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Geek House Startup Accelerator

Phase: Management
  • Access to finance
  • Advice
  • Matching/Networking
  • Start-up support
  • Support of companies' growth
  • Support of internationalisation
  • Training
Last modified: 17 August, 2018
Native name:

Geek House Startup Pospeševalnik

English name:

Geek House Startup Accelerator


Innovative companies at the start-up phase that wish to scale-up business.

Main characteristics

The Geek House Startup Accelerator is designed for innovative start-up companies with a potential for global growth that wish to find their product-market fit as soon as possible. It ensures up to 75,000 of capital in the form of a convertible loan, provided by the Slovene Enterprise Fund, a three month long intense educational programme, start-up mentors, a personal consultant, free coworking facilities in six different locations across Slovenia, specialised for start-up companies, and media visibility and promotion at home as well as abroad.


  • National funds
  • European funds
  • European Funds (ERDF)
  • Other

Involved actors

National government
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology/Slovene Enterprise Fund.
Initiative Start:up Slovenia (a network of several technology parks and incubators) manages Geek House.


In the period 2015–2017, 45 companies have been 'accelerated' through the programme.


Provision of education, promotion, mentoring and capital within a single comprehensive business support programme enables the successful development of start-ups from the initial business idea up to the global growth of the company.


No information available.


In 2017, Coinhab, Luckyone, Fastcast, Proventus, E-upravnik, ASMJ, Stork razvoj, MANG, 4FUN, Malinca, and ID conference received Geek House Startup Accelerator investment.
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