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PhotonHub Europe Launches 4th cut-off date for Investment Readiness Coaching and Investor Matchmaking Programme for Deeptech Start-ups


PhotonHub Europe, a European platform for supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in photonics and deeptech, is pleased to announce the launch of its second Investment Readiness Coaching and Investor Matchmaking Programme of the year. The programme is designed to help early growth stage deep tech start-ups dealing with innovative technologies and/or photonics to improve their pitch, present their financials, understand the due diligence process, demonstrate their success, practice pitching, and close deals with investors.

"Raising capital for deep tech companies can be a challenging and time-consuming task," said Tomasz Mazuryk, co-founder and seed investor at and FundingBox, who will be one of the mentors for the programme. 

Iwona Cymerman, mentor, and advisor at PhotonHub, added: "Our programme is designed to demystify the funding journey and provide the skills and knowledge to fund business growth. We have experienced mentors who can help start-ups navigate the process of seeking investment and increase their chances of success. We also have seamless links to value-adding opportunities in the wider innovation ecosystem that can provide valuable connections and resources for start-ups as they look to expand their digitization efforts."

The submission is open for applications until Apr 12, 2023 at 17:00 CEST.





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About PhotonHub Europe

PhotonHub Europe is a new pan-European photonics digital innovation hub and has been awarded a €19 million investment from the EU's Horizon 2020 program. The initiative will help European SMEs and mid-caps become highly competitive digital businesses through faster & smarter deployment of photonics-based technologies, directly creating over 1.000 new high-tech EU jobs and nearly €1 billion in new revenues and venture capital by 2025.


PhotonHub Europe’s investment readiness program aims to support European deep tech start-ups and scale-ups, where photonics is either their core competence or, is a key enabling technology within their product online, offering:


  • Group webinars for tips and best practices to optimize investment readiness.

  • Personalised coaching with industry experts and investors.

  • Exposure at funding events.

  • Access to investors.


Join the PhotonHub Europe community and access the investment readiness programme.