ON Accelerate's immersive, personalised and bespoke technology commercialisation acceleration program will: - Equip, empower and energise teams to commercialise discoveries through start-ups. - Develop entrepreneurial skills through engaging content, intensive coaching and peer-to-peer learning. - Assist teams with identifying and validating unresolved problems so they can establish and connect with 'First Best Customer' and partner with velocity. - Build and validate investment ready, innovative, sustainable and scalable business models. - Introduce teams to venture funding opportunities and prepare them to succeed. By the end of ON Accelerate, teams should have: - Learned entrepreneurial skills to complement your strong technical expertise. - Confirmed first best customers and potential industry partners. - Developed a sustainable and scalable business model. - Strengthened your networking, pitching and investor engagement skills. - Developed a broader network of experts, investors and supporters. In addition to funding the total cost of participation (valued at over $150,000**), the ON Accelerate program offers several grant payments of up $180,000 per team based on performance and to fast-track their market traction during and post-program. All IP remains the property of the team or their sponsoring institute, all participants are required to sign non-disclosure agreements for IP protection. Applications to participate in ON Accelerate occurs once a year. To be notified of all future rounds, please subscribe to our mailing list.
ON Accelerate will accelerate your teams' capacity to create a disruptive, high-impact deep-tech venture. It is a free and structured accelerator program for research teams to validate and develop high potential innovative ventures, focussing on business models, market validation, capital raising and storytelling. Throughout the program, you will be connected to a network of experts and coaches who will support (and challenge) you with access to ongoing coaching post program for a duration of up to 6-months. In addition, teams will be provided with support and integration with venture capital partners to bring capital and next-step runway as a company.
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