Huge Thing launches another pre-acceleration program for women from Poland and Ukraine

Huge Thing has informed AIN about the launch of the recruitment for its Female Startup pre-accelerator. Via the program, ten finalists can receive a $10,000 equity-free grant to start a company and further develop their business.

Recruitment for Female Startup Pre-accelerator has already started and will be open till May 31th, 2024, here.

About Huge Thing

  • Huge Thing was established in 2012 by SpeedUp Group to support the development of the startup ecosystem in Central and Eastern Europe. It was one of the first operational acceleration program operators for startups in Poland.
  • Huge Thing has prepared a series of four programs educational and developmental programs targeted at female founders, including three editions of the Female Founders Fundraising Academy and the Female Startup Pre-accelerator program, lasting until the end of 2026. The first Female Founders Fundraising Academy (FFFA) program was launched in December 2023.

About the second program

  • The fresh pre-accelerator program will support 25 women entrepreneurs offering comprehensive knowledge, support from experts, and tools to build and scale their startups. The program will last over two month.
  • Participants will engage in workshops covering topics such as testing business hypotheses, product development, building marketing strategies or preparing for valuation and fundraising. In addition, participants will receive individual expertise from mentors and tutors.

Through the Female Startup Pre-accelerator program, we want to support female entrepreneurs from Poland and Ukraine who are at the idea or pre-seed stage on this path. We hope that the knowledge and tools provided to them will allow them to successfully build and scale their companies,

Maria Tyka-Majewska, Senior Program Manager at Huge Thing, commented.

Program timeline

Participants will be able to present their ideas to the jury during the Demo Day. Ten finalists will receive a $10,000 equity-free grant to start a company and further develop their business.