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Challenger Accelerator

We operate some of the most impactful non-equity acceleration programs in the CEE, collaborating with over 1,000 startups that have collectively raised 1.3 billion EUR in capital. Our focus is on assisting visionary founders in bringing their ideas to life, leading to the creation of exceptional products and services. Our open innovation initiatives, suited for both large corporations and SMEs, empower executives to leverage internal ideas and scout for the best technologies on the market. Our track record is your track towards growth.

About service:

  • Entrepreneurship & Incubation
  • Acceleration
  • Open innovation

Entrepreneurship & Incubation

  • Tailored programs for universities and businesses
  • Supporting scientists and early-stage innovators in product launches
  • Hosting hackathons, ideation workshops and design sprints


  • Leading non-equity acceleration programs in CEE, specializing in AI/ML, urban innovation, sustainability, and diversity under the Challenger initiative
  • Customized white-label accelerators designed to meet your specific business requirements

Open innovation

  • Developing innovation strategy for structured company-wide innovation
  • Guidance on creating new products, fostering internal ideas and promoting a culture of innovation
  • Scouting initiatives to recognize innovative technologies and partnerships with startups