Our flagship 12-week program is an individually tailored journey for post-seed startups who wish to leap forward with their technology and product. The program is targeted towards a POC or beta-site process and builds a practical network of business ties with the help of businesses and executives of your target-markets. Participation is in exchange for a small equity stake in your company.
Cognitive Computing & AI
Cloud, Big-Data & Algorithms
OT Cyber Security
5G Control Systems
Smart Air Solutions
Factory AR & VR
Alternative & Renewable
Public & Commercial EV Charging Infrastructure
Micro and Smart Grids
Big Data Distribution
Smart City: Energy and Safety
Optimized, Big-Data Logistics
Optimized Routing & Trucking
Smart Fleet Management
Driver Centric Solutions
Smart Supply Chain
Point Travel Solutions
Smart Public Transportation
Micro Mobility & Drones
Vehicle Connections (V2X)
At Quantum SPARK, you will have significant exposure and hands-on experience with your target industry. Like other programs, SPARK also includes meetups, mentorship processes and workshops. But our unique value lies in our ability to connect you with your target industry - from a designated champion who holds a senior position in one of the corporate companies, to field tours and even a unique experience of working for 2 weeks with a hosting company - this program strives towards your product’s industry-fit and success.
Our Innovation Champions are a group of exceptional executives from various industries and companies. At the beginning of the program, you will be matched with a champion who will guide you through the introduction requirements and development of the POC process. Additional experts will join throughout the program to assist you with technology architecture, go-to-market strategy, product development, storytelling and more.
An innovation hub that brings together over 200 industry companies
A close interaction & exploration with a company from your target industry
POC Opportunity & Budget
$50K investment. Dedicated to your POC development
Individually Tailored Program
Each startup will have a unique roadmap tailored to fit your needs and situation
Your Designated Support Squad
A designated industry champion and a personal mentor from the industry will support your progress, backed by a team of senior domain experts
A mutual event of the industry and startups, showcasing needs and solutions
September 7 - December 1
August 1 - August 25
June 16 - July 15
Is the program for equity?
Yes. We ask for 3% equity for participation in the program.
How many startups are participating in the program?
5 startups will be chosen for the first batch of the SPARK program starting this September.
What is the difference between Champion, mentor and Expert?
Each startup will get a support squad to help them navigate the journey towards POC.
The champions are leading C level from the hosting companies that you would be the matched with, and accompany them throughout the program.
The Mentors are executives and entrepreneurs from the ecosystem that are experienced in the same industry as your startup.
The experts will assist you with hands-on workshops, technology architecture, go-to-market strategy, product development, storytelling and more.
What are the selection criterias?
We are looking for innovating and promising companies in our industries.
Early stage startups with a working product- at least in MVP or beta stage, dedicated team that is working full time in the company. Companies in different funding stages are welcome to apply, but the program aligns best with post-seed startups.
What is the commitment required from a startup?
In order to maximize the success of the program, accepted startups need to commit their best efforts to work with the program's team and partners and to participate in all relevant sessions as will be determined in the beginning of the program with each and every startup.