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Program Criteria:

  • Female founders or women on the leadership team at startups under $1M in revenue.

  • Product in market with some form of traction / validation (users, pilot customers, investment, revenue).

Program Cost: $750 USD

Program Includes:

  • All events and meals as part of the program.

  • Content is focused on doing business in the Valley. It is tailored to help participants establish a network that can serve their business as it scales.

  • Review of your deck and prep session ahead of the week in the Valley.

  • Travel costs and accommodations are the responsibility of the participant. Often times the cohort will share in the cost of accommodations.

Weekly Program Elements:

  • Monday evening Cohort only & VIP dinner with accellerate Connectors and other local influencers.

  • Tuesday Startup Showcase with local investors and advisors.

  • Three days of workshops, roundtables and 1:1 feedback sessions.

  • Wednesday evening event that is open to the public.

  • Thursday Cohort only closing dinner.

  • Monday during the day, and all day Friday you are on your own for business meetings.


Application Instructions

Pitch decks must be non-confidential and should follow Guy Kawasaki's guidelines on both content and order of the slides, found here. Please have your pitch deck & company logo (ideally, that works against a white background) ready before you start your application. 

Please be incredibly specific when answering the questions so we have a better idea of how we can best leverage the Connectors in our Network.