Accelerator

We help founders create the curve

Expa Accelerator is the most flexible program for pre-seed startups. Receive $250K or $400K in funding and tailored advice to take your startup from 0 to 1.

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A dedicated support team for your startup

Think of them as your fractional COO. They'll help you find solutions when you need them most.

+ Help identify growth channels
+ Source your first customers
+ Support with business strategy, operations, and product development

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Get access to personalized mentorship

There's no “one-size fits all” approach here. Get tactical and timely advice from startup leaders and mentors who've reached hundreds of millions of users.

+ Frequent 1:1s and office hours
+ Direct support with product-market fit, fundraising, brand identity, and more
+ Help sourcing, vetting, and introducing you to top talent to accelerate hiring
+ Navigate the ups and downs of startup life with advisors who've been there

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Deal terms built around you

Receive $250K for 7% or $400K for 10% in equity to accelerate your growth

+ Guidance on managing your investment process for your next rounds
+ Introductions to the world's most recognized VCs
+ Work with your Support Team to perfect your pitch and messaging
+ Expa startups have gone on to raise capital from GV, Sequoia, NFX, a16z and more

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Access to our international network

Leverage our established networks in North America and the EU. Connect with top-tier VCs. Get noticed by leading tech sites.

+ Gain an international edge with advice from Expa's global expert network
+ Expa companies have been featured in TechCrunch, Wired, Forbes, and more
+ Expa Hubs in SF, LA, NY, London

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Receive key resources for your startup

Get up to $250K in credits towards services you'll need to build your startup.

+ Discounts on cloud credits, legal services, banking, payments, cap-table management, and more
+ Playbooks to help guide you on company formation, payroll, hiring, and more
+ Vetted introductions to trusted service providers and agencies

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Join our community of founders

Gain lifetime access to Expa's community of talented founders, operators, and investors.

+ Attend thought-leadership events
+ Access to Expa's Founder Network platform
+ Join CEO and founder dinners
+ Learn from founders who've scaled their startups

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Expa companies raise from world-class investors

Andreessen Horowitz

Founders Fund

NEA

Greylock

Sequoia

Google Ventures

Accel

First Round

Accelerator Companies

Hear from Accelerator founders

Nick Patrick

CEO & Co-founder, RADAR

”Expa provided us with the capital, structure, and advice that we needed to scale Radar in its first year.”

Wayne Mackey

Founder & CEO, Statespace

“After my first meeting with Expa, I left realizing that if we come here, it will be hard. And we will be so much better for it.”

Daniel Domachowski

Co-founder & CEO, Circus

“Working and developing within Expa Accelerator means world class expertise is literally a phone call away.”

Mike Schmidt

Founder, Dovetale   

 “The entire Expa team makes you feel like you are a part of a special journey with unconditional support from some of the most successful people in the world.”

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