Global Accelerator Network

It’s good to be GAN. 6 continents, 63 cities, 50 accelerators—1 standard for entrepreneurial excellence. At Global Accelerator Network, we set the bar for startup accelerators and founders with our short-term, mentorship-based program and guidelines.


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$ 959 M

$959M raised in financing Savvy startups go with GAN. Our accelerators are helping companies make connections and raise a whole lot of money.


$ 701 k

$701k in funding per company Big ideas get bigger shots at success. Founders in GAN accelerators average over half a million dollars in funding.


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Techstars in Chicago

Chicago, IL (North America)


6% equity stake for $18k seed capital and the option for a convertible note of $51k-100k

Startup Reykjavik

Reykjavik, Iceland (Europe)


6% equity stake for $16k seed capital and the option for a convertible note of up to $50k

Startup Wise Guys

Tallin, Estonia (Europe)


Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (Australia/New Zealand)

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Founders & Companies:

Is Crowdfunding Right for You?

Crowdfunding is hardly a new avenue to raise capital. In 1884, the funds had run out to complete the Statue of Liberty(1), but through a successful campaign run by Joseph Pulitzer, 160,000 people donated $100,000 to complete it (do the math on that one). Now with over 450 platforms and billions of dollars being raised every year through crowdfunding, there are many implications for startups exploring its use. Based on our recent GAN Founders call, here are 4 things founders should know about crowdfunding:

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