Acceleration

Turn your idea or MVP into real business

Here it´s all about value creation and turning ideas into reality. The bigger problem you solve, the greater value you unlock.

Who we help?

great companies are build by GREAT people

We always look for problem-solvers, leaders, visionaries and risk-takers whose sole mission is problem-solving and value creation, the bigger the problem you solve the greater value in society you create. We focus on helping business at the pre-seed stage including both solo founders and teams. This includes companies that are pre-funding with traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects and even part-time founders with just ideas. Pre-seed funding ranges from EUR 50.000 - 200.000.

How we help?

The acceleration program consist of

  1. We will help you with business plan, pitch deck preparation, MVP finalization and many more, at the end of the program you should be ready to launch your business and attract many investors.
  2. Special workshops. Do you have any questions about legal topics? IP righs, accounting, PR, branding and many more? Bring that in! We try to cover all important pre-seed agenda.
  3. Mentoring sessions with idustry expert in your field - you will receive a valuable business insights on you business idea or MVP.
  4. Access to our technology partners and new potential customers. We are here to provide you shortcuts to the most important people you should meet.
  5. Invesment - at the end of the Acceleration program, startups with significant advancements during the program will be given an investment between EUR 50.000 - 200.000 of initial funding.

How it works?

Once a year

The acceleration program runs once a year, you will a see a notification on our website with more details where and how to apply. Standard duration of the program is 3 months and whole program is in hybrid mode, some of the sessions are online and some of them are offline in Prague. We warmly welcome startups from whole Czech republic and Slovakia to join us!

Are you reading this and there is no acceleration program available right now?

Do you think the program is ideal for you and want to accelerate your business? Tell us about you! We are very pleased to discuss your business journey with us.

Alumni from
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Marek Vala - Founder & CEO of Pealock
Marek Vala - Founder & CEO of Pealock

I very much appreciated the speed-mentoring program.

During the program I was able to discuss my business model in greater detail with multiple experts in different industries from the whole Czech republic. It helped me to see my business from different perspectives.
Lucie Neumanova - Co-founder & CEO of Femme Palette
Lucie Neumanova - Co-founder & CEO of Femme Palette

In 2021 we were part of Nation1 accelerator program.

During 3 speed-mentoring days, we were able to discuss Femme Palette with mentors such as Zdenek Rudolsky from Impact hub, Jakub Nešetril from Česko Digital and Jan Široký from Mews and received valuable feedback that helped us move the business forward! Great experience!

Our mentors

Predrag Ristic
Predrag Ristic
Jakub Nešetřil
Jakub Nešetřil
Zdeněk Rudolský
Zdeněk Rudolský
David Miklas
David Miklas
Martin Švarc
Martin Švarc
Honza Široký
Honza Široký
Filip Vančura
Filip Vančura
Margareta Křížova
Margareta Křížova
Oskar Kořistka
Oskar Kořistka
Samuel Huba
Samuel Huba
Martin Rozhoň
Martin Rozhoň
Juraj Atlas
Juraj Atlas
Adam Zbijcuk
Adam Zbijcuk
Dinah Spitzer
Dinah Spitzer
Brian Kachlik
Brian Kachlik
Jan Husták
Jan Husták
Aleš Hýbner
Aleš Hýbner
Silke Horáková
Silke Horáková

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