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Tools

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

Startup Accelerator Programs: A Practice Guide

Accelerator Program Design

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

Deciding on a Name

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

What Should I Name My Startup?

Power of Storytelling

The Accelerator Interview

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

Making A Great Verbal Elevator Pitch

The Accelerator Interview

Making a Great Verbal Elevator Pitch 60-90 Seconds Maximum

Stickiness Factor

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

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.

Investor Presentation Template

Accelerator Investor / Fundraising

Investor Pitch Template

Branding & Marketing

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Branding and Marketing Worksheet

Porters Five Forces

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

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

Spartina Internet Business Model Worksheet

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Spartina Internet Business Model Worksheet

Example Successful Accelerator Application [DropBox]

Accelerator Application

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

Example Investor Term Sheets Templates

Accelerator Investors

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

What Makes a Good Business Idea

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

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?

Start Co. Reading List

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Reading List for Start Co. Entrepreneurs

Things to Think About When Getting Started

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Things to Think About

Making a Great Written Elevator Pitch

The Accelerator Interview

Making A Great Written Elevator Pitch for Introductions

Introduction to Investor Pitching

Accelerator Investor / Fundraising

Making A Great Written Elevator Pitch for Introductions

Business Development 101

Customer Validation

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

Brand Strategy Canvas

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

The Brand Strategy Canvas

Competitive Advantage Checklist

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

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

Sample Financial Worksheet

The Accelerator Application

Sample Financial Worksheet

Example Successful Accelerator Application[PayStack]

Accelerator Application

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

Example Successful Accelerator application [The Muses]

Accelerator Application

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

11 Tough Questions for Founders

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

11 Tough Questions for Co-Founders to Answer Before Starting

Types of Entrepreneurship

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Entrepreneurial Ventures: What are the different types?

The 4 Hypothesis of Customer Discovery

Customer Discovery

Customer Discovery Process

Quick Tips for PR & Media

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

Entrepreneur’s Guide to PR and Media

Download a PDF of the Business Model Canvas

Getting Ready for an Accelerator

The Business Model Canvas

Mitigating Risk

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

The Startup Entrepreneur's Guide To Risk Management

Guide to Creating a Competitive Analysis

Accelerator Acceptance Criteria

Guide to Creating a Competitive Analysis

Spartina Internet Business Model Instructions

The Accelerator Application

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

Sales Cycle

Customer Validation

Founder’s Toolkit Instruction

Example Sales Agreement Template

Accelerator Curriculum

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

Accelerator Interview Practice questions

Accelerator Interview

A virtual interview accelerator complete with timers and advice