Secure your investment and speed up your fundraise.

Raise capital faster, get guidance from our experienced team, and get introduced to early-stage VCs and Business Angels.

Overview

Specialized Program

Our program is specialized in preparing tech startups to raise their rounds from VCs and Business Angels. Learn from our experienced team what counts during your pitch, what are the red flags you need to watch out for, what are the legal fundraising documents you need, and understand the terms of your round. Our companies have raised USD 65M+ in 2020. Learn from our experienced team how to speed up your fundraising by 2.25x.

Investor Introductions

Get introduced to our network of 250+ early-stage VCs who back you, your idea, and supply you with capital. Join live sessions with VCs and understand what early-stage investors expect from you and how to secure your funding.

Professional Tools

Get access to professional software for your fundraise such as Carta, Quotabook and others worth USD 12,000+ for free.

Flexible Schedule

All events and content are optional so you can cherry-pick what you really need at the moment. Work at your own schedule from wherever you are and join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs who are scaling tech companies right now.

Surround yourself with people who are on the same mission as you and you will succeed.

Raise Professionally

Get professional fundraising software for free. Build your cap table and data room with Carta and Quickbooks and get access to discounts for your accounting and HR management. After being accepted into the program you have access to USD 12,000+ in perks and benefits.

Carta Launch for free

Value: USD 5,000

50% discount

Value: USD 2,000

Xero logo

50% discount

Value: USD 250

Xero logo

Discount on incorporation

Value: USD 4,000

Xero logo

8% discount

Value: USD 200

$100 Voucher

Value: USD 100

5% cashback on SaaS

Value: USD 1,000

Xero logo

80% discount

Value: USD 590

Spenmo discount for Startups

25% discount

Value: USD 75

Program Benefits

Specialized Program

Our program is specialized in preparing tech startups to fundraise and to speed up the process. Our companies have raised USD 65M+ in 2020. Learn from our experienced team how to speed up your fundraising by 2.25x.

Expert Guidance

Learn what counts during your pitch, what are red flags you need to watch out for, what are the legal fundraising documents you need, and understand the terms of your round. We help streamline your fundraising process so that you can better support your team while raising the money needed to grow.

Proven Documents

Streamline your fundraising process with tested and proven documents such as the pitch deck, financials, and more.

Investor Introductions

Get introduced to our network of 250+ early-stage VCs and 1,150+ Business Angels who back you, your idea, and supply you with capital.

Learn From Investors

Join live sessions with VCs and understand why early-stage investors back certain startups and what they expect from you. Participate in webinars, virtual demo days, and mentorship sessions. 

Professional Software

Get access to USD 12,000+ in perks and benefits such as Carta, Quotabook, and Xero, so you have access to a a professional cap table and data room software for free.

Completely Online

No need to relocate or even leave the office. All events and content are optional so you can cherry-pick what you really need at the moment. Work at your own schedule and from wherever you are. We bring global reach to your workspace. We are here to make fundraising easier, not to add to your to-do list.

Entrepreneur Community

Join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs who are scaling tech companies right now.

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

Selection Criteria

We are looking for early-stage tech startups who are raising or planning to raise capital from VCs, Angel investors, or HNWIs in the coming months.

Our sweet spot is for software startups that focus on AI, fintech, SaaS, blockchain, or who solve complicated problems (deep-tech). 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.
  • You have early customer traction or validation (POCs, MOUs, etc.).

It doesn’t matter:
  • If you are in stealth or if your product is live.
  • If you generate revenue.
  • How many people work in your company or if it’s only you.
  • Where you are located.

Program Requirements

When you are fundraising and scaling your company, we know that time is precious. That’s why you will have a minimal commitment during the program. All events and content are optional so you can cherry-pick what you really need at the moment.

Requirements:
  • Fundraising is a high priority for your team.
  • You are currently raising a from Angel investors or VCs and looking for additional investors, or planning to start fundraising in the coming months.

Our program is best suited for ambitious entrepreneurs who understand time management is essential while fundraising. Benefit immediately from our perks and benefits, join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs, and network with mentors and investors, all on your own schedule. Our low-commitment program structure is personalized to your company and its needs. The frequency of our meetings depends on how much you need our support. We are here to make fundraising easier, not to add to your to-do list.

Startup Profile

When you join Aurelia Ventures, you take part in a diverse and talented community of entrepreneurs, disruptors, and creators from around the globe. Like you, our entrepreneurs are people who think differently; who are challenging the status quo and who build disruptive companies.

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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

The startup has immediate access to all content, perks and benefits, and help from our team.

Program Fee

Whenever we accept a founder in the program, we are all in.
You get access to our wide range of resources such as mentors, personal guidance, introduction to early-stage investors, live Q&A with investors, USD 12,000+ in perks and benefits, and more. We believe that every startup should look for a partner who has skin in the game. That’s why we are all in with each company we back.

Fundraise less than USD 1M

Participation fee (one-time, no retainer): USD 3,990 for mentorship and to cover the costs of running the program due upon admission to the program. Upon successful completion of the program and the fundraising readiness checklist, you have access to our Angel and VC network.

Success fee (only due if you successfully raise capital):
<$500k investment = 1% equity + 3.5% of the total amount raised.
$500k – $1M investment = 0.75% equity + 3% of the total amount raised.

Fundraise more than USD 1M

Participation fee (one-time, no retainer): USD 6,990 for mentorship and to cover the costs of running the program due upon admission to the program. Upon successful completion of the program and the fundraising readiness checklist, you have access to our VC network.

Success fee (only due if you successfully raise, min. $20k, max. $50k):
$1M – $3M investment = 1.5% of the total amount raised.
$3M+ investment = 1% cash of the total amount raised.

We are doing everything to help you to streamline the fundraising process as much as possible so that you can close the round quicker and can continue supporting your team.

The fee is usually tax-deductible (check with your tax advisor to confirm). There is no fee to apply to the program.

Apply by August 31 to the Summer 2021 cohort

Admission on a rolling basis. Each cohort is limited to 15 startups and will be closed before the deadline ends when all seats are taken.

It's free to apply to the Aurelia Ventures programs. There’s a program fee to cover the costs of running the program due upon admission and a success fee if you raise successfully through our network.

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