Supporting diversity and helping innovative female-led ventures to succeed!

Challenger Diversity

Challenger Accelerator is here to focus on increasing diversity and supporting teams where at least one female founder is in the co-founding team. We're offering you a 3-month equity-free program with 30+ mentors and 500+ hours of coaching. Get ready to skyrocket your startup.

What is Challenger Accelerator?

3 months practical program

Key mentor per team

0% equity taken

15 diverse teams

500+ hours of coaching

30 mentors & speakers

What are we looking for?

Supporting diversity and helping innovative female-led ventures to succeed

At least one female founding member with an equal share

Raised pre-seed or raising a seed round

Existing product or a service

Existing revenue and clients

A solid business model

Mentors

Triin Kask

Board Member
Estonian Founders Society

Kristel Kruustük

Founder and Chief Testing Officer
Testlio

Rain Sepp

Founder and CEO
askRobin

Karen K Burns

Co-Founder
Fyma

Martin Villig

Co-Founder
Bolt

Eerik Oja

CEO
Planet42

Cate Zoltan

Co-founder and CEO
Undoapp

Howard Kingston

Founder
Escape Velocity

Helen Kokk

Co-Founder
Made By

Kristian Sägi

Co-Founder
Nevercode

Mariana Hagström

Founder and CEO
Avokaado

Riivo Anton

Entrepreneur, Investor

Eva Šimeková

Associate Partner
Civitta Slovakia

Harri Tallinn

Associate Partner
Civitta Estonia

Anu Oks

Managing Director
EstBAN

Mark Kofman

Co-founder and CEO
import2

Liina Laas

Founding Partner
Better Fund

Yuxuan Chen

Partner, Head of Customer Success
Qminder

Anna-Greta Tsahkna

Co-founder & CEO
Timbeter

Indrek Põldvee

Founder & CEO
B2B Growht