STARTUP BENEFITS

FAQ's

DO I HAVE TO BE BASED IN ATLANTA?

No. This year we will consider startups from commutable distances outside of Atlanta. GA. Should you be accepted into the program we will aim to cover air fares and travel expenses, subject to travel schedule needs and available program budget.

WHICH CORPORATIONS COULD I GET A PILOT WITH?

That depends on their bandwidth and yours. First we'll focus on finding opportunities with the corporations inside your industry cohort (FinTech. Engagement/Retail. and loT). If you or a corporation sees a potential opportunity with a corporation in a different track (note: most of our corporate members have expressed an interest in this, too). we can help connect you but you may need to take it from there.

WHAT HAPPENED LAST YEAR?

During our first North American program in 2016. which included 10 startups and 5 corporations. 9 pilots and proof -of -concepts were created and participating startups collectively hired 32 new employees, experienced an average increase of 150% in month over month revenue.and raised $2.9M in VC funding.

Read more about last year's results here:

WHAT ARE THE THEMES FOR 2017?

We are looking for both startups and corporate members to represent. FinTech. Engagement/Retail, and IoT.

WHAT KIND OF STARTUP YOU ARE LOOKING FOR?

Early-stage. scale, or growth stage startups in one or more of the following departments: FinTech. Engagement/Retail and IoT. The application is short. Give it a shot!

EQUITY? CASH?

We don't take equity or give you cash.

OTHER BENEFITS?

Last year we hooked our startups up with $15,000 in AWS credits. $20.000 in Google Cloud credits and free office space during the program for the startups that needed it.This year we're looking into adding more benefits like these.

WHAT'S THE TIME COMMITMENT?

On average. 1-3 hours/week for one member of your team. We designed our program to be part-time for busy startups. At the beginning of the program, you'll spend a full day with each relevant corporation and attend 5-6 workshops on topics like negotiations and storytelling. During the program, well help you open the right doors inside each corporation, set up meetings, prepare your questions, talking points and materials, and negotiate pilots.

DO I HAVE TO WORK AT YOUR SPACE?

No. We expect most startups in our program to have office spaces. We will be giving you memberships to The Garage at Tech Square where our management team will be hanging out and where we'll host workshops and gatherings during the program. If you don't have an office, we can hook up your entire team with Garage memberships for the 6 months of the program.

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STARTUP RELATIONS

As a startup, you will have access to our Program Directors throughout the duration of the program and your time in the community.