Corporate Start-up Accelerators
An internal corporate start-up accelerator process that cuts through the “innovation fluff” to achieve problem-solution fit for your innovation projects. For Intrapreneurs and Innovators.
Most corporate accelerator programs fail due to a lack of structure, expert guidance and support for running lean start-up experiments. It’s too easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of fancy jargon and sexy activities that don’t achieve ROI. Moving people away from long discussions and planning meetings requires a real-world entrepreneurial experience. Teams must be hands-on when learning the fundamentals of Design Thinking, Customer Development, Lean Start-up and Agile. If you are looking to go beyond “innovation theatre” then AfCE has an approach fit for you.
Carefully crafted tutorials and assignments are strategically placed along a 12 week curriculum to help Intrapreneurs learn what they need to know and apply that to their own ideas. This flagship offering played a big role in helping Bayer’s Intrapreneurship program unlock 1 Billion EUR of new annual revenue potential. AfCE mentors guide each team to leverage the curriculum to identify assumptions and run experiments with real customers. A Prototype Fund providing access to our team of designers, developers and online marketers is an integral part of the program and allows teams to develop pretotypes and prototypes at speed. The accelerator combines physical and virtual engagements, often in the native language of participants.
Upcoming start dates
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Start whenever you have one team ready
- Application deadline: It's up to you when each team should start
Below you can find a list of tutorials and assignments you will complete throughout the program.
Each topic listed below consists of 2 tutorials and 1 assignment.
The tutorials are generally between 8 and 12 minutes. Per topic there will be one tutorial explaining what we will be doing and why this is important. After this you will be asked to complete a mini test. The next tutorial discusses how your team will complete the assignment in the provided template.
Your team has to watch the tutorials and complete the assignments before the relevant mentor call.
Early Adopters (potentially covered during Kick Off Event)
Customer Segmentation (potentially covered during Kick Off Event) Identify Interview Channels
Interview Channel Costing
Total Available Market
Value Proposition Canvas
End User Profile
Minimum Viable Product
How to pitch your corporate start-up idea
Sales & Marketing
Messaging Framework Channels
Business Model + Pitch
Business Model Canvas
How to pitch your corporate start-up idea (re-visited) Pitch Deck
The engagement and comprehension levels can be tracked and assessed so that reporting can be provided at the end of the program. If your mentor asked you to skip certain tutorials, this will be accounted for in your final scoring and evaluations.
Course delivery details
- World-Class mentors, not consultants
- Transfer of entrepreneurial skills and mindset to Intrapreneurs
- Scientific and experiment based
- Structured approach creates accountability and monitoring of development
- Be pitch ready by the end of 12 weeks (200%-400% better success rate)
- Full participant evaluations and certification provided
- Part time next to day job (10%, 20% or 30% time)
From USD 35,000 per team.
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Why choose AfCE?
#1 Intrapreneurship Agency
Global in 24 Countries
Blended Learning Approach
Average rating 5
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