Blossom's Pre-Accelerator Program - Blossom Accelerator

Pre-Accelerator Program

Accelerate your business growth with a 5 week intensive virtual program, tailored towards making you succeed.

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About the Program

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Our Goals

  • Inspiring & educating future female founders
  • Accelerating current female-led companies
  • Creating more deal flow of women-led tech companies in MENA
  • Increasing funding opportunities for female founders in MENA
  • Making Silicon Valley Startup Methodology Inclusive & Accessible
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Who Can Apply?

  • For anyone who is interested in starting a company
  • For anyone who is interested in growing their existing company
  • For anyone interested in entrepreneurship & startups
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What to Expect?

Build your company with confidence

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Learn from Silicon Valley founders

Mentorship & Feedback

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Access an invaluable Network

Live Instruction

Dates

NOV 29th – DEC 30th, 2020

Time (KSA Time)

5 PM – 9 PM

Duration

5 Weeks Online

Fees

SAR 4989/ per Startup*

* If you are selected to join Blossom Accelerator’s program, our fees are SAR 4989/ per startup or company. For a startup with multiple founders, we allow up to 3 founders or team members to join from each startup or company.

Program Timeline

Curriculum

Week 1

  • Idea Generation
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Customer Interviews
  • Expert Interviews
  • Pilot Testing

Week 2

  • Ad Testing
  • Landing Page Design
  • Market Sizing
  • Prototyping
  • MVP Roadmap Design

Week 3

  • Business Models
  • Basic Finances
  • Fundraising Options
  • Go-To Market Strategy
  • Customer Retention

Week 4

  • Customer Growth
  • Branding & PR
  • Vision & Productivity
  • Finding a Co-Founder
  • Prioritization

Week 5

  • Presentation Preparation
  • Demo Day and Pitching to Investors

Still having a second thought?

Read what our graduates think.

Blossom Accelerator has impacted not only our business management and marketing, but our revenue and customer retention both saw a dramatic increase after going through the cohort. Even after the completion of the program the Blossom team remained strongly invested in improving and strengthening JBA while giving us multiple opportunities not found anywhere else.

Jumana Qurashi

Jeddah Ballet Academy

The best fact about this program is that it made me realize how much potential I have to reach heights I never imagined for myself. Therefore, it inspired me to do and be better.

Khalida AlSuliman

Fatafeet Bakery

Hear from Blossom’s graduates.

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FAQ

Who is this program designed for?
  • Female Founders
  • Tech companies with at least 1 female co-founder
  • Non-Tech companies with at least 1 female co-founder
When is the deadline to apply to this program?
  • Deadline to Apply November 20th, 2020 by 6 PM KSA time.
Will I be pitching to investors?
  • Yes, all founders will have the opportunity to pitch for investment.
  • We do not however guarantee investment.
  • We also do not require all companies to pitch for investment.
What is the schedule & commitment for the pre-accelerator?
  • Our next pre-accelerator program will be from November 29 – December 30, 2020.
  • We will have instruction and mentorship 3 days a week, 4 hours a day.
           1. Sunday, 5:00 – 9:00 PM
           2. Tuesday, 5:00 – 9:00 PM
           3. Wednesday, 5:00 – 9:00 PM
  • We will be giving you weekly assignments to work on your business.
  • We will be holding weekly office hours for founders looking for further feedback & instruction.
Why are we focusing on female founders?
  • (63%) Statistics show that women make better entrepreneurs. Companies with female founders perform 63% better than those with their male peers.
  • (2.7%) Currently, female founders are receiving very little funding. Only 2.7% of venture capital dollars went towards female-founded companies in 2019.
  • (2017) Blossom Accelerator has been empowering & enabling female founders from across Saudi Arabia and driving a narrative of diversity & inclusivity as we believe inclusivity drives innovation, social impact, and higher economic returns.

Women don’t just drive cars, we drive economies.

Have unanswered questions? Email us at info@blossom.sa