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What is Business Accelerator

Handbook of Research on Reinventing Economies and Organizations Following a Global Health Crisis
Is a programme that supports startups in the access to mentorship, investors and other support that help them become stable, self-sufficient businesses and grow.
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Implementing Acceleration Programs: Reflections for Academic Business Incubators Through a Portuguese Case Study
Sandra Pinto (Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal), Elis Shaida Ossmane (Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal), and Luísa Cagica Carvalho (Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6926-9.ch003
In a complex business world, startups need to quickly test their value propositions and go to business development as soon as possible with the best strategic fit to the market. Startups that start their journey at academic business incubators are mostly knowledge based or technology based and need adaptable acceleration programmes that allow them to improve their management capabilities at the same time as they achieve market fit and technology development until revenue. This chapter aims to explore some frameworks for acceleration programmes adjustable to academic business incubators and their incubatees, attending best practices already published. In addition, it draws some possible strategies and reflections for a framework as a proposal for acceleration programme at academic business incubators.
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Creating an Ecosystem for Start-Up Scalability: A Russian Experience
Organises training programmes for young entrepreneurs and provides financial and expert support in exchange for a share in the company's charter capital.
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