ELEVATE

Accelerator for tech startups with a mission

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Are you an enthusiastic tech entrepreneur? working on impactful AI solutions? an applied AI startup? ready to make your prototype into a product?

ELEVATE is a 4-month acceleration program to help startups find product-market-fit. We support founder teams with hands-on execution for validated traction. And, most importantly, we support teams by focusing on what is really important for progress:

solve a meaningful problem with the help of technology

identify and build your customer base

find product market fit for your product or service

validate that your idea is desirable, feasable and viable

manage a  team with a mindset to create real impact

the main benefits of our acceleration program

THE 3 PILLARS OF ELEVATE

impressions from a participant

We really profited from the hands-on, very product and customer-oriented approach that ELEVATE applies. TheVentury’s combination of content-input with direct support in implementing and translating theoretical methods to our individual business needs was - and still is - extremely helpful for the development of our start-up.
Lisa Holzgruber
Co-founder
rotable

impressions from a participant

From my own experience, ELEVATE is such an enriching and motivating program for you as a startup founder. You will find support in wherever needed, because they have an expert for anything. I am sure with ELEVATE you will be able to elevate your business to the next level.
Jamsin Huber
Founder
WeDress Collective

from beginning to end

The ELEVATE Process

BOOTCAMP 1

LEARNINGS

OUTCOME

RELEVANCE

Testing target groups & their most important problems will be crucial to build a product that a significant part of the market needs badly enough to buy it. It will help intrapreneurs understand their customers and validate the potential of an idea.

BOOTCAMP 2

LEARNINGS

OUTCOME

RELEVANCE

Creating paper prototypes and wireframes of first ideas doesn’t take long but will 1) help them align on their visions 2) allow them to get instant feedback on their solution and input on how to make it better before even building it. This will significantly reduce development costs in the long run, as well as time to market.

BOOTCAMP 3

LEARNINGS

OUTCOME

RELEVANCE

In this bootcamp, intrapreneurs will understand the importance of will give them an understanding of how much money they have to make and how to make it a viable business & help them track their progress to a product that creates value for the user & is financially viable for the compan. Will help them navigate the stakeholder management jungle.

BOOTCAMP 4

LEARNINGS

OUTCOME

RELEVANCE

Understanding product, marketing and lean methodology as an entity helps create viral loops in the product. At the same time, applying a data-driven testing mindset in marketing helps understand the customers, why some things work and some don’t and how to fix them quickly.

Value driven sales will give intrapreneurs a sales approach that builds long-lasting customer relationships built on trust and value-generating. This approach also provides a great follow-up to the customer development interviews done in month 1, helping convert interviewees into customers.

BOOTCAMP 5

LEARNINGS

OUTCOME

RELEVANCE

Learning to present their idea/product to different audiences with different goals as well as answering challenging questions will be crucial for the future success of the team.

The Demo Day is a perfect opportunity to attract potential partners or investors.

it’s all about who you know

NETWORK

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LIKE-MINDED ENTREPRENEURS

The best part of everything is always people. We pride ourselves on the amazing community of alumni we have gathered over the years and how they have supported and cheered each other on from the beginning.

⭐️ weDress Collective is changing the fashion industry with their inclusive, sustainable fashion renting platform

⭐️ Superheldin is making sure mothers are getting the opportunities they deserve by connecting them with family-friendly companies.

⭐️ rotable is easing the administrative workload of doctors, so they can focus on what’s really important – treating patients.

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EXPERTS

We work with selected experts in various fields. A few examples:

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EVENTS

Our flagship events are designed to bring people together, build their networks and collaborate. We start and end the program with our network of industry leaders, investors and entrepreneurs so our participants can leverage this network to the fullest.

support wherever you need it

EXECUTION FOCUS

Innovation Consulting
Data & Software Engineering
Growth Marketing
UI/UX
Design
Project Management

Our team of growth marketing, product development and startup experts is ready to support you hands-on. Depending on your needs, we create your own tag team which will be there every step of the way, supporting you throughout the program, focusing on whatever it is you need most.

If you want to know more about how we work and how our tag teams function, download our code of conduct here.

Focus on innovation mindset
Team building & regular checkins
Dedicated support team

don’t listen to us, check out what others say

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APPLICATION PROCESS

Application Form
Video Pitch
Q&A Session
Program Start

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OUR TEAMS

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