Leading Cities Accelerator- Applicant Overview

AcceliCity will/leverage/the/Leading/Cities/network/of/forward/thinkers/in/ the/public,/private,/academic,/and/[email protected]/sectors/to/connect/cities/.
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AcceliCity Overview

Leading Cities //"Boston"/ Barcelona"/ Dublin /"Hamburg /"Lisbon /"Lyon"/"Rio"de"Janeiro"/ Zapopan"

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LEADING CITIES MISSION

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ACCELICITY

Lowering)the)costs) of)innovation.) AcceliCity will/leverage/the/Leading/Cities/network/of/forward/thinkers/in/ the/public,/private,/academic,/and/[email protected]/sectors/to/connect/cities/ across/the/world/with/innovations(that(improve(quality(of(life.

ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGE OF 40CAPITALS

1. 2. 3. 4.

Human(Capital Venture(Capital Political(Capital Project(Capital

BOOSTING SMART CITY STARTUPS Identify)pre,seed)Smart)City)startups Access)to)experts)and)city)leaders Access)to)investment)funding Access)to)new)customers International)growth Global)benefits

THE ACCELICITY DIFFERENCE Accelerating(the(rate(of(adoption(of(Smart(City( solutions(in(cities(around(the(world.

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Traditional5Accelerator

Leading(Cities(Advantage

CITIES ARE CHANGING “Managing'urban'areas'has'become'one'of'the'most'important' development'challenges'of'the'21st century.” !UN$Department$of$Economic$and$Social$Affairs

Cities-consume-80%(of(the( world’s(resources(but-only2%-of-its-land

People-are-moving-to-urban-areas-ata-rate-of-1.3M(per(week,-resulting-ina-global-population-that-is-70%-urbanin-2050

Increasing-pressure-on-cityresources-and-infrastructurealready challenged-by-capitalneeds-

Leading(Cities(//-Boston-/ Barcelona-/ Dublin /-Hamburg /-Lisbon-/-Lyon-/-Rio-de-Janeiro-/ Zapopan-

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INNOVATION IS THE ANSWER Smart0City0Solutions0will0be0built0on0the0foundation0of0 telecommunications0and0wireless0connectivity.0

“Accelerating(society(at(the(rate(of(innovation”

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MARKET LANDSCAPE

$622B

Size/of/global/smart/city/market/2017

$500B



18.8%/CAGR/predicted/for/next/10/years



Predicted/to/reach/$3.4T(by/2026



Fueled/by/global/urbanization/trend



Top/5/Issues:/Economic/Development,/Education,/Environment,/ Health/&/Healthcare,/Food/&/Agriculture



Revenue/generated/by/social/enterprises/in/ • the/US/in/2016

1/in/4/new/enterprises/set/up/in/the/EU/are/social/enterprises 17%/expected/growth/in/impact/investing/in/2017

Leading(Cities(///Boston// Barcelona// Dublin //Hamburg //Lisbon///Lyon///Rio/de/Janeiro// Zapopan/

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THE ACCELICITY PROGRAM

Participants •

Prototype1ready1startGups1with1 smart1city1applications



Not1just1techGspecific,1social1 entrepreneurs1are1encouraged1



Perks

Programming •

WebGbased1curriculum1with1support1from1local1 mentors1and1globally1recognized1smart1city1 experts



BootGcamp1for1all1participants1in1Boston1with1 pitch1day1for1feedback1and1exposure1to1 investors

First1cohort1of14G61per1city,1grow1 to110G151per1city1after1year12 •

Demo1Day1for1pilot1projects1with1local1 municipalities



Showcase1at1the1world’s1largest1smart1city1event1 in1Barcelona



Share1common1challenges1among1 startups1and1cities