Acceler8 your startup
We bring years of experience building startups, a high level international network and access to markets, investors and partners. We know what it takes!
WHAT WE DO
At Acceler8. we know startups! We have years of experience both building and advising startups, and access to world leading entrepreneurs, leaders, experts and investors across sectors and geographies. A high level network is key when building a company, and professional operation, trustworthy presentations and models, and scalable systems critical to succeed.
We work with you to rig your company for success, open networks and create opportunities to acceler8 you!
Every entrepreneurs expertise and startups mission is different, and we know this well. If we embark on a journey together we will work closely with you to ensure that your needs are met and that you gain value from our partnership. Speed is precious in a startup, and if we cannot acceler8 you we will let you know fast.
Building a startup is a continuous learning journey. With access to the right people as mentors and advisors, you can run faster end make fewer mistakes as you learn from others.
A good strategy requires thorough understanding of markets, threats and opportunities. We analyze your status quo, map out the global landscape, identify threats and opportunities, and work with our global network of experts to develop a suitable strategy.
Your startup is by definition innovative, but you can probably run even faster and more efficiently. We can help you sprint using the Google Design Sprint method. In only one week you will have a testable prototype in place.
To grow you need access to markets, capital to scale, the right expertise in place and scalable systems. Through our global high level network of experts, leaders and investors, we enable you to run fast.
Global Market Access
HOW WE DO IT
How we work together depends on your needs and where you are at. Startups develop fast - and pivot fast - and we have long experience in supporting founders and startups at their journey wherever it is at.
Whether you are early stage and in need of support in developing business plans, financial models, market analysis, or a company brand, or you are well on your way and in need of international experts, market access or investors, we can help.
ACCESS TO HIGH LEVEL GLOBAL NETWORKS
Acceler8. has access to high level and high profile entrepreneurs, experts, leaders and investors globally. Together with our network we create win-wins for all parties. Our relationships are build over decades and founded in trust. This means that we will never serve as a dooropener for a list of people you want to speak with. First we ensure that you are ready and rigged for the opportunities the connections can bring. Then we make sure that the identified party is interested in you. And last we connect you and support you in the next steps. Time is precious, and a wasted opportunity is a lots opportunity. Timing is crucial!
Set up advisory boards
Find a mentor
Open business opportunities in a range of markets
Connect with leading investors
RESEARCH & ANALYZIS
When building a startup it is crucial to know your competitors, understand the trends and identify the right markets. Often this involves going back to the drawing board and iterating based on your new knowledge and insight. Acceler8. has long expertise in doing thorough and continuous market research, and a global network of experts we engage to identify partners, opportunities, barriers to entry and timelines in specific markets.
We can help you:
Identify trends and opportunities
Perform market scans of competitors and potential partners
Deep-dive analysis of specific markets
Develop systems to ensure you professionalize your market insight operations
GETTING YOUR DUCKS IN A ROW
Before you can scale your business, you need to set yourself up right. We call this "rigging the company" or simply "getting your ducks in a row". This includes developing good financial models and a trustworthy business case, build an amazing business presentation, branding, online presence through a website, LinkedIn page and whatever is relevant for your startup, recruit the right team of co-founders, employees, board members, advisors and partners, and having a prototype ready. You also need to make sure that you have control of your day-to-day operations and scalable systems in place.
We can help you:
Go from chaos to structure designing great systems and processes for day-to-day operations, communication and more
Develop your prototype fast through the design sprint method (we recruit developers/designers if needed)
Design your brand
Develop your website and other online profiles
Build financial models
Build your business case
Develop amazing business presentations investors will like (we have raised almost 200 MNOK based with business presentations developed by Acceler8.'s team)
HELP YOU SCALE
We work together with you over time - side-by-side - to get your company ready to scale by opening up market opportunities and raising capital. Business opportunities are created when the right people meet. Connecting with a company is relatively easy, but connecting with the right people inside that company and building the trust to take a business partnership to the next level, requires time. In Acceler8. we have a global high level and high profile network that we have long lasting trusted relationships with. Acceler8. can take on various roles in your startup, ranging from serving as consultants, to time-limited management-for-hire roles, to joining advisory boards. Our global high level network gives us access to unique expertise and opportunities, and the ability to accelerate you fast.
We can help you:
Raise capital from leading investors or grants
Connect with business opportunities in numerous markets
Secure introductions and meetings
Recruit developers and other key team members
At Acceler8., we understand that change is not always easy. Since 2015, we’ve been helping companies of all sizes respond to industry transitions in order to stay competitive. Our years of experience have taught us to always make your business success our priority, and our high level global network enables us to help you accelerate fast.
Our team of experts is ready to help you develop strategies for not only surviving, but thriving in the future.