b-ventures is a startup acceleration program born in 2013, mainly addressed to early and seed stage startups operating in the mobile payment, mobile advertising and mobile content domains.
Thanks to the professional experience and the international network of Buongiorno and DOCOMO Digital, b-ventures offers to the startups the possibility to work with leading mentors and industry experts as well as a host of industry and institutional partners.
Tappx closes an investment round of 550.000 euro and enters the b-ventures acceleration program. Tappx offers developers a platform to cross promote apps and acquire new customers. In two years Tappx has signed up 10,000 app developers worldwide generating over 600 million monthly impressions.
Oval Money is the winner of the 25DX25K competition open to Fintech and mPayment startups, launched in March by b-ventures, the accelerator program backed by DOCOMO Digital (the operation unit for the global digital ecosystem platform business operations of NTT DOCOMO).
• Selected startups will receive up to €100,000 per project with no equity consideration, gaining access to the Premium Acceleration Service and a 6-months Training & Mentoring program. Furthermore, the European Consortium is offering up to €250,000 in additional funds to the most outstanding projects identified at completion of the acceleration process.