In the selection of start-ups, we are guided primarily by whether it is an excellent team consisting of strongentrepreneurial personalities who submit an outstanding and relevant business idea. Thematic proximity tothe web, digital media and telecommunication services, as well as a suitable investment phase are primaryconditions in order to have a chance to be selected as a participant.
Applicants for Telekom Incubator are chosen via a qualitative selection process.
During the first competitive phase (application) applicants submit ideas in the formof an expressive concept / business model / business case via our contact form.
Employees of DTAG as well as external experts will assess the application.
The following criteria guide the assessment and selection process of applicants:
• design and quality of visualisation• creativity of the idea and the concept• form and quality of presentation• overall impression and impact• practicality of the idea
Creativity will be assessed by means of the following indicators:
• problem sensitivity (identify areas where need for innovative solutions exists)• originality in terms of innovativeness• flexibility (development of new solutions to problems)• elaboration (how the adaptation of the idea can become reality)• conceptual level
Further assessment criteria:
• technical realisation• technical solutions• usability (i.e. simplicity of service)• customer use (i.e. specific features of the concept)
If DTAG believes the application is promising, we will contact theapplicant and agree possible support.
Through submitting his concept, the applicant agrees that the ideas and resultsthat are part of the application are transmitted to employees of the DTAG and linkedenterprises as well as external advisers in accordance with §§15 AktG.
The applicants’ data is stored for the period of processing the application. All participantsagree to the use of their data for application purposes in accordance with the relevant dataprotection regulations.
All press and media releases, public announcements and advertising measures or public relationsactivity on behalf of the applicant with reference to Telekom Incubator hub:raum need prior approvalfrom DTAG before publication.
Should one or several terms and conditions of the above against all expectations not be legal, orshould part not be practicable or at a later date lose its effectiveness or feasibility, this does nottouch the validity of the remaining application terms. In this case, it is taken as agreed that theineffective or impracticable clause is substituted with the one that is closest – as far as juridicallypossibly – to the original and replaces it.
Exclusively German law is applicable to the terms and conditions of this application.Legal venue is Bonn.