Funds up to 15K per team
Takes 0% equity
Funds 12 startups per year
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SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator supports innovative founding projects with the implementation and growth of their ventures. In addition to intensive coaching, the founding teams will also benefit from a high-caliber mentoring program as well as numerous contacts to investors, established companies and other founders. They can use a co-working office with state-of-the art equipment on the premises of Spinnerei, an old cotton mill now serving as a center for creativity, and will gain access to various technologies offered by partners. Even after completing the program, the startup teams are supported in their recruiting efforts, they can plan their expansion through an international exchange program and they get the opportunity to rent office space next to SpinLab. The founders will be able to use all offers free of charge when they are accepted for the six-month program.

The accelerator is funded through contributions from investors and established companies such as Deutsche Postbank,...
SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator supports innovative founding projects with the implementation and growth of their ventures. In addition to intensive coaching, the founding teams will also benefit from a high-caliber mentoring program as well as numerous contacts to investors, established companies and other founders. They can use a co-working office with state-of-the art equipment on the premises of Spinnerei, an old cotton mill now serving as a center for creativity, and will gain access to various technologies offered by partners. Even after completing the program, the startup teams are supported in their recruiting efforts, they can plan their expansion through an international exchange program and they get the opportunity to rent office space next to SpinLab. The founders will be able to use all offers free of charge when they are accepted for the six-month program.

The accelerator is funded through contributions from investors and established companies such as Deutsche Postbank, Porsche, Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Soziales & Verbraucherschutz, CMS Hasche Sigle, Dell, Deutsche Bank, Doberman Ventures, DZ Bank, ergo Versicherungen, Grazia Equity, Heinz Dürr Invest, High-Tech Gründerfonds, KPMG, Madsack Mediengruppe, Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen, Quarton International, City of Leipzig, taskforce – Management on Demand and Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen. 

We are looking for passionate, innovative, technology-oriented and scalable teams with an open mindset and the required motivation and capabilities to realize their dreams.

3 reasons why you should apply:
* we provide high-class service with a proven track record (check our website) free of charge (no strings attached)
* we are independent and don't take an equity share. This allows us to access a huge network or corporates and VCs and it aligns our interest to yours: simply create the best startups possible
* we are privately funded which allows lean processes and small bureaucracy
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Bjoern Bauermeister, CFA
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Bjoern Bauermeister, CFA Active Business Angel with a Finance background
Claudio Martina
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Eric Weber
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Eric Weber Managing Director
Jana Strüve
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Lennart Mehl
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Martin Richter
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Martin Richter Coach Coach & Consultant @ SpinLab - The HHL Accelerator
Matthew McDermott
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Matthew McDermott Consultant
Shawn Segundo
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Shawn Segundo Marketing Marketing & Event Manager at SpinLab

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