Cal-X Stars offers a both a 12 week and a 5 year accelerator program.
12 Week Accelerator Program We invest a minimum of $18K and mentor companies for 12 weeks. The process starts with a full business analysis and the creation of a 15 page report on strengths and weaknesses. A customized mentoring plan is developed for each company. We provide assistance in all areas of business development including; pitch deck, business plan, company video, web site, social media marketing, patenting strategy, microloans, microlicensing, crowdfunding campaign development, movement development, sales and distribution strategies, product development, team building, advisor board development, trade show strategy and implementation, blog development and content. Companies may work from their homes or any of our suggested co-working spaces. Mentoring is done in person or by Google+ Hangouts or Skype. Usually one hour sessions once or twice a week. 5 Year Business Accelerator Cal-X Stars is the only 5 year business accelerator that is partnered with Cal-X The California Stock Exchange registering with the SEC with intent to serve as the leading U.S. exchange focused on serving smaller firms. Cal-X Stars selects the best startups to be engaged in a full co-founder partnership with the goal to first get listed on Cal-X and later on NASDAQ or NYSE.