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Why to Participate

Startups participating in acceleration programs exit through IPOs, acquisitions or mergers, 4 times more often than others.

Our Acceleration Program acts like an efficiency platform to more actively enhance our startups by providing support and a network at an early stage, and to drastically increase their odds of success

What to Expect

Metaverse 4 Finance is a b2b vertical acceleration program focused on a collaborative framework aimed at enabling the contamination and collaboration between companies and startups, supporting growth and bringing breakthrough innovation to the metaverse finance industry.

The acceleration program provides the appropriate tools and methodologies to support startups in the implementation of projects capable of responding to the innovation needs of financial companies in terms of improving processes, identifying new products and markets, redefining the relationship with customers through alternative business models

Our leverages:

highly qualified network and partnerships with a strong target knowledge and technical background

post-acceleration financing of startups

financial industries coverage

building a close connection with the potential market through a strong involvement of corporates

How We Do It

The hybrid (digital & physical) program is spread over a total duration of 16 weeks (after the scouting phase) and is divided into 4 phases with intermediate selections, to identify only the best startups.
Partners can get to know the participating startups throughout the program according to their interest and availability

1° Step | 18 weeks

Scouting & Selection

Getting in touch with high potential dealflow and selecting the best team

European level
Leverage on partners’ network
Challenges from corporates as relevant selection drivers
Technical assessment before admission

2° Step | 8 weeks

Business Acceleration

Supporting teams in developing BPs and access-to-market strategy

Drill-down on:
Fundraising capability
Financial planning
KPIs & scorekeeping
go-to-market strategy
Pool of qualified mentors
Deep due diligence on each team
Involvement of the sponsors as mentors

3° Step | 4 weeks series

Technical Validation

Supporting teams in developing the capabilities to move their solutions to production

Technical validation, trialling, stress tests
Product deployment support:
Deep tech development
Prepare for scaling-up the tech

4° Step | 4 weeks

Matchmaking

Integrate participans's solutions with potential customers

Facilitating POCs with sponsors
Support for partnership agreements

Key factors

In-depth selection of the most promising teams is carried out through the skills of the partners

Corporates identify a specific need and leverage the expertise of the accelerator to utilize its unfair advantage in the focus area

Pool of high skilled mentors both in business acceleration and metaverse technologies focus on narrowing down which company makes the most sense to address the needs

Business validation process is put in place for each team based on the principles of lean startup and international best practices

Technological assessment and support to experimentation for technological validation is carried out by the supporting partners

In-depth due diligence on each team (business & execution) during the program is assured both by the accelerator’s team and the corporates involved

Mentors

The acceleration program relies on a pool of carefully selected mentors. Their technical, business and legal skills will allow your startup to grow until it is ready to enter the market and confront the most challenging companies

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You have until 12 September, 2022!
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