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Elevate Accelerator

The entrepreneurial ecosystem space comes with a lot of jargon. Here are a few definitions to help with orientation.

+ Company Stage

Idea stage: entreprenurs have little more than an unproven idea, so the focus is on testing the idea and identifying a product-market fit.

Startup: company is in the process of being set up.

Early-stage: may have initial market traction but require futher funding and will likely not yet be generating profits.

Growth stage: demonstrate viability, growth and potentially profitability.

Elevate works with early-stage companies.

+ Equity vs Capital


+ Social Impact Metrics


+ Exit


+ Revenue vs Profit


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