ARCTIC BUSINESS ACCELERATOR
What if the next extraordinary idea
Some ideas look simple at first, while others seem impossible. But they all have one thing in common – their potential. Are you ready to challenge your business idea to see if you could start a company based on it? Join our Arctic Business Accelerator program.
About the program
The Arctic Business Accelerator is a free online program for entrepreneurs worldwide aiming to test and refine new business ideas. The program is moderated by our experienced business advisors and offers you training sessions, events and individual coaching helping you make well-founded decisions for your future business.
- Open admission so you can embark at any time
- A mix of scheduled and unscheduled sessions
- Independent training and work
- Choose your own pace
- Material in English
- Option to join exclusive physical events in Northern Sweden
The program is divided into nine modules.
1. The startup
What is a start-up and how does it differ from a typical Small and Mid-sized Enterprise? Learn more about this with inspiration on what it takes to succeed.
2. Focus on customers
Learn about the Customer development process, which helps you center product and service design around actual customer needs.
3. Get out of office
To gain insight into relevant needs of customers you must both communicate with them and observe their behaviour.
4. Build your team
We provide you with tools to build early teams with smart and engaged people that can help you grow and expand your business.
5. Understand your market
With a product and team in place, it is time to start planning for how to market and sell your products and services.
6. Pitch your idea
To attract talents, investors and even customers, you need to be able to pitch your idea in front of individuals as well as larger audiences.
7. Understand Intellectual Properties
Learn how to protect your products and services, without losing focus on your no 1 priority: to make money.
8. Make business sustainable
In order for your business to thrive and become viable, you should always take into account the 17 goals of the United Nations sustainability agenda.
9. Attract funding
Learn where and how to fund your business, depending on which stage you are in and what additional resources you need to develop.
We are curious to know more about you and your idea! Fill in the form with a short summary of your idea in the message field and we will set up a short meeting with you.
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Prepare for your meeting
With the NABC++ model
What problem or need are you attempting to solve?
How do you intend to solve this and make money?
What are the benefits of your offering vs. competition?
Who are the competitors (not buying is always one)?
Who are you and what are your driving forces and visions?