for Web Entrepreneurs to start and stay in Europe. The focus is on starting up and scaling up. 4
    5. 5. Actions underway for Web •Startup Europe Leaders Club, see entrepreneurs startupmanifesto.eu •Competitions and awards (TechAllStars, Europioneers) •Startup Europe Accelerators Assembly •Startup Europe Web Investors Forum •Startup Europe support for crowdfunding •Future Internet – Public Private Partnership call 3 •Stimulating the emergence of Massive Online Open Courses focused on web skills (in preparation) •Dynamic visual mapping of the major tech hubs in Europe (in preparation) •For further information: StartupEurope.EU
    6. 6. 3. Work Programme 2014-15, call 1 Specific challenge ICT 13 The €10 million funding will be allocated to: - Projects to accelerate web entrepreneurship in Europe by using new cross-border services codeveloped by several local web entrepreneurship ecosystems and hubs working together. - Coordination activities to strengthen the environment for web entrepreneurship in Europe and that exploit synergies across stakeholder communities.
    7. 7. What are we looking for? a. Accelerate web entrepreneurship in Europe: Proposals to develop and provide new services for web entrepreneurs, building upon existing local ecosystems or hubs working together: -- to launch and scale up new ventures -- to link web entrepreneurs with mentors across Europe -- to create exposure to new financing opportunities -- to link acceleration programmes across Europe. •Budget: €6 Million
    8. 8. •Examples (non-comprehensive list) : • provide online tools (training, legal) that support web entrepreneurs to start a new venture and scale across borders • prizes for innovative web and mobile services and applications • putting geeks from one local ecosystem in residence within accelerators and startups of another local ecosystem • meet-ups of stakeholders of the local ecosystems, Internships across local ecosystems or travel grants • … • For other relevant activities (see the H2020 consultation report of March 2013 for a list of potential relevant activities available at startupeurope.eu ) 8
    9. 9. Part A – Accelerate Web Entrepreneurship in Europe €6 million budget 70% all costs eligible Participants from≥3 Member States
    10. 10. What are we looking for? b. Coordination activities in the area of web entrepreneurs Activities to strengthen the environment for web entrepreneurship in Europe and that exploit synergies across stakeholder communities. Includes support to European initiatives: impact on Startup Europe objectives, such as encouraging entrepreneurship, facilitating access to resources, increasing availability of web talent, thought leadership and the other areas listed in the startup manifesto. Budget: €4 Million
    11. 11. •Proposals may include features such as: • networking all relevant stakeholders groups; • supporting European initiatives on web entrepreneurship, in particular to support Startup Europe implementation (see startupeurope.eu) • encouraging people, notably young people and women, to become web entrepreneurs; • supporting awards to celebrate web entrepreneurship; • promoting the use of MOOCs for web entrepreneurship skills • 11
    12. 12. Part B – Coordination activities in the area of Web Entrepreneurs €4Million Budget 100% costs eligible At least 1 Member State involved for EU wide activities
    13. 13. 4. Expected overall impact Real expected impact on the web entrepreneurship ecosystem is of extraordinary importance for this objective, in concrete: •To provide new, innovative environments including services that will help web entrepreneurs in their process of starting up and scaling up their startups. •To support the emergence of dynamic European ecosystems for web entrepreneurs that also contribute to shaping future web entrepreneurship specific policies, in particular for the implementation of Startup Europe EU initiative. (see, for ex. the Startup Manifesto for a list of 22 concrete actions at www.startupmanifesto.eu) •To contribute, together with other relevant initiatives of the Commission, to a positive impact across the continuum of actors for entrepreneurship . 13
    14. 14. 5. How to make a strong proposal
    15. 15. • All information for proposers (conditions, templates, submission) at the EC participant portal: • http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desk
    16. 16. 6. Additional background documents •References •Web entrepreneurs Action Plan (within Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan) •Web Entrepreneurs Staff Working Document •Other Background documents •Startup Europe Manifesto startupmanifesto.eu •Report on how Horizon 2020 could be used to support web entrepreneurs •All documents available at startupeurope.eu See section on funding opportunities •Pre-proposal service check in startupeurope.eu under funding opportunities box •Follow us on Twitter @StartUpEU #StartUpEU
    17. 17. Startup Europe team: Isidro Laso Ballesteros Cristian Olimid Bogdan Ceobanu Head of Startup Europe Sector Specific challenge coordinator Startup Europe Sector Cristian.olimid@ec.europa.eu Bogdan.ceobanu@ec.europa.eu isidro.laso@ec.europa.eu Gaelle Lanckmans Jeoffrey Istasse Startup Europe Sector Startup Europe Sector Gaelle.lanckmans@ec.europa.eu Jeoffrey.istasse@ec.europa.eu Nathalie Danse Startup Europe Sector Nathalie.danse@ec.europa.eu 17
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