Speed@BDD is the first ecosystem-backed technology startup accelerator that accepts startups at the idea and early stages, particularly in the software, digital, and Web/mobile industries. Speed@BDD offers a 3-month acceleration program that starts with a launch event and concludes with a Demo Day. Each startup receives $30,000 cash and $30,000 in kind services. The program covers day-to-day coaching on all business and technology aspects related to the product. In addition, Speed@BDD provides customized mentorship in product development, product design, finance, marketing, legal, pitching, fundraising, and term-sheets, through its network of 60+ local and international mentors. Speed@BDD sponsors up to 2 startups per batch to go attend a follow-on Silicon Valley immersion program provided by Blackbox and LebNet.