Virtual Accelerator

Grow your business at home while laying the groundwork for future US expansion!

Our virtual accelerator program is designed to support international startups interested in learning from experts in the US market to grow their business at home and globally.

The program is divided into two modules (Fundraising & Sales/Marketing), two-weeks long each. By the end of each module, startups will walk away with learnings and tools from the US market that they can apply to their business immediately, while getting a head-start on future US market entry.

Each module consists of daily learning sessions facilitated by mentors and experts, virtual networking opportunities, and events.

Want to take you're business to the next level?

What's Included?

Each 2-week module includes:

Expert-facilitated learning sessions (recordings made available post-session) and actionable challenges to experiment new working practices and reinforce learning

Access to NUMA’s digital network platform of mentors, investors, and corporates

Opportunity to pitch/present at a live culminating virtual event

1:1 w/ the NUMA Team

Certificate of Participation from NUMA New York

Over $1 million in perks and discounts from service providers

Modules

Module 1: Fundraising (July 6th - July 17th)

Fast track your US investment knowledge and preparedness by participating in expert-facilitated learning sessions, interactive workshops, and intimate conversations with VCs in the US. By the end of the module you will have prepared and refined your investment assets and pitched to VCs at our Roundtable Pitch Night!

Meet the Cohort:

Module 2: Sales & Marketing (August 3rd - August 14th)

Take your sales machine and marketing strategies to the next level through expert-facilitated learning sessions, interactive workshops, and virtual events. By the end of the program you will have effective sales strategies and a concrete marketing plan to better position your business to close deals of all sizes, culminating in a final elevator pitch event!

The Sales & Marketing Module will be co-produced by NUMA and Theory Marketing Partners. Theory makes brand marketing compelling, effective, and focused. Their team of consultants works with growing companies to research their customers, position their brands, and go to market with a compelling story.

Why NUMA New York's virtual accelerator?

Become a local, even before you arrive in the US

Develop your advisor and mentor network, adapt to the cultural and business environment in the USA, and learn from NYC’s most influential entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders.

Save time, money & nerves

Take advantage of our expert guidance to avoid common legal, social, and business pitfalls international founders face, and prepare yourself for a soft-landing accelerator program in NYC

Supercharge your growth for rapid results

Get your materials reviewed & polished by local professionals. Develop, localize and test your value proposition, messaging, and pitch.

Mentorship & Community

Become part of NUMA’s online/offline community of 550+ alumni around the world, benefit from the support of mentors, industry experts, and your dedicated Virtual Program Manager, and build relationships with other founders across the world!

 

Program Conditions

The fee per module is $2,500 (equity free), and will include all program materials, participation of up to 5 team members per company, and access to NUMA’s digital network platform of mentors, corporates, and investors. Select scholarships are available to eligible startups.

Startups can apply to one or more of the modules, and will be reviewed separately for each module. Startups participating in one or more modules will be fast-tracked in the selection process for the in-person Soft-Landing Accelerator Program in NYC, and will be automatically eligible for a discount based on the number of modules they’ve participated in (valid for up to two years after the conclusion of the virtual program).

We are industry-agnostic and have worked with companies in industries such as Retail, Media, Advertising, EdTech, FinTech, AR/VR, ML and AI, Enterprise Solutions, B2C, Consumer Products, B2B SaaS, HR Tech, Health Tech, Food Tech, Travel Tech, Fashion Tech, E-commerce, Smart Cities, Property Tech, InsurTech, HR, Logistics and many more.

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