Accelerator Program Details
San Francisco Accelerator Program
Society3 Accelerator Program Alumni The program starts with a full week 'Entrepreneurs Camp' which is conducted by entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley and Europe who went from zero to exit, from local to global, from scratch up to $5 Billion in revenue.
In 2015 named top 100 must influential global accelerator.
Generating one of the highest success rates measured by follow on financing.

Silicon Valley Drill
Top entrepreneurs have an amazing vision, build an attractive culture and have a compelling business model. They create a long term capitalization strategy, have a clear go-to-market strategy and develop a thought leader position very early on. Top entrepreneurs ensure they get market traction as early as possible and never stop selling their idea and vision, they master connection building and learn fast what their growth determining KPIs are.
We are determined to help you become exactly that type of world class entrepreneur.

In 6 weeks from zero to awesome
The Society3 Accelerator Program is especially designed for scale-up / growth stage Entrepreneurs

1 week in our Accelerator facility (Lucerne)
5 weeks guided execution in your office


1) Week I - Accelerator Entrepreneurs Camp

Day 1  --  Vision, Leadership, Culture

Society3 Accelerator Program: Vision

  • Vision Solidification A profound vision helps attract co-founders, investors, team mates, customers, and business partners. The art of being bold and developing a real big picture isn't about projecting huge sales, but articulating impact.
  • Thought Leadership The main techniques for forward looking entrepreneurs to become recognized thought leaders.
  • Founders & Culture  It takes team work to make a dream work. What you call company culture internally is seen as customer experience by the market. Your culture will make or break your idea. Tips and stories from past culture development activities.

Day 2  --  Disruptive Business Models

 Accelerator Program: Business Model
  • Disruptive Business Model Development Disruptive Business Models outperform any technology leadership. Working on various options for your business. Learn from disruptive business models and how they impact global markets and company valuations.
  • Product Integration Integrating all business model aspects into your product design - in particular the way users experience the business model.
  • Methodical approach to disruption Part of our success is our ability to methodically develop disruptive business models. The Society3 founder's key success factors are attributed to their ability to develop a disruptive business model for all of their four companies.

Day 3  --  Go-To-Market & Traction

 Accelerator Program: Leadership
  • Go-to-market Strategy  You know your market, you have a product, you solve a problem. Now the biggest entrepreneurial challenge is to bring your solution to your target audience, create success stories and grow as fast as possible. Working on techniques that help increase the success rate when you go to market. Identifying ways to create immediate traction.
  • Market Traction Traction development through top level execution on your go-to-market strategy. Successful entrepreneurs know: getting sales growth fast is the only way to success. Speed is everything when competing for market attention.

Day 4  --  Growth hacking & Traction

 Accelerator Program: Traction
  • Mastering Connections Young entrepreneurs seem to depend on connections from others such as Investors and mentors. Mow how about creating such an influential network for yourself? Ways to weave your own network and making yourself independant from others.
  • Growth Hacking Growth has a lot of sources. Growthh hacking is a great way to come up with new ideas to grow beyond average. Working on base techniques to stimulate growth over and over again.
  • Traction Getting traction fast is the no.1 success pattern of the most successful businesses. How fast is fast and why is it so critical.

Day 5  --  Capital & Funding

Society3 Accelerator Program: funding
  • Business Capitalization How to develop a capitalization strategy that goes all the way up to an IPO. How do you value your company. What investors are right for your business? Considerations about equity distribution for the team, mentors, borad members? Why equity is not a currency for hours worked.
  • Fundraising & Pitching The Society3 founders team successfully raised seed rounds, multiple venture rounds, and crowdfunding rounds. You will want to have options, know the differences and how to get to the right investor.


2) Execution Week II to VI
Accelerator Execution Program

In each of these weeks we work with you online and individually. Everything we discussed and touched in the initial Entrepreneurs Camp week will now be executed and made a reality. Expect one or two weeks in between each of the program weeks. That way you have time to initiate the necessary steps for a well managed execution.

- Vision Solidification - make your vision rock solid
Including core benefits, USP, long term perspective

- Disruptive Business Model Development - make your business model disrupt your market
Pricing, service model, delivery model, competition differentiation.

- Go-to-market plan - Kraft a down to earth easy to follow go to market strategy
Social media strategy, convential media strategy, event planning, outreach program.

- Growth hacking & Traction development - finding ways to instantly gain incremental business
Growth hacking days, customer engagement model, advocacy program.

- Fundraising - building your next pitch deck and present
Capitalization, DD documents, pitch deck, investor selection.

Key Results

Experience that timely execution is everything. Experience that leadership is not about great ideas but about consistent execution towards a big goal.