Shellock placed first in the Explorer by Banco Santander Pre-Incubation Program
More than 120 Startups from Portugal, Spain, Mexico and Argentina were chosen to participate in this program, among 500 other applicants.
For 12 weeks the Shellock team was receiving mentoring and support from experienced mentors. They were granted the access to a wide network with contacts, experts and a digital interactive platform, with the necessary tools to develop a solid, viable and sustainable business plan aligned with the sustainable development goals of the United Nations.
Circular economy, social impact, business model validation, competitor analysis and financial projection, were among the topics covered in the program. Another important part of it, was that the interaction between startups and its founders, where they were able to share thoughts, feedback and ideas, in order to help each other growing their products and ventures.
A jury integrated by Banco Santander directors and experts of different fields, have granted Shellock the first place of this edition of the program with the “Santander in Residence” price. This price offers to Shellock a 12-week itinerary with a taylor made agenda which is specific for the Startup and its needs. It will provide them advice and consultancy from different areas of this well recognized bank.
Shellock expects to finish this itinerary before leaving to Norway in October, to participate in the acceleration program they were also chosen by the Norwegian Maritime Accelerator FLOW, which is going to take place in Haugesund, Norway. Shellock launched a crowdfunding campaign to cover some of the expenses to move for a month to Norway, you can help them fulfil their dream cooperating with the campaign, here is the link: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/shellock–2