Raph Crouan

CEO, Startupbootcamp IoT

Raph is the Founder & Managing Director of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program. After working in the Telecom industry and  Apple (Head of Strategy & BD), he decided to return to his love of entrepreneurship & innovation-driven companies.

Starting by mentoring (Seedcamp & many other European based programs) & learning what it was to be an entrepreneur these days, he also quickly became actively engaged within the investment / VC community & as an angel investor / advisor himself to various Startups.

IoT and Startups – a Dangerous Game?

Startupbootcamp IoT – an accelerator supporting IoT and hardware startups validate their business and scale – sees a huge range of startup IoT solutions. They all face several challenges. Having gone through an extensive selection period, receiving close to 500 applicants, and selecting 9 winning startups, Raph will outline some of the main challenges and consider how IoT startups can thrive in 2017 and beyond.