Update – Coronavirus Impact

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, the first F50 Elevate accelerator program this year is now scheduled completely online for Q3/Q4 , and will be conducted through online boot camps along with the online  F50 Global Capital Summit® from Oct 6 to Oct 28, and one-on-one remote engagement. The program is limited to six startups that are relevant to F50’s 2020 theme of HealthTech and Remote Innovation, so apply now!

F50 Elevate™ is monitoring this dynamic situation closely and will update the Elevate program as appropriate in response.

Our program focuses on the key challenge for startups with an early product and market validation: how to prepare to effectively raise their first significant seed or pre-Series A round.

Our advantage is a community of over 100,000 members consisting of a large global investor network, vast entrepreneur reach and brand equity within the venture ecosystem built on 23 investor summits over the past six years. The Elevate program accelerates growth and fundraising with the collective intelligence of our deep roots in Silicon Valley, together with our angel network, corporate partners, and industry experts as mentors.

Cohort2 Program Details – Sep 17 – Nov 16

F50 Elevate commitment to startups

  • Online boot camps, one day per week, leading up to F50 Summit.

  • Presentation, VIP access and    F50 Summit oct 2020.

  • 3 months  of extended online support after the official program.

  • Dedicated mentorship by industry experts.
  • Access to F50 community of entrepreneurs & investors.
  • Optional investment of $25K by F50 Elevate.

Startup commitment to F50 Elevate

  • $7,500 course fee and $35K equity allocation, due after successful graduation.
  • Warrants of $75K for F50 Elevate at the first post-Elevate fundraise valuation.
  • Additional Terms & Conditions apply.

Why we started F50 Elevate?

With the slowdown in early-stage funding over the past few years, it has become more challenging for great startup founders to raise capital at the speed they require. F50 Elevate has created a Cohort Program that invests focus and energy to help the great founders from our community to move faster to the next level.

Why startups should join an F50 Elevate Cohort Program

Access to the large Global Investor Network, including VIPs from our investor summit and private receptions as well as speakers and attendees.

Speed up investment readiness with strong and experienced mentors and partner teams.

Engage with entrepreneur/developer Communities & partnering organizations.

One on One Mentoring by domain experts and industry leaders.

Apply for F50 Elevate Cohort 2 – 2020

Public application: Open till 14th Sep

Program schedule:   Sep 17 2020 – Dev 16 2020


Successful F50 Portfolios

F50 Elevate is very well-positioned to take on this important role, with a track record of successful startup selection, guidance and investment over its 5-year history. The accelerator is built on top of the F50 venture ecosystem, which was launched in 2014 and has rapidly become one of the largest investment networks in Silicon Valley. 

Since it began its Summit events in June 2014, F50’s 237 selected companies have collectively raised more than $100 million through the F50 network of investors. The F50 Venture Fund has invested directly in 30 of the most promising of these companies, including trending startups like Oculii, Knightscope, Flirtey, Plastic, Doc.AI and others. And the eight companies in the first F50 Elevate Cohort have already received serious interest from Tier 1, boutique and angel investors just one month into the 10-week program.

Acq’d by Intel

(F50 Ventures)

Total funding $12.3M

(F50 Ventures)

Acq’d by Google

(F50 Ventures)

Total funding $46.6M

(F50 Ventures)

Total funding $72.3M

(F50 Ventures)

Total funding $16.2M

(F50 Ventures)

Total funding $41.4M

(F50 Platform)

Acq’d by Move

(F50 Platform)

Acq’d by River Studios

(F50 Platform)

Acq’d by AppDirect

(F50 Platform)

Acq’d by Aventri

(F50 Platform)

Acq’d by UberMedia

(F50 Platform)

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