important dates

Program timeline

Applications Open

3 Oct 2022

Applications for our program are open!

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Application Close

10 Jan 2023

We will start reviewing and shortlisting potential candidates.

Selection Days

From 14 to 16 Feb 2023

The startups will pitch in front of an audience of Investors, Mentors, Corporate Leaders, Partners and the SBC team

Startups Announcement

16 Feb 2023

On the last day of Selection Days we announce the 10 startups selected, which will take part in the program.

Program Kick-off


It’s time! We officially kick-off the program from our HQ in Amsterdam.

Impact Day

8 Jun 2023

At the end of the program we celebrate with Impact Day! The startups will showcase their progress and solutions in our signature event.

Application Process

Join our journey!

1st Meeting
Scouting Team
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2nd Meeting
Program Director
We will discuss how your company would benefit from the collaboration and your fit with our partner’s ambitions.
Due Diligence
We run a ‘light’ due diligence process to understand your current stage concerning tech, infrastructure, finance, market and team.
Selection Week
In this event, you will pitch and meet our stakeholders. Based on ratings, we will select the companies joining the collaboration track.
Program Kick-Off!
Selected companies join the 3-month corporate collaboration track.
about the Accelerator

What is the SBC Accelerator Program?

A 3-month program that accelerates startup growth.
We de-risk startups ventures and accelerate their development, preparing them for scale.
We de-risk high potential ventures for investors.
Investor Readiness
Qualifying startups to reach product-market fit and build a successful case for investors and corporate partners.
We accelerate startups so that they can make as much impact as possible.
Commercial Acceleration
Introductions to investors, Corporate Leads, Strategic Partners.
We help future-proof startups so they can grow in a sustainable way.
Lifecycle Support
Learning, Introductions and Collaboration Support beyond the program.