MobieTrain selected for leading commerce accelerator program in Amsterdam

MobieTrain Startupbootcamp team

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam selects MobieTrain to join its Commerce Accelerator Program

Antwerp, 18th January 2018 – MobieTrain, a mobile training app focused on boosting retail sales and engagement, joins leading global startup accelerator Startupbootcamp Commerce. Along with 9 other international startups, MobieTrain will take part in its 2018 program in Amsterdam.

We are thrilled to join the Startupbootcamp accelerator program. We believe that MobieTrain solves a real problem in the retail and wider L&D sectors, and this will give us the perfect opportunity to further validate our product and scale into new markets.

Guy Van Neck

Founder, MobieTrain

Best among 500

MobieTrain has taken part in Startupbootcamp’s Selection Days alongside 20 startups from all over the world (including UAE, Pakistan, UK and Germany). They went through a vigorous screening and evaluation process in front of over a hundred and fifty mentors and partners. The top 20 companies were chosen out of 500 international applications.

During a 4 month selection process they were thoroughly screened, which included pitching to program partners and mentor feedback sessions. It gave the startups the chance to showcase their products, services and solutions that will enhance commerce and retail innovation. MobieTrain was selected as one of the winners.

The retail sector represents one of the essential drivers for the Dutch and European economy. The selected teams are on the verge of some of the most exciting areas of commerce growth and innovation. They faced fierce competition given the high level of quality of the startups that we met during our Selection Days.

Ernst Hoestra

Managing Director , Startupbootcamp Commerce Program

MobieTrain will receive free office space, €15K seed money and support from Startupbootcamp partners, such as Amazon, Cisco, Ahold Delhaize, PwC, America Today and Rabobank, as well as over €500,000 in partners service and access to a network of Angels and VCs internationally for potential further investment opportunities.

Accelerator program

MobieTrain will now go through an intense 3-month acceleration program of workshops, one-to-one sessions and events in Amsterdam. They will be mentored by a network of entrepreneurs, top executives and investors and will have access to leading commerce companies in The Netherlands to validate and scale further.

Since the summer of 2017, MobieTrain has also been an associate member of the Gumption Group. As a board member, Gumption supports MobieTrain in areas such as business development and marketing.

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About MobieTrain

MobieTrain boosts sales and empowers engagement by making learning fun. The mobile training platform combines micro-learning techniques with gamification and predefined content packages to speed up onboarding and drive sales.

For more information, visit or follow MobieTrain on LinkedIn.

About Startupbootcamp Commerce

Launched in 2014 in Amsterdam, Startupbootcamp Commerce is a leading global accelerator focused on the innovation in the commerce and retail industry. Supported by a strong network of major corporates, as well as an extensive mentor, investor, and alumni group from all over the world, Startupbootcamp Commerce is a part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp, a network of industry-focused startup accelerators.

For more information visit the website, or follow Startupbootcamp on Facebook or Twitter.

About Gumption

As an xcelerator, Gumption supports driven entrepreneurs and starters who offer customers innovative solutions and services for digital transformation and process improvement. Gumption gives them space to focus on essential matters: people, customers, services and business development. Core members use a comprehensive shared service model with financial, strategic and operational support. Associate members opt for targeted, tailor-made support. As a business group with a 360° approach, Gumption wants to be the sparring partner and source of inspiration for business and IT executives. Gumption has +350 employees and has offices in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Startupbootcamp Commerce Class of 2018