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EBRD Star Venture programme


The EBRD’s Star Venture programme helps accelerators embrace innovation, entrepreneurship and business development. Accelerators in our countries of operations stand to benefit from a broad range of advisory services that will grow their capacity to help start-ups create and sustain value.

Accelerators will have access to the resources needed to enhance their cohort’s investment opportunities, revenue and employment.

What we offer

  • Customised consulting projects
  • Access to local and international experts
  • Trainings and workshops adapted to the needs of the accelerator’s start-up

Are you eligible?

  • You are based in one of our countries of operations
  • You demonstrate a thorough understanding of the local start-up ecosystem
  • You have a proven track record in supporting start-ups
  • You are part of an established network of mentors and investors 
  • You have a solid reputation in the region 

How to apply

Accelerators that meet the selection criteria above are encouraged to apply here

Please note that the selection process and timeline varies with the needs and requirements of the regions where we operate. Please contact us at to ensure your location is acccepting an application.

Some of the accelerators we have worked with in the past and continue to support include :

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