2019 VVM Startup Accelerator
STARTUP ACCELERATOR PARTICIPANTS . . .
Get: Five months of intense training and support.
Tap: Subject matter experts, investors, and highly engaged and collaborative peers.
Access: Free office space during the accelerator.
Compete: Win up to $50,000 (equity-free!) to develop your business.
Balance: The "long weekend" structure of our accelerator allows people with day jobs and/or significant family commitments the ability to fully engage.
Inclusion: VVM supports diversity and inclusion in our community and in all of our programs. We are proud that startups of all industries, and founders of all stripes, thrive at VVM.
Valley Venture Mentors (VVM) Startup Accelerator is a part of GAN, which is described as “a highly-curated community of independent accelerators, corporates, and investors." The network offers expansive opportunities for VVM’s Accelerator startups and for VVM as a whole including:
Over $1M in Savings and stuff for free: From Cloud hosting credits to airline tickets to CRMs, you are likely to find what you need.
GAN Coworking Exchange: Connect with the global community and work for free for up to two weeks at a participating GAN Accelerator almost anywhere in the world.
GAN Investor Network: Connect with GAN Ventures, the investment arm of GAN creating catalytic capital for seed stage companies coming out of GAN Accelerators.
Core training, meetings, and events held in "long weekend" bootcamps, featuring hands-on training, expert-led lectures, peer collaboration, advisor office hours, and practice judging rounds. In addition, workshops cover strategy, innovation, marketing, sales, team-building, operating best practices, and fundraising. Teams then participate in a public showcase and rounds of competition to win equity-free funding.