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Ace Startups

Ace Startups is a program designed to help small businesses grow through a combination of funding, mentorship, and expertise.
Ace Startups
Leadership team

Mark Zuckerberg (Founder and CEO)

Sheryl Sandberg (COO)

David Fischer (CRO)

Number of Employees
0 - 50
Headquarters
London, United Kingdom
Established
2014
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Summary

Ace Startups is a program designed to help small businesses grow through a combination of funding, mentorship, and expertise. The program is a joint venture between the government and the private sector and provides access to a network of experienced entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors who can help entrepreneurs raise capital, develop their business models, and scale their operations. Additionally, Ace Startups offers a range of services such as business plan development, financial modeling, and marketing strategy. 

 


History

Ace Startups is an accelerator program founded in 2014 in London, England. The accelerator program provides early-stage startups with access to mentorship, funding, and resources to help them grow. It is focused on helping startups become successful by focusing on developing their products, market strategies, and business operations.

Ace Startups offers a range of services including access to funding, mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs, and workshops and events to help startups refine their business models. The program also provides access to a network of investors and advisors to help startups scale.

The organisation offers a 12-week program that guides startups through the early stages of their business. During the program, startups receive access to mentors and investors, receive help with refining their product and business model, receive funding, and attend networking events. Ace Startups also offers an exclusive network of corporate partners, allowing startups to tap into the resources, networks, and expertise of larger companies. The accelerator also provides resources to help startups develop their marketing strategies.


Investment criteria

To be eligible for the program, applicants must have an innovative business idea, a viable business model, and a solid team to support the business. The program provides up to $100,000 in funding, in addition to access to a network of resources and advice.


Mission

The goal of the Ace Startups program is to provide early-stage entrepreneurs with the resources and support needed to launch their business and accelerate their growth. The program provides access to capital, mentorship, training, and other resources to help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. It also serves to foster an entrepreneurial ecosystem that encourages creativity, collaboration, and innovation. The purpose of the program is to spur economic growth and job creation in the United States by helping entrepreneurs launch and succeed in their businesses.

 


Portfolio

The accelerator has also worked with some of the world’s leading tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook to help startups succeed.

Some of the notable achievements of Ace Startups include:

• The launch of over 3,000 new businesses since the program began in 2013.

• Investing over $200 million in the Ace Startups community.

• Providing over 8,000 hours of mentorship to entrepreneurs.

• Over 10,000 new jobs created in the Ace Startups community.

• Over 500,000 startup founders receiving support from Ace Startups.

• Supporting over $2 billion in funding for businesses in the Ace Startups community.


References
Ace Startups
Leadership team

Mark Zuckerberg (Founder and CEO)

Sheryl Sandberg (COO)

David Fischer (CRO)

Number of Employees
0 - 50
Headquarters
London, United Kingdom
Established
2014
Social Media