STARTUP LAB – Venture Capital with acceleration program

Startup Lab

pre-seed VC

Support of global startups in Russia, CIS, Western Europe

with a focus on Retail, Agrotech, Education and Robotics

The closest investment program

Who are we?

 

Startup Lab is a pre-seed VC with an acceleration program.

 

We invest in projects on early stages and help in developing, building network of contacts, scaling sales channels, optimizing business model and internal processes with attraction of leading experts and exiting to global markets with focus on Asia afterwards.

 

 

We invest in projects from following branches:








Investments

01 We don’t generalize valuation for all companies, rather assess each projects individually via leading (deep) investment expertise on the market. We care about investment strategy and attraction of next valuation rounds with proper assessment. It allows companies to easily attract new rounds.
02 The acceleration team gathered best professionals in legal support areas on Russian and global markets. We are able to structure deals with the most effective instruments for projects and investors. Our projects have full legal support, our investment conditions are more loyal than of other investors.
03 After the third month of acceleration, we and startup team value the need of attracting follow-on investments, build investment strategies and offer our support for a proper attraction of the next round.

Corporations

We have a deep expertise in identifying corporations’ need in advanced technological solutions and business models. It gives us an opportunity to accurately integrate solutions of our startups where it is needed.

Startup Lab formed corporate innovations team, who accompany pilot projects on all stages, also mentors, who have real experience of such projects’ implementation

PROGRAM

INDIVIDUAL WORK WITH A PROJECT

MENTORS
SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS

We have focused on mentoring support from top entrepreneurs from your industry

TRACKERS
INDUSTRY’S EXPERTS

Our expert will be working with you, will draw up strategy of multiple growth and help focus action on achieving goals

TRACTION-MEETING
EVERY WEEK

Our expert will be working with you, will draw up strategy of multiple growth and help focus action on achieving goals

EXPERTISE AND ADVISORY UP TO 250 HOURS

GROUP EXERCISES

B2B and B2C sales, pilot projects with corporations, negotiations with investors, work with mass-media, economics, metrics and so on

Individual work

Our experts help startups with sales, marketing, team, product, economics, exit to new markets and so on

UNIFIED SPACE FOR WORK AND DEVELOPMENT

OFFICE

Team is getting an office in the center of Moscow, where you will be working side by side with other teams, experts, mentors, corporations’ representatives

FULL SUPPORT

HR AND LEGAL SUPPORT

We help teams to find teammates, build internal relationships, realize needed competence

SUPPORT IN SEARCH OF HOUSING

We know how hard it is to find accommodation in Moscow, that is why we will help you with it using our realtors – partners

DISCOUNTS FROM PARTNERS

You will get discounts from our partners up to 2 million rubles, if you join our accelerator

GLOBAL

We provide support for portfolio companies when exiting to the markets of Asia, USA and Europe. We can give most effective benefit to those companies, which China as a target market

01

Follow-on investments

For the purposes of new products exiting to new markets, or scaling

02

Strong partner

Key to the main challenge of effective exiting to markets we see as a search for a right business-partner

03

Local expertise

Top experts and entrepreneurs

Who

 

Our accelerator suits to companies on following stages

FIRST

SALES

UP TO

2250$

IN MONTH

START

OF SCALING

UP TO

13400$

IN MONTH

ABSENСE OF GROWTH 

 / STAGNATION

UP TO

149000$

IN MONTH

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

FOR STARTUPS

MVP

You have initial version of your product, which you can sell to clients

TEAM

We invest money and resources in the best: Minimum 2 key persons in a team with necessary competence

MARKET

Possible revenue – 3,75 mln $ in future 3-4 years is a required volume of a market

WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU, IF YOU AGREE TO OUR REQUIREMENTS AND FEEL CERTAIN OF DEVELOPING OWN PROJECT

Timeline

 

 

We invest in projects and receive applications from projects for investments all year round. The quickest way to start partnership is to send an investment package on invest@startup-lab.ru

 

It is required to apply questionnaire, if your project requires an accelerator. Check out our timeline for the nest set for our fund’s accelerator:

Application
till 25.08
First scoring
till 07.09
Deep research
till 17.09
Legal alignment
till 21.09
First
acceleration tasks
till 23.09
START
24 of September

EXPERTISE

 

TOP ENTREPRENEURS HELP US DEVELOP OUR STARTUPS

30+

Technical experts

27

Experts in B2B-sales

14

Active entrepreneurs

18

Professionals in marketing, PR

Partners

CORPORATIONS

We have a deep research in “business – pains” and corporations’ problems, we understand them on strategic, operational and branch expertise levels. We help solving these pains and business tasks with the help of our portfolio companies, pilot-projects.

FUNDS

We often invest in cooperation with our investment partners, among which are private business angels and venture funds of our or later rounds of investment.

MASS-MEDIA

We are widely open to our informational partners and ready to share successes of our portfolio companies.

UNIVERSITIES

We are looking for talented people from great universities, with their help we improve our portfolio companies or sometimes invest in their projects