Accelerate your business idea!

ABI Accelerator

For you that have an innovation or a business idea - as a private person, a company or from LTU.


Develop your business idea


The Accelerator help you improve your idea and business model during a number of workshops combined with own work. We base the accelerator phase on the Lean Startup methodology. In order to help you make well-founded decisions in how to take the next step with your idea. 

You get insights in how take develop your business plan to reach the next step with us, the ABI Incubator where you can grow faster.  

We give you access to a innovative environment at ABI, where you can meet other creatives and committed people who are on the same journey as you are.

How does this work?

We start with a meeting with you (and your team) and our business advisor, to talk about your needs and what we can offer you and your team. If there is a match between our goals, we offer you a member agreements to join our Accelerator.

We have open admission so you can start and join the workshops at any time. At the workshops will  get good tools to evaluate, learn and improve your business plans.

Each workshop focuses on different subjects like experiences and advice, inspirational lectures and joint exercises. The material is mainly in English. Between the meetings you are expected to do some independent work. You will also receive some individual coaching from our experienced business advisors. 

If needed we can help arrange overnight stay and travel for those who have a long way to travel. 

We are the right incubator for you if you want to start a business in north Sweden with the world as your market. No matter where in Sweden you are.

Content and dates:

Meetings will be in Luleå, Skellefteå and/or Piteå, beetween 09:00- 16:00 (9am to 4pm).  You choose where you want to participate.


1) Lean Startup & Team/HR

Overview of how we're going to work with Lean Startup + team.

Luleå: Sep 11th, 2018

Skellefteå: Sept 12th, 2018

2) Customer Discovery & validation

Work with finding "problem-solution" fit & "customer-discovery", business model canvas and validation.

Luleå: Sep 25th, 2018

Piteå: Sep 26th, 2018

3) Economy & Strategic Planning

Economy for startups and Strategic planning and business plans.

Piteå: Okt 2nd, 2018

Skellefteå: Okt 3rd, 2018

4) Go-to-market & Metrics

Work with marketing strategy, sales and metrics.

Luleå: Okt 23th, 2018

Skellefteå: Okt 24th, 2018

5) Pitch Training

Everybody meet up to practice pitching.

Piteå: Nov 6th, 2018

6) Funding & IPR

We discuss funding and how you can handle intellectual property rights in your company and your products/services.

Luleå: Nov 13th, 2018

Skellefteå: Nov 14th, 2018



Questions? Contact us:

Kristina Öhman,