Do you have an idea and want to turn it into reality, investing all of your energy into the development and implementation of your vision? At Grace, you’ll receive an impactful entrepreneurship program along with a scholarship for 6 months to fully concentrate on your venture. The program is open to all industries and various startup initiatives (including non-profit ventures).
Grace has already supported over 100 women with a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. Now, a community of like-minded peers and experts awaits you. Your ideas and personal development are the focal points of their program.
- 6-month full-time program and support.
- €2,200 monthly stipend for you and your co-founders (equity free).
- Free office workspace for you and your team.
- Founder’s community and curated network.
What can you expect from the Grace Berlin Accelerator?
Startup Know-HowExperienced experts will accompany you on your entrepreneurial journey. You will learn everything about the relevant topics of starting a business, from user testing, marketing, and sales to legal and financing, and much more. Experts from their network will address your individual challenges, enabling you to put what you’ve learned into practice.
CoachingYour development as a founder and your business take center stage. Their experienced coaches will support you in unlocking your potential. Together, they will work on defining your goals and creating an individual roadmap for your idea.
Peer GroupYou will begin the program alongside 15 fellow founders, embarking on this journey full steam ahead. This peer group provides a space for exchange and co-creation, fostering mutual learning and growth.Peer-group learning is a vital factor in the program and extends beyond its duration.
MentoringA network of over 150 mentors share their knowledge and experience with you. They bring in new perspectives, ask the right questions, and offer you assistance through their networks. Your individual challenges and entrepreneurial inquiries will be matched with suitable mentors who can provide guidance and support.
VisibilityAt Grace, participants take the spotlight. They create visibility for the next generation of founders. This includes their Demo Day, where you will present your idea before a selected audience of investors and key players from the startup scene, providing an opportunity to showcase your vision and gain exposure.
EmpowermentTheir team has already supported over 100 founders. They are familiar with the ups and downs of entrepreneurship and will be by your side throughout the journey. Together with you and your peers, they create a safe and brave space where diversity is embraced, and innovations can flourish.
Who can apply?
The program is aimed at aspiring founders and teams who can participate full-time in the program.
- You can apply both individually and as a team. Mixed-Gender teams are also welcome to apply.
- You live in Berlin or are willing to relocate to Berlin to establish your company here.
- All business models can be supported. Applications from non-profit organizations are very welcome.
- If you have already founded a company, it’s not a problem as long as no economic activity has taken place yet.
- You must not have received any start-up bonus or EXIST scholarship before.
For more information, visit Grace.