We believe that one of the best way to get startups funded consists in involving our investors partners in selection process.

Selection process is composed by four phases.

Phase 1: call for selection. When It’s open, startups that wants participate must complete an on line form.
Phase 2: first selection made by Democenter-Sipe's advisors.
Phase 3: due diligence. Selected startups follow a three months period of evaluation.
Phase 4: final selection. Pitch contest and one to one interview with scientific board members of Knowbel, composed by startup’s consultants, Venture Capital partners, Entrepreneurs and Business Angels.

Qualification Criteria

An innovative product or offering in the following high-growth sector: mechanics, robotics, electronics, ICT, agrofood.
A high-growth investment opportunity
An exceptional team, product, and business strategy
A defendable competitive advantage