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$75,000 investment for 7.5% equity
We provide a hands-on 4 month program focused on helping companies with sales and growth. The first 3 months will be based at Acceleprise in Melbourne with the last month in residence at Acceleprise in San Francisco joining the SF cohort.
4 month intensive program
We invest $75,000 into each company for 7.5% equity. For companies who have previously raised capital, we will generally match the valuation of the last round.
Access to networks & mentors
The program will provide weekly access to world-class mentors delivering insights and expertise to help grow your business. These mentors have built sucessful large scale SaaS businesses or are key decision makers within enterprises.
1 month US residency and demo day
The US is the world's biggest market and San Francisco is the centre of tech innovation. Therefore Acceleprise Australia includes a 1 month US residency in San Francisco working alongside the American cohort and pitching to US investors at demo day.
Focus on driving sales and growth
The core focus of the program is helping startups close sales, drive revenue and build a platform for scalability. This will be done via direct introductions to potential customers, and workshops to help you develop effective sales funnels and close deals.
Extra perks & benefits
Alongside our investment, we will also cover Melbourne office costs and flights to the USA. You will also receive significant software perks from our partners such as Microsoft, Hobspot, Intercom, and many more.
Our Australia team is made up of seasoned operators with decades of combined experience founding and scaling SaaS companies.
Program Manager - Australia
Rohit is the Founder and Director of Playbook Media and host of The Startup Playbook Podcast, which is ranked #3 on iTunes in Australia for Marketing & Management. Prior to Playbook Media, Rohit was the co-founder and CEO of StageLabel and Community Manager at Startup Victoria, where he helped develop the startup ecosystem in Victoria.
Advisor - Acceleprise
Adir is currently Executive Chairman of Catapult Sports (ASX: CAT), and Chairman/Director/Founder of a number of other technology businesses including Global Reviews and early-stage startups including Qualie.com. A regular speaker and guest at events around the world, Adir has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, This Week in Startups, Sports Illustrated, Smart Company, WSJ, ESPN, and the Australian Financial Review.
We have an amazing group of mentors: founders, executives and leaders of software companies large and small. They have been through it all - and still volunteer their time to work with our founders, helping to shape the next generation of SaaS companies.