Join the Ecosystem
All online | Join us from 9th June 2020
We KEEP BUILDING INTERNATIONAL TIES AMONG ECOSYSTEMS
DEEPSEA is a unique laboratory for startup ecosystem builders. As a community we share experiences and work together on joint projects for transnational ecosystems!
DEEPSEA continues the success story of the first global startup ecosystem accelerator program we launched in 2018. Now, we do it all online.
Who should participate?
Managers of startup programs, accelerators or incubators. Economic Development agencies, investors, innovation scouts and startup relations managers. Non-profits and community builders as well as entrepreneurs who are eager to give back.
Learn How To
Grow an Ecosystem
Connect to Peers with Similar Challenges
Turn Your Ideas into New Projects
6 WEEKS TO BUILD TRANSNATIONAL ECOSYSTEMS TOGETHER
Join a passionate community of international ecosystem builders
Connect with ecosystem builders across Europe.
Become a Master Ecosystem Builder
Get access to knowledge, data as well as mentoring and peer advice on your own projects
Get inspired by leading experts
Join weekly sessions with renowned experts.
Turn Ideas into Impact
Be part of a group working on a global challenge for the tech ecosystem
Knowledge Hub, Data Tools & Live Expert Sessions
Live Expert Sessions
Meet leading ecosystem experts like the partners of a global venture firm or the head of a successful international accelerator and pick their brain on the latest global dynamics
Our knowledge hub provides online courses on ecosystem thinking, data analysis, attracting tech talent and many more skills relevant for ecosystem builders.
Ecosystem Data Tools
Participants receive free access to and training on the Startup Heatmap Europe data tools with >100 metrics on ecosystem development like investments, meetup growth, brand visibility, and of course founder connectivity.
Develop transnational ecosystem projects with international peers
In a 2-day online sprint, participants work in groups on challenges for their ecosystems. The format has been completely re-designed to function online and provide participants with small tasks to collaboratively solve and jointly develop project ideas to work on.
Participants can choose from up to 3 live workshops with expert trainers, covering skills needed to advance your ecosystems:
- Building ecosystems with purpose
- Internationalization in times
- Activating alternative ways of funding for startups
- Organizing communities online
Turn Projects Into Reality
Follow on the ideas from the workshop and present them in a video pitch on our website to attract partners and sponsors. We will be making sure to promote it in our network of international investors, ecosystem builders and innovator for maximum exposure.
Build deep connections by learning from each other
Meet your peers
We are making sure, everyone will meet everyone during the course. We organize weekly speeddating sessions, where all participants will have 1:1 interactions with each other.
Throughout the program you will have scheduled interactions with mentors to discuss the progress of your project, get feedback and develop new insights.
Meet in real life
We can work together online—no problem at all. But one day all of us want to shake hands and hug our new friends. So when travel restrictions are lifted, we will invite you to a full-day community event in Lisbon full of networking and fun activities and it will be a blast!
Week 1 (May 18th–22nd)
Collaborative 2-day DEEPSEA Bootcamp
19th & 20th May 2020, 9:00-12:00 CEST
Week 2 (May 25th–29th)
Introduction to Data-Driven Ecosystem Building
26th May 2020, 2:00-3:00 CEST
Week 3 (May 1st–5th)
Project Development with 1:1 Mentoring
You Still can join
Week 4–5 (June 8th–19th)
9th June 2020, 9:00-12:00 CEST
“Building Purpose-Driven Ecosystems: From Climate Change Mitigation
to COVID-19 responses”
Managing Partner at Mandalah
Anna is a trained systemic consultant and heads the Berlin team of the Conscious Innovation consultancy Mandalah. She has led various national and international projects with corporations, public institutions and NGOs alike. She also is the co-founder of Welana, a social business importing fabrics from Ethiopia.
11th June, 9–12:00 am CEST
“Internationalization Despite Travel Bans:
How Ecosystem Builders can support startups succeed”
Dominik is Innovation Consultant, Design Thinking Coach and Workshop Facilitator with 8+ years of international experience. Previously, Dominik worked as Innovation Manager for the European Institute of Innovation and Technology‘s digital technology branch (EIT Digital). Additionally, he ran intrapreneurship and innovation programs at large international corporations and organisations such as Airbus, Celfocus, Deutsche Telekom, SAP and others. He is a certified design thinker, scrum master and product owner.
16th June, 9–12:00 am CEST
“Alternative Ways of Funding for Resilient Ecosystems”
Founder & CEO of darwinLabs, co-founder of Capiform, co-founder of All-desk, and co-founder of Beta-i
Pedro is a founder, CEO and jack of all trades at darwinLabs, a specialized IT consulting company focused on #lowcode and out systems. He is also a co-founder at Beta-i, a non-profit organization for the promotion of entrepreneurship. Pedro has extensive experience in the consulting, financial services, telecom, internet and mobile marketing industries. He is also the author of “European Founders at Work” book.
Week 6 (June 22th–26th)
23rd June 2020, 14:00-16:00 CEST
Final Presentation of Transnational Team Projects
DEEPSEA Skill Building 1.0
Access to Knowledge Hub
Access to Data Tools
1 advanced expert workshop
excl. 22% VAT
DEEPSEA Skill Building Full
Access to Knowledge Hub
Access to Data Tools
up to 3 advanced expert workshop
excl. 22% VAT