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Tools

Tools to help you with the different stages of the accelerator process 

Startup Accelerator Programs: A Practice Guide

This practice guide explains how accelerator programmes work and supports you to think practically about setting up your own programme.

Accelerator Program Design

Deciding on a Name

What Should I Name My Startup?

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Power of Storytelling

TEDxEast - Nancy Duarte uncovers common structure of greatest communicators 11/11/2010

The Accelerator Interview

Making A Great Verbal Elevator Pitch

Making a Great Verbal Elevator Pitch 60-90 Seconds Maximum

The Accelerator Interview

Stickiness Factor

You can only be successful if people are willing and able to be your customers. They must know about you, and be compelled to act.

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Investor Presentation Template

Investor Pitch Template

Accelerator Investor / Fundraising

Branding & Marketing

Branding and Marketing Worksheet

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Porters Five Forces

Five Forces Analysis assumes that there are five important forces that determine competitive power in a business situation.

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Spartina Internet Business Model Worksheet

Spartina Internet Business Model Worksheet

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Example Successful Accelerator Application [DropBox]

See Dropbox's original Y Combinator accelerator application to get an idea about what is a winning application.

Accelerator Application

Example Investor Term Sheets Templates

Examples of Investor term sheets provided by Y Combinator accelerator, and used by all teams that participate in Y Combinator.

Accelerator Investors

What Makes a Good Business Idea

Business idea checklist: Rate this idea on each of the following criteria from 1-10. 1-3 is weak; 4-7 is fix-able; 8-10 is do-able. What could you do to make each area stronger?

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Start Co. Reading List

Reading List for Start Co. Entrepreneurs

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Things to Think About When Getting Started

Things to Think About

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Making a Great Written Elevator Pitch

Making A Great Written Elevator Pitch for Introductions

The Accelerator Interview

Introduction to Investor Pitching

Making A Great Written Elevator Pitch for Introductions

Accelerator Investor / Fundraising

Business Development 101

Efficient Business Development strategies for startups are essential considering most all are undercapitalized even after seed and angel funding.

Customer Validation

Brand Strategy Canvas

The Brand Strategy Canvas

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Competitive Advantage Checklist

The Competitive Advantage is the distinct competency of the business that is matched to its future market opportunity.

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Sample Financial Worksheet

Sample Financial Worksheet

The Accelerator Application

Example Successful Accelerator Application[PayStack]

Paystack's entire Y Combinator Application complete with commentary and backstory.

Accelerator Application

Example Successful Accelerator application [The Muses]

The Muse applied to Y Combinator in fall of 2011 and was accepted into the winter 2012 batch.

Accelerator Application

11 Tough Questions for Founders

11 Tough Questions for Co-Founders to Answer Before Starting

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Types of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Ventures: What are the different types?

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

The 4 Hypothesis of Customer Discovery

Customer Discovery Process

Customer Discovery

Quick Tips for PR & Media

Entrepreneur’s Guide to PR and Media

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Download a PDF of the Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Mitigating Risk

The Startup Entrepreneur's Guide To Risk Management

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Guide to Creating a Competitive Analysis

Guide to Creating a Competitive Analysis

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Spartina Internet Business Model Instructions

Spartina
 Internet
 Business 
Model:
Manage
 Cash, 
Increase 
Revenue ,
 Grow
Profit

The Accelerator Application

Sales Cycle

Founder’s Toolkit Instruction

Customer Validation

Example Sales Agreement Template

The sales template here is specially tailored for software-as-a-service (SaaS) startups .

Accelerator Curriculum

Accelerator Interview Practice questions

A virtual interview accelerator complete with timers and advice

Accelerator Interview