By David Murphy
William Hill is in the final stages of recruiting startups for the gambling industry’s first ever accelerator programme, with the competition closing for entries this Sunday, 26 July.
The company is offering £25,000 up front and 12 weeks of office space and mentoring support in the London or Tel Aviv WHLabs. At the end of the programme, William Hill will offer up to £150,000 investment for the winning business that develops the most innovative product in any of six entry categories.
The accelerator is a partnership between William Hill and technology entrepreneur Stuart Marks’ investment fund L Marks. The aim of WHLabs is to identify and develop technology innovations for the gambling industry, with customers’ needs at the core of each idea. The accelerator is open to startups at any stage of development and has so far attracted more than 200 entries.
“The response so far has been excellent,” said Crispin Nieboer, director of corporate development and innovation in William Hill’s Shoreditch office, and executive sponsor for the initiative. “It’s great to hear from so many startups with ideas on how we can deliver a better gambling experience for customers…With one week to go I would really encourage any …read more
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