High Growth Accelerator

A four month program

For growth stage companies, typically at or after seed funding, now looking for substantial market traction.

Accessible for entrepreneurs from around the world.

This signature program from the SF Accelerator, with very high success rates is conducted in one of the three accelerator locations:
* San Francisco, CA – North America
* Zurich, Switzerland – Europe
* Saigon, Vietnam – Asia

Checkout our “Program Schedules” for the next available program

  • Accelerator Boot Camp

    One week rocket start
    Mon – Sat in one of the three Accelerator locations
    In-Depth walkthrough from Startup to IPO
    Getting you ready to go to space
    Exploring all the major milestones
    Working on all key elements as a team
    Going home to execute

  • 1) Mindset, Culture & Leadership

    Session 1
    Week 1, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Team and program introduction (60 min)
    – Mindset, Culture & Leadership (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 2) Innovative Thinking

    Session 2
    Week 2, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Innovative Thinking (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 3) Vision development

    Session 3
    Week 3, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Vision development (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 4) Disruptive Business Models

    Session 4
    Week 4, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Disruptive Business Models (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 5) Go-to-market strategy

    Session 5
    Week 5, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Go-to-market strategy (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 6) Traction

    Session 6
    Week 6, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Traction Development getting to 1% growth per day (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 7) Growth hacking I

    Session 7
    Week 8, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (60 min)
    – Growth hacking & execution 1 (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 8) Growth Hacking II

    Session 8
    Week 10, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Growth hacking & execution 2 (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 9) Going Global & Branding

    Session 9
    Week 11, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Going global, branding, export economy (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 10) Fundraising

    Session 10
    Week 12, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review 3 teams (30 min)
    – Fundraising strategy (60 min)
    – Q+A (15 min)
    – Project introduction (15 Minutes)

  • 11) Preparation for demo day

    Session 11
    Week 13, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Presentations and review multiple teams (90 min)
    – Demo Day Preparation (30 Minutes)

  • 12) Demo Day

    Demo Day Video Conference Date TBD, 09:00 AM CET (GMT+1) | 05:00 PM ICT (GMT+7)
    – Teams pitch online and in some countries locally to investors (90 min)
    – Graduation speech by Society3 team members (20 min)
    – Future collaboration as alumni and growth programs

Logistics

Who is the accelerator for

You past the idea stage, you no longer pivot every week. Now you set the foundation for a global business. You are looking for massive traction, conquering a large target market and seek the necessary funding.

Requirements 

  • Your company is registered, yet less than 6 years old
  • You have a bold vision and planning to address a large, international market
  • You have a stellar founders team of min. 2 people owning more or less equal equity in the company
  • All founders are full time involved and have no other business on the side
  • You have a diverse founders composition (Business, marketing, technology)
  • You have an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) or prototype.
  • Your website is in English or has an English version in addition to a local language version
  • You are ready to gain traction in the market (You are at growth stage)
  • You are keen on raising the necessary capital for major growth

Duration

Three months
One week bootcamp plus 11 weeks online guidance, so you can do it wherever you are.

Location & Fees

Ee DO NOT take any equity !:
* All digital (online), with life instructors and mentors.
* Physical program in San Francisco, California (AMERICAS) $1,000
* Physical program in Zürich, Switzerland (EUROPE) €1,000
* Physical program in Saigon, Vietnam (ASIA) VND 20,000,000
We take no equity at this stage

Accelerator Agreement

You can download the ACCELERATOR AGREEMENT review and send it in.

Included in the program

  • All program material
  • Graduation with certificate
  • Part of the WIForum global entrepreneurs network
  • Access to the “Go-Global Program”.
  • Lifetime Accelerator Alumni
  • Free access to WIForum Entrepreneurs programs and events
  • Help when you prepare your next round of funding
  • Research participation at WIForum
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