Accelerator Program 

GROW F

Welcome to our

Accelerator for Female-Led Ventures that Shape the World of Tomorrow

completed batches

Alumni

Mentors

Who it is for 

Startups

A business model that is highly innovative, digital and/or scalable  

Diverse Teams

At least one female founding member with equal shares

MVP's

A startup with an existing MVP or prototype and a solid business model.

Visionary & Goal-Driven

Determined to secure funding or launch in new markets through    Grow F  

“Grow F is enriching for anyone, but specifically when you already have an up and running business. Grow F helps you to re-focus, shape, refine and boost your venture without loosing touch to day-to-day operations.

Charlotte Specht | Co-Founder Book A Street Artist

What it is 

Our three-month program aims to kickstart highly innovative and scalable female-led ventures.
This accelerator program focuses on startup development, founder development and one-on-one support.

Check out the startups from our previous batches. 

What you get

Tailor-made Program

Make it yours. We bring the experts, you work on YOUR venture.

Mentors & Experts

A dedicated mentor throughout the program and access to international experts

Corporate Sparring Partners

Invaluable insights and hands on knowledge gained through the corporate & start-up matching

Supportive Community

Create a meaningful network for life through like-minded peers and future partners.

 

Freedom from Costs

The program is charge-free and no equity is taken  

"I was blown away from day one about the diversity and quality of the participants of the program. The same can be said about the mentors and the experts involved. It really helped me to grow my company faster"

Nienke Budde | CEO & Founder Zezame

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Our Mentors

Mentors are people who are by your side for the whole 3-month program. We match you with the right person for your biggest goals and challenges.

Carly Hulls

Founder & Travel Writer

Austria

Georg Hauer

N26 | Genral Manger

Austria

Mirjam Techt

Speedinvest | Associate Partner

Austria

Stefan Haubner

Apex Ventures | Founding Partner

Austria

Chris Miess

Blockchain Expert

Austria

Carolin Zrinyi

Boutiquetravellers | CEO & Founder

Austria

Elisabeth Lichem

Acton Capital | Investor 

Germany

Thomas Rosenmayer

Speedinvest Pirates | Founder & CFO

Austria

Rainhard Fuchs

Austrian Digitalisation Agency | Project Manager

Austria

Camilla Sievers

Media Group RTL | Head of Unit 3

Austria

Hannes Aigner

Mikme GmbH | Chief Operating Officer

Austria

Thomas Walbert

Innovation & Change Manager

Austria 

Daniel Strieder

Cashpresso | CEO & Co-Founder

Austria 

Our Experts

Experts are contributing in person to our program. They spend one unit in the program sharing their knowledge and resources with you.

Florence Aretz

Adevinta | Investment Director 

France

Ines Streimelweger

Creandum | Investment Manager

Germany

Armin Strbac

Shpock | Co-Founder & CEO

Austria

Susanne Birgersdotter

Serial Entrepreneur 

Sweden

Rebecca Vogels

All Of The Above | Founder & CEO

Austria

Verena Mai

Cashpresso | Marketing Manager

Austria

Hansi Hansmann

Business Angel

Austria

Katharina Iten

Wille Finance AG | VC

Switzerland

Julia Morrongiello

PointNineCapital | Associate

United Kingdom

Yvonne Sammer

Moderator & Speaker Coach

Austria

Florian Kandler

GetFunding.How | Fundraising Expert

Austria

Eva Arh

capital300 | VC Investor

Austria

Tina Deutsch

Klaiton | Co-Founder 

Austria

Ruben Knitter

capital300 | VC Investor 

Austria

Charlotte Paech

Speedinvest Heroes | Senior Partner

Austria

Christoph Schwarz

Growth Coach

Austria

Dieter Rappold

Speedinvest Pirates | Founder & CEO

Austria

Pooja Ahluwalia

TheVentury | Chief Marketing Officer

Austria

Lukas Puspök

PUSH Ventures | Partner

Austria

Barbara Aschermayer

TourRadar | Online Marketing Consultant

Austria

Arnaud Bakker

Speedinvest | Early Stage Investor 

United Kingdom

Petra Wolkenstein

Konsultori | CEO

Austria

Timeline Grow F Batch #3

  • Application Deadline

    Application Deadline for Batch #4

  • Selection Notification

    A jury selects the final round of startups. After individual calls you are getting selection notifications.

  • First Meetup

    3 Day Kick-Off Meeting in Vienna.

    We are working together, meeting with mentors, having workshops and expert sessions.

  • Individual Support

    1-on-1 Support, Coaching & Individual Intros

  • Second Meetup

    Second Meetup in Vienna.

    Again, focus lies on working together and getting external input for your business and personal development.

  • Individual Support

    1-on-1 Support, Coaching & Individual Intros

  • Last Meetup & Demo Day

    Last Meetup & Demo Day in Vienna.

    Present your call to action in front of a selected group of investors.

Our Partners

Without our service partners this program would not be possible! A big thank you to each and everyone of them:

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