Home Call for Applications XR STARTUP ACCELERATOR


by opportunitydiary

Application Deadline: April 21

Wise Guys XR is a one-of-a-kind accelerator designed to equip startups that help to build the meta world with everything they need — to grow, reach maximum potential, and stay for the long haul.

Focus Areas

While the program comes with a fast-paced intensive setup, you will get to have one-on-ones with our mentors, coaches, and guest industry experts.

  • Sales & Traction Building
    • Refining your sales strategy
    • Finding the right target markets
    • Assessing your audience potential
    • Creating a futureproof marketing strategy
  • Pitch Training
    • Learning how to pitch to various investors—from business angels to VCs
    • Perfecting your pitch deck and pitch delivery
    • Learning how to develop a data-driven pitch and handle the Q&A
  • Company Building
    • Building a strong dedicated team
    • Setting KPIs and goals: various frameworks, tracking, company-wide onboarding
    • Customer discovery: how to find the right target market & audience
    • Determining your startup’s key strengths and unique value proposition
  • Future-Proofing for Success
    • Defining a 12-month development roadmap across tech, sales, and overall business strategy
    • Ins and out of fundraising: strategy, determining your needs, networking, and investor management
    • Unique exposure to SWG’s wide network of VCs, investors, commercial partners, and alumni


  • Startups representing these sub-verticals:
    • Augmented Reality
    • Virtual Reality
    • Mixed Reality
    • 3D and graphics tools and marketplaces
    • Metaverse
    • Spatial Compute
    • Phygital
    • Visualisation and interfaces for Web3
    • Machine vision and learning within the XR field of implementation
  • Startups meeting these selection criteria:
    • B2B focus;
    • A team of at least two founders;
    • A working MVP (minimum viable product);
    • Initial traction (can be shown through MRR, paid pilots, one-time payments for product test/usage, etc.);
    • Global ambition;
    • Free spoken English as the entire program will be run in English.


  • Grow your startup and get funding
    • Get up to €90,000 convertible investment (60K cash + 30K program) + €250,000 as a follow-on opportunity
  • Build a sustainable business
    • Learn about the latest business, marketing, sales, and investment trends within the industry and set your startup for long-term success
  • Get support from top mentors
    • Get access to the top industry experts and practitioners, as well as hands-on support to all things business development

Application Procedure

Startup Wise Guys (SWG) is one of the leading investors in the broader CEE and CIS regions, as well as Nordics. With 275+ successful startups in our portfolio and a strong team of top-notch mentors and serial entrepreneurs, we have the experience and knowledge to help you grow your startup—sustainably, wisely, and globally.


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