Investment acceleration program is a 5-month hybrid course tailored for pre-seed hardtech/deeptech startups helping them scale to the next stage. Participants embark on a product development journey; collaborate with Bridgio team; get the support from Bridgio's network of funds, partners, experts.
limited number of seats available! we selectively onboard 10 startups
chance to attract investments from supported funds
every block has offline/online networking activity
* only for the participants, contributors of the program
1-1 talks with industry experts, funds, individual investors
Terms of the program
December 2023 - May 2024
Deadline of registration
Lectures from investors
January - February
February - March
Market testing and validation
April - April
Demo day & investment attraction
Terms of the program
Acquire practice-oriented knowledge from invited VC funds and individual investors
Insights from top-tier VC's
Connect with Bridgio's extensive network of VC funds and partners during online lectures and 1-1 talks
Get access to the fast-prototyping labs, where you can work on building and shaping your product prototype
Prototyping labs & manufacturing support
Access to the investor and partner network
That's how we make YOUR startup ready for the investments
Refining product value extremely fast
Opportunity to validate the product
Deliver a successful investment pitch in front of top-tier VC's, securing the opportunity to raise funds
Attract investments and further develop the product
We are supported by funds and individual investors
Requirements for the applicants
* Note, if you don't match all the requirements we are considering each application on an individual basis - it's up to you to prove motivation and wiliness to work hard!
Well balanced team
You have at least 2 persons working in the team
You are focusing on B2B market
Transportation/ mobility, robotics, proptech, energy, mental health
Al & ML, AR & VR, photonics & electronics, advanced material science, vision & speech algorithms, language processing
Product development stage
You have Minimum Viable Product (MVP) or a functional prototype that validates the technical implementation of the solution
Program & methodology
Info session: presenting the program's main goals and expectations for all the participants, overview of the work process
Info session: introduction of the onboarded startups to mentors, industrial experts, and venture fund representatives////Presenting the program's main goals and expectations for all the participants///Overview of the work process, including meeting schedules, reporting requirements, and communication tool
Lectures from technical experts (*upon request)
Weekly group consultations with invited industrial experts, engineers and developers to improve and enhance the MVP or prototype.
* Note that before entering this stage, we invite all participants to sign the acceleration agreement - further details regarding the agreement will be sent to you after completing the registration form
Templates from Bridgio team for market analysis (*upon request)
Pilot launches and testing: conduct product testing with real users to gather data.
Analyze the data: utilize collected data for market analysis, understanding user behavior, and optimizing the product.
Collect and analyze users feedback: implement product upgrades based on the insights derived from user input.
Start preparing the winning pitchdeck
Demo Day preparation: develop and refine the pitch deck to showcase the evolution achieved during the 5-month program.
Pitch training: hone your pitching skills, emphasizing the ability to attract investor attention.
Pitch the product to the jury board during the Demo day