Connect is a non-profit organization that matches entrepreneurs with skills and capital from the business community, and Connect has selected I-CONIC for its “Språngbrädan” (Springboard) program.

Språngbrädan is aimed at those who run growth companies at an early stage. With the help of a mentor and a dedicated expertise panel, the company’s business strategy and business plan are fine-tuned for contacts with investors, partners and customers.

Out of 25 applicants, five start-ups where selected based on the following criteria:

• High growth potential
• Driven entrepreneur
• Elaborated business plan
• High willingness to grow
• High uniqueness