• FoundersHK Accelerate 2021

    By Hong Kong Founders, For Hong Kong Founders. Helping Hong Kong founders to Disrupt the Global Market

  • Accelerate is a free 8-weeks online startup program for Hong Kong founders powered by FoundersHK.

    We want to help Hong Kong founders to speed up your growth. We want to help Hong Kong founders to fundraise from the best investors. We want to help Hong Kong founders to network and connect with the best mentors around the world. We want to bring the best Hong Kong founders and operators together to support & learn from each other. We want to help Hong Kong founders to conquer the world. We want Hong Kong founders to count on us.

    Calling all Kickass Hong Kong Founders ​

    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.

    Want to learn more?

    Join our Zoom information session on Jun 14th 9:00pm PDT, RSVP > here

  • Program Format

    This 8-weeks virtual program including

    Demo Day

    Pitch to hundreds of global top-tier investors, potential partners, and media.

    Mentor Office Hours

    1-on-1 with FoundersHK Mentors. Available every day.

    Fireside Chats

    Learn from the experiences and tactics of successful founders and industry giants. Once a week.

    Weekly Reviews

    Peer updates & feedback sessions. Once a week

    Workshops

    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.

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    Timeline

     

    1

    May 25, 2021

    Program announced. Open for applications.

    2

    Jun 7, 2021

    Interviews and admission started

    3

    July 12, 2021 (Monday)

    Application closed

    4

    Week of Jul 19, 2021

    Batch 1 company announcement

    5

    Week of July 26, 2021

    Program begins for 8 week

    6

    Week of October 1, 2021 (Friday)

    Demo Day