Vertical404 Accelerator

Position your Startup for Growth

Our 12-week Founder Access program is centered on growth hacking methodologies and is structured to identify the most effective and efficient ways to increase your customer acquisition, retention, and market share.

Now Accepting Applications for Cohort #1

Program Highlights

  • 12-week Program
  • Non-Dilutive participation
  • Designated workspace in the heart of Atlanta
  • Hands-On Guidance
  • Community + Networking
  • 12-Months of continued 1:1 support

Taking Applications for Cohort #1


Program Value Add


Our focus is growth and our curriculum  is designed to position your startup to scale. We help you implement and optimize a stack of growth hacking strategies — and provide access to branding, sales, marketing, and data experts that assist in increasing your company profile.

>> A Program Lead dedicated to supporting your personal development as a founder & your company’s growth needs.

>> Tailored 1:1s with our experts that will assist in developing a strategy for increasing your market positioning, brand recognition, customer acquisition & retention, sales and KPI’s.

>> Weekly workshops, Founder Q&A sessions, and group think sessions.


Our coaching & mentorship network expands across a number of domains, industries, and locations. Volunteers within the program are experienced founders or CEO’s in their own right and provide first-hand knowledge to our portfolio companies. 

>> Weekly talks & mentor office hours at our space

>> Virtual 1:1 advisory sessions

>> Weekly peer-to-peer sessions where founders learn from each other, share best practices and hold each other accountable.


Our cohort companies receive a $100K investment in return for 5% equity and are positioned to receive follow-on investment opportunities.

>> Pre-seed investment and help navigating future fundraising

>> Curated 1:1s with seasoned sales/presentation experts to help you craft a strong fundraising strategy and pitch deck.

>> Exposure and funding opportunities in select U.S. markets through our Demo day, events, and our network.


We are continually adding exceptional people to our diverse community of advisors, mentors, partners, and peers. We have created a strong online and in-person community that provides the ability to work alongside other high-performing companies in a collaborative and competitive growth environment.

>> Access to a designated workspace in the heart of  Atlanta.

>> Access to our private Slack community

>> Access to curated meetups, networking, and invitation-only panels & Q&A events.

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