Startup Wise Guys is one of Europe’s oldest and most experienced startup accelerators, born in the tech-savvy Estonia back in 2012.
Software as a Service is our flagship vertical, which we have been investing in and accelerating since the beginning. SaaS is also, without doubt, one of the largest industries in the world. We have invested in more than 220 companies and our portfolio has a success and survival rate above 77%.
So if you have a B2B SaaS company with initial traction, a passionate and solid team, and most of all – a great ambition to go global, join our Wise Guys SaaS program!
As of autumn, 2020 Startup Wise Guys have launched a new format of acceleration program that is better fit to meet the needs of today’s startups and apart from intensive mentoring offers also implementation time. The program is run with 9 content modules to cover all aspects of accelerating product, company, and founders.
Startups can apply online and take part in the Pitch days, get invited and take part in the Online Pre-acceleration program, or catch the SWG team for a chat during startup events. Follow our Facebook page for updates on upcoming events.
Our selection committee, consisting of investors, mentors, and Wise Guys SaaS team, will select up to 25 startups who will be invited for the 3-day Selection Bootcamp.
Setting the Fundamentals
The program begins with clear KPI and goal setting and work on the team itself.
A module on the target market and customers follows to find out where to focus the team’s attention.
Product Alignment and Sales Acceleration
First product sprint of the program to answer the big product-related questions.
A module on defining the startup’s strengths and characteristics that make it distinctive.
Sales and Marketing
Development of marketing and sales strategies as well as pitch upgrade.
Implementation time of the knowledge gained and for the growth of the business.
Business and sales development combined with the second product sprint.
Startups 12 months road map
A module on the future of the startup’s journey within tech, sales, and business.
Fundraising strategy and broad exposure to Business Angels and VCs.
After program care
Continued on-demand help will be provided from the Startup Wise Guys team and mentors, as well as a never-ending journey as a part of the Startup Wise Guys alumni community will follow.
We have a deep network of 250+ mentors who are experts in their fields or founders of startups themselves. Here are some of our top mentors you will get the chance to meet and learn from during the accelerator program.
With more than 220 startup investments behind our back and a solid team of serial entrepreneurs and passionate mentors – we for sure have what it takes to help you speed up your business and scale internationally! Hit the button below and become a part of the Startup Wise Guys family!