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.
Selected based on the results of the Hackathon, they will build-up their media and tech capacities
Teams, curators and mentors will be working on the launching of the startups.
Foreign and local experts will teach and inspire startups
> $24 000
Guaranteed funding for best-performing startups
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.
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.