Build your startup with :agile
We support early and mid-stage startups that develop smart solutions for the future of sustainability, cleantech and energy. Take your business to the next level with our 5-month accelerator program.
Got the answer to the world’s energy challenges?Apply now!
Entrepreneurs don’t often get the opportunity to have such an impact on the world. I’m excited!
Hampus Jakobsson, Venture Partner at BlueYard
What you get
We offer seed funding of €15,000 to cover your expenses. You´ll also receive a further €15,000 in funding against a share subscription right (Warrant) for E.ON.
Our network offers you a pathway to the market, with access to 35 million customers.
You’ll get support from energy experts, with valuable industry insights, to help you grow your business.
All :agile mentors have experience building successful startups and are there to guide you along the way.
These are the companies currently part of :agile
You can watch videos and learn more about our startups here.
Bylife has developed a unique smart living wall that will revolutionize how plants are used and consumed today.
EnyHow provides a power grid optimization service to the property market which guarantees an ongoing lowest possible grid cost while using the grid more efficiently.
Power2Go develops a solution that wants to make electricity more accessible in public spaces.
These are the startups that participated in our previous batches.
Here are our mentors and partners.
Hampus is Venture Partner at BlueYard and was chosen Investor of the Year at Nordic Startup Awards 2017.
Gulnaz is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of EasySize.
Nick is the founder of Radiate and a serial mentor.
Sofia is Business Unit Director at Contentor and a serial entrepreneur.
Your office space
You’ll be working at the creative hub Minc in Malmö, Sweden. Having access to this startup community and meeting other entrepreneurs will help you build your network and accelerate your business.
When to apply
The spring program will start in February 2019 and will run for five months. Applications will open in October,
but you can tell us about your startup idea before the applications are officially opened!
How it works
Hit the ‘Apply now’ button and fill out the form at Gust.com. Then we’ll invite a selected group of startups to present their business to E.ON executives, startup experts and VCs. Up to six teams will be accepted to the program.
If you’re accepted to the 5-month accelerator program you’ll receive seed funding of €15,000 to cover your expenses. You´ll also receive a further €15,000 in funding against a share subscription right (Warrant) for E.ON. The head coach, mentors and experts will support you and help refine your pitch to investors.
On Demo day, you’ll have five minutes to present your company to top executives at E.ON, who will then decide whether to fund your startup.
If your startup is chosen, you’re offered an office space in our incubator and continuous support for 12 months.
The :agile accelerator program is powered by E.ON and has, since its start in Germany 2013, accelerated over 145 startups, from IoT to smart boiler concepts. See all of the companies that have participated at :agile here.
:agile Nordic started in the beginning of 2016 and has accelerated 22 startups to date. In February 2019 up to six new startups will join the 6th batch of our accelerator program.
At :agile Nordic we are looking for early and mid- stage startups that want to foster innovation up north together with us. We invest in startups that develop smart products, services or business models, in order to solve the big and small environmental challenges of the world. By using our knowledge from the energy sector, we help bring new ideas to life.
We have also another startups accelerator in Denmark that takes late-stage startups. You can apply to the program here.
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Coach and mentor :agile NordicDJ, brain coach and business developer for customer focused and scalable sustainable innovation companies.
Coach and mentor :agile NordicDan is a concept designer who’s worked in innovation teams for more than 15 years. He’s an expert in design thinking and lean startup metods.