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At M Accelerator we partnered with OpenGrants.
Open Grants is a grant search engine and expert marketplace with the most complete database of public and private grant funding in the United States. You can save and track the grants that matter to you, connect with an expert grant writer to start your application, and use pay-as-you-go financing to manage the cost of applying for a grant.
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My name is Ilya, I'm one of the co-founders of Segment. I'm happy to say Alessandro and I just created a partnership that gives all early stage M Accelerator companies access to Segment's Startup Program for free. We know that data driven founders build better companies, and we're here to help you become more data driven.
If your company is <2 years since founding and raised <$5M, you are eligible for Segment's Startup Program, which provides you:
Segment makes analytics easy for startups. Instrument your web & mobile app with a beautiful analytics API, and integrate 250+ tools (like Google Analytics, Amplitude, Customer.io, Redshift, ..) with the flip of a switch.
We recommend founders gain skills in the Startup Stack:
This stack normally costs thousands of dollars a month, but companies in the Segment Startup Program get these tools for free for the first year.
Segment is an analytics platform used by 20,000+ companies to collect data from their web & mobile apps and integrate 250+ analytics & growth tools. Integrating with best-in-class tools is as easy as flipping a switch.
Stripe simplifies payments for startups. Whether you’re creating a software subscription service, an on-demand marketplace or an e-commerce store, Stripe’s payments platform helps you build and scale your business online.
As a member of the M Accelerator cohorts, Stripe is offering you:
Scale faster by building your business on Stripe's payment processing platform.
Get up to $120K in IBM Cloud credits to access services like AI, blockchain, and data science to build leading-edge solutions at scale, and then sell your solution to IBM’s global network or customers, partners, and developers.
Get up to $120,000 in IBM Cloud credits to integrate your solutions with leading-edge technologies to deliver more innovation and value to your clients
- Add AI functionality to your startup simply through Watson API's
- Launch on both Bare Metal and Virtual servers
- Utilize GPUs, CPUs, Bandwidth, Storage, and More
- Use the IBM Blockchain to simplify the developmental, governmental, and operational aspects of creating a blockchain solution
- Store your data with Cloud Object Storage
As part of this unique sponsorship agreement, O’Melveny lawyers will provide legal and commercial guidance to the wide array of early-stage companies that participate in the M Accelerator program and who qualify for legal representation by the firm.
O’Melveny lawyers will offer regular on-site office hours at M Accelerator and join in development events geared toward helping M Accelerator’s roster of innovative startups achieve their business goals.
It’s more than what you do: it’s how you do it. Across sectors and borders, in boardrooms and courtrooms, we measure our success by yours. And in our interactions, we commit to making your O’Melveny experience as satisfying as the outcomes we help you achieve.
Our greatest accomplishment is ensuring that you never have to choose between premier lawyering and exceptional service. So, tell us. What do you want to achieve? For the answers, please visit www.omm.com
We’re excited to partner with HubSpot for Startups to offer their program designed specifically to help startups grow and scale better, and faster - at a startup-friendly cost! What is the HubSpot for Startups program
EDUCATION RESOURCES AND TAILORED TRAINING
Content, masterclasses, and 24/7 support to get your startup growing. From board deck templates to quick tips on customer acquisition, this content is made just for you. Plus, you’ll have access to world-class support from HubSpot experts and a startup-friendly onboarding experience.
HubSpot offers a complete CRM platform with all the tools and integrations you need to grow better — whether you want to increase leads, accelerate sales, streamline customer service, or build a powerful website. They’re powerful alone, but even better when used together.
M Accelerator's participants are eligible for:
Through our partners you can also get $25,000 in AWS credits. (this is not cumulative)
AWS Activate for Startups Amazon Web Services provides startups with the low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow. With the AWS Activate program, startups get access to the resources they need to quickly get started on AWS – including credits, training, and support.
M Accelerator's participants receive a guided tour from the CEO + Free migration.
M Accelerator's participants are eligible for supercharging their marketing and branding with over 12 Million Royalty-Free Images, Vectors, and Graphics with a special offer form YAY Images
Choose from a beautiful hand-picked collecting featuring over 12 Million High-Quality Royalty-Free images, vectors, and graphics from 11K+ talented photographers to conquer all your business' web, print, design, and marketing needs.
M Accelerator selects for its participants one of the largest and most diverse collections of this genre in the industry.
Featuring over 1.2 Million beautiful vectors and graphics, VectorGrove is home to one or the largest and most diverse collections in the industry, with a truly Unlimited Plan -- no daily download limit or caps. Standard commercial license is available on all Plans, or for a little more get Unlimited Extended license downloads with our combined plan. Try us free for 90 days!
M Accelerator's startups can received $2,000 Airtable credit (plus an Airtable swag kit).
NOTE: existing Airtable customers are also eligible!
Airtable combines the flexibility of a spreadsheet with the power of database. Entrepreneurs use Airtable to build MVPs, fill in the gaps between other tools, and develop custom workflows to manage processes like product launches, user research, content marketing, even fundraising outreach.
