StartupHighway is a Baltic startup accelerator and an early seed stage fund based in Vilnius, Lithuania. Since it’s establishment in 2011 it has developed a proven investment programme focusing all of its efforts on value maximization for innovative technology startups. It has been purely designed to provide individually tailored support for the most perspective participating entrepreneurs.
An extensive network of business leaders, elite mentors, seed funding, free open working space and the access to respective markets are just a few mandatory tools helping you to accelerate your startup’s evolution to a scalable business. We believe that the core mission, besides providing a startup with the right tools, is the top-notch expertise adapted to individual business needs. Therefore we work closely with the teams by dedicating our expert knowledge and shaping selective acceleration plans that match your startup’s peculiarities.
We consider your startup unique. We are here to help you make it powerful.
StartupHighway’s acceleration programme consists of the individually tailored support and preparation for the startup’s growth and further investment readiness. We provide selected startups with a decent seed funding, free open working space, advice from the international mentors’ fleet. We open up the doors to a wide international network and respective markets,and most importantly support you with a specifically designed expert guidance, applied to your own product or service. Simply because we care about each startup’s success, the programme itself as well as it’s duration is not framed into a standard pattern. Vice versa, each year our programme participants help us define the programme model that can be customized accordingly to their needs and business scope.
Each selected startup might be granted with up to €25,000 in seed funding, depending on the number of startup co-founders. The funding will be distributed in usually 3 separate tranches during the acceleration programme. In exchange for money and our priceless support, we normally take up to a 7,5% equity stake based on the common global practice. Moreover, we will provide you with additional benefits, such as free office space at our grounds at Rupert incubator and individual mentorship.
StartupHighway does not limit itself to a rapid and intense short-term acceleration programme. We evaluate each and every case individually and based on results and collaboration efforts during the programme we can offer a follow-up funding and extended support within our expertise. The acceleration process doesn’t end for the best performing teams, they on the contrary are selected for the next round investment from StartupHighway and it’s VC partners and are offered better conditions.
Furthermore, we can help you to reach out to the potential investors in London by organizing individual or teams roundup meetings with a separate investor. This may get you to participate in an individually organized roadshow and present your business having full investors’ attention rather than participating in crowded “Demo Days” where plenty of startups are pitching their ideas.
So why not take all the great chances we offer!