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Ein Team aus jungen Gründerinnen und Gründern unterhält sich im Rahmen des SEED-Programms im Kreativpark Lokhalle in Freiburg

Radically sustainable, high economic potential!

You have an idea for an innovative business model, product or service in the green tech sector? You want maximum and faster traction in the market and are looking for professional support and advice?

ACCELERATE is Green-Tech competence in program form: specific start-up expertise, consulting experience, network!

We support you in Lean Startup Design. You learn to set the focus for your business model, to ask the right questions and to fully exploit the potential of your green idea. In a condensed form, we show you the different funding tracks and what you need to consider, guide you in making directional decisions on your funding and investor selection and help you navigate the multi-layered world of green tech startup funding. Our expertise in the green tech sector leverages opportunities beyond traditional startup consulting.

We also show you ways to maximize your positive impact on the world and thus open up completely new financing and business opportunities.

At ACCELERATE, you’ll benefit from a balanced mix of knowledge transfer, peer-to-peer feedback, external industry expertise, and on top of that, you’ll get the full package of fun, evening program and pop co-working atmosphere! We put special emphasis on solving your specific problems through extended consulting hours. In this way, we bring your high potential a big step closer to realization in the market.

The ACCELERATE program is a stepping stone into our network and opens up potential access to financing instruments and further advisory services at >SMART> GREEN.

Does this sound like you and what you need? Then apply now for the next batch starting in September 2022! We are eager to change the world together with you!


+ + Deadline for the application is September 13th 2022 + +

Apply Now for ACCELERATE!

ACCELERATE startup journey

28.09.2022 | digital
Kick-Off We take a run-up, get to know each other and set the course to start the acceleration phase well prepared one week later.
29.09.-03.10.2022 | at home
Sprint 1 Your first phase of work to create substance for our intensive days.
04.10.2022 | Kreativpark Lokhalle
Focus on value proposition Full thrust on your value proposition with group workshop, peer feedback and focus phases for further development. In the evening we end the day with beer, soda and pizza and inspiring input.
05.10.2022 | Kreativpark Lokhalle
Focus business model Full thrust on your business model with group workshop, individual consulting and focus phases for further development as well as a stimulus for impact. In the evening we end the day with beer, soda and pizza.
06.10.-23.11.2022 | digital, at home, Kreativpark
Sprint 2 Together we work on your most important hypotheses. Through expert discussions and extensive individual counselling with >SMART> GREEN advisors, we will take you a big step forward.
24.11.2022 | Kreativpark Lokhalle
Focus financing and funding Full thrust on your funding strategy with group workshop, individual consulting and focus phases for further development as well as a stimulus to the impact finance world.



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Mi casa es su casa: Work in Germany's most innovative container village, the Lokhalle Creative Park, side by side with other startups, sustainability innovators and a strong community with numerous events and offers!


We connect you with investors, lawyers, financial experts, successful founders, friends accelerators from Germany, Israel and Switzerland as well as decision makers of a huge Green Tech network. Within our event formats you will receive honest feedback and lots of insights.