CyberLab Accelerator - more than just a Startup Accelerator
We want to prepare you in the best possible way for market entry, match you with the relevant contacts and make your startup fly.
What you need to know
ATTENTION: Please note that all workshops are held in German.!
Our model is an online program with 2 face-to-face sessions in Karlsruhe and one batch per quarter.
Solo entrepreneurs and founder teams with a focus on IT, AI, IT security, smart production
Free of charge thanks to funding from Start-up BW
Dates Q2 2024
07.05. Assessment Day
11.06. (in presence in Karlsruhe), 13.06., 14.06., 17.06., 18.06. Dates of the setup phase
02.07. Selection Day (in presence in Karlsruhe)
Application deadline: 16.04.2024
Setup phase approx. 6-8 h per appointment
Why you should choose the CyberLab
We match you with mentors who immediately understand your business idea because they are familiar with the topic.
With us, you don't just go through an accelerator - you also have access to the right knowledge, the right contacts and much more at any time afterwards, depending on your needs.
We give you what your startup needs right now and for as long as you need it.
Network for your specialization
As part of the CyberForum, we are integrated into many networks and organizations. Whether it's the de:hub for applied artificial intelligence, the AI Alliance, the Karlsruhe IT Security Initiative (KA-IT-Si), etc. - we can connect you.
The CyberLab Programm
After you have been accepted, we will provide you with all the relevant information and tools you need for your IT startup sector during our Setup Phase.
After the Selection Day, you will receive access to further offers that fit your growth phase, such as in-depth modules, contacts to investors & mentors, networking events, CEO & CTO circles, workshops, impulse lectures and much more.
Our Accelerator continuously goes on. As a CyberLab Alumni, you will continue to benefit from our knowledge, our large startup community and our network.
Pitch training and feedback
Finances for startups
Foundation and legal issues
Business Model Canvas, Value Proposition Canvas, Jobs to be done
Arranging early-stage financing
Access to funding
Benefit from our partners
With the CyberForum membership you benefit from exclusive in-depth modules, the opportunity for Startup BW Pre-Seed investment, discounted workspaces and regular mentoring after the accelerator. You will find out all the details about membership during the assessment before the start of the programme.
You also benefit from exclusive discounts within our partner programmes (e.g. AWS, Google, Hubspot and Sparkasse):
Profitiert von der Mitgliedschaft im CyberForum
Mit der Mitgliedschaft im CyberForum profitiert ihr auch nach der Teilnahme am Accelerator Programm von vergünstigten Arbeitsplätzen, regelmäßigem Mentoring, vielfältigen Events, Support unserer Marketing- und Talents&Career-Abteilungen, kostenlosen Inseraten in unserer Jobbörse uvm.
Alle Details zur Mitgliedschaft erfahrt ihr im Accelerator.
Voices on our Accelerator Programme
"Exciting and very helpful programme, superb network and friendly people!"
"The development opportunities are endless and the team is always willing to help and support every step of the way. I highly recommend the Cyberlab accelerator programme and I am grateful to have had the chance to participate. It is an absolute must have for any startup!"
"Very professional team that provides very concrete support in various phases of your startup. Good contacts to the regional economy; but also top networked supra-regionally (especially in the IT environment)."
"Super nice and helpful team, great network and great organsation of the events. I can only recommend it!"