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FROM STARTUP TO SCALEUP

#11 and #12 Batch

The season is open from February until June and from September until November.

Join us any time

 

We are looking for Startups and Scaleups with finished products, ready for business scaling and full time dedicated team. We want to increase your evaluation to the 2-5+M€ mark by boosting sales, building strategic connections, raising investments and establishing new business models.

We give an award-winning 11 weeks acceleration program, tailored to your needs and a long term partnership on your path to success. Entrepreneurs in Residence, industry experts and networks of mentors and business connections are leveraged to achieve the result.

If you are an ambitious founder looking for a way to success, this is where you want to be.

Quick Facts about ABC Accelerator:

200+

STARTUPS ACCELERATED FROM 30 COUNTRIES

30M €

RAISED SINCE 2015

500+

PARTNERS AND MENTORS IN NETWORK

2017 & 2018

BEST REGIONAL ACCELERATOR BY CESA

THE DEAL:

As a participant you will get invaluable practical experience, Tailor-made program, real-life testing of your solution in the biggest retail and logistic center – BTC city, comfortable offices, access to renowned mentors, weekly meetings with Entrepreneurs in Residence, cooperation with our strategic partners, 25.000 € of convertible loan and a chance to secure up to 250k of investment from our in-house VC fund ABC First Growth .
We take 6-8% of your company.

If you are an ambitious startup looking for the way to scaleup, this is where you want to be.

Start:

2nd of March 2020 with an official Kick-off in Ljubljana

Duration:

Until you succeed 2,5 days per week engagement

Batch size:

Only 10 spots at a time to ensure quality

Selection system:

First applied, first processed

Our main area of expertise

SALES BOOST

ENERGY SECTOR

TOURISM SECTOR

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES

INVENTIONS
AND INNOVATIONS

E-COMMERCE

Telecommunication

Insurance

Banking

Web Apps, platforms, World solutions

Our industry expertise

Logistics And Trade Center

Insurance
& Financial Group

Communication Service Provider

Energy Company

Leading Slovenian
E-commerce Platform

Industry challenges:

BTC City is looking for startups that will help shoppers
1. Taste new gastronomy,
2. Explore new stores in the area and
3. Shop with ease
(smart parking, indor mapping and shopper UX solutions are also welcome)

BTC Logistic is looking for startups dealing with
1. HR,
2. Robots,
3. Sensors and other advanced solutions.

How does it work:

Ten of the most promising startups will join us in Ljubljana for in total of
100 days that can be split into two segments.
First one to get guidance and connections from experts and
after the time-out for coding and execution the
second segment for securing business partners, connections and investors.

Participants will put their startup through an intensive Tailor-made program with custom support through one-on-one venture development, combined with specific group workshops.
During 100 days, we leverage our Entrepreneurs in Residence team’s years of experience in founding, investing, and scaling up startups.
Our venture/business developers challenge you to gain traction to make you ready to secure follow-on financing.
Furthermore, we match founders individually to experts, mentors, investors, and corporate clients from our extensive international network.

Eventually, our success is measured in your success in raising the next round of investment, allowing you to build your dream.

We are looking for:

Startups with finished products, ready for business scailing. We want to increase your evaluation to the 2-5M€ mark by boosting sales, strategic connections and establishing new business models.

You have ambitious goals – we know how to help you reach them.
Take the first step, APPLY.

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