Capitalizing on our proven methodology, ACEin acceleration program provides a rapid (time-limited) development support service for creative people with startup projects, comprising intensive coaching and mentoring. Over a 6 month timeline, each entrepreneurial team aims to achieve a significant development goal, supported by the coaches of ACEin and specialized industry mentors and experts with proven corporate, startup and venture capital experience and successful track record.

The acceleration program runs in two cycles per year where each cycle includes around ten startups. ACEin provides these startups with an intensive acceleration experience for six months, followed by a longer incubation cycle of a year.

  • Winter cycle is expected to start on September 2021 and the application period will be open until December 23rd, 2021.
  • Spring cycle is expected to start on March 2021 and the application period will be open until June 25th, 2021.

We invite the most promising teams to meet us in person and we make decisions immediately afterward. In order to be selected, teams need to be at the minimal viable product (MVP) and growth stage -in any industry – have a highly scalable business model and a passionate team to execute it quickly. 

What you need to apply:

Name, Surname, E-mail, Contact Number 

Experience highlights, LinkedIn profile, experience of the team in the specific market, experience working together, roles and commitment of the team, e.g. full-time, part-time, etc.

a. Business Title/Name,
b. Short Description,
c. Website
(if applicable),
d. Problem and Solution, Market (total available market, target market segment),
e. Competition (identify your primary competitors, what is your key competitive advantage),
f. Revenue Streams,
g. In your Own Words
(describe your biggest accomplishments to date),
h. Objectives (provide details on what your top milestones are for the next 6 months)

Do not expect professional – quality videos. The video can be an elevator pitch or simply a description in your own words of your business idea.