Pre-Accelerators 2017-10-25T16:28:43+00:00

4 Days • Residential • Immersive • Silicon Valley


Our Pre-Accelerator is your chance to avoid costly mistakes, and unending trial and error and heartaches that so many startups experience in their early years.  We know that being an early stage founder comes with its own challenges and loneliness, as you wonder if you are headed in the right direction or doing the right things.  Our Pre-Accelerator allows you to form a strong foundation while providing the validation you need and the support structure you deserve.  Move forward on the path to success with connections, knowledge and renewed confidence.

Date:   TBD

Schedule: 3 days Hand-On, Small Group Workshop + 1 day Founder Retreat

Time: 9am – 6pm

Includes:  Program Fees & Housing at Hito House

Become A Member of the WSLab Alumnae Circle (special info, invite and perks)

Cohort:  Limited to 12 high potential founders with viable startup ideas and growth potential

Cost: $3,500 (entitling you to lifetime membership in the WSLab Alumnae Circle, inclusion in exclusive VIP events, and up to one week’s use of our Silicon Valley coworking, meeting and residential space)

The Pre-Accelerator is…

  • Founder-focused
  • Hands-on
  • Customized to a small-group
  • Residential to form a meaningful relationship network
  • Collaborative and interactive
  • Action oriented. Meet with VC advisors for your startup assessment
  • Designed to optimize creativity

You’ll leave with…

  • A cohort of strong female founders and supporting network
  • The solid pitch you’ll need to gain interest and traction
  • Enhanced plans to accelerate to the next stage
  • Revenue Model Assessment and Market Strategy
  • Your early stage funding strategy and even an exit plan
  • A Silicon Valley network and advisors to guide your progress and lead you to funding
  • Meaningful contacts in the Angel community and with investors interested in early stage companies
  • New confidence to lead your startup with evaluated ideas and a strong direction