Who can apply ?

You can apply to AcceleRise if you are:
 
A high-tech/innovative FoodTech/AgTech start-up or SME based anywhere (you can be accelerated from where you are!)
 
With a high-potential, scalable product or service (Proof Of Concept stage minimum) addressing key Food & Tech challenges
 
In need of support for market access, scaling up, funding, international development
 
From any part of the food value chain, inlcuding but not limited to AgTech, disruptive raw materials, food retail, wellness, consumer packaged goods, food related apps, and green/clean tech...
 
Your obligations: 5K€ fee and compulsory presence one day per week during 12 AcceleRise Academy sessions, in Paris and Dijon. 
Accelerise candidates will be selected according to:
 
Team profiles (complementary skills, capacity to learn and pivot)
 
Vision and added value (capacity to solve true market challenges and to improve the planet)
 
Business model (demonstrate high growth potential and sustainability)
 
Team motivation (clear description of required support/services and potential good fit with the accelerator partners)
How to apply?
Applications are submitted via the F65 or GUST platforms using the following steps:
Step 1 Online application
Click on the "Apply now link below"
Create your profile on F6S or GUST.
Complete the application form with the necessary information about your company. Your answers will be saved if are unable to complete the form in one go.
Click on "Submit". Please note that you cannot edit your application once you have submitted.
 
Step 2 Pitch event
Following the applications closing date, selected finalists will be invited to the "pitch event". Approved applicants will begin their acceleration program for the following session (see timeline below for dates).
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Timeline
 
Spring '17Fall '17
12.06.2017
Applications close
11.07.2017
Selection + Pitch Event
14.09.2017
Acceleration program begins
14.12.2017
Demo Day
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