The New On-Ramp to Entrepreneurship
How We Go From Idea to Venture
Getting Clear on the Problem & Idea
Identifying What to Test
Designing a Low-Fidelity Way to Run that Test
Using Low/No Code Tools
Putting It All Into Action
Evaluating Results & Planning Next Steps
Most ideas do not need a large amount of money to be tested. Through our philanthropic Pebble Funds, Builders have access to up to $5,000 to cover the cost of their experiments. These funds are non-dilutive and provided with an innovative deployment strategy. We work closely with every Builder to maximize the use of their funds and learn scrappy strategies they can apply throughout their entrepreneurial journey.
"I don’t think I could have done it—gotten to this point on my own. Gett to the point where I am right now. I am very grateful and I loved it."
"The Builders + Backers Idea Accelerator is the BEST place to start! Period. Point Blank. The support is unmatched anywhere. No matter what I do or where I go, the tools and training I receive will go with me."
"Your accelerator program has been instrumental in helping our startup grow and thrive. The resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities you have provided have been invaluable."
"I am particularly grateful for the way you challenged us to push our limits and strive for excellence. Your encouragement gave us the confidence we needed to succeed"
"Being able to get a vision and a passion out of my head and into a community. I was doing it at a small rate, but to be able to work with the Builders + Backers program has been transformative."
"Before this program, I was caught up on getting things perfect on paper. Getting my idea out there and hearing the feedback + support that it got has been enlightening and motivating"
"I just wanted to build an app, it feels like I’m leaving with a venture — so grateful for the growth."
I underestimated the gravity of what I was working on and after my experiment … I’m really excited to scale it.
Customer Success Stories