Meet the 2023 Cohort ~
Experts who advise our founder network and who coach our accelerator startups
Founder of TractionPad
Vice President, New & Strategic Channels - Silicon Valley Bank
Co-founder of GMT Finances
Co-founder and CEO of MOONHUB
Founder of The L Factor
General Partner & Co-founder, 10x10
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!
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.
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
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.