Startup acceleration program


Pipefy Startup Acceleration Program Template is designed for companies specialized in helping startups to accelerate their growth, and want to manage their acceleration programs.

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Template structure

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Start form

  1. Startup name
  2. Startup URL (if any)
  3. Pitch
  4. Founders
  5. Founders’ email addresses
  6. Contact name
  7. Contact number
  8. How far in progress are you?
  9. How long is your runway?
  10. Detail your idea and state why it matters.

Startup selection

  1. Does the startup fit the acceleration program criteria?
    • Yes
    • No (move card to “Rejected startups”)
  2. Interview date and time


  1. Interviewer
  2. How was the interview?
  3. After the interview, was the startup admitted to the program?
    • Yes
    • No (move card to “Rejected startups”)


  1. Define how the investment will be made.
  2. Investment date
  3. Investment
  4. Advisers team

Acceleration plan

  1. Acceleration program’s length
  2. Program’s start date
  3. Program’s end date
  4. Will there be office space?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Improvements needed
  6. Improvement plan
  7. Plan report


  1. Suggested mentoring actions
    • Have face-to-face meetings with mentors
    • Discuss specific challenges they face
    • Match synergies between teams and mentors
    • Assign mentors to teams based on mutual interest
    • Plan classroom sessions with experts to explore given startup’s aspects
    • Get successful entrepreneurs to talk to the teams
    • Connect teams with potential customers
    • Provide direct support through direct involvement
  2. Based on the suggestions above, decide how the mentoring will happen.
  3. Report of the mentoring
  4. What were the main lessons taught during the mentoring process?

New investors search

  1. Develop a strong pitch to draw new investors.
  2. Map potential investors.
  3. Teach the startup fundraising best practices.

Demo day

  1. Scheduled date
  2. Scheduled time
  3. Copy of the presentation
  4. Which investors got interested in the startup after demo day?

Following the program

  1. How did the acceleration program help the startup?
    • Poorly
    • Fairly
    • Average
    • Well
    • Quite well
  2. Detected improvements
  3. Has there been capital growth?
  4. Assign an adviser to give support to the startup once the program is over.


Rejected startups

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