Pear Accelerator

Partnering with 10 teams
to build iconic companies

Apply for Winter or Summer 2020

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Pear Accelerator is an intense 3-month program with mentorship, office space, and a demo day with hundreds of top investors.

The Accelerator by founders, for founders

Magic happens when a small group of exceptional founders works together with the entire Pear investment team, who have founded 6 companies and invested in startups worth over $40 billion.

Funding

  • $150k investment for 5% equity

  • Demo Day with 400+ top investors in Silicon Valley

  • Post-demo day fundraising support to help you raise from the top investors in the valley

Product & Growth Mentorship

  • Weekly ‘mini board meetings’ with the Pear investment team

  • Matching with an expert operating mentor

  • Regular workshops and speaker series with accomplished guest experts

  • Day to day hands-on mentorship

Resources

  • Free office space in downtown Palo Alto

  • $250K of free cloud credits (AWS, Google Cloud, etc)

  • Discounted legal support from Cooley

  • Special discounts from WeWork, Carta, Digital Ocean, Affinity, Gusto, Heap, Vanta, Nightfall, etc.

Community

  • Become part of a tight-knit, exclusive community of exceptional founders

  • Weekly check-ins with other teams in your cohort

  • Regular social events with your cohort and the broader Pear founder community

How We Collaborate

During the program our team will meet with you regularly to push you on your vision and share best practice to help you hit ambitious milestones.

We'll be hands-on to help you to:

  • White-board your product strategy
  • Design and run experiments
  • Find and close customers
  • Recruit key employees
  • Tune your fundraising pitch

Workshops

We host workshops and speaker events geared towards helping you with the most important topics for early-stage startups.

Past guests include: Alfred Lin (Sequoia Capital), Mark Pincus (Zynga), John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins), David Marcus (Head of Facebook Messenger), and Jeff Housenbold (Softbank), and more.

Demo Day

To conclude our Pear Accelerator program, we host a Demo Day attended by 400+ top Silicon Valley investors including partners from Sequoia, Accel, a16z, Kleiner Perkins, and many more.

We have deep networks in Silicon Valley, and pride ourselves on our ability to connect founders like you with people that can help you achieve your goals.

Accelerator Alumni

Raised > $80M

Raised > $80M

Raised > $40M

Raised > $19M

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