Språngbrädan® Focus Investment is our program for helping startups prepare and qualify for presenting to our investors. We take no equity from startups and make your fundraising efforts both quicker and more successful.APPLY NOW
Who is Språngbrädan® for?
Språngbrädan® is primarily available for startups raising their first external funding round. To be considered for the program, you need to meet the following criteria:
- Are you raising your first external round? (You might have investors from your own network – friends and family – or an incubator already.)
- Are you at least two people in the team?
- Do you have a scalable business model?
- Do you have proof of concept or an MVP?
- Have you started an ”AB”?
- Can you show initial traction?
- Are you planning to raise at least 1 MSEK?
Why do Språngbrädan®?
Connect helps over 150 startups become investment ready every year.
We will give you the tools, contacts, and competence you need to successfully raise capital, and connect you with handpicked individuals from our network of over 15 000 people nationally who can pinpoint what you need to progress.
Daan de Bruijn, CEO of Bookboost, is one of many startups we have worked with. He will tell you more about the value of working with Connect…
Our application process
Companies are accepted continuously but spaces are limited to a maximum of 6 companies per quarter. The next Språngbrädan® starts on the 24th of January. Click on the button to apply and fill in the form at the bottom of the page, companies are accepted continuously.
Latest day to apply is 10th of January.
1. Submit application
You begin by filling in the basic information about your company and your contact information.
This gives us a first view of your company and we can determine if you are a suitable candidate or if we should help you get in touch with partners from our network instead.
If you are a good candidate for Språngbrädan® we will ask for additional information.
After that we will contact you personally to get to know you more and understand your case. If you are a good match for us and vice versa you will be offered to take part in the program. The screening process is done continuously to fill the spots.
3. Selected to join Connect
Once selected, you will be working with our staff and coaches to make you investment ready.
When you have worked through all the steps of the process, you will be ready to meet with investors. You will also get the opportunity to meet and pitch before Connect’s investor network.
Program content for Språngbrädan®
Språngbrädan is one of Sweden’s most trusted programs for helping startups prepare to meet with investors in Connect’s network and elsewhere. The unique approach has helped first time founders as well as seasoned entrepreneurs with experience from both raising capital and growing previous startups.
- 10 weeks
- Weekly or bi-weekly meetings with your coach and Connect staff
- 7 workshops with partners and investors
- Flexible content to fit your startup or scaleup
- Become part of Connect’s network
The program costs SEK 4.000 and will also give you 1 year membership in Connect’s network.
Vi samarbetar med över 150 partners från hela Sverige. Här nedan ser du ett urval av dem.