Integromat is a tool for the automation that supports our more practical workshops. We use digital marketing automation tools in our hands-on workshops to test and automate strategies with our participants. Automation tools allows our teams with acquiring leads, updating a CRM or just sending automated emails.
In general what we like at M Accelerator is to analyze, understand, ideate, prototype, test, implement and repeat. Automation tools allow us to create functional prototypes and solutions very quickly. We often use the automation tools to experiment and build complex growth hacking strategies for lead generation.
Here's the Press Release about this strategic partnership with a $900 value for our participants.
Integromat will automate processes that you currently handle manually. It is not only capable of connecting apps but can also transfer and transform data. It works 24 hours a day, seven days a week and does not require your intervention. Simply set Integromat to do what you want and let it work for you. Save your time!
Integromat is the most advanced online automation platform. We've redefined work automation so everyone can get back to what matters the most.
Learn more at Integromat web site
Los Angeles is one of the fastest-growing startup ecosystems with a unique combination of local and international founders working on projects of several different stages of business development.
Based on an analysis of 101 startups postmortem, a report by CBInsights says that “running out of cash” is the second biggest reason that startups fail. A fact strongly connected to their ability to raise funds.
When founders are looking for investors, having a solid idea and strategy is definitely not enough, delivering a convincing pitch requires skill and preparation. With Black Dog Venture Partners, we offer our founders, high-quality investor pitch training sessions, invaluable feedback, and a real opportunity to get funded pitching at the VC Fast Pitch events.
Black Dog Venture Partners provides venture capital consulting, corporate finance, business development, digital marketing and publicity for regional and national brands and fast-growing companies. Black Dog’s team has a long history of success in the entertainment, sports, technology and finance industries.
Black Dog Venture Partners is also the founder and host of The VC Fast Pitch Conference which connects disruptive startups with the country’s top investors raising millions of dollars annually. Learn more at http://BlackDogVenturePartners.com
M Accelerator is excited to continue our partnership with SEMrush that will provide the program’s early-stage startups with essential tools that will help them effectively bootstrap their digital marketing needs.
Digital marketing is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world and effective tools are becoming more and more invaluable.
However, there is a lot of misinformation as to the nature of digital marketing and how to get introduced to it. Using products like those of SEMrush can provide great benefits to founders whether they’re just starting off or are seasoned veterans.
We use SEMrush tools during our workshops at M Accelerator to train and build solid strategies with our participants and companies. Our programs are the result of more than 20 years of work in the field, integrating experiences from our business, marketing, and tech coaches. The workshops we run are straight to the point, and with the most powerful analytics tools we can provide top value for our participants.
Through this partnership SEMrush is providing our participants 2 weeks of the Guru membership ($100 value).
SEMrush is a software as a service company based in Boston that sells online visibility and marketing analytics software subscriptions.
Learn more at https://www.semrush.com/
Foundersuite makes the leading “funding stack” used by startups worldwide to raise over $1.2 Billion in seed and venture capital.
If you are a startup, team, company in our cohorts ask for the coupon.
Foundersuite is the Software for raising venture capital and managing investor relations. Used by startups, investors, accelerators and financial intermediaries.
Learn more at Foundersuite web site
Unique perks from PassRight for M Accelerator participants: from financing of relocation costs to differed payments after O-1 Visa is approved, or temporary visa sponsorship when needed with our O-1.
It started with PassRight team wanting to be the tech immigration law firm of the future serving startup founders that are changing the world. But not all of them are attorneys, most are entrepreneurs. It’s all happening around the O-1 Visa: Financing, Sponsorship, Case Preparation, Personal PR, help with letters of recommendation, O-1 visa guidance program, etc.
PassRight operates the Global Talent Fund which invests in founders and engineers.
Check the link to have more details on all their offers.
PassRight is a team of immigrants! Our job is to help talents get the O-1 Visa approved and have a smooth relocation to the U.S. Our passion is helping talents reach the tipping point of their career.
Learn more at PassRight website
The offer provides startups with 90% discount on their subscription with Factorial HR in the first year.
Then in the second year, they receive 50% off, and in the third year 25% off.
The deal is applicable for startups in the United States, UK, Italy, Portugal and Germany, and as long as the startup has been founded less than 5 years ago, then it is eligible for the discount.
Companies simply need to sign up with their details, then a representative will be in contact with them to further discuss their subscription.
Factorial HR provides HR software through an all-in-one HR automation platform dedicated to small to medium-sized companies. It enables you to streamline all your HR processes through the many features it provides including Time Tracking, Payroll Variations, Document Manager, Applicant Tracking System, Employees’ Onboarding, Performance Management, to name a few. Factorial enables HR departments to save time on administrative HR tasks, and therefore dedicate more time towards what really matters; their employees.
TripActions is an all-in-one, every-step-of-the-way solution built to maximize your company’s hotel savings and your employee satisfaction.
Thanks to the partnership between TripActions and M Accelerator, companies accepted at the program are eligible for special pricing.
TripActions is a complete corporate travel management solution that helps businesses control costs & keep employees happy. Learn more.