An intensive residential business bootcamp
The Acceleration programme is open to start-ups who are ready to scale and need investment to grow their team, increase their tractions and revenues. The Acceleration programme is generally organised with a cohort of 8 start-ups so you can get inspiration and motivation from your peers.
You have validated your product market fit.
You have tractions and you are generating sales.
You need to consolidate your operations and develop a long term strategy.
You need to recruit talented people and learn how to lead with impact.
You need to raise investment and get support to prepare your Pitch deck.
Who Can Apply?
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
You are working fulltime on your start-up.
You have a complimentary team committed to your start-up.
Your admin and account are in good order and you comply with the legal authorities.
You are generating sales and you have growth and scaling capacities.
You are ambitious and want to conquer the world.
You need to raise money and open to get investment from 3rd parties.
2 days residential bootcamp
6 months programme
Workshops with top speakers and experts
Fortnightly business coaching
Free working space for 2 at Oficea co-working
Monthly reporting with a bench of mentors and coaches
Funding of Rs 1Million from Compass Venture Capital and Rs150,000 budget for experts’ services on Marketing, communication and lead conversion strategies.
A substantial seed capital fund and assistance with sourcing venture capital financing: capital needs, possible sources of capital and deal structuration.
Access to advice and expertise, including on HR, legal, marketing and PR. Accelerate entrepreneurs also have access to support on budgeting, taxes, and reporting.
Entrepreneurs are paired with a business coach with whom they establish a project plan and growth targets over the course of weekly one-on-one meetings.
Networking opportunities, with Turbine staff, Accelerate programme peers, ENL staff, event and workshop attendees.
What a fantastic journey it was! A roller coaster exercise that takes you out of your comfort zone with an emotional climax on the Pitch Night. Thank you to Diane and the coaches.