How does it work?
The Accelerate Program gives you the unique experience of learning from and connecting with the most important Austrian social experts and entrepreneurs. Here's the process step by step:
In an expert session we will assess the development stage of your idea together. Based on the findings, we support you to
- with definition of focus areas,
- supported milestone planning and
- monthly progress checks.
1st Phase of Accelerate Process
During the program you get access to a variety of offers. They are designed for you to
Get knowledge & develop skills
- through targeted business workshops run by professionals and practitioners from the field (among the topics covered: business modelling, legal advice, strategy, idea pitching, etc.) and
- peer group sessions: share experience and learnings with other entrepreneurs/ventures to speed up your development curve.
After 2 months an expert will check the progress of your work. He/she will
Challenge your concept and give feedback.Together you work on your plan for the 2nd phase.
2nd Phase of Accelerate Process
Similar to the 1st phase, you will work on your new milestones. We continue to guide you and
Connect you with:
- relevant stakeholders,
- other Impact Hub Vienna members and
- our pool of experts (marketing, monitoring, financial planning, etc.) if needed.
After a final session with the expert at the end of month 4, you close the experience with a pitch at the "Venture slot". This will get you
Visibility for your business idea
- feedback from the audience;
- training of your presentation skills;
- traction and pitch for further support.
Your additional benefitsBesides all the benefits stated above, the Accelerate Program is embedded in the local and global activities of Impact Hub. It gives you access to
- a network of the most important experts and social entrepreneurs (in Austria),
- events to connect you with fellow Impact Hub Vienna members,
- opportunities for business networking and
Next Accelerate Workshops
Are you interested?
We invite you to tell us what you do and share your idea / concept with us by filling out the form and we'll be in touch soon.
Do you need more information?Get in touch with the Program Manager Ioana Constantin.
Only interested in the workshops?Select "Accelerate Workshop (35 euro/month; excl. VAT)" in the Interested in section of the form above to signup.
- Access to workshops run by professionals and practitioners providing relevant business know-how and insights;
- Access to a pool of 15+ experts at reduced cost (on request);
- Virtual access to a global & local network through HubNet;
- Active matchmaking to skills, expertise & partners;
- Unlimited access to Community Events.