AccelUp gives you the opportunity to scale up your business globally with Santander, Orange, AXA Partners.

We invite innovative startups with market-ready products for disruptive technology.

Business know-how and financial support (up to PLN 200,000)

100+ consulting hours with leading experts (law, technology, business, design

Non-equity model: all shares remain owned by the startup!

Proof Of Concept in cooperation with global brands: recipients of your technologies

International network of contacts: global VCs, innovation hubs, coworking spaces, business angels, entrepreneurs



Santander Bank Polska S.A. is the largest commercial bank in Poland that offers financial solutions for individuals, micro, small and medium enterprises as well as Polish and international corporations. The bank has one of the largest network of branches and partner branches in Poland and provides services via electronic access channels, including mobile banking.


Dariusz Paczewski

Head of the Digital Innovation Office



AXA Partners is part of the AXA Group, the largest and most valuable insurance group in the world. AXA Partners is transversal worlwide business unit offering a wide range of solutions in insurance, reinsurance, assistance services and credit&lifestyle protection. Our main goal is to implement innovative solutions which will support our corporate clients and contribute to their customers' experience, anywhere, anytime.



Orange Polska is a leading telecom service provider in Poland with the largest infrastructure in the country. It offers cutting-edge services to nearly 20 million customers, including convergent services, combining landline and mobile phone services, home and mobile internet as well as numerous multimedia services.


Joanna Bruździak-Maleszewska

Head of Incubation and New Solutions Department


We invite startups

with innovative product ready for implementation

which intend to improve their products in cooperation with partners

which want to scale up globally












Cooperation with Global Brands

We strive for perfect sync between the startup and the corporate partner. The acceleration is a custom-tailored process that we carry out with the constant and strong involvement of our partners  (Proof Of Concept implementation).

Business Know-how

We offer over 100 consulting hours in the field of technology, business, design, and law. We
give the opportunity to implement a project within a commercial partner’s infrastructure with the possibility of establishing cooperation.

Extensive Investment Support

We provide support in obtaining further rounds of financing. The best projects get the opportunity of being presented an recommended to partner funds including the Santander InnoVentures fund from Madrid and Orange Digital Ventures.

Outstanding Experts

AccelUp gives you the possibility of long-term and close cooperation with experts and decision-makers who represent our corporate partners. The team of experienced experts in the field of Legal, Technology, Business and Product Design supervises the effects of work on the business model and commercialization.


Time of acceleration programme:

2 years

4 rounds

Program schedule

Permanent open call for startups. We are waiting for your applications for the whole duration of the program, till 2021. We are going to invite startups to cooperate with us  at the beginning of every round.

Duration of a round:

Up to 6 months

Team receives:

PLN 200,000

100+ consulting hours

Acceleration round

Up to 6 months of close cooperation with Strategic Partner, supervision of experts and preparing to scale up your business globally


Business Link, Mokotowska 1
00-640 Warszawa

REGON: 380056842
NIP: 7010820398



Terms and Conditions

Apply for acceleration

Contact person
Startup applicant (final beneficiary)

Legal form


Upload a pitchdeck (PDF) !

Deck composition:

  • One PDF file with up to 15 slides
  • Description of the problem solves product / service
  • Description of the solution
  • Description of the target group - definition of the end-user
  • Description of the solution’s technology
  • The team and its experience
  • Innovation and competitive advantages
  • Benefits for the technology recipient arising from the implementation of the product / service
  • Product advancement level (eg MVP, product / service on the market)
  • Preferred model of cooperation with the Recipient of Technology after completion of acceleration
  • In accordance with the requirements of the European Union, please indicate (neutral / positive) and justify the impact of the project on
  • Equality of chances for men and women,
  • Ensuring the availability of the results for disabled people,
  • Implementing of the principle of sustainable development.

Company status

Formal criteria
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