Europe’s most diverse startup accelerator programme. Our 15-week accelerator for underrepresented entrepreneurs.
The Rise Accelerator 2023 is our 5th edition of Rise, helping early-stage founders accelerate their ideas, learn best practices, and gain access to a community of fellow founders, investors, and experts.
The Rise Accelerator is a 15-week programme that prepares MVP and Pre-seed funded tech startups with the tools for investment, the customer acquisition strategy, and the improved network they need to increase their chances of success.
Consisting of 3 sprints, 2 online and 1 in-person, our updated programme is a practical, workshop-focused, growth oriented solution for dedicated underrepresented founders who have proven there is a real need for their solution. Culminating in a showcase to investors, experienced founders, and other key players, we have the perfect opportunity to help an early-stage startup succeed. And, our programme is free!
So click the link to apply today - applications close on January 12th at 11:59 pm, 2023.
Please note - you must be available for all programme dates (exceptions where reasonable). Dates listed below.
Aaron Bedward, founder of bsktPay
Mandeep Soor, founder of Bendi
Jaron Soh, founder of Voda
Sohaib Ahmed, founder of &facts
Prisca Flint, founder of Cocoon
Maya Lingam, founder of Ecospot
Experts who advise our founder network and who coach our accelerator startups
General Partner & Co-founder, 10x10
New Markets Expansion Lead, Beamery
Vice President, New & Strategic Channels - Silicon Valley Bank
Product Leader - Apple
Global Tech Lead, Microsoft for Startups
Designed in collaboration with industry partners, our program is specifically for pre-seed founders
Training you through in-depth, practical workshops, and providing you with activities to complete to accelerate your growth.
Our corporate partner network and experts can support you in fundraising, law, design and everything in between
Getting you in front of investors, and pitching you to them ourselves, and connecting you to relevant individuals and helping you grow your network.
Key dates for the 2023 programme.
Applicants should be available for all dates, with reasonable exceptions.
What our Founders have to say about our program!