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Acceleration Programs

Startup

Most common reasons for startup failures

Huge disruptions made by corporations are a thing of the past. Today the most innovative and fastest growing ideas are developed by a common effort of small organisation, startups. as a common effort of just a few people who form small organisations - Startups. Nintey percent of the startups fail within 5 years but if they can survive they can raise capital and grow fast.

Why startups fail

New companies are the future of innovative products.

No Market Need
42 %
42 Complete
Ran Out of Cash
29 %
29 Complete
Not the Right Team
23 %
23 Complete
Get Outcompeted
19 %
19 Complete
Pricing/Cost Issues
18 %
18 Complete
Need/Lack Business Model
18 %
18 Complete
Poor Product
17 %
17 Complete
Poor Marketing
14 %
14 Complete
Ignore Customers
14 %
14 Complete
Lose Focus
13 %
13 Complete
Disharmony on Team/Investors
13 %
13 Complete
Pivot gone bad
10 %
10 Complete
No Financing/Investor Interest
8 %
8 Complete
Legal Challenges
8 %
8 Complete
Don't Use Network/Advisors
8 %
8 Complete

Dedicated services for

Corporations and VCs

Scouting

We help Corporates and VCs in the scouting and implementation processes.

Incubation

We organize incubation programs for early stage projects.

Acceleration

We prepare programs aimed at implementing startups’ products to Corporations.

Negotiations

We help prepare and negotiate termsheets and investment agreements.

Workshops and Trainings

We perform workshops and trainings programs connected with investments and implementations of startups’ products at Corporations.

Experts

We provide experts from a wide range of fields: from business through engineering to biotech and industrial solutions.

Want to work with startups?

Are you a corporation, a governmental body or local authority representative and you want to organise an acceleration program?

Acceleration Programs

Our offer

We help to design acceleration programs. We create the frameworks, procedures for cooperation between large corporations and startups, individual acceleration plans as well as scouting and selection procedures. If you are representing a corporation that would like to start it’s own acceleration program or is not happy with current cooperation with startups, get in touch with us for a 360 diagnosis and recommendation of company needs and help in organization.

If you would like to learn how to carry out acceleration program, as a part of cooperation we include observer status in our Poland Prize by Adventures acceleration program.

Below you can find more details about our current programs.

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Poland Prize

Acceleration program

You have a solution for industry? Interested in finding a customer among the biggest companies in Poland and some of the biggest in Europe?

Get a €50k equity-free grant to support implementation and additional €12k in expert services to help you get established and adjust your solution to fit customer’s need.

Soon we are starting our roadtrips through CEE, Israel and Kazachstan to find the best startups.

Our Acceleration Program intends to find projects that fit into broad range of industrial solutions: Industry 4.0, Nano materials, Industrial and Agrotech Chemistry, Biotech, Energetics i Electromobility and Space Technologies

We are working with Grupa Azoty S.A., Olimp Laboratories sp. z o.o., PolWax S.A., PZU S.A., Orange Polska S.A. and others.

Biotech path

with Olimp Laboratories

Together with Olimp Laboratories, one of the biggest supplements and OTC drugs producers in Europe, we are looking for early stage ideas, scientist wanting to commercialize their research and biotech passionates wanting to develop projects that will transform the industry.

We are looking for: drugs, supplements, cosmetics, veterinary projects, wearables and IoT solutions related to health of people and animals as well as life science projects.

We offer possibility of carrying out initial testing, designing pilot products, patenting, technical and business support, market research, potential assessment, trainings and workshops related to pitching business ideas, branding, pitchdeck preparation and preparing business case for Olimp Laboratories.

Projects that will successfully graduate the incubation will get a chance for implementation with Olimp Laboratories and getting financing from cooperating Seed ad VC funds.

Bioeconomy

Implementation and growth

We are looking for projects having a prototype or working solution which can be implemented at our partnering Large Enterprises.

We are looking for Industry 4.0, Nano materials, Industrial and Agrotech Chemistry, Biotech, Energetics, Electromobility and Space Technologies.

We offer possibility of carrying out initial testing, designing pilot products, patenting, technical and business support, market research, potential assessment, trainings and workshops related to pitching business ideas, branding, pitchdeck preparation and preparing business case for Large Enterprise.

KRKroad

Municipal Acceleration Program

KRKroad Acceleration program was supported by Krakow City Hall dedicated to early stage projects from Ukraine. Partners included Orange and Olimp Labs. Over 100 application in one edition from Ukraine as result of our roadtrip and scouting activities.

Finalists achievements: Kray Technologies - 1st Edition, has raised $1 mln investment, Shape Care - 2nd Edition, is in negotiations with Olimp Laboratories.

Dedicated services for

Startups

Large Enterprises

We are connecting startups with partnering Large Enterprises, interested in implementations and investments in startups.

Micro venture

We are investing our own money to support MVP or prototype building or preliminary research.

Investors / Funding

We are helping to find a good investor among Business Angels, VCs and Corporates.

Branding

We prepare brand identification.

Negotiations

We help prepare and negotiate termsheets and investment agreements.

Pitch

We are helping in designing a great pitchdeck.

Currently we are looking for

Startups using localization services. Investment of buyout possible.

Micro Venture

Smart money

We are investing private money and involvement of our experts to support projects at an early stage which can be implemented or launched with our corporate partners. The proceeds can be used to complete initial trials, prototype design and MVP.

We are interested mostly in B2B and industry related solutions as well as game dev. However we will be happy to discuss any great opportunity investment.