What is acceleration?
It is a studying program for business development from the stage of the minimally ready prototype and perhaps first customers to growing business project. It provides acceleration for product realization and mass consumption as well as professional guidance of lecturers and mentors.
What is the expected stage of your product/project?
Based on understanding of team ability to fulfill it. You should have a working product prototype which you enhance in 14 weeks. You also need to work hard to achieve this goal .
Can I be enrolled on acceleration on my own without a team or should I join one?
The program anticipates that a team applying for acceleration is already formed and ready to work on projects in the future therefore there is no possibility to join one during the program as well as to do it alone. Any startup is first of all a team.
What are the criteria of team selection?
uniqueness of project/products, understanding of what client problem is solved. Team potential for realization of project/product and its scaling. The preference is given to teams with prior common project while the process of selection.
What is the benefit for startup from acceleration participation?
Startups will receive support and resources for project/product development. The Center for Entrepreneurship provides the participants: mentor support, expertise in the sphere of education, technology and business, contact range, access to office space at Scheptytskyi Center.
Is distance education possible?
Teams are allowed to attend acceleration provided that at least 2/3 of the team is physically present and the rest of the team works on the project remotely. Remote participation is possible provided permanent member rotation in a way that all team members are physically present at least 75% of acceleration program at Center for Entrepreneurship.