Startup Accelerator 

GROW F

Welcome to our

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

completed batches

International Alumni

hours of online program

female-led ventures in our data base

We help female-led ventures to become investment-ready. Our program unites everything you need to reach your goals: deep dive sessions with industry-leading experts, individual support from experienced mentors and access to Europe’s most successful early stage investors.

Plus: access to Europe’s fastest growing community for female entrepreneurial minds  that shape the world of tomorrow.

Who it is for 

Startups

For business models that are highly innovative, digital and/or scalable

Diverse Teams

For companies with at least one female founding member with equal shares

MVP

For startups with an existing MVP or prototype and a solid business model

Wanting to Raise

For teams focusing on debunking the whole fundraising process and getting ready to take on investors

“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 

Grow F is our 3-month online accelerator program that supports highly innovative and scalable female-led ventures. The program aims to make startups from Europe and beyond investment ready.

Benefits for the Participants:

You will partake in a 3-months online program with around 18 Meetings and 45 hours of program with top-notch speakers and experts

We will make you investment-ready by debunking the whole fundraising process

You will work on your personal development, because we believe Mental Health is crucial, if you want to be successful with your startup

You will get individual support, as our team is fully committed to support each startup personally on their way to success

You will be personally matched with one of our mentors, who are high class professionals, experts, investors & founders will be on your side for the whole 3-months program

You will get access to an incredible network, which includes the most relevant and forward thinking people in the European startup ecosystem

Who we work with 

"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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  • 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.

  • Kick-Off Session

    Get to know your peers and start into the three months online program

  • Online Sessions & Individual Support

    1-on-1 Support Calls and ongoing expert sessions as well as meetings with your mentor.

  • Virtual Demo Day

    Present your investment opportunity in front of our investors crowd.

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.

Georg
Hauer

N26 |
General Manager

Austria

Elisabeth 
Löwenbourg-Brzezinski

Acton Capital | Investor 

Germany

Namratha Kothapalli

Speedinvest |
DeepTech Investor 

United Kingdom

Daniel
Strieder

Cashpresso | CEO & Co Founder

Austria

Hannes
Aigner

Mikme GmbH |
COO

Austria

Rainhard Fuchs

Austrian Digitalisation Agency | Project Manager

Austria

Stefan
Haubner

Apex Ventures | Founding Partner

Austria

Carly
Hulls

Founders & Travel Writer

Austria

Sarah
Lechner

mySugr |
Regulatory Manager

Austria

Chris
Miess

CHRIS MIESS | Blockchain Expert

Austria

Thomas Rosenmayer

Speedinvest Pirates | Founder

Austria

Isabel
Russ

Russ Consulting | Startup Consultant

Austria

Camilla
Sievers

Media Group RTL | Head of Unit 3

Austria

Mirjam
Techt

Speedinvest | Associate Partner

Austria

Thomas Walbert

Innovation & Change Manager

Austria

Carolin
Zrinyi

Boutiquetravellers | CEO & 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.

Hilla
Ovil-Brenner

Techstars |
Managing Director

Israel

Ines
Streimelweger

Creandum |
Investment Manager

Germany

Armin
Strbac

Shpock |
Co-Founder & CEO

Austria

Gloria
Bäuerlein

Back | Business Dev. & Operations

Germany

Pooja
Ahluwalia

TheVentury | Chief Marketing Officer

Austria

Florence
Aretz

Adevinta |
Investment Director

France

Eva
Arh

capital300 |
VC Investor

Austria

Barbara
Aschermayer

TourRadar | Online Marketing Consultant

Austria

Susanne
Birgersdotter

Serial
Entrepreneur

Sweden

Christian
Deger

Payworks |
CEO & Founder

Germany

Tina
Deutsch

Klaiton |
Co-Founder

Austria

Nina
Haidinger

Mindful Leadership Coach

Austria

Hansi
Hansmann

Business
Angel

Austria

Katharina
Iten

Wille Finance AG |
VC

Switzerland

Florian
Kandler

GetFunding.How |
Fundraising Expert

Austria

Ruben
Knitter

capital300 |
VC Investor

Austria

Verena
Mai

Cashpresso |
Marketing Manager

Austria

Gesa
Miczaika

Auxxo |
Partner

Germany

Julia
Morrongiello

Point Nine Capital |
Associate

United Kingdom

Deepali
Nangia

Atomico Angel Program | Investor

United Kingdom

Charlotte
Paech

Speedinvest Heroes |
Senior Partner

Austria

Lukas
Puspök

PUSH Ventures |
Partner

Austria

Dieter
Rappold

Speedinvest Pirates |
Founder & CEO

Austria

Yvonne
Sammer

Moderator & Speaker |
Coach

Austria

Christoph
Schwarz

Growth
Coach

Austria

Sitar
Teli

Connect Ventures |
Managing Partner

United Kingdom

Rebecca
Vogels

All of the Above |
Founder & CEO

Austria

Petra
Wolkenstein

Konsultori |
CEO

Austria

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