Accelerate is a free 8-weeks online startup program for Hong Kong founders powered by FoundersHK.
Wherever you are in the world, we want to help Hong Kong founders reach the next level of growth and fundraise from the best investors. We want you to have the best support network by connecting you with the right mentors around the world. We want to bring the best peer network of Hong Kong founders and operators together to support & learn from each other. We want to help you to conquer the world.
What you will have Access to
From product market fit to fundraising, from industry-specific know-how to recruiting, we promise you no-bullshit advice from your fellow Hong Kong Founder mentors. You will have 1-to-1 exclusive access to experts of your choice plus an opportunity to present at our Demo Day in front of the best investors around the globe. Just come ready with your questions.
What you need to bring
Your vision, passion & relentless drive. Be ready to move fast. Each company will be paired with a Point of Contact (PoC) that best matches your needs. Your PoC will work with you weekly to ensure milestones are hit and you are ready to wow our pre-selected audience of investors, strategic partners and media from around the globe at Demo Day.
What are we looking for?
You have launched your product with some customer/developer/ company adoption. You are looking to accelerate growth in existing market or new market. You are expecting to raise new funding within the next 6-12 months.
This 8-weeks virtual program including
Pitch to hundreds of global top-tier investors, potential partners, and media.
Mentor Office Hours
1-on-1 with FoundersHK Mentors. Available every day.
Learn from the experiences and tactics of successful founders and industry giants. Once a week.
Peer updates & feedback sessions. Once a week
FoundersHK brings in a wide variety of experts focused on marketing, sales, PR, finance, fundraising, product, legal, hiring and more. Once a week. Content will be customized based on company needs.
May 25, 2021
Program announced. Open for applications.
Jun 7, 2021
Interviews and admission started
July 12, 2021 (Monday)
Week of Jul 19, 2021
Batch 1 company announcement
Week of July 26, 2021
Program begins for 8 week
Week of October 1, 2021 (Friday)