FAQS

BEFORE THE PROGRAM

Do you have a list of companies that joined before the program?

Learn about the startups: 2019 Startups portfolio

Where can I follow the agenda during the program?

Only if you take part in the program will you have access as a user. If so, prior to starting the program, check the latest news on the daily agenda on .decelera.app

What should I bring to Menorca in case I am selected?

We know how many different programs are out there, therefore we want to lighten up the selection process. Nowadays we also have to make sure that the group of selected startups, that will make it to the island are changing the world for the better.

Here is how the selection process will work.

Step 1. Regular application form- 7-10 questions + deck

Step 2. If you make the first cut, we will have a couple of video calls.

Step 3. Fantastic! You like us and we like you. Dates and visa works for you. Now it’s time for you to adopt our terms. We will not charge you anything for the program but you will have to buy your plane tickets and give us the right to invest in your company up to 250k€ with a convertible note.

How is the process. Will I be asked to fulfill a lot of documentation to attend to apply?

We know how many different programs are out there, therefore we
want to make light the selection process. Nowadays we also have to
make sure that the group of guest startups, the selected ones, that will
make it to the island are changing the world for the better.
Here is how the selection process will work.

Step 1. Regular application form- 7-10 questions + deck
Step 2. If you make the first cut, we will call you a couple of times to have a video.
Step 3. All is fine!. You like us and we like you. Dates and visa works for you. Then you have to adopt our terms. Where we do not charge anything for the program but you will have to buy your plane tickets and give us the right to invest in your company up to 250k€ with a convertible note.

To attend a program, do I have to pay or give equity from my company?

No. If you are selected, you are our guest. You will have to prepare your luggage, buy your plane tickets, arrange your visa, if that is the case, and give us the right to invest in your company up to 250k€ with a convertible note.

If I applied before to your program, can I apply again?

Yes. We already had founders applying in different years.

DURING THE PROGRAM

Will I have assistance on my arrival?

Once you touch down on the island you are our guest and we will take care of you.

We will pick you up at the airport (so make sure you tell us your flight # and landing time)! – Contact us if you have any issues.

When you exit the baggage area you will see a member of the Decelera team with a sign waiting for you. If for any reason you don’t see our member of the team, please wait, the terminal is actually tiny and we will see you straight away.

At the resort, your driver will direct you to a Decelera team member responsible for your housing and we will get you checked in and ready. 

In case you want to rent a car and pick it at the airport, we have a deal for you with a local provider.

Are Food and Drinks included in the packadge?

If staying on campus, all your meals are included – eat as often/much as you want. We will eat at the campus buffet.

If we are off-campus, don’t worry, we won’t leave you hungry!
We will have bag lunches or catered meals.

FYI tap water in Menorca is a bit hard (it has calcium) but it is okay to drink. Keep your bottle with you if you prefer to drink from the tanks located within Campus.

Alcoholic beverages are not included in the package, they do not help to have the brain activated.

WI-FI

We will have our own wifi setup in addition to the resort’s and also in your rooms. Network: DECELERAMENORCA and password: Decelerator

Are there other things you need me as a program guest to do?

In the app you will find Daily Guidelines regarding each day’s activities. We recommend you check it out for the days you are attending! 

We will require a little of your time to interview you if you are okay with it. It won’t take more than 5-10 mins. We will let you know when your interview is scheduled and you can check the location in the campus map (scroll up).

If you want to purchase additional snacks, beverages, or anything you forgot to pack, there is one store close to the campus.

Do you have Perks for Decelera Community?

Yes. once you had been on a program you belong to Decelera Community and we have several Alliances with powerful companies that want us to help you to grow! You will receive updates on this info as a member of our Community

Is Decelera a Family friendly program?Deals and Discounts

YES, we love to have families with us. Especially if you are a female founder with little kids, being away for 10 days is very demanding, therefore we will do our best to support you when moving the family. The program cost will be covered jus for the founders, but can benefit your family of our rates and discounts. 

Menorca is a paradise for families.

Will I have assistance on my arrival?

Once you touch the island you are our guest and we will take of you.
We will pick you up at the airport (so make sure you tell us your flight # and landing time)! – Contact us if you have any issues.
When you exit the baggage area you will see a member of the Decelera team with a sign waiting for you. If for any reason you don’t see our member of the team, please wait, the terminal is actually tiny and we will see you straight away.
At the resort, your driver will direct you to a Decelera team member responsible for your housing and we will get you checked in and ready.
In case you want to rent a car and pick it at the airport, we have a deal for you with a local provider.

AFTER THE PROGRAM

Is Decelera a one-shot program?

No! Being in Decelera is a life-changing experience and this is the secret sauce of a solid community!

We have an amazing community which is growing day by day. What you get by being active:
Keep in touch with the startups, other guests and the team!
Reinforce your network with top notch successful founders
Learn about investors’ behaviour, appetite, and more.
Attende friendly only by invitation events organized by Decelera.