Raph Crouan
Raph Crouan
Managing Director and Founder at Startupbootcamp
London, United Kingdom
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Company Website: Startupbootcamp


Raphael is the Managing Director & Founder of the Startupbootcamp Internet of Things (IoT) Program in London.

He’s also a Founding Board Member & Chair for the SMEs in the AIOTI (Alliance for IoT Innovation) at the European Commission.

He also founded the French IoT Think Tank - alongside key actors of the industry - to advise the government & support the French ecosystem on IoT trends & key challenges.

After spending a few years in Telco & the last 14 at Apple (lately as Head for the Strategy & Business Development for iPhone & iPad in Business in EMEIA), he decided 2 years ago to turn a page on his Corporate life & come back to his love of entrepreneurship & innovation-driven companies.

He is now also actively engaged within the investment / VC community & an investor / advisor to various Startups.

You can reach him on twitter here: @raphntwit.


Investment, Equity, Growth Plans & Evangelism, Startup Investment, Company Biz Plan Review, Team structure & validation, Marketing Strategy, Business Development Processes & tactics, Complex Sales Negotiations, P&L, Multinational Team Management.

ABOUT Startupbootcamp:

Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry focused accelerators. We take startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors and mentors in their sector.

Startupbootcamp started in 2010 and now operates globally with 11 accelerator programs and 8 locations in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Istanbul, London, Barcelona, Miami, New York and Singapore.

10 teams are selected from hundreds of applicants to join a 3 month acceleration program.

Each team gets:
  • Extensive mentorship from +100 entrepreneurs, investors, and partners
  • 3+1 months free office space in the heart of the city
  • €15K in cash per team (pizza money)
  • €450K+ in partner services
  • Exposure to 200+ Angels & VCs
  • Opportunity to pitch to active business angels and venture capitalists at Investor Demo Day
  • Invitation to SBC global alumni network and growth program