Pando Ventures – Accelerate Your Potential!
 

STAGE I (MONTH 1-6)

ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

PANDO as your Co-Founder

WEEK 1

Onboarding
Kick-off event

WEEK 2

PANDO idea generation
&
analysis process

WEEK 3-5

Customer immersion
(Offline) Testing
Iterative concept modification

WEEK 6

Legal & Finance
Pre-Seed pitch
Incorporation
&
Funding decision
(€25'000-€40'000)

WEEK 7+

Finalize MVP
Acquire first customers
&
Earn first revenue
Set-up operations
Scalability
 
 

STAGE II (MONTH 6-9)

GROWTH
TRANSITION


Seed-Funding (250'000-450'000)
Establish partnerships
Set-up people operations
Execute growth metrics & tactics

STAGE III (MONTH 9+)

DO YOUR TIME


Acquire further financing (Series A/B++)
Marketing & Sales
Process optimization
Internationalization
 
 

YOUR BENEFITS


                                                           

domain experts
-
strategy mentoring

Advice

PANDO cultural framework
-
recruiting partnerships

People Operations
Marketing

in-house design divas
& brand builder
on our campus

Network

sales support
-
introductions to partners

24/7 support throughout our step-by-step program

Pando Process

coworking space near
Frankfurt/Wiesbaden

Community
 
 
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OUR STORY


We founded our first business – acáo – in 2013 to enhance health and productivity in an ever more complex and faster moving world. We wanted to create a drink that embodies the excitement of an energy drink, while leaving out all the bad stuff. acáo has been able to establish its brand through exclusive German sales channels, teaming up with leading partners such as Fitness First, Google, Four Seasons Hotels and Eurowings. Today we are proud to tackle international growth with our team of 25 highly passionate and motivated employees.

While we were investing 120% of our time in building acáo, more than a dozen startups asked us for our hands-on support. We quickly noticed that our time was too limited to satisfy this demand, but we were eager to give back to the startup ecosystem and support other great companies. After Arne Wüllner had joined acáo in its early stages, he was inspired by this vision set out to build Pando Ventures!

 

CORE TEAM


Florens Knorr

Florens Knorr

Partner

Florens Knorr
Partner
Enrico Jakob

Enrico Jakob

Venture Development

Enrico Jakob
Venture Development
Michael Noven

Michael Noven

Partner

Michael Noven
Partner
Maximilian Gollner

Maximilian Gollner

Venture Development

Maximilian Gollner
Venture Development
Arne Wüllner

Arne Wüllner

Managing Partner

Arne Wüllner
Managing Partner
Chris Reimann

Chris Reimann

Partner

Chris Reimann
Partner
Florian Keller

Florian Keller

Venture Development

Florian Keller
Venture Development
Lionel Schmidt-Voss

Lionel Schmidt-Voss

Venture Development

Lionel Schmidt-Voss
Venture Development
Johannes Bösch

Johannes Bösch

Entrepreneur In Residence

Johannes Bösch
Entrepreneur In Residence
 

MEDIA COVERAGE


Deutsche Startups             Rhein Main Startups            Frankfurt School of Finance & Management            Hochschule Mainz University of Applied Sciences             Investorenszene.de             Wiesbadener-Tagblatt.de

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