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Prepare Your Startup
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Accelerators. Investment. Revenue.

About

Our Ethos: To lead pre-seed stage startups towards Accelerators, Investment, and/or Revenue (AIR)

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Accelerators

We partner with accelerator programs to screen & prepare startups for their programs
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Investment

We prepare our teams for investment through business model refinement & connections
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Revenue

We help put our startups on a scalable revenue trajectory

Boosting startup success with no fee charged and no equity taken!

We are a global tech startup pre accelerator aimed at working with great early stage entrepreneurs to prepare them for accelerator programs, seed investment and revenue through a six week part time program.

Growing Globally 2017 & 2018

Each program is volunteer lead by chapter directors with Startup Boost cities including Austin, Detroit, Dublin, Los Angeles, London and Toronto launching October 2017. Further chapters in Amsterdam, New York, San Francisco and Seattle will be launching in 2018 with interest now being registered for early stage startups in these cities at startupboost.org

Global Programs

Program Overview

Over the space of six weeks Startup Boost works with early stage startups in the following key areas to help ensure your company is prepared for next steps into either Accelerators or seed investment. Thanks to a pool of local mentors you will get one on one time each week to work through your business model hand in hand with expert speakers rounded out with weekly pitch and presentation training to improve your communication and value proposition.

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Mentorship

1-on-1 Mentorship – Serial entrepreneurs & investors provide experience & expertise
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Focus

Help them focus on specific priorities to advance the business
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Connections

We connect startups with the top accelerators, seed investors, and industry partners

During Program

EXPERT SPEAKERS

from recognized experts

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PITCH COACHING

to identify holes in the business and
hone the startup’s story.

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HANDS-ON MENTORSHIP

to fix holes in the business.

Week 1: Induction

Meet your cohort, speakers, mentors and get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.

Week 2: Customer Development

Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and getting to the bottom of what they need from your startup and turn these lessons.

Week 3: Pitch And Presentation Skills

Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively, clearly and connect with your customers.

Week 4: Market Sizing

Understand how to breakdown markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.

Week 5: Building Product that Matter

Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators

Get insights into what role accelerators, seed and venture funding may play a role in the future of your startup and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

Post Program

After the program, Startup Boost HQ team provides post-program opportunities, that include investor introductions and events to help alumni succeed

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Community

Access to a global alumni as well as local chapter directors ongoing support, contacts and mentorship
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Visibility

Showcase day to accelerators, potential customers, angel investors and VC’s
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Connections

To local and global accelerators programs best suited to the team and their level of experience. Top teams will get automatic interviews

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"There is a massive opportunity to help startups that might not be ready or the right fit for accelerators, and I'm excited to see Startup Boost and it's network of leaders filling that void at scale."

Marc Nager - Advisor, Global