emerging tech


emerging tech programs

The global technology industry as a whole is reaching maturity and is expected to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues. This means that we need new breakthrough tech more than ever — and Rockstart is there to support and empower the best teams working on the products, services, algorithms, and applications of tomorrow.

Rockstart Emerging Tech LatAm

Rockstart Emerging Tech LatAm is a 180-day program that helps early-stage startups grow their company and become investment ready. Together with mentors, industry-specific experts and fellow founders to build, startups will validate and scale their business.

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Rockstart Emerging Tech

Emerging Tech program at Rockstart, located in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, is a 180-day program aimed to help startups grow and get ready for global scaling. We provide startups the access to AI ecosystem, industry and corporate partners, talents, capital and mentorship.

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A one-month program for female tech founders to boost female entrepreneurship and diversity in the tech industry. The program is supported by INCO and JP Morgan.

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Renew the Book

The first and most intense booktech accelerator program in the world. Renew The Book supports 5 startups for one month to boost their business and innovate together with Dutch book publishers.

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3D Hubs

Graduated Rockstart Web & Mobile 2013


3D Hubs is world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services. With service providers connected in over 160 countries, 3D Hubs makes it easy for product designers and engineers to find the right 3D print solution for prototyping and small production runs. By providing local access to cutting-edge 3D printing technologies 3D Hubs is accelerating a future of distributed on-demand manufacturing.


Since 2014, 3D Hubs has raised $13M in funding.  Most recently, they announced $7M in Series B funding, led by EQT Ventures, with backing from previous investor Balderton Capital. They also recently acquired the Romanian startup Printivate, who specializes in optimizing and fixing 3D models.





Graduated Rockstart Web & Mobile 2012


Wercker is a continuous delivery platform that helps developers reduce risk and eliminate waste by testing and deploying their code often. It is hosted in the cloud, so there is no need to download any software or buy your own hardware in order to set up your continuous delivery pipeline. It takes under a minute to set up your project and use Wercker.


Wercker has received a total of $6M in investment including $4.5M in Series A funding, led by INKEF Capital with participation from existing investor Notion Capital. In 2017 Wercker was acquired by Oracle.




Graduated Rockstart Web & Mobile 2014


Wonderflow is an innovative startup that helps brands to get actionable insights from unstructured user-generated data. From consumer reviews to customer service records to social data, the Wonderboard can make sense of everything and identify the areas of improvement for the brand’s products and services.


Riccardo Osti founded Wonderflow in 2013 in Italy but moved to Amsterdam to participate in Rockstart’s Web & Mobile program. Since then, the startup has raised more than €2 million in funding and currently has more than 60 employees and contractors across 15 countries. In 2017, Wonderflow showed a 350 percent year-on-year revenue growth.



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