Applications for The Brandery’s Batch 10 Program are now open!
Accelerating Startups By Building Powerful Brands
The Brandery is a seed stage startup accelerator that leverages the expertise of the Cincinnati region, namely branding, marketing and design. We believe that building your brand— and not just a product— is a way startups can be more resource efficient and increase their probability of success. In addition to an elite mentor list, startups will be paired with world-class creative agencies and have access to some of the biggest companies in the world, including Procter & Gamble and Kroger. The Brandery runs one, 12-week accelerator program a year for a group of 5-7 startups selected from a highly competitive application pool. Startups receive a $100k equity investment, a year of free office space, and over $200k in additional benefits.
The Brandery invests in high-growth startups within five verticals: Digitally Native Vertical Brands, CPG, Marketing Tech, Retail Tech, and Ad Tech.. The Brandery is a SILVER-tier accelerator in the U.S. as ranked by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project.
1 of 5…not 10…not 15…not 100
The Brandery invests in only five companies per program. This means a concierge, white glove experience. We focus all of our time, energy and network on you.
Deal Terms & Perks:
$20,000 cash investment in exchange for 6-7% common stock equity.
$80,000 of guaranteed follow-on capital from The Brandery (uncapped convertible note).
Access to staff interns (development, design, marketing, social media, journalism, business development, sales and more).
$1M+ in deals and perks from vendors like SoftLayer, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk and Microsoft.
Support from The Brandery team and network of alumni and mentors.