THINK Forward

Specially designed program for early-stage startups and entrepreneurs who want to test and validate their idea.

Four weeks of acceleration

Join our four week pre-accelerator program. You start the program with at least an early-stage idea and leave ready to build on your product and MVP.

Join our global network

We build a global community around you. We connect you with other entrepreneurs, help you build your team and meet world-class mentors.

World-class mentoring

Entrepreneurs need to be curious. We bring in experts from around the world to give you the knowledge and information you need to succeed internationally.

Get ahead in our pre-accelerator

Our intensive, fast-paced, hands-on program is delivered in one-day sprints, over a 5-week period. We help you test and validate your idea and cover key topics such as sales, marketing, metrics and finance using a blend of expert coaches and experienced mentors.

After the 5 week program you will have 1 month to continue working on your idea before THINK Forward Demo Day where you will pitch your startup to the leaders of accelerators, incubators and others from the startup support ecosystem.

After you complete the program you will know whether to pursue your idea and have all the tools and knowledge to do so.  You will be prepared to take the next steps and apply for a place in THINK Accelerate (or other accelerator/support program) and continue your startup journey.

This is a part-time program so we are not restricted to entrepreneurs who are working full-time on their startup – we do expect that you intend to do so within 6 months.

Who can apply to the pre-accelerator?

Do you have an idea you want to further develop?

Do you want to get ahead and be prepared before joining an accelerator?

Want to get fast results and test your idea?


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You get personal 1 on 1 coaching throughout the program, helping and push your idea forward. 



Expert lead workshops and lectures every week. Learn the what, the why’s and the how-to’s.


Office Space

Free work space at StartupLabs (Inc free coffee & WIFI).  Sit together with other entrepreneurs and build your network.