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This Growth Startup Program is not for everyone. We look for founders with solid startups at the growth stage who need coaching on practical and proven ways to grow their businesses.
This program is for CEOs, founders, CMOs, and sales teams that already have:
If your startup doesn't meet the requirements you may apply for the pre-see/seed Startup Program. Give a look at our Virtual Startup Accelerator Program.
Here are some of the partners and their offers:
$120,000 (up to) in credits for IBM Cloud services
$50,000 in credits for Segment (analytics) + other partners
$20,000 transaction-free with Stripe (Sales) + Atlas (corp.)
$5,000 in AWS Cloud Services Credits
$5,000 in AWS Cloud Services Credits (renewable)
$1,000 Digital Ocean
3 Months free MeetAlfred
We have put together a group of proven, highly sought-after consultants and startup growth hacking experts who you will have direct access to throughout the program. In this way, we guarantee that this startup accelerator will be innovative and insightful and teach you the valuable leadership, startup management and communication skills you need for rapid growth.
Our Coaches include:
Professional Scott C. Hindell, business consultant and lead instructor at M-ACCELERATOR, who has over 30 years of experience in planning and teaching entrepreneurship courses at the University of California.
Our pitch coach Lizzy Wallace has worked at Shark Tank with Marc Cuban and Chris Sacca. She is the founder of “PitchPolish” a consulting practice focused on helping people improve their public speaking and communication skills.
Over the last 25 years Alessandro Marianantoni has researched, launched, bootstrapped numerous projects in many fields, raising vast public and private funds. He’s the founder of M Accelerator and MEDIARS LLC (mediars.la)
Mediars (our organization) has over a decade of experience in multi-faceted startup training projects that has resulted in a highly effective, hands-on learning curriculum for all attendees. You will learn how to overcome all of the biggest challenges and obstacles that prevent startup founders from reaching the next level.
Acquire the mindset you need to accelerate your startup’s growth.
Mentorship is a key to your startup’s development and a must – learn from some of the most proven mentors around.
M-ACCELERATOR has helped many of entrepreneurs to achieve incredible results with their startups.
With a premier location in downtown LA, there are other startups and networking opportunities everywhere.
“I truly believe being a mum makes me a better CEO” – Abi, co-founder of @Fertility Circle and recent graduate of the Collective Impact programme run by @VirginStartUp and @Crowdcube: https://t.co/afcFl7li5v #ThisIsWhatAFounderLooksLike @HollyBranson— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) June 9, 2021
Last but not least, are you an international participant who wants to attend the program?
This program is catered to your needs. Learn all of the above and even more with special sessions and coaching to help you get up to speed with the startup economy in the U.S.
Scott Hindell is the Lead instructor at M Accelerator, with over three decades of experience in entrepreneurship training at the University of California in Los Angeles and in many other settings. Professor Hindell has held many workshops in the United States and abroad including at several Chinese universities, TEDx-UCLA, and the California Restaurant Industry Conference. See Scott’s Full Bio
Professor Hindell will be training you directly during several of the workshops, where you’ll be able to rely on his extensive expertise in nearly every aspect of startup creation and growth. With an unrivaled ability to facilitate objectivity and recognize bias, he provides a refreshing and illuminating perspective on your startup idea and the ideas you will uncover.
Lizzy Wallace is a highly experienced pitch coach who has worked with the likes of Marc Cuban and Chris Sacca at ABC’s Shark Tank. She is an instructor at General Assembly and the founder of “PitchPolish” a consulting practice that helps startup founders communicate their unique story and business benefits to investors and other key stakeholders. See Lizzy’s Full Bio
Lizzy will be training you on how to effectively communicate your idea to potential investors during the pitch related workshops. You’ll get amazing guidance from someone who is unquestionably one of the world’s leading experts on pitching in the most competitive environments to help guarantee your chances of a successful pitch.
Alessandro Marianantoni has over 20 years of experience researching, launching and bootstrapping projects in many fields, raising both public and private funds. He’s the founder of M-ACCELERATOR and MEDIARS LLC (mediars.la). See Alessandro’s Full Bio.
Along with overseeing and organizing the program, Alessandro will also be participating in several of the workshops as an instructor, helping you learn the power of creative thinking as an approach to your business among other hard and soft skills. Alessandro will work with you directly throughout the entire workshop to ensure your personal growth and that it turns out to be a truly transformative experience.
What is included:
Submit your application to be considered.
If you need to relocate to Los Angeles, our staff will help you with accommodation and trip. Our network also includes immigration lawyers and experts that will be able to support you.
Yes! This program is tailored for international participants. 60% of our scale up businesses are driven by internationals.
Yes, we do! We can assist you with every step of finding comfortable and reasonably priced accommodations near our studio loft with convenient transportation access to each event. Feel free to apply today and we will meet with you to discuss this and the other logistics of your stay.
We understand that if you prefer to keep your equities, our programs have a fee structure. Send your request, and we'll make an offer.
Only companies in our MA Venture Fund are quested to sign an equity agreement.
RSVP to our Founders Meeting and join the Q&A session to learn more about our approach.
If you prefer a coaching approach to address some aspects of your business, perhaps a fee is the best.
If you're looking for a partner that will work with you along several stages, we'll offer our equity agreement.
If you are at the idea stage, we have other 2 programs for pre-seed / seed stage and pre-mvp programs.
Join our Founders Meeting to lean more about our approach.
Los Angeles is the 3rd largest startup hub in the US, with a thriving entrepreneurial community.
Thanks to the technological convergence created in the entertainment industry, Los Angeles is the most creative city in the United States.
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These are the key benefits Los Angeles offers:
All these elements make Los Angeles the most interesting environment for innovative startups.