We’re Searching ABI to find $1BN ideas and intrepraneurs with a dream to launch new ventures in New York City this summer.
Successful applicants will come to NYC and join an 11-week start-up accelerator. They’ll be trained and supported by internal and external experts as they build, test and validate new business models. ABI intrapreneurs will team up with summer interns and develop their own startup - identifying key problems and validating solutions & business models to address them, helping shape the future of ABI. Current ABI employees are immersed in lean startup and design thinking tools & methods. Applications require sponsorship from your zone and participation must be fully funded. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org!
Who Should Apply?
Our goal is to find entrepreneurially-minded founders within ABI who want to solve real problems central to our business & customers. Sound interesting to you? Here’s what we’re looking for:
Dreamers. We're looking to start $1 Billion Businesses
True self-starters. Someone who can show that their actions have led to impact within or outside ABI.
Excellent strategic and analytical thinkers. You will be trusted to develop plans to improve our business and adapt to evolving responsibility as the business grows.
Intensely curious individuals who are passionate about understanding consumers and are driven to discover their unmet needs. We want people to answer: What are key problems you face in your business? What about for our customers? New markets or opportunities we should be tackling? New technologies we should be leveraging?
Process, Logistics, & Requirements
Zxlerator startups go through a rigorous application process. Requirements for each startup includes:
Identify a real problem within your business unit. This could be a problem for ABI, our customers, or other stakeholders. Existing projects that have stagnated are also welcome.
Gather your team of intrapreneurs ready to create the future of our business.
Be ready to commit 100%. This includes commitment to drive your startup forward out of the accelerator and beyond.
Minimum 11-week summer commitment in NYC (virtual options available for international team).
Sponsor from your zone.
Listen to Pedro Earp, our Chief Disruptive Growth Officer, describe the ZxLerator: