How it Works

Acceleprise will invest $30,000 in exchange for 5% equity in 60 companies over the course of 3 years. These companies will spend the duration of the four month program in DC, while working side by side out of Acceleprise HQ in the Dupont Circle area.

More Than Just Money

In addition to capital, each company will receive a series of benefits by being part of the Acceleprise community:

1. SEED ROUND

Leveraging years of venture experience to help you craft the perfect pitch, connect you with investors, and raise your seed round.

2. MENTOR TEAM

Connecting you with our mentor team comprised of experienced industry thought leaders, CEOs, founders, venture capitalists, and potential customers.

3. CUSTOMER PANELS

Connecting you with customer panels comprised of large enterprises such as Microsoft and The Washington Post Company that have agreed to take sales meetings with each portfolio company, allowing for direct access to potential customers and invaluable feedback on how to refine your product and your pitch.

4.OFFICE SPACE

Our companies will share an office space at Acceleprise HQ in Dupont Circle, a growing tech start-up hub and home to countless trade associations.

5. STRUCTURED CURRICULUM

Our structured curriculum includes workshops and guest speakers on Mondays, dinner with the other companies on Wednesday evenings, and Friday breakfasts with experienced entrepreneurs.

6. DEMO DAYS

At the end of each program we host four demo days across the country where Acceleprise companies have the chance to show off their hard work and pitch top VC’s and angels from across the United States.

7. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Each portfolio company will receive additional benefits including $60,000 in technology from Microsoft , $25,000 in deferred legal fees from Goodwin & Proctor LLP, and much more.  For a full list of benefits, visit the perks page.

At Accelprise we focus on providing our companies with the resources, community, and confidence to disrupt the enterprise tech market.