Believe. Ignite. Achieve.
gener8tor is a nationally ranked accelerator that invests in high-growth startups. Three times a year we invest up to $140K in each of five startups who receive a concierge experience during our 12-week accelerator program. gener8tor supports the growth of these startups through our network of experienced mentors, technologists, corporate partners, angel investors and venture capitalists.
Join the 49 gener8tor alums who have cumulatively raised more than $110M in follow-on financing. Of these 49 alums, 59% have raised more than $1M in follow-on financing or have been acquired.
gener8tor invests in high-growth startups, including software, IT, web, SaaS, e-commerce and hardware. Accepted startups receive up to $140K and 12 weeks of mentorship-driven programming. gener8tor is a proud member of the Global Accelerator Network (GAN) and is sponsored by American Family Insurance.
gener8tor is a GOLD-tier accelerator in the U.S. as ranked by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project.
1 of 5…not 10…not 15…not 100
gener8tor invests in only five companies per program. This means a concierge, white glove experience. We focus all of our time, energy and network on you.
Deal Terms & Perks:
- $20,000 cash investment in exchange for 6-7% common stock equity.
- $70,000 of guaranteed follow-on capital from gener8tor (uncapped convertible note).
- Additional $50,000 of guaranteed follow-on capital for Wisconsin-based companies from the BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation (uncapped convertible note).
- Access to staff interns (development, design, marketing, social media, journalism, business development, sales and more).
- $1M+ in deals and perks from vendors like SoftLayer, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk and Microsoft.
- Support from the gener8tor team and network of alumni and mentors.
Global Accelerator Network
We are a member of the GAN, an invite-only community of the world’s most respected organizations that provide startups with the best resources to create and grow their businesses, wherever they are. Startups accepted into a GAN accelerator have access to a variety of exclusive perks including over $1M worth of free services, introductions to a network of investors and access to soft landing spaces worldwide.