Accenture teams up with Accelpoint as a Partner. Such cooperation will involve communication, events as well as mentoring support within the AccelUp program, that brings the corporations and mature startups together.
The group of Accelpoint’s Partners grows up whereas the quality of the professional expertise improves. It became our trademark and an added value for startups that needed a high quality offer within the acceleration market. We believe that complex package of benefits that includes a support from our Partners will attract another mature startups that urge to scale up globally. Accelpoint calls for applications via the website www.accelpoint.pl as long as the program is on – said Michał Bańka PhD, Accelpoint’s CEO and Co-Founder.
We established a collaboration with Accelpoint due to our will to share the Accenture’s professional expertise and experience as well as support the forward-looking startups. We know that financing is crucial for our the new ventures to succeed. Nevertheless, know-how is also an important issue so our experts will share their knowledge and experience during the individual meet-ups. Accenture is in power to help the innovative enterprises that offer B2B solutions to reach the big companies – said Karol Mazurek, Managing Director at Accenture.Startups that qualify for the program will receive financial support up to 200,000 PLN and know-how in the form of up to 100 hours of consultations with outstanding market experts. Startups will also have the opportunity to take advantage of a wide investment network, including the opportunity to pitch before the global fund Santander InnoVentures from Madrid or to participate in global startup events in Paris and Asia. AccelUp is a non-equity programme – the startup remains in control of all of its shares after completing the acceleration.
The programme is implemented in cooperation with the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP). The Accelpoint Accelerator is a EU subsidy beneficiary under measure 2.5 – The Smart Growth Operational Programme: Acceleration Programmes.