FROM STARTUP TO SCALEUP
Season is opened from 7.10.2019 untill 15.6.2020
We believe that the real value lies in dealing with the right people.
ABC is a business accelerator focused on traction and revenues.
Our purpose is being a bridge between innovation, business and investments for the whole region. This results in innovative startups being sold to international companies, corporates and investors.
We are a Venture Capitalist and our business model is to sell our shares of your company at a later point in time.
Quick Facts about ABC Accelerator:
STARTUPS ACCELERATED FROM 30 COUNTRIES
RAISED SINCE 2015
PARTNERS AND MENTORS IN NETWORK
2017 & 2018
BEST REGIONAL ACCELERATOR BY CESA
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.
OUR KEY FOCUS AREAS:
We are looking for a strategic fit with one of our 5 main partners:
LOGISTICS AND TRADE CENTER
& FINANCIAL GROUP
COMMUNICATION SERVICE PROVIDER
If your startup is not compliant with our strategic partners, check if you fall under these categories:
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.
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
3. Sensors and other advanced solutions.
You have ambitious goals – we know how to help you reach them.
Take the first step, APPLY.