The first ever media startup accelerator in Belarus

The accelerator was launched in Minsk, in October 2018.
Our goal is to create an ecosystem for the development of startups at the junction of media and technology in Belarus.
An initiative by Press Club Belarus and SPACE, in partnership with the British Embassy in Minsk.
6 startups
Selected based on the results
of the Hackathon, they will build-up their media and
tech capacities
7 months
Teams, curators and mentors will be working on the launching of the startups.
15+ mentors
Foreign and local experts will teach and inspire startups
> $24 000
Guaranteed funding for best-performing startups

our plan

6 startups with the best ideas were selected to the LaunchME Media Accelerator
MVP and business plan
As a result of the program, the startups will develop an MVP and a business plan that will be used as a basis for negotiations with investors.
Experience in working with the world's
leading experts
Mentors from Belarus and abroad will consult the teams, hold classes within
the educational program, and help
solve technical problems.
Demo Day
A Demo Day where startups will pitch their products to the investors will culminate the accelerator.
Scholarships and investments
LMA will provide support to the best startups with its prize pool and by setting up meetings with investors.


OCTOBER 2018 – MAY 2019
October 3
October 3
Media + IT
October 19, 27–28
October 19, 27–28
LaunchME Hackathon
November 9–11
November 9–11
What is "mediatech"?
An introductory session
December 7–9
December 7–9
Business idea & Strategy
1st session
December 21, 2018 – January 13, 2019
December 21, 2018 – January 13, 2019
January 25–27
January 25–27
Distributing content: platforms and media services
2nd session
February 22–24
February 22–24
Monetization. Marketing models and trends
3rd session
March 29-31
March 29-31
Project management. Business metrics
4th session
April 19–21
April 19–21
Building relationship with investors
5th session
Demo Day

A conference on the integration
of media technology

OCTOBER 3, 2018
October 19 and 27-28, 2018
SPACE, Minsk
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Contact us:
We like live communication
and new ideas
vulica Viery Charužaj 3-601, Minsk, Belarus
A three minute walk from Plošča Jakuba Kolasa metro station

Press Club Belarus
UNP 192559626

Дизайн и разработка: Антон Сидоров
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