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ABC Accelerator, helping today’s startups become tomorrow’s enterprises.
Through pitching, management trainings, lectures and workshops, and 1-on-1 sessions with mentors, we will prepare you to receive investment. You will be ready for investment in your startup, but more importantly, you will invest in yourself and that will last a lifetime: the mindset.
ABC Accelerator focuses on early growth stage startups with a product and traction, raising funding rounds up to 1M €. Positioned in the heart of an ideal testing market, it’s the perfect launch site for global growth with our international partner and investor network.
Is your startup a bit lost in the woods of technology? You don't know the experts in your field? Are you having problems presenting your idea in a way that the right people will understand? Supercharge your startup and join ABC's intense 3-month acceleration program! In this short time, we'll teach you the ABC's of a startup business, how to turn the data, when to pivot, and how to pitch. We'll introduce you to the right people and take you to Silicon Valley for the final month of extreme business development and networking! But most importantly, it will be completely customized and tailored to your needs. Our committee will select 8 startups that will be accelerated in the lucky 7th program Deep Tech! Apply till 4 March 2018.
23rd of July was just another Thursday for most people around the globe. But not for ABC's nine chosen startups. For them, it was a day which could easily mean a turning point in their careers.
Innovations, progress, entrepreneurship - three elements inherently connected. Sinergy connecting two totally different organizations - the doyen of the area with over 20 years of experience, Technology park Ljubljana and a young, not even one year old ABC Accelerator.
Demo Day, the act of Smart Living & Health program, took place on 21st of January in the heart of BTC City. Ten startups from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Austria and Hungary were ready to impress the crowd present and secure its seed capital.
The entrepreneurship spirit can be felt at in Silicon Luxembourg, where they strive to profile and promote startups and entrepreneurial activity in Luxembourg.
100 international venture investors, 100 startups, 500 entrepreneurs, managers and supporters of entrepreneurship, 30 countries. The winner of Coinvest Top50 pitching competition is OOSM d.o.o.
Eight international teams, who were being forged in ABC Accelerator in Ljubljana for the last three months, and many other Slovenian startups and young companies, have presented themselves on the external stage of the Slovenian pavilion at the EXPO in Milan.
How does it work
Business scale up
Spread on more than 22.000 ft2 – Office space and community for idea developers or companies in search of a perfect place to kick-off their business.
Spread on more than 12.000 ft2 – Acceleration program, for early stage startups with a finished product, searching for rounds up to 1 million eur, who will test & scale their business in ideal testing environment.
Spread on 10.000 ft2 – Entrepreneurial Hub, for growth stage startups searching for A round investments up to 5 million eur, and B round up to 10 million eur, cooperation with German corporations, focused on the European market.
Spread on more than 13.000 ft2 – Ecosystem hub for later stage startups, focused on entering the US market and search for larger investments and partners. Also a hub for corporations who wish to experience the unique traits of Silicon Valley
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ABC is the acceleration engine that pushes new businesses and startups to greater heights. It is positioned at the center of the rapidly developing Slovenian start-up ecosystem and thus represents an important hub in the start-up ecosystem of South-East Europe, of which Slovenia is the most developed part.