Wise Guys XR Acceleration Programme for Startups 2023 Application Update

Last Updated on December 28, 2022

Wise Guys XR Acceleration Programme

The Startup Wise Guys has unveiled applications for the second Wise Guys XR acceleration programme for startups building the meta world. It’s a great opportunity to get your first investment and accelerate your startup through a hands-on, 5 months long intensive mentoring programme.

Startup Wise Guys (SWG) is one of the leading investors in the broader CEE and CIS regions, as well as Nordics. With 300+ successful startups in their portfolio and a strong team of top-notch mentors and serial entrepreneurs, they have the experience and knowledge to help you grow your startup—sustainably, wisely, and globally.


  • Get up to €100,000 convertible investment (70K cash + 30K programme) + €250,000 as a follow-on opportunity
  • Learn about the latest business, marketing, sales, and investment trends within the industry and set your startup for long-term success
  • Get access to the top industry experts and practitioners, as well as hands-on support to all things business development


  • Open to startups representing these sub-verticals:
    • Augmented Reality
    • Virtual Reality
    • Mixed Reality
    • 3D and graphics tools and marketplaces
    • Metaverse
    • Spatial Compute
    • Phygital
    • Visualisation and interfaces for Web3
    • Machine vision and learning within the XR field of implementation
  • B2B focus;
  • A team of at least two founders;
  • A working MVP (minimum viable product);
  • Initial traction (can be shown through MRR, paid pilots, one-time payments for product test/usage, etc);
  • Global ambition;
  • Free spoken English as the entire programme will be run in English.


The programme runs from February 13, 2023 to June 30, 2023. Applications will close on January 12, 2023.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Wise Guys.

Deadline: January 12, 202

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