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Startup Wise Guys

Startup Wise Guys

A mentor-driven startup accelerator offering a three month accelerator program.

Startup Wise Guys is a mentor-driven startup accelerator offering a three month accelerator program that is headquartered in Tallin, Estonia that was founded in 2012 by Herty Tammo, Jon Bradford, and Mike Reiner. Notable companies previously participating in the Startup Wise Guys accelerator are: VitalFields (acquired by Climate Corporation), RebelRoam, EstateGuru, and CallPage. Approximately 7 out of 10 companies participating in the Startup Wise Guys accelerator program successfully raise at least €100,000 in seed funding within 6 months of graduating from the program. The company is offering 15 startup accelerator programs in Central and Eastern European (CEE) and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries. 

Funding

Undisclosed funding round

On January 1, 2019 Startup Wise Guys received €8.8 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in an undisclosed funding round. 

Investments

According to Crunchbase and the companies website (as of September 2019), Startup Wise Guys have invested in more than 145 companies, made 7 lead investments, and 3 exits (VitalFields, StepShot, and Epiclist).

Portfolio companies

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Biletu

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Budget.to

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Cloutex

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Edumoko

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Epiclist

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Leaf

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Monday52

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Monolith

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Pondera

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SiftyNet

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SportID

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The Takes

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TrainedOn

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WappZapp

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WeatherMe

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Timeline

People

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Herty Tammo

Founder



Jon Bradford

Founder



Mike Reiner

Founder



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