Application Form - 5th Cycle | Acceleration Program


📌 Let the acceleration begin! 🚀

The 5th Cycle of our Acceleration Program (September 2022 - February 2023) is just around the corner. Have you founded a travel tech or hospitality startup and want to boost its development and growth? What are you waiting for? Join the CapsuleT community and let's make it happen. Together! 

Through our Acceleration Program, we help entrepreneurs scale up their tech startups, which provide travel and hospitality innovative solutions. The Acceleration Program's main objective is to offer a rich content which addresses the business needs of the participating startups and provides hands-on learning opportunities and tools for their ventures, as well as guidance on how to scale up their business in the travel and hospitality market.

Which solutions are we looking for?

We are looking for tech startups that offer innovative solutions in the context of the following areas:

- Hotel and food & beverage sector (indicatively, hotel management, revenue management, channel management, operations management, HR management, guest products & services etc.)
- Distribution / transfers / mobility
- Booking engines and ΟΤΑs
- Activity providers
- Sustainability solutions, such as food waste, energy and natural resources saving solutions (regarding hotels, tourism facilities, museums, but also places such as islands, villages, and other significant regions with extensive touristic concentration)
- Accessibility solutions
- Specialized communication and promotional solutions regarding the tourism sector (such as, social media engagement, service reviews, advertising etc.)

Why you should apply

The duration of the Acceleration Program for each cycle is 5 months with the option for startups to stay as a resident additionally for 3 months and continue to use the facilities for free. Apart from workshops and mentoring sessions, the program is enriched with local events, pitching opportunities, meetups, industry site visits and networking activities. Moreover, extrovert activities through learning and networking sessions, participations at trade shows and delegations abroad are also a key element of the program, in order to connect Greek teams with the rest of the world.

It is noted that at least one member of each team/startup should give presence regularly and according to the program at the accelerator's premises to join meetings, attend activities and build synergies with other teams/startups.

Interested in finding out more details? Go check our website (capsuletaccelerator.gr) or kindly follow this link.

Before submitting your application, please read through the Application Questionsas well as the Rules & Conditions and the Eligibility Criteria of the program.

Important note: please keep in mind that all applications have to be submitted in English. The program will run with physical presence and only if new measures/restrictions arise due to Covid-19 will run online to protect teams and other stakeholders as happened in the 4th Cycle.

Useful tips on how to complete your application:

1) Before submitting your application, please make sure you have carefully read the Application Questions.

2) Prepare all your answers in a separate file (e.g. Word document) on your desktop. Keep in mind that there's a character limit per answer (as described in each question).

3) Take into account that, once you submit your answers, you will not be able to edit or remove them.

4) Kindly remember that only one application per team will be accepted.

👉 Kindly note that application period will be completed on Thursday, 23 June 2022 at 23:55 (EEST).