We provide you with the knowledge and network you need to grow.

The Aurelia Ventures programs help you to scale quicker and how to raise from Angel investors and VCs faster. Our experienced team will provide you guidance, introduce you to early-stage investors, and extend your runway with USD 1.25M+ in perks & benefits.

Program Overview

All programs follow the same personalized methodology, are equity-free and help you to grow faster, overcome stage-specific challenges.

Scale Program

Rapid customer adoption and hyper-growth.

Duration: 12 months
Mentors:
Unlimited first-time consultation
Webinars:
General | Strategic | Fundraising
USD 1.25M+ Perks & Benefits

Rise Program

Gain traction and product-market validation.

Duration: 12 months
Mentors: 8 first-time consultation
Webinars: General | Strategic | Fundraising
USD 875k+ Perks & Benefits

Spark Program

Launch your product and acquire your first users.

Duration: 12 months
Mentors: 3 first-time consultation
Webinars: General | Strategic | Fundraising
USD 450k+ Perks & Benefits

Perks & Benefits

Startups admitted to either the Spark Program, Rise Program, Scale Program or the Fundraising Program have access to perks & benefits worth USD 1.25M+ (depending on program). Our goal is to help you to reduce your expenses and extend your runway so you can focus on building great products and fundraise without time pressure.

Aurelia Ventures is an official startup partner of AWS Activate, Microsoft for Startups, Google for Startups, HubSpot for Startups and Startup with IBM.

AWS credits for Startups

$100,000 AWS credits + AWS Business Support

Value: $110,000

HubSpot for Startups discount

90% discount on all plans

Value: $63,360

IBM Cloud credits

$120,000 Cloud Credits

Value: $120,000

6 months free of Zendesk Support and Sales CRM

Value: $35,000

$100,000 Segment credits

Value: $100,000

Google Cloud credits for Startups

Google Cloud Platform credits

Value: $4,000

See all our perks & benefits worth USD 1.25+ from our partners such as Customer.io, Monday.com, InVision, Zeplin and many more.

What Our Startups Are Saying About Us

Roman Pfeiffer profile

Aurelia Ventures has been instrumental in helping us get the resources and tools we need to meet the demand and needs of our business. The team at Aurelia has been extremely responsive and insightful in helping us get what we need at critical times to keep the business moving forward.

- Jake, Co-founder & COO perf.dev

Sophia profile

Aurelia Ventures and their very personal, hands-on approach to support startups is really unique. They were super responsive and there for us whenever we needed them and supported us with the right advice, mentors, cloud credits and discounts at the right time.

- Merritt, Founder & CEO Meet

Marta profile

Being part of Aurelia Ventures has helped us to make significant progress. The support and their experience of the Aurelia Venture team have been extremely beneficial in our development.

- Reagan, Founder & CEO bamms

Sophia profile

Aurelia Ventures was the first venture firm that we had the opportunity to work with which truly allowed us to get up on our feet with the foundational tools and technologies required for a software startup. It's the best 'Startup Package for Startups' that I saw in the market that helped me filter through all the productivity tools, cloud environments and more - in order to focus on product development - with nice discounts! Thanks to Felix and the team for being so responsive and fun to work with ????

- Kartik, Co-founder & CEO Devron.ai

Sophia profile

Being a start-up in todays’ date we wanted to partner up with a Mentorship Program that could help us dial in further into our efforts. Partnering with Aurelia Ventures provides you with secure, community based resource for all things required to build a company from ground-up. Alessio and Felix are helpful, intelligent, and thoughtful mentors who can provide such insight and guidance.

- Armaan, Co-founder & CEO eatOS

Khasan, Founder of PLEX

Aurelia Ventures helped us in one of the most crucial moments of our startup development. Their personal support, throughout consulting, fast and efficient work is what makes them unique. They supported us in every aspect, whether it be advice, mentors, or cloud credits and Felix and Alessio, the founders of Aurelia Ventures, are truly awesome people who are willing to help anytime in need.

- Khasan, Co-founder & CTO PLEX

Program requirements

Time is precious when you’re scaling your company.

That’s why we tailor each program to the needs of the respective startup, meet with the founder on a flexible basis and give them advice on the topics they care about. Our goal is to create an environment where founders can be the most productive and focus exclusively on scaling their startups without being distracted by fixed schedules or external commitments.

Please find the respective requirements on each program page:

Spark, Rise, Scale or the Fundraising Program.

We try to interfere as little as possible in the startups we accept to the program. We don’t take board seats or equity or many of the other powers startup programs sometimes require. We offer lots of advice, but we can’t force anyone to take it. We know that independence is one of the reasons why people start startups in the first place. And we strongly believe that is also one of the reasons startups succeed.

Selection criteria

We are looking for awesome software startups in the Web 3.0, AI/ML, Fintech or B2B SaaS space. Most of our portfolio companies come from the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, Singapore, and Australia, but we occasionally work with companies outside of these key places.

What matters is:
  • You are building a product or service that has software at its core.
  • Your team members have tech industry experience.
It doesn’t matter:
  • If you generate revenue.
  • How many people work in your company or if it’s only you.
  • Your location.

 

Please see additional stage-specific requirements for the Spark Program, Rise Program and the Fundraising Program.

Application Process

The whole process from application to acceptance takes between 2-3 business days. We know speed is essential and some things can't wait.

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Apply

We will review your application within 24 hours during business days.

Interview

After our initial review, we invite selected startups for an interview.

The interview will include the CEO and up to 2 key team members who will participate in the program (joining the guidance sessions, webinars, online community, etc.).

Review

After your interview, our venture committee will make a final decision on your application within 24 hours. We notify startups of their acceptance to the program on the day after the interview.

Kick-off

You will have immediate access to all mentors, content, community, perks and benefits, and help from our team.

Apply by December 31 to the Winter 2021 cohort

Admission on a rolling basis. Each cohort is limited to 10 startups and will be closed before the deadline ends when all seats are taken.

There’s a program fee (depending on program) to cover the cost of running the program due upon admission.

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There’s a program fee (depending on program) to cover the cost of running the program due upon admission.