Worlds First & Largest Digital Accelerator Returns for 3rd Annual Free Program for Africa, America, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East


Worlds First & Largest Digital Accelerator Returns for 3rd Annual Free Program for Africa, America, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East


[August 15, 2018- New York, USA] Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE)  returns with the 3rd annual digital startup accelerator program to be hosted in 7 global regions. The program has scaled rapidly as the world first and largest digital online accelerator program with 500 companies across 63 countries completing the program in 2016 and 700 companies across 91 countries completing the program in 2017. With 140 global partners, GSE seeks innovators for the 2018 series which will be facilitated by over 50 global speakers.

GSE digital accelerator programs are open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. Each application round is rolling admission until the top 100 are selected to complete the program. From the finalist pool, 10 will be selected to pitch investors and influencers on demo day. The top 3 are announced at the conclusion of the program to receive partner prizes, media features, and potential investment.

Startups can apply for admission to a digital accelerator via our partner platform F6S on a rolling basis between October 15th- November 15th. The program is free. No equity ask. No obligation.

The 2018 accelerator dates are:

  • America (October 16,17 @ 6pm-9pm EST)
  • Asia (October 22,23 @ 6pm-9pm India Time  )
  • Europe (October 29,30 @ 6pm-9pm  London Time)
  • Middle East (November 4, 5 @ 6pm-9pm Dubai Time)
  • Latin America (November 6,7 @6pm-9pm Brazil Time)
  • Caribbean (November 12,13 @6pm-9pm Haiti Time)
  • Africa (November 14, 15 @6pm-9pm  Ghana Time)

Each regional program features 5-10 global expert speakers, 5 workshop sessions and 100 free resources and links to propel your company. The program agenda includes the following topics:

  • Ideation & Product Hacking- How to create a website and app in 30 days
  • Customer Acquisition- How to get your first 10,000 users
  • Marketing – How to scale with press and media hacks
  • Business Development- How to build a sustainable business model
  • Funding Hacking -How to raise $250k in 6 Months 

Speaker, partnership and sponsorship inquiries can be directed to the GSE team via info@globalstartupecosystem.com.

Global Startup Ecosystem accelerator programs have been featured in Huffington Post, Inc Magazine, The Guardian and dozens of regional press networks.


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The accelerator program grants access to GSE’s network which consists of the following:

  • Part 1 Startup Development: Our digital accelerator program covers GSE blueprint materials on ideation, product development, customer acquisition, fundraising, press hacking and more. These workshop topics are complemented with guest workshops and keynotes from local experts and international influencers. While only 10% of each cohort is selected for demo day, all participants are given the opportunity to participate in a Q/A forum with the judges.
  • Part 2 Mentorship Development: Once founders complete the program- they are given access to ongoing startup development training from or mentor network throughout the year. This private forum also grants graduates the opportunity to network with founders from other GSE programs.
  • Part 3 Progress & Investment: Companies are given the opportunity to submit updates on their companies 2x per year to receive access to investment and media opportunities.

ABOUT THE AGENDA

Day 1

  • 6:00-6:30 pm Welcome Remarks
  • 6:30-7:00 pm Orientation + Benefits & Perks Post Program
  • 7:00-7:30 pm GSE Ideation and Product Development
  • 7:30-8:00 pm GSE Customer Acquisition & Growth Hacking
  • 8:00-8:30 pm GSE Funding: How to Raise $250k+ in 6 Months
  • 8:30-9:00 pm GSE Marketing: Press Hacking, Social Media, Content Strategy
  • 9:00-9:30 pm  GSE Closing Remarks & Q/A

Day 2

  • 6:00-6:30 pm Review Remarks/ Sponsor Introduction/ Partner Introductions
  • 6:30-6:45 pm Speaker Keynote TBA
  • 6:45-7:00 pm Speaker Keynote TBA
  • 7:00-7:15 pm Speaker Keynote TBA
  • 7:15-7:30 pm Speaker Keynote TBA
  • 7:30-8:00 pm Speaker Workshop TBA
  • 8:00-8:30 pm Top 5 Demo Night (Pitch) Each have 1 Minute to Pitch/2 Minute Q/A
  • 8:30-9:00 pm Q/A Forum with the Judges + GSE Closing Remarks & Next Steps

Speaker, partnership and sponsorship inquiries can be directed to the GSE team via info@globalstartupecosystem.com.

Global Startup Ecosystem accelerator programs have been featured in Huffington Post, Inc Magazine, The Guardian and dozens of regional press networks.


CONTACT

(e)  info@globalstartupecosystem.com

(w) www.GlobalStartupEcosystem.com

ABOUT GSE: Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is a central hub designed to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age.GSE primarily provides online digital accelerator programs for startup ecosystems in different geographic regions, industry verticals, and impactful topic areas. Regions of focus are: AfricaAsia,America,Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and the  Middle East . Frontier tech areas of focus are: Space , Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Drones IOT (Network + Sensors), Robotics, Synthetic Biology (Nano Tech) and Manufacturing (3d printing). Topic and industries of focus are: Fintech, Ed tech, Health Tech, Sustainable Development Goals. Smart City, Diversity and more.GSE also inspires influential stakeholdership by providing the world’s leading lab platform for training institutional entities such as governments, corporations, foundations, and universities. The GSE Digital Lab trains entities on the key elements of digital innovation and help these entities host customized digital accelerator programs that empowers their respective constituents.We culminate our digital programs by providing unique ecosystem experiences through a series off offline summits, bootcamps, and tours.

ABOUT THE FOUNDERS: Christine Souffrant Ntim is a Haitian-American entrepreneur with over 7 years business management experience across 30+countries. She was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, and Caribbean Change Makers 30 Under 30 in 2016. She is an award winning keynote speaker. Einstein Ntim is a Ghanian-British investor who speaks on Ai technology and Mental Health. He was listed as Ghana’s Future Leaders 30 Under 30, #1 at Draper University, and Class Speaker at Singularity University at NASA.

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