The Goal

The Goal

Bizkaia International Startup Connection (BISC) is an agreement between MassGlobal Partners and the Provincial Councils of Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa in order to support and promote the international expansion of the startups of the territory of Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa.

BISC is a unique opportunity for startups that will benefit from a period of stay of 6 months in the facilities of CIC Cambridge, to develop and accelerate their business project.

CIC Cambridge is located in Massachusetts and it is considered one of the most important innovation hubs in the world.

  • It is the space where most startups are located in the world, more than 1,100.
  • It is located in an exceptional business environment, next to the MIT campus and some of the most important research centres in the world.
  • The companies incubated in CIC have so far obtained more than 2,000 million dollars of venture capital investment.
  • Companies like Apple, Amazon and Facebook have offices in CIC, were initiatives like Android have started.

Bizkaia International Startup Connection will enable the selected entrepreneurs to share space and knowledge with world-renowned companies; to get personalized advising and access to international investors, and in short, to obtain a period of 6 months of international development for their business project.

A financial aid package of 13,500 euro will be made available to the selected ones, to cover accommodation, travel and medical expenses.