Advice Accelerator

Group or 1-2-1 consultations addressing your key business areas.

Through each consultation session all cohorts will experience:

Hands on

‘Hands-on’ expert support to identify specific key challenges

Route to value

Precisely identify routes to value and actions to achieve

Problem Solving

Anticipate problems before they arise

Investor planning

Understand what investors look for in a pitch

How does the accelerator work?

Advice Accelerator by Buildily is a unique opportunity for startups to receive 1-2-1 advice with an expert plus all the Buildily accelerator benefit perks.

Advice Accelerator is not about teaching concepts through videos, it has been devised to concentrate on giving 'hands-on' advice on specific challenges your startup is facing. As part of this accelerator, you will be enrolled on a 1-2-1 basis or as members of your startup.

Group Sessions:

3 x (1 hour 30 minutes) per cohort

1-2-1 sessions:

3 x 1 hour per cohort

Benefits in detail

Working with leading partners to help kickstart your startup

IBM Cloud Platform

Eligible startups can receive up to $120,000 in IBM Cloud credits to integrate your solutions with leading-edge technologies to deliver more innovation and value to your clients. Choose between Amazon, Google or IBM Benefit.


Eligible startups can receive Fee-free processing for up to £15,000 GBP (All), access to Stripe events, workshops and office hrs.

Amazon Activate AWS

Eligible startups can receive up to $3,000 in Amazon Web Services credits, Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business.

Choose between Amazon, Google or IBM Benefit.

Hubspot Software

Eligible startups can receive 90% off HubSpot Marketing and Sales Software.

Google Cloud Platform

Eligible startups can receive up to $3,000 and up to $20,000 in Google Cloud Platform credits. The Google Cloud Startup Program is designed to help startups build and scale using Google Cloud. Choose between Amazon, Google or IBM Benefit.

Website & Tools

Eligible startups can receive a free website & domain.

Programme requirements

We understand founders are busy, so we offer a simplified
weekly-commitment experience.
When you join Buildily, we ask you to:

Attend the weekly sessions
Submit a weekly update of progress
Be an active member of the community and help each other out

The Application Process

*The reason we ask for a brief video is to find out more about you, we don’t expect a full production and happy to receive a video which you’ve taken on your mobile phone, we just want it to express who you are as a person or team.

  • 1

    Application & Pitch*

    Founders will complete an online application and should prepare a pitch about their startup, idea or themselves. The application and pitch will be reviewed.

  • 2

    Application received

    We review all applications received and will conduct a pre-screening initial review of your pitch.

  • 3


    A detailed evaluation will be conducted to assess your suitability for the programme

  • 4


    After our evaluation, we will notify the founders if they have been selected to join the programme. Founders will be sent details of complete the registration process.


We currently do not take equity in your startup. Subject to meeting the qualifying criteria our fees are:

All fees subject to VAT

1-2-1 Accelerator
/ Per team
3 X 1 hour Sessions
Online 1-2-1 Sessions with Expert
Access to up to £100k+ in credits for your business
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Group Accelerator
/ Per team
3 X (1 hour 30 minutes)
Online Group Sessions with Expert
Access to up to £100k+ in credits for your business
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1. How long is the advice accelerator ?

The advice accelerator lasts 3 weeks. After that time, portfolio startups can stay in contact with the community and benefit from introductions where applicable to investors or later stage accelerators.

2. How is the accelerator delivered?

The Advice Accelerator is delivered online and through weekly sessions with an expert.

3. Is the programme open to international founders and startups ?

Yes, our programme is open to international founders and startups,  as our programme is delivered online we are able to open the programme to an international audience. To clairfy, all programme components are in English and working language in the accelerator is English as well.

4. What kind of founders/startups are you looking for?

All our founders/companies which are aiming to solve real-world problems using technology. We have a technology-agnostic focus. We want committed founders who are willing to listen to feedback and put in the work.

5. Do you take equity?, How much is the fee?

We do not currently take equity in your startup. We subsidise the delivery cost in order to help you build something from nothing and make an impact. The Fee for the Advice Accelerator is £250 + VAT  per team for Group Sessions and £350 + VAT  per team for 1-2-1 Sessions.

6. Do you guarantee any investment from investors or access to other leading accelerators upon admittance into the Advice Accelerator?

No. We do not commit or guarantee any investment from investors or access to other leading accelerators. Obviously, we can open doors to companies that belong to our advice accelerator and partners’ network, but founders need to be able to convince the relevant decision-makers themselves that you have what it takes.

7. Is the Advice Accelerator in London or remote?

The Advice Accelerator is remote and takes place online via video, you will require access to the internet and reliable bandwidth.


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About Us

Buildily is a Business Accelerator Platform created to help Startups, Businesses and their Entrepreneurs to ‘Start, Build And Grow Easily’

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