patrick bosteels
2 min readAug 30, 2021
Press Announcement for immediate release.

August 20, 2021

Announcement Startup Wise Guys Africa and Now Sprint Accelerator.

Happy to collaborate with Now Sprint Accelerator and include the best teams coming from their 5th cohort to the Startup Wise Guys Africa acceleration bootcamp.

Startup Wise Guys: The bootcamp is the first step to get access to our equity-based online acceleration program and investment up to 65K EUR per startup. The program is the best fit for scaling startups that have achieved first revenues, run a B2B business model, and a product in the digital and tech field. The program is run online for 7–8 months focusing on sales and scaling with international experts, and after the program, startups can access a 4-month after-care program as well as be eligible for a potential follow-on investment.

About Startup Wise Guys Africa:

Startup Wise Guys (SWG) is Europe’s most experienced B2B startup accelerator and one of the most active investors of early-stage startups. Founded in Tallinn in 2012, SWG has helped more than 500 founders bring their startups to the next level. In 2021 Startup Wise Guys has launched the Africa Fund to invest and accelerate East- and Western-Africa-based B2B startups.

About Now Sprint Accelerator:

Now Sprint Accelerator was started in 2021 by Patrick Bosteels, cofounder of and based in Izmir, Turkey. The acceleration program is a no-equity, free, online accelerator for early-stage teams. The program focuses on the SDGs in the following regions: Balkans, Turkey, and mainly (East) Africa with special attention to female founders. Next to providing workshops, we have a great team of mentors and jury members.

patrick bosteels

Stage-Co, Urla Coworking, Now Sprint! Accelerator and Creative Academie co-founder, Facilitator, Accelerator Program Manager and Mentor