Early-stage startups with innovative travel solutions can now apply for support in the 7th Cycle of CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator, announced the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) this week.

CapsuleT supports travel tech startups in Greece. The application deadline is June 27, 2024. Successful applicants will compete for some 40,000 euros in support and additional guidance from CapsuleT’s strategic partners.

Startups active in hotel and F&B sector; distribution / transfers / mobility; booking engines and ΟΤΑs; activity providers; sustainability solutions, such as food waste, energy and natural resources saving solutions; accessibility solutions; specialized communication and promotional solutions regarding the tourism sector; fintech solutions for travel are encouraged to apply.

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The program, which will kick off in September and run through to February 2025, aims to enhance startup business capabilities, provide mentoring, practical training, and direct industry interaction.

CapsuleT resources are free of charge and include equity-free support.

Eligible parties participating in the five-month program will have access to free office space, workshops, mentoring, meetups, on-site visits, and extensive networking opportunities.

Additionally, startups will gain exposure at conferences and exhibitions both in Greece and internationally.

Application assessment is based on innovation, team composition, and market potential of submitted solution.

To apply, submit your application online here by June 27. The program has so far backed 52 startups over six cycles.

Read more about Greece’s startup scene here.