HOW IT WORKS
The Technogym Wellness Accelerator is an International Acceleration Program that aims to scout and invest in promising startups that operates in the fitness, wellness and health sectors. It is a 4-month full-services program that gives the opportunity to 5 selected startups to work closely with the world leader in the wellness and fitness industry
SEED INVESTMENT & DEMO DAY
Teams receive € 15.000 in cash with a possibility for further investment from Technogym at the end of the program. After four months of acceleration the 5 teams are invited to present at Demo Day, where each startup will have the opportunity to pitch its project to an exclusive international audience composed of Angels, Investors, Companies and Press
ROOM & BOARD, WORKING SPACES
Staying at Wellness Accelerator you only have to focus on your business. Startups have space for the whole team with access to all the necessary infrastructure to get their business moving. In addition, we also offer amazing food all day long (breakfast, lunch, dinner) in and accommodation to each team member: no other accelerator can offer you this kind of service! The Wellness Accelerator is hosted in H-FARM, one of Europe’s premier Innovation Hubs, with over 30 digital companies and 500 people on Campus. The location, 15min from the Venice airport (Italy), makes it the ideal place to dedicate 4 intense months to launch your Startup into the next phase of growth.
Wellness Accelerator will provide a full-time dedicated team that will work closely with the startups to answer their needs: it will take care of your stay and organize weekly meetings in order to monitor the progress of the project and support you in important activities.
MENTORSHIPS & WORKSHOPS
Startups will have the possibility to attend workshops held by our experts covering key themes: Business Strategy & Development, Communication & Marketing, Coding & Dev, UX & Design, Legal and Fundraising, Fitness and Wellness. In addition you will meet with Mentors from Technogym and its international network: successful entrepreneurs, important investors, notable managers and business leaders will come to the Wellness Accelerator to give you valuable feedback and support on your project.
Wellness Accelerator makes your startup’s life easier by giving you access to more than 50 great perks, free or discounted services that our partners offer each team, including: web hosting, email marketing and many more. The value of these offers is more than € 450.000 .
We are currently managing the 3rd Edition of the Program.
Soon we will present the participants and launch the new Call For Ideas for the 4th Edition!
WHO SHOULD APPLY
Pre Seed and Seed STARTUPS operating in the wellness, fitness
and health areas. Some interesting segments:
• Predictive Analytics and Big Data
• Mobile and Web Solutions for Consumer Healthcare
• Virtual/Augmented Reality solutions for wellness and fitness space
• Any other disruptive fitness/wellness solution
• STEP 1 – Submit your application on F6S. All Applications must be in english
• STEP 2 – Technogym Wellness Accelerator will review all
applications and identify startups we’d like to learn more about
• STEP 3 – Selected startups will be invited our Open Day
for the interview round (in person or videoconference)
• STEP 4 – TECHNOGYM WELLNESS ACCELERATOR Kickoff Week
Technogym will have an option to convert the investment (services and
seed money) into 10% of equity of the accelerated startup
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For more information about the program write us an e-mail: info[at]wellnessaccelerator.com