Accelerator program by GBSB Global Business School

Accelerator Program


Barcelona is southern Europe’s most dynamic start-up ecosystem, being home to over 1,300 start-ups that develop their activity in the fields of industry 4.0, life science, mobile and other digital and new tech businesses. GBSB Global is focusing paving the way for new generations of future professionals teaching them the latest resources on technology.

In 2018 GBSB Global Business School launched its first edition of the G-Accelerator, a new pre-incubator and accelerator program that aims to help and support new and existing ventures introduced to the market by entrepreneurs. The G-Accelerator program will have both a local and international (virtual) scope.

GBSB Global will promote two contests for early edition (2018-2019 academic year) in order to select a number of priority projects that will be supported by GBSB Global offering them a free package of mentorship hours, infrastructure facilities and the occasional support on funding market access.

Mentorship Services

Mentorship Services

Infrastructure Services

Infrastructure Services

Financial Support Services

Financial Support Services

Mentorship Services


Mentoring is one of the main attributes that make G-Accelerator unique. All the mentoring services are provided by a panel of experts, each focusing on a specific area: Business Case validation, commercial policy, technology, finance, and legal advice. These services are provided according to the specific needs of each individual entrepreneurial idea.

What does the mentorship include?


Assessment of the idea from innovation, technology, market

Assessment of the idea based on innovation, technology, market positioning, and team capabilities

Business model validations and idea stress test

Business model validations and stress test

Roadmap to the launch of the new venture with tailored services

Roadmap for the launch of the new venture with tailored services according the key points of the business

Infrastructure Services


The G-accelerator program aims to help entrepreneurs in establishing their venture through the offering of some basic infrastructure services. This service available is only for priority projects with a headquarter in Barcelona.

GBSB Global Business School dedicated area to entrepreneurs
Access to a dedicated area for the G-accelerator program at GBSB Global in Barcelona where the entrepreneur can find a working space with internet connection

Financial Support Services


The G-accelerator provide support on connection with financial services for the priority projects with a local scope. We support in accessing funding rounds or public grants available for entrepreneurs.

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Public Grants
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Business Angel Network
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VC Funds
GBSB Global Business School G-Accelerator process

Calendar


The first edition will take place from the month of November to July. The calendar below shows the main deadlines for entrepreneurs:

GBSB Global Business School G-Accelerator Calendar
GBSB Global Business School G-Accelerator information

Apply for G-Accelerator 1st Edition
until 15.01.2019

 

FAQ


GBSB Global believes in helping our students, alumni and society to harness their professional potential.

Many bright ideas fail to deliver due to the lack of experience of the founder in fields not related with the core of the idea itself. Senior expertise and a minimum infrastructure services are imperative to help new ventures move forward.

Research shows that 70 percent of mentored businesses survive more than five years, double the rate of non-mentored small businesses”.

An external and experienced view can often provide an unbiased opinion about the venture, correlated with the solution to overcome problems and to intercept additional opportunities.

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Download, submit and send an Application Form to G-accelerator@global-business-school.org before January 15, 2018.

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