STARTUP ACCELERATOR

APPLY FOR #8 BATCH 2019
in Ljubljana

Applications close: 17. 12. 2018

Program starts: 07. 01. 2019

With us, it is not just business, it is also very individual

Twice a year we run an award-winning 3 month acceleration program and help 8-12 selected startups or scaleups achieve their big business goals.

You will get tailor-made approach, industry specific mentors and plenty of business connections all aimed to grow your business and make you investment ready.

Our goal is to boost your sales and increase evaluation of your company in order to successfully negotiate with big clients and investors that will be introduced to you.

Best companies will have the opportunity to work with our cross-border acceleration team capable of establishing business connections in CEE region or sending you to our Silicon Valley office to meet investors, mentors and local stars.

120+

startups accelerated from 30 countries

30M €

raised since 2015

500+

PARTNERS AND MENTORS
IN NETWORK

2017 & 2018

BEST REGIONAL ACCELERATOR
BY CESA

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME OUR NEXT SUCCESS STORY?

In order to elevate your startup to the next level, you need to have a winning business case, strong traction or revenue and a dedicated team of people willing to go the extra mile. Accelerators give startups the know-how to survive, introductions to mentors and connections to investors.

We also optimize your business and prepare your company for a fast sales growth with our five main partners and in-house VC.

In order to join the acceleration program we expect startups to be willing to scale their business and make an exit with us!

OUR KEY FOCUS AREAS:

We are looking for a strategic fit with one of our 5 main partners:

LOGISTICS AND TRADE CENTER

INSURANCE
& FINANCIAL GROUP

COMMUNICATION SERVICE PROVIDER

ENERGY COMPANY

LEADING SLOVENIAN
E-COMMERCE PLATFORM

If your startup is not compliant with our strategic partners, check if you fall under these categories:

SALES BOOST

ENERGY SECTOR

TOURISM SECTOR

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES

INVENTIONS
AND INNOVATIONS

E-COMMERCE

The Deal

You will receive a free office space with all the infrastructure, an acceleration program with personalised 1 on 1 session, lectures focused on sales, marketing, business and team development, data-driven decisions and preparations to be investment ready.

We will teach you how to build your business, attract investors, close sales, lead your team and accelerate your growth.

You will also get access to our extended network of partners, investors, mentors and  25.000 € of convertible loan for food and accommodation in Ljubljana which is more than enough to survive the program.

After the program we will convert the loan into 
8% of your company equity and introduce you to our in house VCABC First Growth which cooperates with our partners and invests from 100k€ to 250k€ in startups with traction.

ABC was the first to believe in us and our project by investing real capital, and we now also have a growing network of international investors and companies, which is a great competitive advantage.


Mauro Germani, Soplaya

ABC was the first to believe in us and our project by investing real capital, and we now also have a growing network of international investors and companies, which is a great competitive advantage.


Mauro Germani, Soplaya

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